Ibanez EGEN8 Herman Li Signature Series Electric Guitar (Platinum Blonde)

Ibanez EGEN8 Herman Li Signature Series Electric Guitar (Platinum Blonde)

Ibanez EGEN8 Herman Li Signature Series Electric Guitar (Platinum Blonde)

Ibanez EGEN8 Herman Li Signature Series Electric Guitar (Platinum Blonde)

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Product Highlights

  • Wizard III 3-Piece Maple Neck
  • Flamed Maple Top/African Mahogany Body
  • Jatoba Fingerboard with Abalone Inlay
  • 24 Jumbo Frets / 25.5" Scale
  • Herman Li Model Edge III Tremolo Bridge
  • V7, S1, V8 Pickups in H/S/H Combination
  • Coil-Tap Switch in Volume Knob
  • Gold Hardware
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Ibanez EGEN8 overview

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Styled in a platinum blonde finish, the Ibanez EGEN8 is an electric guitar designed for and endorsed by Herman Li, the guitarist, songwriter, and producer of DragonForce. The instrument sports a double-cutaway body with deep horns for access to the higher frets. This body has been constructed out of a classic wood combination: mahogany with a flamed maple top. It's 25.5"-scale bolt-on neck is fashioned out of maple and sports a jatoba fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets.

For electronics, the instrument sports three pickups in a humbucker / single coil / humbucker configuration. V7 and V8 humbucking pickups are found in the neck and bridge position respectively, while an S1 single-coil sits low in the middle position. A volume knob, tone knob, and five-way pickup selector are provided. The volume knob is also a push/pull coil-tap control, effectively doubling the pickup possibilities for more tonal variations. Anchoring strings to the body is special Herman Li Model of an Edge III tremolo bridge.

Jatoba Fingerboard
Jatoba has a reddish-brown color, produces a rich midrange, and offers a crisp high end.
Scalloped Grip on Upper Horn
The scalloped hand grip on the top horn of the EGEN8 is modeled from Herman's right hand.
Herman Li Special Edge III Bridge
The Edge III bridge/tremolo design provides both stability and strength under the most demanding playing conditions.
General Features
  • Neck Type: Wizard III 3-piece maple neck
  • Body: Flamed maple top/African mahogany body
  • Fingerboard: Jatoba with abalone oval inlay
  • Frets: 24 jumbo frets 
  • Bridge: Herman Li Special Edge III Tremolo Bridge
  • Neck Pickup: V7 humbucker (passive/ceramic)
  • Middle Pickup: S1 single-coil (passive/alnico)
  • Bridge Pickup: V8 humbucker (passive/alnico) 
  • Hardware Color: Gold
Neck Dimensions
  • Scale: 25.5" / 648.0mm
  • Width at Nut: 1.7" / 43.0mm
  • Width at Last Fret: 2.3" / 58.0mm
  • Thickness at 1st: 0.7" / 18.0mm
  • Thickness at 12th: 0.8" / 21.0mm
  • Radius: 15.7" / 400.0mm
UPC: 606559632237
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Ibanez EGEN8 Herman Li Signature Series Electric Guitar (Platinum Blonde)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Ibanez EGEN8 specs

    Right/Left Handed Right-Handed
    Number of Strings 6
    Body Type Solid
    Cutaway Double-Cutaway
    Body Wood Top: Maple
    Neck Type Bolt-On Neck
    Neck Wood Maple
    Fingerboard Jatoba
    Number of Frets 24
    Type of Frets Jumbo
    Scale Length 25.51" / 648 mm
    Radius 400 mil
    Nut Width 43 mm
    Bridge Type Tremolo
    Pickguard No
    Pickups Bridge, Neck: Humbucker
    Middle: Single Coil
    Controls Tone Control: x 1
    Volume Control: x 1
    Switching 5-Way Pickup Selector Switch

    Push/pull switch in volume knob dictates pickup voicing

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