The Joe Satriani JS2480 has a lime wood body with a maple and bubinga neck. with a 24-fret rosewood key with mother-of-pearl point position markings. Components include an Edge locking tremolo bridge with a locking utility and an Ultralite tremolo arm, a DiMarzio Satchur8 humbucking pickup in the bridge position and Gotoh tuning machines.
The defining feature of this model is the Sustainiac driver neck pickup. This is the first production model of Ibanez in which this technology is incorporated. The Sustainiac function is controlled by a push-pull on/off switch on the tone control and a 3-way switch with three settings: harmonic, normal or mixed. In addition, the volume control has a push-pull switch that activates a high pass filter.
Body material: Basswood
Neck connection: Tilt joint
Bridge: Edge tremolo with Ultralite tremolo arm (10.8mm string distance)