Smoothly contoured bass that could get funky, bring the boom, and growl with ease, the Premium SR1600D bass guitar offers versatility for any musical genre. For 30 years the SR has given bass players a modern alternative. With its continued popularity, Ibanez is constantly endeavoring to answer the wider needs of a variety of players, at a variety of budgets. But no matter what the specs, the heart is the same-SR continues to excite with its smooth, fast neck, lightweight body, and perfectly matched electronics.
”Designed to Inspire”, all Ibanez Premium series are manufactured with select tone woods, high-profile electronics, hardware and dedicated skills of craftsmanship and care in details for your musical journey. The richness of sound, stunning appearance and unrivalled playability of the Ibanez Premium series will open the gate of your reservoir of inspiration.
Atlas 5-Piece Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck with KTS™ TITANIUM rods
The Atlas 5-piece Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck provides a well-balanced note attack and tone with rich sustain. The neck is constructed with KTS™ TITANIUM reinforcement rods, increasing its stability and adding sustain.
Panga Panga fretboard
Panga Panga features a beautiful wood grain which produces a tight low and mid range, along with a sharp attack on high end.
Medium frets with Premium fret edge treatment
Medium sized frets enhances the accuracy to your notes.
The Premium Fret Edge Treatment offers a super smooth, comfortable performance.
Poplar Burl top / African Mahogany body
A stunning Poplar Burl top and African Mahogany body provide a warm tone with rich resonance.
Aguilar DCB pickups
The Aguilar® DCB pickups use the dual-ceramic bar design to capture all the detail and character of your tone. The pickup’s uniform magnetic field ensures that no information is lost, making this a great pickup for dynamic playing styles.
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ
The Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is our latest refinement on the concept of simple, straightforward, no-nonsense EQ control. The Boost and Cut for the Mid Control are each centered on slightly different frequencies, an innovation that delivers a preset range of the most favorable bass tones.
Gotoh machine heads
Gotoh machine heads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.
The MR5S bridge has adjustable saddles for variable string spacing by +/- 1.5mm, answering every bassist’s specific string spacing needs.
EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot)
The EQ bypass control offers precision tonal adjustments, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypass is activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive circuit.
3-way Mid frequency switch
The 3-way Mid frequency switch allow players to change the mid-tone between 250, 450, and 700 Hz.
Gig bag included
Ibanez Gig bags are made out of durable materials.