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Ibanez Bass Workshop Multi Scale SRMS806 6-String Electric Bass Brown Topaz Burst

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To the newcomer, the multi-scale concept may appear a bit unusual, but the biggest surprise may be how comfortable players become within a minute or two of playing the instrument. The different fret-to-bridge distances enhance tonality, creating a better sounding bass. Previously, these instruments were only available from boutique bass builders, b...  Click To Read More About This Product

Available 10-02-2018 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

To the newcomer, the multi-scale concept may appear a bit unusual, but the biggest surprise may be how comfortable players become within a minute or two of playing the instrument. The different fret-to-bridge distances enhance tonality, creating a better sounding bass. Previously, these instruments were only available from boutique bass builders, but now Ibanez is proud to introduce the SRMS806 multi-scale bass at an affordable price.

The goal of the multi-scale system is to give the better tension of each string. The tension helps to create a more “alive”, open tone. On the SRMS806, the scale length is 33.6” on the G-string side, expanding to 35.5 at the low B.

Although the multi-scale neck can appear intimidating and unnatural, nothing could be further from the truth. When looking down at the neck from the players perspective, the exaggerated fret layout seems to almost disappear and actually feels quite normal. The slant of the multi-scales ergonomically coordinate with the way a players hand angles as it moves up and down the neck, facilitating quick, comfortable playing action.

The SRMS806 is a quality instrument designed for the experienced, seasoned musician. Its Poplar burl/Mahogany body is attached to a 5-piece Jatoba/Walnut SRMS6 neck with a Panga Panga fretboard, Medium frets and custom multi-scale inlays. The Mono-Rail VS Bridge is the perfect match for a fan-fret instrument, allowing for independent positioning of each strings “mini-bridge” section to providing excellent intonation and superior string vibration transference. Electronics include Bartolini BH1-6 pickups, for a full range warm punchy tone, and a 3-band EQ w/ Bypass switch and Mid-Frequency switch for complete sonic control.

Features

  • Poplar burl/Mahogany body
  • 5-piece Jatoba/Walnut neck, Panga Panga fretboard, medium frets and custom fanned inlays 
  • Bartolini BH2 dual-coil pickups, 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch, and 3-way mid-frequency switch
  • Black matte hardware, Mono-Rail VS Bridge
Specifications
Neck
  • Neck: Multi Scale 5-piece Jatoba/Bubinga neck
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 35.5 - 33.6"
  • Truss rod: Info not available
  • Finish: Low Gloss
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck: BH1
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: BH1
  • Brand: Bartolini
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Custom Ibanez
  • Special electronics: 3-band EQ
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 400mm
  • Fret size: Medium Stainless Steel
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays:
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 54mm
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Ash
  • Top wood:
  • Body finish: Low Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout:
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot) & Mid-frequency switch
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Mono-rail V
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Pickguard:
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case:  
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan
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