Ibanez S521 Standard, Blackberry Sunburst
The Ibanez S521 sits in the cutting edge Ibanez S-Series. These guitars have lightweight frames and responsive bodies. The Ibanez S521 is a stripped back classic in the making.
Its perfect balance between form and function means this Ibanez is musically responsive with dynamics. All on account of its signature body shape - sculpted, lightweight, mahogany. Although a featherweight design this body design means the S521 is just as strong and as guitars weighing twice as much.
Wizard III Maple neck
Ibanez's Wizard neck shapes are known and loved the world over by legions of Ibanez fans. They're thin, flat, and fast, yet strong and solid and awesome in your hand. The Wizard III neck offers unlimited playability for demanding players, and features a two-octave 24-fret fretboard for a vast harmonic range.
Ibanez's Quantum pickups give you an accelerated bass response, for exceptionally fast tracking of high-speed staccato riffing, with a crushing mid range presence and articulated top-end presence.
- Neck Type: Wizard III Maple neck
- Body: Mahogany body
- Fretboard: Jetoba fretboard w/Off-set white dot inlay
- Fret: Jumbo frets
- Bridge: Fixed bridge
- Neck Pickup: Quantum (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
- Bridge Pickup: Quantum (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
- Factory Tuning: 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E
- String Gauge: .010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
- Hardware Colour: Cosmo black
- Scale: 648mm/25.5"
- Width at Nut: 43mm
- Width at 24th Fret: 58mm
- Thickness: 19mm at 1F
- Thickness: 21mm at 12F
- Fingerboard Radius : 400mm
The guitar came mostly setup although the E string was a bit too close to the fret board causing fret buzz. Also there is a slight blemish in the paint. Not major issues. Other than that I am very happy with the guitar, especially for the price.
Very nice guitar at this price. Neck is slim and frets well finished. Plays fast. Set up excellent, playable straight out of the box, Finish excellent. Light and comfortable to play and hold. Pick ups good at this price range, ideal for rock and metal.
Nice guitar, fast neck. Super slim neck and body