The Modern Player Jazz Bass returns in a five-string model with a new look and even greater tonal versatility from its powerful pair of humbucking pickups. A satin finish imparts a smoothly elegant air, and a convenient new four-position rotary pickup selector switch delivers a potent quartet of pickup combinations (full middle and bridge pickups, full middle pickup and bridge pickup outer coil, full bridge pickup and middle pickup outer coil, outer coil of both pickups).
Other features include an alder body, maple neck with "C"-shaped profile, 9.5"-radius maple (Black model) or rosewood (Olympic White and Two-color Sunburst models) fingerboard with 20 jumbo frets and easy-access truss rod adjustment wheel, redesigned Modern Player Jazz Bass humbucking pickups, single-ply black pickguard and vintage-style black plastic control knobs (two volume and master tone), and five-saddle Fender Hi-Mass bridge. Available in Satin Black, Satin Olympic White and Satin Two-color Sunburst.
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I was looking for a second passive bass and then I cracked the top ..
Sound really "jazz bass"!
This bass is truly impressive, with real skills slap of course!
One downside: a pity that we can not select the single coils 1 and 3 ..
So I highly recommend this bass ..
meuz02 owns this item
I was really impressed with the spit and polish on this mid-priced bass. The Satin finish is total eye candy and there is even subtle flaming in the fretboard. The hardware and electronics are solid and clean and it holds its tune as well as any instrument I've owned. The tonal range is truly staggering while maintaining classic Fender playability.
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|Model Name:||Modern Player Jazz Bass® V Satin, Rosewood Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst|
|Body Finish:||Satin Polyester|
|Body Shape:||Jazz Bass®|
|Neck Finish:||Gloss Polyester|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.875" (47.6 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Black or White Dot|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment|
|Bridge Pickup:||Modern Player Humbucking Jazz Bass|
|Middle Pickup:||Modern Player Humbucking Jazz Bass|
|Controls:||Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone|
|Pickup Switching:||4-Position Rotary: 1. Midde/Bridge Pickups, 2. Middle Pickup/Outer Coil Bridge Pickup, 3. Bridge Pickup/Outer Coil Middle Pickup, 4. Outer Coil of Middle/Outer Coil of Bridge Pickup|
|Tuning Machines:||Standard Open-Gear|
|Control Knobs:||Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®|
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