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Description

The Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass introduces enticing, cutting-edge features to a tried-and-true platform. With a matching headstock for a streamlined appearance and the stealthy vibe of black chrome hardware, this head-turning J Bass is the embodiment of “bold.”

The Contemporary Active Jazz Bass caters to modern players with a 12”-radius maple fingerboard on a slim, modern “C”-shaped neck profile, providing fast and comfortable playability.

At the heart of this monster is a pair of Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups that produce high fidelity tone great for any style. Further enhancing tone versatility is an active 9-volt preamp, offering intuitive controls for volume, pickup blend, traditional tone and stacked boost controls for bass and treble.

This model comes in a limited edition Satin Graphite Metallic finish. Case sold separately.
Features
  • Dual Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups
  • Active 9-volt preamp with controls for Volume, Blend, Tone and Bass/Treble Boost
  • Modern “C”-shaped neck profile with 12”-radius fingerboard
  • Maple fingerboard with 20 frets
  • Matching painted headstock
  • Black chrome hardware
Specifications
Neck
  • Shape: C modern
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: SQR ceramic humbucker
  • Bridge: SQR ceramic humbucker
  • Brand: Squier
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Yes
  • Special electronics:
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Narrow Tall
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Synthetic bone
  • Nut width: 1.5 in. (38.1 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, blend, 2-band EQ
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tuning machines: Open-geared
  • Color: Black/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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