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1999 S540QS TK
S540QS Transparent Black (more images) Red copyright sprite

The S540QS is an S series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1998.

The S540QS features a mahogany body with a quilted sapele top bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fretboard with oval position markers. Components include a low-profile double locking tremolo bridge, a locking nut and Ibanez Quantum pickups.

The S540FM is a similar model with a flamed maple top. The S540LTD is another similar model without the exotic top and with sharktooth fretboard inlays.

Specifications

Specifications for S540QS
Model name: S540QS
Year(s) produced: 1998–1999
Sold in: Europe / Japan 1999 / USA 1998
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): TK (Transparent Black) / TR (Transparent Red)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ quilted sapele top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Sold in USA: Wizard
Sold outside USA: Super Wizard
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone oval w/ 'Custom Made' inlay on 21st fret
Frets:
22 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez QM2
Middle pickup:
Ibanez QMS1
Neck pickup:
Ibanez QM1
Controls:
1 volume / 1 tone / 5-way lever

Images

1999 S540QS TR
S540QS Transparent Red Red copyright sprite

Sources

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