Sterling by Music Man

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This StingRay RAY5 bass is the cousin of the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 bass, a classic, iconic instrument that defined a generation of bassists since the late '70s. With active electronics, low-noise humbucking pickups, rock-solid hardware and a simple, uncluttered look, it is instantly recognizable and respected.

Classic, Attractive Body Lines

Familiar curves, contours and fantastic balance make this StingRay RAY5 one with you the player. Several attractive finishes let you choose just how you want to stand out on stage.

All This and Active Electronics

Featuring a 9V powered active preamp, and individual Volume Hi and Low Cut/Boost controls, this StingRay RAY5 is a superior choice and incredible value for players of any experience level.

Fully Adjustable, Heavy-Duty Bridge

Complete control over intonation and individual string height ensures the most comfortable playing experience whether your practicing at home or rocking out on stage.

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  • Solid basswood body, gloss polyurethane finish
  • Bolt-on maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets, 34" scale
  • Humbucking pickup with Alnico magnets, 2-band EQ
  • 5-saddle adjustable bridge, chrome open-geared tuners

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Neck
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Vintage-style heel adjust
  • Finish: Hand-rubbed oil finish
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: H
  • Bridge: Humbucker with Alnico magnets
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Special electronics: 2-band EQ
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.771" (45 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Body finish: Gloss polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: Yes
  • Special switching: Yes
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 5-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-geared
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 5
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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