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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 Electric Bass is a cutting-edge bass 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 mint green finish and white pickguard, 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 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

The Ray4 Maple Fingerboard 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. A mint green ash body with a white pickguard provides an instrument that visually sets the player apart. Chrome hardware and open-gear tuners complete the classic Music Man look.

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  • Shape: StingRay
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Gloss
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Control layout: Volume 1, 2-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Fully adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-gear
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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