Using 30 years of experience, Ibanez has given bass players a modern alternative, the Premium SR5FMDX2 5-String Bass Guitar. 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.
Flamed Maple fretboard:
The beautiful Flamed Maple fretboard imbues this model with an exotic appearance.
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.
Flamed Maple / Ash top & back / African Mahogany body:
The Flamed Maple/Ash top offers a beautiful wood grain. The African Mahogany body delivers a rich mid-low end.
Nordstrand Big Single pickups with wood cover:
Nordstrand ”Big Single” cram a meaty a single coil into a soapbar-style pickup, producing a full-bodied, powerful, aggressive tonal texture, while still retaining the clarity that's characteristic of single coil pickups. The pickups' beautiful Birdseye Maple wood cover imbues this bass guitar with an exotic appearance.
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 superior precision, a smooth feel, and excellent tuning accuracy.
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:
It comes with Ibanez gig bag which is designed specifically to fit and protect this instrument.