The 5-string Ibanez SR705 Electric Bass delivers clean, punchy bass tone in a sleek playable package. The mahogany body with figured maple top and 5-piece jakota and bubinga bolt-on neck make for enha... Read More
The 5-string Ibanez SR705 Electric Bass delivers clean, punchy bass tone in a sleek playable package. The mahogany body with figured maple top and 5-piece jakota and bubinga bolt-on neck make for enhanced resonance and attack. A U-profile neck with 12" fretboard radius makes the Ibanez SR705 maneuverable and smooth. Split-coil Bartolini pickups give you all of the kick you need without compromising tone. A 3-band EQ with mid-frequency selector lets you seal in your sound. Cosmo black hardware and a gloss finish give the Ibanez SR705 its sleek appearance and round out this well equipped 5-string.
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Comments about Ibanez SR705 5-String Electric Bass:
I bought this bass in order to start playing 5-string. Coming from playing a cheap 4-string, a few things made this bass particularly appealing to me. First, the string spacing is slightly smaller than usual for a 5-string, which makes the neck easier to navigate with the left hand, though slap/right hand technique needs to be adjusted accordingly. The active eq is very nice and is capable of adding a significant amount of shape to the tone, making this a viable option for playing directly into a DI, should a gig need it. The Bartolini pickups are a significant addition to this model--it's worth it to get this model or another similar one (500 series or above) in order to get the pickups. The switchable mid-range frequency has also been mildly useful. The body is very thin and lightweight, but is well-balanced and does not cause neck dive. The tone is very punchy and naturally well-suited for hard rock or metal, though the EQ allows for enough variety to get lots of other sounds which satisfies my needs. Overall, I would buy this again if given the choice; Ibanez has made a great value of this bass.
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