Jackson JS22-7 DKA HT Archtop 7 String Electric Guitar (Discontinued)

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The Jackson JS22-7 DKA HT Archtop appeared on our recommended list for 7 String Electric Guitars from July 2021 until July 2022 when it was removed due to a lack of availability.


The Jackson JS22-7 DKA HT Archtop 7 is an affordable 7 string guitar with a slightly longer 26.5″ Scale length for better tension and stability for lower tunings.

It features a bolt on maple neck with graphite reinforcement rods as well as a compound radius rosewood fretboard for better playability down low and no risk of fretting out big bends up top.

Pickups are Jackson high output humbucking pickups with a 3-way selector switch, 1 volume and 1 tone knob.

Looking for an affordable 7 string with a stable neck and solid feel (with the right setup)? The JS22-7 DKA HT Archtop 7 is a great gateway to extended range instruments.


  • Body: Poplar
  • Finish: Satin Black
  • Bridge: Jackson HT7 Fixed Bridge
  • Pickups: Jackson High Output Humbuckers
  • Neck: Maple (Bolt-on “C” shape)
  • Scale Length: 26.5”
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: Compound 12–16″
  • Frets: 24 Jumbo
  • Nut Width: 1.875″
  • Controls: 1-volume, 1-tone
  • Pickup Selector: 3-way pickup switch
Unfortunately this is no longer available new in stores but you can see highly rated alternatives in our guide to The Best 7 String Guitars.