- GRX Maple neck
- Poplar body
- Jatoba fretboard with White dot inlay
- Medium frets
- Infinity RS (S) neck pickup
- Infinity RS (S) middle pickup
- Infinity R (H) bridge pickup
- T106 tremolo bridge
- Chrome hardware
- Recommended case: W250C
Ibanez ensure that all players and budgets are catered for with their huge instrument catalogue. GIO is their entry-level line, featuring affordable no-frills guitars that are perfect for inspiring passionate beginners with their cool looks and features.
The GIO series was developed for players who want Ibanez quality, but are working with a limited budget. Subject to many of the same rigorous inspection standards and warranty coverage as other Ibanez guitars, GIO guitars offer the best sound, style and playability of anything in their class.
This principled approach has not only put better guitars in the hands of new players—it’s been responsible for launching numerous new musical careers around the world.
The GRX40 features a poplar body fitted with a Maple GRX neck that features a Jatoba fretboard, medium frets and white dot inlays. The T-106 tremolo bridge is a simple but effective tremolo bridge for beginners. Electronics include three Infinity R pickups with a 5-way selector switch for a variety of tonal options, right at your fingertips.
In the 21st Century, guitarists that are keen to find their first proper instruments have never been so lucky. Ibanez have played a huge role in diversifying the beginner guitar market, offering a number of attractive models that are well within the reach of players starting their musical journeys.
The brand’s flagship RG and S shapes are available within the GIO range, letting beginners emulate their rock and metal heroes with instruments that are aesthetically similar to their high-end counterparts. With 4-strings available for bassists, the GIO series also encompasses Ibanez’s MiKro range, consisting of scaled-down guitars that are fantastic for youngsters.
If you’re looking for a great instrument to learn and develop your skills on, the Ibanez GIO series is arguably the best place to start.