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A formidable array of technical features specified by Steve Vai.

The Ibanez JEM7V Steve Vai Signature Electric Guitar is a top-of-the-line 6-string solidbody capable of exploring the most extreme sonic territories at any speed. The 5-piece maple/walnut neck is super-smooth for easy riffing and incredibly strong and stable with a lead-friendly thin and flat profile. A 25-1/2" scale and bolt-on neck joint get you lots of bass and treble response with a quick, precise attack. A 43mm nut provides comfortable string spacing and 24 jumbo frets deliver greater range while the recessed tremolo provides right-hand playing comfort and allows notes to be radically raised as well as lowered. The alder body produces clear, full-bodied vintage tone that serves all your needs from chunky rhythms to searing leads. A trio of screaming DiMarzio Evolution pickups (humbuckers at the neck and bridge with a custom single-coil in the mid position), coupled with Split-5 wiring give you all the tonal diversity you crave. And of course, there's Vai's signature Monkey Grip on the bass-side body wing. Includes case.

Alder body
Best known as the body wood for the classic single coil, bolt on neck guitar, alder produces clear, full bodied vintage tone that works well for lead or rhythm work.

Rosewood fingerboard
Rosewood offers a strong, bright sound and an attractive appearance with a long grain.

DiMarzio Evolution humbuckers
The Evolution neck and bridge humbuckers are the result of 2 years of research to come up with the right sound for a very demanding player and his axe: Steve Vai and his Ibanez JEMs. Both pickups are designed for maximum impact and power. The neck pickup is fat, punchy and loud. The bridge pickup is tight, aggressive and louder. Both pickups have a patented dual-resonance configuration to reproduce more harmonic overtones than conventional humbuckers. The Evolution pickups were originally designed with live gigs in mind, but they have so much presence and definition that they're great recording pickups, too; they slice right through even the densest mix.

Ibanez JEM7V Steve Vai Signature Electric Guitar Features:

  • JEM Prestige neck
    5-piece maple/walnut neck
    25-1/2" scale
    Alder body
    Rosewood fingerboard
    Recessed Edge Pro bridge/tremolo
    DiMarzio Evolution neck humbucker
    DiMarzio Evolution middle single-coil
    DiMarzio Evolution bridge humbucker
    Vine fretboard inlay
    Gold hardware
    43mm nut width
    Includes case





Ibanez JEM7V Steve Vai Signature Electric Guitar

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  • wow........ just wow

    As reviewed by james on 6/15/2010

    I'll give it to you Vai, you know what good guitars are. the wieght the pickups the tone.... you are the genious behind all of this guitar....and oh yeah did i mention this guitar is a jem..... er gem.... whatever comes first. either way through a mesa rectifier this is a metal machine for the world and it shreds amazingly. thank you soooo much steve, the guys at guitar center rochester and check out my review of the jp music man

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  • Beautiful look and sound

    As reviewed by Travis Waggoner on 8/8/2006

    This guitar is the best guitar I've ever had the pleaseure of owning. Of all the guitars I've played this is so versatile to any style of music. Other than it being the prettiest guitar I've owned but it definitely attracts a croud with it's sound.

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  • Addictive

    As reviewed by GRGuitar on 12/6/2007

    This guitar has brought the fun of playing back to me. Every time I put this guitar down, I want to pick it right back up. It is easily the most addictive guitar I have ever played. Also, the fretboard is rosewood, not ebony. The neck is smooth as silk, and is the perfect profile between an RG and a Fender(for example). The last 4 frets being scalloped really allows you to dig into the frets and get those insane bends, as well as forcing you to exert no effort whatsoever when doing those high scale runs. No pickup gets in the way of your picking hand, the locking nuts on the headstock do not interfere with you left hand, and the trem cavity is dug out so you can pick the guitar up by the whammy bar, and it will keep bending. There is no uncomfortable position on this guitar. If you love RGs or the SuperStrat style, this guitar is a Cadillac. Plain and simple. It is worth the price.

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