As the crown jewel of Ibanez, the Prestige line represents the passion and pride of Japanese luthiery. These guitars, produced exclusively in Japan, have earned worldwide acclaim and respect throughou... Read More
As the crown jewel of Ibanez, the Prestige line represents the passion and pride of Japanese luthiery. These guitars, produced exclusively in Japan, have earned worldwide acclaim and respect throughout the industry for their craftsmanship, quality, and innovation. Combine this with the legendary Ibanez S body style, and you have an instrument that defines the Ibanez mission of quality, innovation and design.
The S5570 features a sleek, lightweight, contoured front and back mahogany body, and renowned Super Wizard High-Performance Prestige neck constructed of five, glued, solid pieces of maple/walnut for absolute rock solid stability and fast, smooth, high-performance playing. The creamy sound of the Hot Grinder 1, single coil Short Tracer 2, and high-output Hot Grinder 2 pickups were chosen for the inspiring way they complement each other and offer a broad array of tonal options via a 5-way switch.
The Ibanez original Lo-Pro Edge trem designed for superior tuning stability, playing comfort, and optimum sustain. Hardshell case included.
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Comments about Ibanez S5570 Prestige S Series Electric Guitar:
No doubt it's a beautiful guitar. Feels great to handle and play. I was greatly disappointed with the sound and drive of the middle pickup. I had an Ibanez Standard and this Prestige and for 3 weeks I was able to make an objective side by side comparison.
The Prestige definitely had better clarity on both bridge and neck pickups. I also really liked the humbucker drive and sound from the bridge pickup. Close to a Les Paul, I thought. What was really lacking was the drive from the middle pickup.
The Standard had great drive with its Quantum (S), but with the Prestige ST2, the drive completely disappeared. If you boosted your amp gain to compensate, then when you engaged the bridge your gain was overboard. That was my only issue with the guitar. And the fact that I sent 3 inquiries to Ibanez, asking about this situation, and received NO responses.
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