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The main question is whether your guitar sounds in tune when playing higher frets. It's been my experience that the thicker strings call for slightly more string length in order to be reasonably in pitch with the thinner strings on high frets. This effect will be less pronounced with guitars having a flatter action since the difference in string length ...
It does sound like your guitar isn't set up correctly, as the tremolo should be parallel with no buzz. The main problem I see is not so much with the tremolo, but with the fret buzz, though. This leaves you with some options. Leave the bridge non-parallel: The first option would be to leave the bridge in a non-parallel position to avoid fret buzz. This is ...
From the Ibanez technical forum: The tremolo is held in position by two opposing tensions - from the strings, and from the springs in the rear cavity. You can adjust the position of the spring claw, by loosening and tightening the highlighted screws, to get the correct balance.
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