The SR505 bass starts with a balanced, contoured mahogany body that's comfortable and resonates well for strong lows and low mids. For 30 years the SR has given bass players a modern alternative. As its popularity has expanded, the iconic series continues to excite with its smooth, fast neck, lightweight body and perfectly matched electronics.
Ibanez SR505 5-String Electric Bass Guitar Features
- 5 Piece Jatoba/Bubinga SR neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- Bartolini MK-1 Pickups
- Ibanez Custom 3 band EQ with mid-frequency switch
- Preamp system equiped with a mid-frequency select switch
The SR505 sports a 5-piece jatoba/bubinga SR neck and a rosewood fretboard, embedded with elegant abalone oval inlays. An Accu-cast B305 series bridge provides excellent string vibration transfer and precise intonation.
For electronics, the SR505 features Bartolini MK-1 pickups and Ibanez Custom 3 band EQ with mid-frequency switch. The MK1 pickups are split coil designs that provides a very wide frequency range and enhanced definition for maximum accuracy. The neck and bridge pickups have equal response, like traditional single coils, but without the hum and noise.
The Ibanez Custom 3 band EQ features fully independent bass, treble and mid controls with a wide boost/cut range. The preamp system is equipped with a mid-frequency select switch, enabling you to instantly select 250Hz, 450Hz or 700Hz, the heart of the mid zone, for a more dynamic and ideal tone.