- BLP : Blue Powder
- COLOR VARIATION：
- neck type
- PIA5pc Maple/Walnut neck
- Alder body
- Rosewood fretboardPIA Blossom inlay
- Jumbo Stainless Steel fretsPrestige fret edge treatment
- number of frets
- Edge bridge
- string space
- neck pickup
- DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (H) neck pickupPassive/Ceramic
- middle pickup
- DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (S) middle pickupPassive/Alnico
- bridge pickup
- DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (H) bridge pickupPassive/Ceramic
- factory tuning
- D'Addario® EXL120
- string gauge
- Locking nut
- hardware color
- Scale :
- a : Width
- 43mm at NUT
- b : Width
- 58mm at 24F
- c : Thickness
- 18mm at 1F
- d : Thickness
- 20mm at 12F
- Radius :
Guitar Neck Diagram
a: Width of the neck at the nut
b: Width of the neck at the fret position specified by the neck dimension
c: Thickness of the neck at the first fret
d: Thickness of the neck at the fret position specified by the neck dimension
Radius: Radius of the fingerboard
When the pickup selector switch is in neck position, the neck humbucker is selected. When the switch is between neck and center position, the bridge side of the neck humbucker and the center pickup are selected. When the switch is in center position, the center pickup is selected. When the switch is between the center and bridge position, center pickup and the neck side of the bridge humbucker are selected. When the switch is in bridge position, the bridge humbucker is selected.
With the guitar held in the playing position, there is one knob and one switch along the lower edge of the body. Closest to the knee cutout is a five-way pickup selector switch. Closest to the end of the body is the tone knob. The volume knob is located right above the five-way pickup selector switch, and the volume knob also works as a high pass filter switch.
- Recommended Bag
- Gotoh® machine heads
- High-pass filter on volume control (push/pull)
- Luminlay side dots
- Hardshell case included
5pc Maple/Walnut neck
The 5pc Maple/Walnut neck provides tonal clarity and superior attack.
Rosewood fretboard provides a well-balanced solid tone with a focused mid range.
PIA Blossom inlay
The newly designed PIA Blossom inlay is gorgeous, prominent, and elegantly imparts Steve Vai’s trademark style and artistic vision.
Scalloped Fingerboard on 21-24 Frets
For easier high note bending and tapping.
The Alder body delivers a well-balanced bright tone, enriched resonance and sustain.
DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups
Based on Steve's tonal preferences, DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups are voiced for smoother highs, scooped mids and a more pronounced low-end. DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups incorporate beautiful aesthetics and design elements meant to complement the cosmetic features of the guitar.
Gotoh® machine heads
Gotoh® machine heads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.
The masterpiece Edge bridge offers exceptional tuning stability, precise intonation adjustment, and playing comfort.
High-pass filter on volume control (push/pull)
A high pass filter on the volume pot maintains highs at low volumes.
Exclusively designed for the PIA, the new Petal Grip offers a balanced, contemporary design aesthetic. It’s also meant to symbolize unity, companionship, and interpersonal bonds.
Magnetic Tremolo Cavity Plate
The tremolo cavity plate is held in place magnetically, allowing for quick removal and reinstallation when changing strings or adjusting the tremolo system.