The JIVAX is based on the S series. It features a quilted maple top on an African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple neck with a 24-fret ebony fingerboard with binding and “Beaten Path” EKG-style position markers and Luminlay side dots. Components include an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge, DiMarzio pickups with a pair of custom Pandemonium humbuckers (which Strauss describes as a cross between a D-Activator and an Evolution) with special black and gray covers flanking a True Velvet single-coil and Gotoh tuning machines.
Nita Strauss is an American guitarist. Probebly best known for her work with Iron Maiden all-female tribute band The Iron Maidens. Her career has included performing with several rock ensembles such as the band Femme Fatale and the LA Kiss musical backing group. In June 2014, she replaced Orianthi in the band of American hard rock musician Alice Cooper. She was also ranked #1 on the list of ’10 Female Guitar Players You Should Know’ published by Guitar World.
Ibanez is a Japanese guitar brand owned by Hoshino Gakki. Based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe, as well as the first brand of guitars to mass-produce the seven-string guitar and eight-string guitar. Ibanez manufactures effects, accessories, amps, and instruments in Japan, China, Indonesia and in the USA (at a Los Angeles-based custom shop). www.ibanez.com