2000 S1540QS TR
S1540QS Transparent Red Red copyright sprite

The S1540QS is an S series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2000. It is part of the high end Prestige line.

The S1540QS features a mahogany body with a quilted sapele top mated to a maple and bubinga Wizard Prestige neck with a 22-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with a special inlay at the 12th fret. Components include Ibanez Quantum pickups, a locking nut and a double locking tremolo bridge.

The S1540FM is a similar model with a flamed maple top and gold hardware. The S1540QM is another similar model with a quilted maple top.

In 2001 a new inlay style was introduced. The S1540QS was discontinued after 2002.


Specifications for S1540QS
Model name: S1540QS
Year(s) produced: 2000–2002
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): TK (Transparent Black) / TR (Transparent Red)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ quilted sapele top
Neck joint:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck type:
Wizard Prestige
Neck material:
3-piece maple/ bubinga
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
2000: Special S at 12th
2001-2002: S Wave at 12th
22 / jumbo
Top-Lok III
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez QM2
Middle pickup:
Ibanez QMS1
Neck pickup:
Ibanez QM1
1 volume / 1 tone / 5-way lever


2000 S1540QS TK
S1540QS Transparent Black Red copyright sprite


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