FREE 2-Day Standard Ground Shipping (edit) Get Details

More Info About Free 2-Day Standard Ground Shipping

Close Window
Top Rated

Open Box Ibanez SRF705 Portamento 5-String Fretless Electric Bass Flat Brown Burst Rosewood Fretboard

Item #: 
J04644004001001
  • Write a Review

Over 25 years ago, the SR established Ibanez as the leader in innovative bass building. Throughout the years, Ibanez made fretless versions of this classic for a limited number of esteemed Ibanez arti... Read More

Open Box:
$88349.00
Add to Wish List
Special Financing Offer
$27/month for 36 months
Guitar Center Gear Card

0% Interest for 36 Months*. 36 Equal Monthly Payments required. Valid through 12/31/2016
Get Details

GC Gear Card
Special Financing Offers
Learn More
 
PICK UP IN STORE Available in: 3-7 Days (estimated) Denver, CO (5.5  mi) Change Pick Up Store


,
SUN:11AM-7PM
MON-FRI:10AM-9PM
SAT:10AM-8PM
  • Pro Coverage Eligible
  • Free Shipping
  • Easy Returns

QUESTIONS? CONNECT WITH AN EXPERT INSTANTLY.

  • Chat Now
  • Call 866-498-7882
Overview

Over 25 years ago, the SR established Ibanez as the leader in innovative bass building. Throughout the years, Ibanez made fretless versions of this classic for a limited number of esteemed Ibanez artists. Now, the Ibanez Bass Workshop makes this much sought after option available to SR players everywhere with the introduction of the SR Portamento.

The SR Portamento offers a Rosewood fingerboard that extends the length of the standard SR neck to a hefty 30-fret length. Several years in the making, the SR Portamento's new AeroSilk piezo system delivers an uncanny touch of hollow-bodied openness, and realizes the innovative Upright Double Bass sound to blend into the mix that both inspires and redefines the role of the solid body bass.

30 Fret Neck
The SR Portamento features an extended 30-fret Rosewood fretboard for playing in upper registers usually only accessible on an upright.

5pc SR Maple/Bubinga Thru-Neck
The SR Portamento features 5-piece Maple/ Bubinga thru-neck for increased sustain and superior tone.

Piezo Level Control
On the back of the SR Portamento are recessed controls assigned to each individual string to control the volume of the Ibanez-exclusive AeroSilk Piezo pickup. Perfect string balance and response can be achieved by adjusting the volume to accommodate different string gauges.

Custom bridge for AeroSilk Piezo System
The Custom bridge is created specifically for the optimum performance of the AeroSilk Piezo pickup system. Unique plastic saddles were designed to work in concert with the piezo pickups and enhance the acoustic "stand-up" quality of the sound.

Bartolini MK-1 Pickups
The MK-1 pickups are a split coil design that provides a very wide frequency range and enhanced definition for maximum accuracy. The Neck and bridge pickups have equal response, like traditional single coils, but without the hum and noise.

AeroSilk Piezo system w/Active tone control
The EQ section incorporates the controls of the Bartolini pickups with the AeroSilk Piezo system. Controls include a neck volume, bridge volume and bass & treble controls for the Bartolini MK-1 pickups and a Master volume and a tone control for the Piezo system.

Features
  • Solidbody bass
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 30-fret length
  • AeroSilk piezo system for realistic acoustic tones
  • Case sold separately
Specifications
  • neck type: SRF5 5pc Maple/Bubinga neck-thru
    body: Mahogany wing body
    fretboard: Rosewood fretboard
    fret: Fretless
    bridge: Custom bridge for AeroSilk Piezo system
    neck pu: Bartolini MK-1 neck pu (Passive)
    bridge pu: Bartolini MK-1 bridge pu (Passive)
    equaliser: Ibanez 2-band eq
    hardware color: Cosmo black
    Neck Dimensions
    Scale: 864mm/34"
    Width at Nut 38mm
    Width at Last Fret 62mm
    Thickness at 1st 21.5mm
    Thickness at 12th 23.5mm
    Radius 305mmR
Warranty

GUITAR CENTER'S PRO COVERAGE
Pro Coverage gives you added warranty protection for your new gear. Stepping in where the manufacturer's "normal wear and tear" coverage ends, our Pro Coverage program offers you upgraded coverage if your product ever fails Read More.

Pro Coverage includes
  • Accidental damage protection (new gear only)
  • Expedited repair
  • Free shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% coverage for commercial use
  • Extended return period
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to three years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
  • Customer Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
IbanezSRF705 Portamento 5-String Fretless Electric Bass
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good tone (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)

Reviewed by 3 customers

Displaying reviews 1-3

Back to Top

 
5.0

Why didn't I buy this sooner...

By BassJuju

from Louisville, KY

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming

    Comments about Ibanez SRF705 Portamento 5-String Fretless Electric Bass:

    I became fascinated with fretless basses when I started playing a few songs that had a one on the original recording. I looked at several models and picked this one for a few reasons. I have another Ibanez 5 that I love playing so this one made sense as many things would be the same. I also liked the extra long fretboard and clean appearance. The piezo pickups where also a big consideration. Someone asked me "Why would you buy a fretless bass?" I said, "Why did I wait so long." I love playing this bass and I have a hard time putting it down. The action is sweet and the sound is smooth. If you have any curiosity about playing a fretless, buy this and don't wait!

     
    4.0

    SRF705 Portamento 5-strings fretless bass

    By fretless heart

    from Baltimore Maryland

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Short String spacing at the bridge

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez SRF705 Portamento 5-String Fretless Electric Bass:

    It is sad to return this instrument due to not having the standards setup.

     
    4.0

    Improving the bass

    By Top Gig

    from Baltimore, Maryland.

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Best jazz sound ever
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Poor Quality Craftsmanship
    • String space at bridge short

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Jazz gigs
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Ibanez SRF705 Portamento 5-String Fretless Electric Bass:

    This is the best sound on a fretless bass ever however the space string at the bridge is too short.

    Displaying reviews 1-3

    Back to Top

    You are changing the Ship-To country.

    Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.