Ibanez Destroyer Model: DT-200 (first incarnation)
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1983 DT-200 FR (first incarnation)

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Status: Known
Model: DT-200 (first incarnation)
Line: Destroyer II
Serial Number Format: myypppp[1]
Machine Heads: Smooth Tuner Mini II
Neck Composition: Maple 1-piece
Neck Type: Bolt-on
Fingerboard Composition: Rosewood
Fret Count: 21
Scale (inches): 25.5"
Body Composition: Birch & Basswood
Binding (H / N / B): N / N / N
Number of Pick-Ups: 2
Pick-Ups by Position (N / M / B): Super-58 / x / V-2
Bridge: Hard Rocker Pro
Tail: Hard Rocker Pro
Controls: (1) Master Volume
(1) Master Tone
(1) 3-way Toggle
(1) Tri-Sound
Control Knobs: Sure Grip II
Hardware Color: Gold
Finish(es): Fire Red (FR)
Market: East[2]
Year of First Catalog Appearance: 1983
Catalog Appearances: 1983 Ibanez Profile Souvenir issue
1983 Ibanez Profile Fall issue
1984 Ibanez Profile Random Notes issue
Comments: none
[1] the Serial Number Format for this model is myypppp where:

m = month of manufacture (e.g.: A = Jan, B = Feb, ... , K = Nov, L = Dec)
yy = last two digits of the year of manufacture (e.g.: 83 = 1983)
pppp = the sequential production number for this individual guitar out of all Ibanez electric guitars manufactured during the specified month/year at a given factory

Note: pppp is not the total number of guitars manufactured of this model.
[2] the targeted Market values are assumptions based upon the geographic region or the language of the catalog(s) in which a given model appears. If a model appears in a Japanese language catalog, the Market is assumed to be East. If a model appears in an English language catalog, the Market is assumed to be West. Otherwise, geographic area such as North America or Asia determines the market designation of East or West.

X Marks the Spot!

WARNING - use the following wiring diagram at your own risk. We are neither responsible nor liable for damaged equipment. See the Disclaimer at the bottom of this page.

We highly recommend you have a qualified professional review this wiring diagram for accuracy before using it.

The view of the potentiometers and the toggle switch is from the back of the guitar.

All shielded wires running to the Pick-Up Selector toggle switch have their shields soldered to the metal switch casing.

All shielded wires running to the Tri-Sound toggle switch have their shields soldered to the switch's metal ground tab.

All shielded wires running to the potentiometers have their shields soldered to their respective potentiometer's metal casing.

The open post on the Master Tone control is correct.

The open post on the Tri-Sound switch is also correct.

DT-200 Wiring Diagram