|Model Name:||Deluxe Active Jazz Bass® V (Five String), Rosewood Fingerboard, Black, 4-Ply Brown Shell Pickguard|
|Body Shape:||Jazz Bass®|
|Neck Finish:||Satin Urethane|
|Neck Shape:||Modern "C"|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.875" (47.6 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||White Dot|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Vintage-Style|
|Bridge Pickup:||Dual-Coil Ceramic Noiseless™ Jazz Bass with Nickel-Plated Pole Pieces|
|Neck Pickup:||Dual-Coil Ceramic Noiseless™ Jazz Bass with Nickel Plated Pole Pieces|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Pan Control, Three-Band Active EQ with Treble Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut and Mid Boost/Cut|
|Pickup Switching:||Pan Pot|
|Special Electronics:||Active Electronics|
|Bridge:||5-String Standard Vintage-Style with Single Groove Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||Die-Cast Mini|
|Control Knobs:||Black Plastic|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 8250/5M, NPS, (.045, .065, .085, .110TW, .130TW Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||U.S. Made Active Electronics|
|Included Accessories:||Deluxe Gig Bag|
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I would like to congratulate Fender. Always dreamed of having a Fender bass, was in doubt between the Jazz and Precision Bass Jazz Bass and ended up getting one. I am very satisfied. Fender, I would like to thank you for the beautiful work being done over all these years.
I have owned this bass since 2007 and it is the main instrument that I play. I bought it as a replacement/upgrade for the Squier P-Bass that I had been playing. The thing I really like about this bass is the versatile tones that you can achieve with the pickup blend and the built in preamp. I do wish that it had an active/passive switch on it, though, for more vintage sounding tones. I have used this bass mostly in playing music at a church where we play music that draws inspiration from a variety of different musical genres, and I have always been happy with the way this bass has fit into all the styles I play. I do have to say that the noiseless pickups on this bass still pick up a lot of interference from outside sources like lights and other electrical equipment, but it is only noticeable when I am not playing. It might be because my bass has some of the earlier generation of the noiseless pickups, and I have been told that they have been improved and are more noiseless in the newer models. Overall I would say that it was probably one of the best investments in a musical instrument I have ever made.
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