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Yamaha Pacifica 912J

Average: 4 (3 votes)
General
Manufacturer: 
Yamaha
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
Yamaha
Pacifica
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1992 to 1994
Body
Body Style: 
Strat
Body Material: 
Swamp Ash
Body color: 
Black
Faded Burst
Translucent Blue
Crimson Red
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
Pickguard
Pickguard color: 
White
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Middle Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HSS
Tone knob: 
1
Volume knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Control color: 
White
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Yamaha Pacifica 912J is a made-in-Japan strat like guitar based on the Yamaha Pacifica 912. The Yamaha Pacifica 912J however, has a double locking Floyd Rose like tremolo. The first versions had a Yamaha RM-Pro II vibrato and later versions had the Yamaha RM-Pro III vibrato. The HSS pickup configuration features American DiMarzio made pickups: 2x DS1W single coils,  said to be similar like DiMarzio HS2's and 1x DH1B Humbucker, said to be siimilar like a DiMarzio PAF Pro

Other features are:

  • A Total Access Neck Joint System
  • Bi-Axial body bevel
  • Swamp-ash body
  • Compound radius fingerboard
  • Warmoth made neck
  • Height adjustable locking nut

There is also the Yamaha Pacifica 921 with the same specifications except for the HSH pickup configuration.

Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Locking nut: 
Locking Nut
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
240 mm (9.5 inch)
400 mm (15.75 inch)
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Dot
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Natural
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Yamaha
Bridge type: 
Floyd Rose type
Hardware color: 
Chrome