For 30 years the SR has given bass players a modern alternative. With its continued popularity, Ibanez is constantly endeavoring to answer the wider needs of a variety of players, at a variety of budgets. But no matter what the specs, the heart is the same-SR continues to excite with its smooth, fast neck, lightweight body, and perfectly matched electronics.
|neck type||SR5 5pc Jatoba/Walnut neck|
|fretboard||Jatoba fretboard w/Abalone oval inlay|
|bridge||Accu-cast B305 bridge (16.5mm string spacing)|
|neck pickup||Nordstrand™ CND P neck pickup (Passive)|
|bridge pickup||Nordstrand™ CND J bridge pickup (Passive)|
|equalizer||Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot)|
|hardware color||Black matte|
|a : Width||45mm at NUT|
|b : Width||68mm at 24F|
|c : Thickness||19.5mm at 1F|
|d : Thickness||21.5mm at 12F|
Coupling Jatoba with Walnut yields a neck that is strong and stable despite its thinness.
Jatoba has a reddish brown color which produces a rich mid range with a crisp high end.
The neck tongue not only creates a unique look, it also makes utilizing the higher frets easier.
The Nordstrand CND pickups in a classic P/J combination offer a versatile setup almost indispensable for the working musician. It's able to get a killer huge P tone from the P style pickup. Deep and wide with a ton of punch. Also, the single coil bridge pickup will do famous J players sound for days. Then, with the flexibility of the preamp, you can get a massive modern sound that will go from slappy deep R & B to raging metal.
Precision tonal control, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypasses activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive circuit.
The Accu-cast B300 bridge affords precise intonation and delivers string-to-body vibration conductively.