Jackson American Series Virtuoso Satin Black with Case
Born in Southern California in 1980, Jackson was the first brand to embrace the needs of hard rock and metal virtuosos by providing instruments with feature sets that catered to high-velocity playing.
Jackson has continued to revolutionize its high-performance craft over the last 40 years, while dominating the metal landscape as the industry's leading shred machines. The all-new Jackson American Series is the next chapter in Jackson's storied legacy, marking the first made-in-Corona flagship product line for the brand.
Designed to inspire players around the globe, the American Series Virtuoso™ comes equipped with all the essential features demanded by today's high-velocity players. The model starts with an alder body featuring a contoured "hand-shake" heel to ensure ergonomic comfort during long sets.
The five-piece multi-laminated caramelized maple/maple neck is bolted-on with graphite-reinforcement rods that provide rock-solid stability all the way up to the 24th fret. The ultra-fast 12-16" compound radius streaked ebony fingerboard with rolled edges is built from the get-go for easy chording and riffing near the nut and speedy scale runs as you move up the neck. Luminlay® side dots ensure you always land on the right fret even on the darkest stages, while a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel allows for quick neck relief tweaks on the fly.
The HH pickup configuration features a Seymour Duncan® JB™ TB-4 humbucking bridge pickup that roars with hot-rodded attitude and a powerful low end, while the Seymour Duncan '59™ SH-1N neck pickup radiates with glassy treble tone and scooped mids that perform well across a multitude of genres. The intuitive control layout consists of a five-way blade switch, and dome-style knobs for volume and tone.
Other premium features include a Floyd Rose® 1500 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system for reliable tuning stability throughout daring and aggressive playing theatrics, Gotoh® MG-T locking tuners and Dunlop® dual-locking strap buttons.
Designed with standout style in mind, the American Series Virtuoso™ comes in Mystic Blue, Satin Black, Satin Shell Pink or Specific Ocean with color matched, bound pointy headstocks and black hardware.
Model Name: American Series Virtuoso, Streaky Ebony Fingerboard, Satin Black
Model Number: 2802401868
Series: American Series
Color: Satin Black
Model Number: 2802401868
Country Of Origin: US
Headstock: Jackson® Pointed 6-In-Line
Neck Material: 5-Piece Caramelized Maple/Maple/Caramelized Maple/Maple/Caramelized Maple
Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Satin Urethane
Neck Construction: Bolt-On with Graphite Reinforcement
Fingerboard Radius: 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Position Inlays: Mother of Pearl Offset Dot
Side Dots: Luminlay®
Number of Frets: 24
Truss Rod: Dual-Action with Wheel
String Nut: Floyd Rose® 1500 Series Locking
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Nut Material: Floyd Rose® 1500 Series Locking
Fret Size: Jumbo
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.77 cm)
Neck Thickness: .755@3rd - .815@12th
Body Finish: Satin
Body Shape: Virtuoso™
Bridge: Floyd Rose® 1500 Series Double-Locking Tremolo
Control Knobs: Dome-Style
Hardware Finish: Black
Tuning Machines: Gotoh® MG-T Locking
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan® JB™ TB-4 Direct Mount
Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan® '59™ SH-1N Direct-Mount
Pickup Configuration: HH
Controls: Volume, Tone
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge Outer Coil and Neck Inner Coil, Position 3. Bridge and Neck, Position 4. Bridge Inner Coil and Neck Outer Coil, Position 5. Neck
Style: 2 Humbucking
Case/Gig Bag: Included Jackson® Foam Core Case (p/n: 2994742100)