EM7V SBL (Sparkle Blue)

 

The Ibanez JEM7V,also known as the JEM7V SBL (Sparkle Blue), is a JEM guitar guitar model and signature model of American guitarist Steve Vai.

Features include DiMarzio pickups, a double locking tremolo, a special Sparkle Blue finish and matched blue vine fingerboard inlays. It was introduced in 2002 as a finish variant of the white JEM7V. Other differences with the JEM7V WH were the hardware color and the rosewood fingerboard. It was discontinued, after three years, in 2004.

In 2003, the Lo Pro Edge tremolo was replaced with the new Edge Pro.

Specifications for JEM7V (Sparkle Blue)
Name: JEM7V
Years: 2002-2004
Areas: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finishes: SBL (Sparkle Blue)
Body
Body material:
Alder with Basswood veneers
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
2002: Lo Pro Edge
2003-2004: Edge Pro
Hardware color:
Vintage Silver
Pickguard:
White
Neck
Neck type:
JEM Prestige
Neck material:
1-Piece Maple
Fingerboard:
Rosewood
Scalloped frets 21 to 24
Inlays:
Blue Vine
Frets:
24 / W/6105
Electronics
PU Config:
HSH
Neck PU:
DiMarzio Evolution
Mid PU:
DiMarzio Evolution
Bridge PU:
DiMarzio Evolution
Controls:
1 Volume / 1 Tone / 5-Way Lever