Ibanez Joe Satriani Signature JS1200 - Candy Apple Red No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Basswood Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Candy Apple Red
Item ID: JS1200CA

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Yes, Now You Can Own Joe Satriani's Guitar!

It took many years to create guitars that could satisfy Joe Satriani, the Master of Tone. But the end result was worth it. Joe's signature guitars aren't just a tribute to the man who has kept the torch burning for instrumental rock - they're the perfect vehicle for any artist who can put as much intensity into a whole note as he or she does with light speed phrases.

Ibanez JS1200 at a Glance:
  • The perfect guitar to take Surfing with the Alien
  • Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard
  • DiMarzio pickups deliver tone for days
The perfect guitar to take Surfing with the Alien

Anyone who has heard Joe Satriani's original 1987 release Surfing with the Alien has heard the man wail on Ibanez guitars. Today, with his own signature edition instruments all built to his exacting specifications - and with a little secret mojo mixed in for good measure - Joe is bringing down the house at concerts around the world (or melting down your CD player with his ninth studio album titled Is There Love In Space?). For the JS1200, Joe selected lightweight basswood for the aerofoil-shaped body because of its comfort factor and excellent balance between highs and lows. The candy apple red finish is a real scorcher, but it's guaranteed not to burst into flame no matter how hot your licks are!

Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard

There's no reason to mess with a formula that's been time tested for half a century, so the JS1200 features a multi-radius Prestige maple neck and a rosewood fingerboard that's an exact digital rendering of the actual neck on Joe's favorite axe. And thanks to the deep cutaways on the JS1200's body, you get superb access to the upper frets for your most demanding solo work. Ibanez also added a touch of class with abalone dot inlays. Hey, if it's good enough for Joe...

DiMarzio pickups deliver tone for days

What good is a sleek, sexy guitar if it doesn't have the tone to match? Thanks to the specially designed DiMarzio pickups (a PAF Joe in the neck position and a Fred in the bridge position - hey, we didn't name these things), you can go from crystal clear to downright filthy just by adjusting your tone and volume knobs. An exclusive highpass filter maintains a full tonal spectrum at all volume levels from a whisper to a full-out, ear-damaging roar!

Ibanez JS1200 Features:
  • Candy apple red color
  • Maple neck
  • Basswood top, back, and fingerboard
  • 22 frets
  • Abalone dot inlays
  • 25.5" scale length
  • DiMarzio PAF Joe (neck) and Fred (bridge) pickups
  • Tone and volume controls
  • Edge vibrato tailpiece
  • Toggle switch
  • Chrome hardware

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Ibanez Joe Satriani Signature JS1200 (Candy Apple Red) Review

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number JS1200CA

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Sweetwater Advice

Paul Baker

From the moment I opened the case for this guitar, I was amazed at the quality that went into the making of this instrument. The case by itself is a testament to the attention to detail that was given to ensuring the guitar is very well protected. The JS 1200CA fits into the case like a "glove". After taking the guitar out and actually starting to play it, it made an impression on me that this truly is not only a great looking instrument, but it "begs" to be played! It is very evident that Joe Satriani really put a lot of thought into his collaboration with Ibanez in making a guitar that not only awes the eye, but is just downright playable. One has to appreciate the quality of the all around build and performance-especially at this price point. The JS 1200 CA is equipped with DiMarzio humbuckers that satisfied my lust for a high gain sound, yet by rolling off the volume control I found that I could achieve clarity-due to the high pass filter built in. Even at lower volumes, this ax maintained crystal clear precision. I used a Marshall tube combo amp and the results were fabulous! If you're looking for a guitar that has a "royal lineage" and is versatile(Whammy bar included), this is the one!
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