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Ibanez Q52-LBM Q Series Headless Electric Guitar HH in Laser Blue Matte

A Pioneering, Ergonomic Instrument Designed for Players Seeking Superlative Performance!

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Elliot Stent

The Q (Quest) Series encompasses Ibanez's most progressive electric guitars to date. Developed from the ground up, these cutting-edge instruments cater for the newest generation of players — those who seek portable, ergonomic tools that can keep up with the increasingly technical and flamboyant styles spreading across modern rock and metal music.

Features for the Forward-Thinking

Headless guitars are pushing far beyond the formulas of the past, and Ibanez has fully embraced this shift in contemporary instrument design with its Q Series. Boasting a number of additional unique elements intended to maximise tone, performance and playing comfort — including custom-made pickups, a 'dyna-MIX' switching system, a highly-adjustable 'Mono Tone' bridge and a proprietary string-locking mechanism — the Q Series makes guitarists of all disciplines question the full scope of their creative potential.

Ibanez Q52 - A Humbucker-Equipped Powerhouse!

Ibanez's Q52 model will satisfy any headless guitar enthusiast, but with its straight-fret fingerboard and powerful dual-humbucking pickup configuration — it's one of the the most accessible and potent-sounding instruments in the lineup. A brilliant option for players who may have never even considered a headless guitar before, the Q52 will easily captivate any musician that picks it up!

Key Features

  • Ergonomic Q Series Design — The compact, lightweight body features a number of strategically-placed curves on both the top and back; boosting comfort. Headless neck reduces total instrument length to just 80 centimetres!
  • Nyatoh Body — An ideal tonal foundation for the HH pickup layout; offering a rich mid-range and tight low-end.
  • Roasted Maple/Bubinga Neck — 3-piece construction ensures rock-solid stability in changeable climates and conditions.
  • Wizard "C" Profile — Neutral shape caters for various playing styles; it’s not too thick, too thin, or too flat.
  • Roasted Birdseye Maple Fretboard — Heat-treated for a balanced attack and rich sustain. Has plenty of exotic flair too!
  • 24 Jescar EVO Gold Frets — Material is renowned for its durability, vibrant tone and silky-smooth feel; allowing for effortless string bending.
  • Luminescent Side Dots — Glow-in-the-dark markers will always let you know where you're at, even on the most ill-lit stages!
  • Custom String Lock — 1-piece unit features a very simple design; meaning less maintenance, great longevity and easy string changes. No specialised string is required, so you can continue to use your favourite gauge and brand!
  • Mono Tune Bridge — Provides a wide intonation range; making it straightforward to set the instrument up for drop-tunings. String height is also easily adjustable.
  • Proprietary Q58 Pickups — Designed specifically for the Q Series, these humbuckers deliver a thick yet clearly-defined sound; facilitating excellent balance through all frequencies.
  • dyna-MIX10 Switching System — Offers 10 pickup variations for a wide sonic palette. Can switch between humbucker and single-coil modes with just a flick of the mini alter switch!
  • Included Gig Bag — Durable construction protects the guitar against knocks on the road.

Ibanez Q Series Headless Guitars | Andertons TV



  • Body Wood: Nyatoh
  • Body Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Quest Series


  • Neck Wood: 3-Piece Roasted Maple/Bubinga
  • Neck Profile: Wizard "C"
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Neck Joint: Bolt-On
  • Scale Length: 648 mm (25.5")
  • Fingerboard Wood: Roasted Birdseye Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 305 mm
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl Off-Set Dot
  • Side Inlays: Luminescent Dot
  • Frets: 24, Jescar EVO Gold
  • String Spacing: 10.8mm
  • Nut: Plastic
  • Nut Width: 42 mm


  • Neck Pickup: Ibanez Q58 Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Ibanez Q58 Humbucker
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, 5-Way Pickup Selector Switch
  • Additional Electronics: dyna-MIX10 Switching System with Alter Switch


  • Hardware Colour: Cosmo Black
  • Bridge: Ibanez Mono Tune
  • Other: Ibanez Custom String Lock


  • Total Instrument Length: 800 mm
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (10-46)
  • Accessories: Hex Wrench, Truss Rod Adjust Bar
  • Case: Gig Bag (Included)
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