IBANEZ S520EX MANUAL PDF
The SEX is an S series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in It was initially produced in Korea and then later in Indonesia. There’s no way a guy who does a couple guitar setups every day of the year would do a better than someone will with instructions from the. For over 18 years, Ibanez RG guitars with Edge double locking sys- tems have been SEX MOF. • 3pc Wizard II Manually Adjustable Zero. Point System.
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After changing the desired strings retune all the strings to the proper pitch and tighter the top lock pressure pad screws. The tremolo system should sit parallel to the surface of the guitar body, as shown in the illustration.
S520ed the string stopper bolt. Adjusting the string Height. Use an electronic tuner and tune the guitar to a standard pitch. Both bushings should be completely hidden. Turn the Arm torqueadjustment nut turns counter clockwise. Iganez the bass plate there are two holes for each saddle lock down screw.
Always loosen the Stud lock screws counter clockwise with a 1. Tighten the pressure pad screws.
To remove the tremolo arm, firmly hold the arm at the break over point bend and pull up until the arm is released. If lower than standard settings are desired, this can often result in”buzz” or “rattle” of the strings. Different gauges of strings can result in the need for truss rod, tremolo, action or manula adjustment. When the guitar is properly adjusted, tighten the top lock pressure pad screws.
Adjust the saddle forward or backward to the proper position and tighten the Saddlelock down screw 9. Adjust the saddle forward or backward to the proper position and tighten the saddle lock down screw. Loosen the heigth adjustment screw 5 on both sides of the bridge using a 2 Phillips 2. The height adjustment of the tremolo can be set by using the two 4mm adjustment screws 2 on either side of the tremolo unit.
Wind the string around the tuning machine and tune to pitch 6. Cut off the ball end of the new string above the string winding and insert the end of the string in between the main saddle and the String holder block. Tune the guitar to pitch and recheck the intonation. Over adjustment can result in damage to the instrument and will no be covered under warranty. Tighten the Stud lock screw 3. If the 12th fret is flatter than the open note, the saddle needs to be moved forward. Loosen the pressure pad lock screws on the top lock with a 3mm allen wrench.
This adjustment should be performed periodically and only by qualified repair personnel. Tremolo Angle Adjustment The tremolo system should sit parallel to the surface of the guitar body, as shown in the illustration. If the 12th fret harmonic is higher than the fretted note, the saddle needs to be moved forward. Tighten the String stopper Screw. For ease in retuning, it is recommended that one string at a time be changed and tuned.
Loosen the string by turning the tuner and then remove the string. Loosen the string stopper bolt by using a 3mm allen wrench, and remove the string from the saddle. Make sure the truss ubanez is properly adjusted before adjusting the action.
Wlnd the string around the tuning machine and tune to pitch. Note For ease in retuning.
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Height adjustment is made by adjusting the 2mm allen screws on either side of the bridge. If the 12th fret is sharper than the open note, the saddle needs to be moved back.
TZ Bridges The Overall Tremolo height can be adjusted by raising or lowering the Height Adjustment screws 5 on either mamual of the bridge. If this happens, replace the arm bushings with new ones. If the intonation is still not correct repeat steps 1, 2 and 3.
When ivanez guitar is properly adjusted, tighten the top lock pressure pad screws 5. Turn the notched wheel 4 To raise or lower the bridge.
Adjusting the String Height. The Saddles are preset on the plate. Occasionally, there are times when the neck may need adjustment. If the intonation is still not correct repeat steps 2 and 3. The tremolo arm is placed in the hole in the bridge plate and inserted into the s520exx block. Play the harmonic at the 12th fret, compare it to the fretted note at the 12th fret, these notes should read the same on the tuner.
To further reduce the torque, remove both bushings. Cut off the ball end of the new string above the string winding and insert the end of the string in between the main saddle and the string holder block.
Open the new bushings at the split section and snap them into place on the tremolo arm. The purpose of this is to accommodate for different tunings or different gauges of strings. Loosen the pressure pad lock screws on the top lock with a 3. Insert the tremolo arm into the arm socket and firmly push down until the arm snaps into place Note: Adjusting the intonation is performed by moving the individual string saddles forward or backward.
The rotation torque of the arm can be adjusted by changing the number of bushings on the arm.