Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci Signature JPX-6 Electric Guitar
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A 10-year collaboration produces a more evolved signature model.
The awesome Music Man John Petrucci Signature JPX-6 Electric Guitar commemorates 10 years of collaboration between Music Man and Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci. With a slightly enlarged contoured alder body, ebony fingerboard with custom JP inlays and 24 jumbo frets, the Petrucci signature guitar also has a select mahogany neck. The updated body shape has a slightly thinner upper horn and a more symmetrical bridge end profile. The guitar's body is chambered for added acoustic resonance.
The Petrucci JPX-6 guitar neck is super secure with a 5-bolt joint and a rounded heel that lets you comfortably access the entire fretboard. Black chrome hardware includes a custom John Petrucci Music Man piezo floating tremolo, and reliable Schaller M6-IND locking tuners.
The John Petrucci Signature JPX-6 is loaded with high-output humbucking pickups and a piezo pickup built into the tremolo bridge for both scorching electric and sweet acoustic guitar sounds. Traditional magnetic pickups include a DiMarzio Liquifire humbucker in the neck position and a DiMarzio Crunch Lab humbucker in the bridge position.
A specially-wired 5-way switch gives you access to the individual pickup coils so that you can combine them in both traditional and unique ways making the Music Man Petrucci guitar a sonic powerhouse. Traditional pickup controls include master volume and tone knobs. The acoustic piezo pickup gets its own separate volume control. A 3-way toggle switches you from the magnetic pickups to the piezo pickup, or combines both.
Dual output jacks give you the option of running either Piezo/Mono (output 1) or Magnetic/Stereo (output 2). Music Man includes a hardshell case with the signature John Petrucci JPX-6 guitar.
- Body wood: Alder with maple top and mahogany tone block
- Body finish: High gloss polyester
- Body colors: Barolo
- Bridge: Custom John Petrucci Music Man Piezo floating tremolo, made of chrome plated, hardened steel with solid steel saddles. Black finish
- Neck wood: Select mahogany
- Fingerboard: Ebony, Stainless Steel frets
- Fret markers: Custom JP inlays
- Neck finish: High gloss polyester
- Neck colors: color matches body
- Tuning machines: Schaller M6-IND locking in black finish with black buttons
- Truss rod: adjustable - no component or string removal
- Neck attachment: 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
- Electronic shielding: graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
- Controls: volume (500kohm) and tone (.022f tone capacitor), Volume (Piezo pickup)
- Switching: 5-way lever pickup selector; 3-way toggle piezo/magnetic selector
- Pickups: DiMarzio liquifire humbucker - neck; DiMarzio crunch lab humbucker - bridge; piezo pickup built into tremolo bridge
- Strings: 10p-13p-17p-26w-36w-46w (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240)
Order a signature guitar that really does have it all!
John Petrucci Signature JPX-6 Electric Guitar Specifications:
- Body size: 12-3/8" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 37" long (31.4 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 94.0 cm long)
Body weight: 7 lbs, 4 oz (3.29 kg) - varies slightly
Scale length: 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck radius: 15" (38.1 cm)
Headstock size: only 5-7/8" (14.9 cm) long
Frets: 24 - jumbo profile, wide
Neck width: 1-11/16" (43.0 mm) at nut, 2-1/4" (57.2 mm) at last fret
- Pickup switching: 5-Position blade (Bridge pickup: coils 1 & 2; Neck pickup: coils 3 & 4):
- Position 1. coils 1+2 (series)
- Position 2. coils 1+4 (parallel)
- Position 3. coils 1+2 and 3+4 (parallel)
- Position 4. coils 2+3 (parallel)
- Position 5. coils 3+4 (series)
- Pickup switching: 3-Position toggle:
- Position 1. Piezo pickup
- Position 2. Piezo and magnetic pickups
- Position 3. magnetic pickups
Output one: Piezo/Mono
Output two: Magnetic/Stereo