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The SV5470F is an SV series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2008. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The SV guitar models are based on the S series models, but have a synchronized tremolo bridge rather than the double locking systems found on the regular S models.

The SV5470F features a flamed maple top with binding on a mahogany body bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and small pearloid dot position markers. Components include Ibanez pickups with a pair of True Duo Blast humbuckers with a True Duo coil-split system flanking a Short Tracer single-coil, a SynchroniZR ball bearing pivot synchronized tremolo bridge with a ZPS-FX tuning stabilizer and locking tuners.

In 2009, a new middle position pickup was introduced. New in 2010 was the Wizard HP neck.

Several related models which differ only by body top material and finish have been offered: SV5470 (plain maple top), SV5470A (ash top) and SV5470Q (quilted maple top). The SV5470QE was a limited edition model with a quilted maple top and EMG pickups, but otherwise similar.

Since 2012 the SV5470F has been offered only in Japan. It was discontinued in 2016.

Specifications

Specifications for SV5470F
Year(s) produced: 2008–2016
Sold in: Worldwide (Japan exclusively since 2012)
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Dark Sunset Burst (DSB) 2008–2013 / Natural Blue (NBL) 2008–2013 / Sapphire Blue (SPB) 2013–2016 / Transparent Black (TBK) 2013–2016
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
SynchroniZR tremolo w/ ZPS-FX stabilizer
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
2008–2009: Wizard Prestige
2010–2016: Wizard HP Prestige
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Small pearl dot / SV Prestige on 12th
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL (43mm)
Machine heads:
Locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez True Duo Blast 2 (H)
Middle pickup:
2008: Ibanez Short Tracer 1 (S)
2009–2012: Ibanez Short Tracer 2 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez True Duo Blast 1 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever / push/pull True Duo switch on volume
String gauge (factory):
.009–.042

Images

Other available finishes
SV5470F DSB
Dark Sunset Burst
SV5470F SPB
Sapphire Blue
SV5470F TBK
Transparent Black

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