Ibanez SR Series
Ibanez SR Series
Since 1987, bass players from around the world have been finding their signature tone with Ibanez SR Series basses. Known for their lightweight feel, easy-to-play neck and slick appearance, the SR Series is loaded with choices for both beginners and professionals of all budgets. Just take a quick glance at this section and you'll see how extensive the SR Series catalog is. From classic 4-string axes to even 5- and 6-string models for more advanced musicians, the perfect bass guitar for you is waiting in the Ibanez SR Series.
So which SR Series bass is right for you? That can be easier decided by having a closer look at each option. Of course, if you're still in the learning stages - or even if you're just a value conscious musician - your best bet is to go with something in the $300-$700 range. One of Ibanez's best sellers is the SR300 Bass Guitar for the simple reason that it contains many pro components at a price that won't break the bank. Featuring a 5-piece SR4 maple/rosewood neck, a light, agathis body with smooth edges and a deep, lower cutaway for quick access to the higher frets, the SR300 is comfortable to hold and a treat to play. Not to mention, the dual EXF-4 pickups and upgraded 3-band Style Sweeper EQ make it easy to go from crystal-clear grooves to crunchy classic rock tones effortlessly.
Now for all you veterans of the stage, you'll definitely want to check out the SR Premium Series basses, and the SR Premium 1405E 5-String Electric Bass Guitar is an excellent model to start your search with. Boasting a contoured figured maple top on a large mahogany body, Mono-Rail bridge and EQB-IIISC 3-band EQ with mid-frequency and EQ-bypass switches, these high-end features combine to give you a bass that looks as incredible as it sounds.
Obviously with a name like Ibanez, you can always expect a high level of quality regardless of the instrument you play - but that especially applies to their bass guitars. Crafted with stunning attention to detail by a passionate team of luthiers, Ibanez SR Series basses have stayed consistently popular for over 25 years, and any one of the models here could very well be the greatest bass you've ever played.