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Sustainiac Pickup & Electronics
Synyster’s Signature Custom-S is equipped with an innovative Sustainiac pickup system, allow players to add unique effects and harmonic overtones to their performance. The Sustainiac can prolong the sustain of the guitar by capturing the vibrations and turning them into vibration energy, this is then distributed back to the strings to increase the sustain of a note for as long as required. The Sustainiac also features an on/off switch and a mode switch, with the options between fundamental, harmonic, or a mix between the two. Selecting the fundamental mode will allow the strings to vibrate normally, but with an infinite sustain, while harmonic mode morphs plucked notes into a high harmonic vibration.
Synyster Gates’ Signature Humbucker
Along with the Sustainiac, the Schecter guitar is equipped with a custom humbucker designed by Synyster Gates, delivering clarity and sonic definition injected with raw power. A set of precision milled ceramic-8 magnets provide the humbucker with its incredibly hot output, while its hand wax potting eliminates unwanted feedback and squeal for the ultimate performance.
Stylish Mahogany Body
The signature guitar’s body is constructed from high quality mahogany, producing powerful tones and a sweet sonic punch. The mahogany tonewood offers naturally rich, warm characteristics, with a balance of grind and bite to create tight lows and appealing highs. The wood also delivers an excellent amount of depth, providing the guitar with an incredible sustain and resonance. The body is finished with Synyster’s iconic pinstripe design, featuring a gold burst colour with black stripes and gold hardware to create a visually stunning look.
Mahogany Neck & Ebony Fingerboard
The 3-piece mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard combination provides the Schecter with tight, warm tones and a defined character. The two tonewoods work well together, creating an open midrange with a fast attack, a muscular, controlled bass, and a snappy, sizzling high-end. It also comes with many other features including Grover machine heads, a Floyd Rose locking nut, and gold pearloid 'Syn' inlays with a death bat at the 12th fret.
Fast Performance & Stable Design
The neck and fingerboard offer an incredibly smooth performance, providing a fast playing experience ideal for shredding and soloing. The ultra-thin ‘C’ profile is designed to offer the ultimate comfort for technical players, allowing the fretting hand to naturally cup the neck to ensure comfort across the entire fingerboard. The neck is also designed with carbon fibre reinforcement rods to prevent bowing, no matter how much string tension the neck is under.
Floyd Rose Tremolo System
Floyd Rose are one of the leading manufacturers of guitar bridges, using top of the range design techniques to craft outstanding quality parts. With a design that has stood strong for over 30 years, the Floyd Rose 1500 series allows you to adjust the string tension and pitch to create unique sounds such as dive bombs. The bridge works in tangent with the locking nut, increasing string stability and preventing the strings from detuning after excessive bending.
As one of the world's premier guitar companies, Schecter create and sell a wide range of electric guitars, basses, acoustic guitars, and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world. They combine quality with affordability to suit a variety of different players and diverse musical styles. The company has a growing number of high profile artists playing their instruments, such as musicians from Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether and more.
- Model Name: Synyster Custom-S
- Item Number: 1743
- Country of Origin: South Korea
Body & Bridge
- Body: Mahogany
- Binding: Black 1-Ply
- Construction: Set-Neck w/Ultra Access
- Bridge: Floyd Rose 1500 Series
- Finish: Satin Gold Burst
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: 3-Piece Mahogany w/Carbon Fibre Reinforcement Rods
- Profile: Ultra-Thin 'C'
- Scale Length: 25.5'' (648mm)
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Radius: 16'' (406mm)
- Thickness: @ 1st Fret- .748'' (19mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .787'' (20mm)
- Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
- Inlays: Gold Pearloid 'Syn' w/Death Bat @ 12th Fret
- Side Dot Markers: Glow in the Dark
- Nut: Floyd Rose 1500 Series
- Nut Width: 1.625'' (41.3mm)
- Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable Rod
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: Schecter USA Synyster Gates Signature Humbucker
- Neck Pickup: Sustainiac
- 3-Way Pickup Switch
- 2-Way On-Off Sustainiac Switch
- 3-Way Sustainiac Mode Switch (Fundamental-Mix-Harmonic)
- Knobs: Metal Knurled w/Set Screw
- Tuners: Grover
- Hardware: Gold
- Strings: Ernie Ball Regular Slinky #2221 (.010-.046)
- Case Included: No
- Recommended Case: SGR-2A