An instrument from the strictly limited "Music Man PDN Emerald Green Sparkle" series. These are guitars and basses, some of them unique and one-of-a-kind, custom-built to individual specs exclusively for the Music Man Premier Dealer network. Ernie Ball Music Man Premier Dealer Network is a select, international group of high-end retailers, dedicated to the Music Man brand and stocking a wide range of Music Man instruments, with the exclusive opportunity to offer special, limited-edition models with special features that showcase the highest level of quality and workmanship inherent to all Ernie Ball/Music Man instruments.
A professional top quality instrument with an excellent tone and perfect ergonomic handling! The JPX model has been released by Music Man to commemorate 10 years of their collaboration with John Petrucci. The new body shape has a slightly thinner upper horn and a more symmetric bridge end profile. The body is also chambered for added acoustic resonance. Here in the 7-string configuration. Crafted with highest precision and attention to detail, by Ernie Ball MUSICMAN in San Louis Obispo, California.
Finish: Emerald Green Sparkle, with black hardware. A special PDN finish, with a beautiful shimmering structure, combining three different sizes of flake. The instrument looks simply awesome, especially in the sunlight.
Body: Alder, with maple top and a special mahogany tone block.
Neck: Select mahogany. Back of the neck matching the body finish. Bolt-on neck construction - this enables a fast, precise attack response, while retaining a full, "fat" tone.
Scale: 25.5" (Standard).
Fretboard: Ebony. With JP Shield inlays and a 'double-shield' inlay at the 12th fret.
Frets: 24. High profile,wide.
Nut: 47,6 mm, compensated.
Headstock: Matching the body finish. With the original John Petrucci signature.
Tuners: Schaller M-6 IND locking tuners, placed in the compact 5+2 design typical for Music Man guitars.
Bridge: Original Music Man Special Petrucci tremolo, free-floating. Combines the advantages of a Floyd Rose with those of a vintage tremolo.
Pickups: DiMarzio John Petrucci Signature "Crunch Lab" Humbucker (bridge), DiMarzio John Petrucci Signature "LiquiFire" Humbucker (neck). Splittable for ultra-clean single coil sounds in the middle position.Special Feature: This instrument comes with the factory-installed optional piezo bridge - with a built-in piezo preamp and a dedicated 2 band EQ plus a separate balance control knob!
Electronics: 1x Magnetic Volume, 1x Magnetic Tone, 1x Piezo Volume, 3-way magnetic/both/piezo-switch, 3-way pickup switch, separate and combined outputs for Magnetic and Piezo. Therefore, can be used with mono or stereo cords, in a total of 4 different connection modes.
Absolutely outstanding quality of selected woods, craftsmanship, handling and sound!
The guitar comes with a high-quality original Music Man USA hardshell case and factory accessories.