The RGA427Z is a seven-string RGA series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2010. It is part of the made-in-Japan Prestige line.
The RGA420Z features an arched-top mahogany body with a flamed maple top bolted to a maple and wenge neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include dual covered Ibanez active humbucking pickups with an Active EQ control, an Edge Zero 7 double locking tremolo bridge, a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.
The RGA427Z was among the first RGA models equipped with a tremolo, along its six-string sibling, the RGA420Z and the RGA220Z.
The RGA427Z was discontinued in mid-2013.
Specifications for RGA427Z
Model name: RGA427Z
Year(s) produced: 2010–2013
Sold in: Area 1 (Japan) / Area 3 (Europe, Western Asia, etc.) / Area 4 (China, Southeast Asia, etc.) / Area 6 (Central/South America)
In place of the typical tone knob, the RGA427Z has an Active EQ controlled with the Active EQ knob. This EQ allows for everything from a bass boost/treble cut to treble boost/bass cut in a sooth and natural curve.