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Sterling by Music Man: StingRay Bass Demo (ft. Matt Kirkwood) - Ray4

Sterling by Music Man

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Sterling by Music Man StingRay RAY4 is a cutting-edge electric bass guitar that blends the time-tested design of the StingRay RAY4 with premium components to create an instrument for the forward-thinking bassist. Sporting an ash body with an eye-catching finishes with white or black pickguards, the RAY4 Maple Fingerboard bass turns heads. Powered by an active preamp and a ceramic humbucker, it delivers a responsive tone with clarity and punch. With a fast-playing maple fingerboard, fully adjustable bridge, and classic open-gear tuners, this bass provides a smooth playing experience whether practicing at home or performing on stage. For the bassist looking to stand out with a bold yet familiar sound, the Sterling StingRay RAY4 is a solid choice.

Active Electronics for a Clear and Articulate Tone

Featuring an active preamp powered by a 9V battery, the RAY4 Maple Fingerboard bass guitar provides boosted highs and lows for a tone that cuts through the mix. Individual volume knobs for the high and low frequencies allow shaping a balanced sound with clarity and fullness. A master volume knob offers overall control for any playing situation.

Ceramic Humbucker Pickup Captures Rich Harmonics

The RAY4 Maple Fingerboard bass is equipped with a ceramic humbucker pickup that produces a warm, musical tone with rich harmonics. Located near the neck, this pickup is sensitive to the nuances of the player's technique, capturing the subtle details that shape a bassline. The humbucking design also reduces unwanted noise for a clear, articulate sound.

Fast Maple Fingerboard and Adjustable Bridge for Playing Comfort

Thus RAY4 bass features a smooth 9.5" radius maple fingerboard that allows fluid playing across the fretboard. Medium-jumbo frets provide a familiar feel for most playing styles. A fully adjustable bridge with individual string saddles offers precise intonation and string height adjustments for optimal playability.

Iconic StingRay Styling in an Eye-Catching Finish

Modeled after the StingRay bass that defined an era, the RAY4 Maple Fingerboard bass has an iconic silhouette with contours that balance style and ergonomics. The fantastic finishes on its ash body with a white or black pickguard that pops aesthetically makes this RAY4 an instrument that visually sets you apart. Chrome hardware and open-gear tuners complete the classic Music Man look.

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Neck
  • Shape: StingRay
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Gloss
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Active
  • Pickup configuration: H
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Humbucker
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Active preamp: Yes
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.49 in. (38 mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: 2.16 in. (55 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, 2-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Fully adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-gear
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel (Metallic), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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Neck
  • Shape: StingRay
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Gloss
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Active
  • Pickup configuration: H
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Humbucker
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Active preamp: Yes
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.49 in. (38 mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: 2.16 in. (55 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, 2-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Fully adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-gear
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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