Drawing inspiration from London and Tokyo’s vintage street-racing motorbikes, Japan’s heritage of engineering excellence, and Yamaha’s 50-year legacy of guitar craftsmanship, every detail of each Revstar model has been carefully engineered to bring out the unique personality of each guitar in the lineup.
From the curves and contours of the ground-up body design to the distinctive colours and finishes and custom-wound pickups that perfectly match the guitar’s character, the Revstar collection comprises a diverse lineup as the guitarists who play them.
Revstar: Things you need to know
- First completely new electric guitar series from Yamaha for 20 years
- 8 different models with individual designs and tones
- Industrial inspired finishes
- Stage-ready hardware
- Custom-wound pickups
- Ultra-playable neck profiles
A variety of models for all musical styles
The Revstar series offers a variety of styles each with a distinctive character allowing musicians to choose a design best suited to their musical style and personality.
The RS720B model is a classic design look featuring a flamed maple top with a steel wool finish and Bigsby tremolo arm. The model is optimized for a clear sound with a custom-made Tron-type pickup and locking tuner.
The RS620 has a flamed maple top with a steel wool finish and comes with a custom wraparound bridge for maximum effectiveness transmitting string vibration to the body.
The RS502T offers a custom P-90 pickup and custom aluminum floating tailpiece for a unique sound and strong stage presence.
The RS502 has a distinct design with a steel wool finish and comes with a custom P-90 pickup and the same wraparound bridge as the RS620.
The RS420 is the Revstar series base model and comes with two humbucking pickups and a neck and fretboard specially designed for easy playing. A Dry Switch gives the model the versatility for a wide range of music styles.