Fender Select Active Jazz Bass®


Model #: 0170320852
Fender Select Active Jazz Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Tobacco Sunburst

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Con componentes electrónicos pasivos al igual que su predecesor del 2012, el Fender Select Active Jazz Bass conduce a nuestro bajo más versátil a un nuevo apogeo de elegancia y poder. Su cuerpo de arce presenta una tapa de arce flameado y un precioso acabado Tobacco Sunburst teñido a mano con capa superior lacada brillante. El mástil de arce con forma de "C" de corte transversal presenta contoured heel, acabado lacado satinado y varillas de refuerzo de grafito Posiflex™; el diapasón de palo rosa con radio compuesto (9,5”-14”) tiene 20 trastes medios jumbo e incrustaciones de posición en bloque en blanco nacarado.

Entre otras características de primera calidad se incluyen dobles pastillas single-coil Fender Select Jazz Bass, mini-selector activo/pasivo, control de volumen master y control de balance de pastilla, EQ activo de tres bandas (controles boost/cut de graves, medios y agudos), golpeador de tres capas en pergamino, puente high-mass estilo vintage (cuerdas a través del cuerpo o de carga superior), clavijero estilo vintage con ejes cónicos y medallón Fender Select en la pala.

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Very nice, but

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jazzben on January 4, 2014 (updated January 6, 2014)
Amateur Blues Funk Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Punk

I have to admit that I fell in love when I first saw it hanging in my music store. The flamed top is so nice! I plugged it in a SWR amp there, and the magic came out of it. The tone is so hot!! I love that "jazz bass" sound. Passive or active, it sounds good either ways.
I own it since a month now, and I think the oil finish on the neck is a little bit sticky, I need to rub it frequently... I suppose that the sticky effect will go away with time, but for now, it is a little annoying.
My biggest deception is under the pickguard: it is routed! I couldn't believe it when I removed the pickguard: I wanted to expose more of that marvelous flamed top, but under the pickguard, there's a big hole all around the neck pickup, and a route between the neck pickup and the electronics under the knobs plate. I cannot believe that Fender produces instruments like this one in the Select class, and don't make an effort on this. Since there is a layer on top for the maple flamed top, this could have been done easily. I'm really disappointed of this.
On the neck, I wish it had a binding, or the nice contoured heel, like the one on the Select Stratocaster HSS. But I like the nice rosewood finish and I'm really glad that Fender put the square pearl inlays marquers, it looks so good!
Other than that, I love it, it is not the heaviest bass I owned, I love the sound of it and I love to play it.

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Top of the line

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axeltag on August 16, 2013 (updated August 16, 2013)
Semi-Professional Jazz Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock

Huge range, perfect neck and the most beautiful look. This is the best Fender I have ever owned and played. Not Custom Shop, but definitely feels like one.

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General

General
Model Name: Fender Select Active Jazz Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Tobacco Sunburst
Model Number: 0170320852
Series: Fender® Select
MSRP: $3199.99
Color: Tobacco Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder with Quilt Maple Top
Body Finish: Hand-Stained with Gloss-Lacquer Topcoat
Body Shape: Jazz Bass®

Neck

Neck
Neck Finish: Satin-Lacquer Back, Gloss-Lacquer Front
Neck Shape: Forma "C" moderna
Scale Length: 34" (863.6 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: Radio variable de 9.5"-14" (241mm-355.6mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Médium Jumbo
String Nut: Hueso sintético de cejuela
Nut Width: 1.50" (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustaciones cuadrangulares nacaradas
Truss Rods: Modern Heel Adjust
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Fender Select Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Neck Pickup: Fender Select Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Controls: Volumen Master, Control dinámico (Pan), Ecualizador activo de tres bandas con: Agudos Refuerzo/Corte, Graves Refuerzo/Corte, Medios Refuerzo/Corte
Pickup Switching: Potenciómetro panorámico
Pickup Configuration: S/S
Special Electronics: Conmutador mini Activo/Pasivo

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: HMV, Vintage de alta densidad , (cuerdas a través del cuerpo o con anclaje en el puente)
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tuning Machines: Clavijero Fender®/Hipshot® estilo Vintage con palomilla pequeña
Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
Control Knobs: Botones de plástico negro

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)
Unique Features: Neck Heel Contour, Fender Select Headstock Medallion, Stealth "A" String Retainer
Included Accessories: Cable, Strap, Cloth

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