The Deluxe Active Jazz Bass® guitar was designed for the working bassist, with classic styling and modern features including an alder body, C-shaped maple neck, two dual-coil ceramic Noiseless™ Jazz Bass pickups with nickel-plated pole pieces, three-band active EQ with treble, mid and bass boost/cut, four-ply brown shell pickguard and a variety of finishes (see specifications).
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This is a MIM bass which the sound can be adjusted to be like the American one. First adjust the pickup blend a little bit towards the neck one, then add a little bass (with the active eq it's easy). That's it. The active eq is very interesting to achieve many different sounds. It's versatile.
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After years away from home recording I jumped back in and needed a do it all bass. I played a few models but the Deluxe Active Jazz Bass stood out in terms of tone and versatility. It has the classic J-Bass tone but the active electronics allow you get tones that a standard model simply cannot achieve.
I've found I can get the right sound for virtually any style with this fanatic bass. As an added plus, the vintage yellowed finish looks insanely good.
I love mine and would recommend this bass without reservation.
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|Model Name:||Deluxe Active Jazz Bass®, 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:||1.5" (38.1 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||White Dot|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Standard|
|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:||4-Saddle Standard Vintage-Style with Single Groove Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||Standard Open-Gear|
|Control Knobs:||Black Plastic|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||U.S. Made Active Electronics|
|Included Accessories:||Deluxe Gig Bag|
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