Ibanez SRFF805 Multiscale 5 String Bass Guitar Workshop

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    To the newcomer, the multiscale 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 SRFF805: multiscale bass at an affordable price.

    The goal of the multiscale system is to give the better tension of each string. The tension helps to create a more alive, open tone. On the SRFF805, the scale length is 34” on the G-string side, expanding to 35.5 at the low B.

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

    The SRFF805 is a quality instrument designed for the experienced, seasoned musician. Its Ash body is attached to a 5pc Jatoba/Bubinga SRFF5 neck with a Rosewood fretboard, Medium frets and custom fanned inlays. The Mono-Rail V 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 BH1-5 pickups, for a full range warm punchy tone, and a 3-band EQ w/ Bypass switch and Mid-Frequency switch for complete sonic control.

    Product Specifications
    Ibanez SRFF805 Multiscale Fret 5-String Bass Specifications
    • Neck: SRFF5, 5 piece Jatoba/Bubinga neck
    • Body: Ash
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Inlay: Custom Position Inlays for SRFF
    • Frets: Medium
    • Neck Pickup: Bartolini BH1
    • Bridge Pickup: Bartolini BH1
    • EQ: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ with EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot) & Mid frequency switch
    • Bridge: Mono-rail V bridge
    • Hardware color: Cosmo black
    Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
    Phone:  215-638-8670 Warranty:  Electric Guitars & Basses: 1 Year.
    Acoustic Guitars: Limited Lifetime (1 year on electronics & tuners).
    Amplifiers: 5 Years (1 year on speakers)
    Pedals: 5 Years
    Tracy Smith
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    I LOVE THIS BASS!!!!
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    I have to honestly say this is the best feeling and the sharpest looking bass I have ever owned. I Love This Bass!
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    Christopher T.
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    Fantastic Bass
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    I have always loved the added range of playing a 5 string, but always loathed the typical tubbiness of the low B. Recording direct into a DAW reveals the change in volume and attack that occurs on any standard 5 string bass. This fanned fret masterpiece fixes this issue. The string to string balance is evident not only in the sound but in the feel as well. Hands down this is the happiest I've been with a 5 string bass. I've owned several 5's from Ibanez, Music Man, Yamaha, Dean and Fender. The SRFF805 bests them all in feel and tone. It took all of 10 seconds to dial in my perfect tone through my Amp. For a 4 string, my main bass is a Music Man Classic Stingray. A super quality bass. This will more than likely replace that bass, because of how smooth it plays and sounds. I am surprised to even have this thought, let alone type it in a review... So, I am more than pleased with this Bass and consider it a lifer. I highly recommend it.
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    Samuel
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    Ibanez SRFF805 Fan Frett bass Rocks!
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    I am really satisfied with this Bass.... I'm ready to Rock out and continue to learn Bass with this Ibanez SRFF805. Very good quality and design.
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    Nemiah
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    Mind blown by the tone
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    I have never been I big fan of Ibanez basses but I ordered this bass from AMS because I wanted to try out an affordable fanned fret bass. It was a gamble because I never buy an instrument without playing one but this has been a winner! The fanned fret took me absolutely no time to adapt. Even at flat setting this bass sings beautifully. The low B is the best of any of my 5 string basses. I have owned Lakland, Warwick, Rickenbacker, Ernie Ball Musicman, Spector and others. This bass will be competing for rotation in my songs with my other two favorite basses (Rickenbacker 4001 and Music Man Stringray 5 classic). This bass has a very nice low-mid growl. Very happy with the electronics and pickups too. I will keep this bass stock. I measured the low B scale at 35 3/4"(nut to last contact on saddle) My only wish is that Ibanez would have went to a 36-34 scale.
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