The Ibanez 2018 SRMS800 Multi-Scale Bass Guitar is a beautifully crafted model that plays like a dream and sounds fantastic. Designed to afford supreme playing comfort, the multi-scale layout promotes equalized tension for a highly resonant response that encourages the tone to sparkle. Match that with a lightweight overall design and custom Ibanez electronics and this is an unbeatable bass.
The SRMS800 is crafted using a combination of walnut/mahogany, a beautiful tonewood combination that generates a rich and vibrant mid to low-end energy infused with a generous warmth. Paired with this is a poplar burl top, which exhibits the natural grain beneath the sophisticated deep twilight finish for all to admire.
The body is shaped to the SR profile, and slim and slender arched body with curves in all the right places. The bevelled edges pair with the beautifully executed contours to ensure that whether you sling the bass low, or like to wear it high, you are assured the most comfortable playing experience.
Joined to the body is a cool 5-piece jatoba/walnut neck, which is fitted via an extended neck joint to maximise stability throughout the most energetic of performances. Whether you're picking or slapping, the neck can take anything that you throw at it, and keep on coming back for more. The bound panga panga fingerboard promises a luxurious playground to explore.
The neck and fingerboard adhere to Ibanez's multi-scale design, which allows each string to have the optimal scale length for improved resonance, sustain, and consistency. Angled fret markers are ergonomically designed to suit the natural position of the hand, resulting in a smoother and more seamless flowing feel across the entire neck. Whether you're familiar with multi-scale models or not, Ibanez have crafted the SRMS4 to ensure your fingers become accustomed to the multi-scale design promptly.
The SRMS800 is fitted with Bartolini BH2 pickups at the neck and bridge positions, which are designed to translate the transient response of the strings, warmth of the tonewoods, and neck/fingerboard partnership, immaculately.
There are a wide range of controls built-in to give you exceptional tone-shaping possibilities. These include Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ (as well as an EQ bypass switch), and a 3-way mid-frequency switch.
Fitted to the body is an MR5S bridge with 16.5mm string spacing, which supports each string securely to improve playing consistency and sustain. The headstock is home to Ibanez tuning machines, which uphold tuning integrity with steadfast precision. The black matte hardware complements the finish.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model 2018 SRMS800 Multi Scale Bass Guitar Body Type SR Guitar Size Full Top Material Poplar Burl Body Material Walnut/Mahogany Neck Material 5-piece Jatoba/Walnut Fingerboard Material Jatoba Position Inlays Acrylic Special Number of Frets 24 Number of Strings 4 Bridge MR5S (19mm String Spacing) String Gauge .045/.065/.080/.100 Hardware Colour Black Matte Pickups Neck: Bartolini BH2 neck pickup (Passive)
Bridge: Bartolini BH2 bridge pickup (Passive)
Bass Boost / Cut
Mid Boost / Cut
Treble Boost / Cut (Passive Tone Control/EQ Off)
EQ Bypass Switch (On/Off)
3-Way Mid Frequency Switch (250Hz/450Hz/700Hz)
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