Many guitarists out there are under the impression that a 6-string bass would surely cost a fortune. Despite the fact that there certainly are very pricey 6-string models out there, the Ibanez GSR206 is not expensive at all. For such a high-quality 6-string bass to be available at this economical price is rare; Ibanez has built this guitar using premium materials and scrupulously tested them to ensure they deliver a range of versatile, high-calibre tones with optimum comfort.
Ibanez have given the GSR206 a solid mahogany body. It feels incredibly reliable, stable and comfortable against your body as you play. Mahogany is known to be a fairly dense tonewood, and it provides a well-balanced voice with a great level of sustain and plenty of sonic punch.
Maple is used in the construction of the neck which is firmly joined to the body. The 34-inch scale neck has a 400mm radius which fits comfortably in your hand. On top of the neck is a rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium frets and their decorative white dot inlays are there to assist you from one fret to the next. The cutaways in the body ensure comfortable and easy access to the upper frets when you need to play higher notes.
A pair of Dynamix H passive pickups are fitted on the GSR206 at both the neck and bridge positions. The Dynamix H pickups deliver a wide-range of potent, punchy bass tones via any desired amplifier. A great appointment on the GSR206 is its Phat II EQ button which provides you with an active bass boost, comprehensively enhancing the entire sound of this bass guitar.
HARDWARE AND FINISH
Chrome hardware completes the look of the GSR206 with its slick black finish. A B16 bridge is fitted to the lower bout of the body, maintaining a strong connection between each string and the body of the bass for improved sustain and tone.
For such a low-cost price the Ibanez GSR206 exceeds all expectations at conveying an outstanding sound output from a superb 6-string bass guitar.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model GSR206-BK Spot Run Bass Guitar Body Type SR Guitar Size Full Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Position Inlays Dot Number of Frets 22 Number of Strings 6 Bridge B16 Controls Neck Pickup Volume Bridge Pickup Volume Tone Phat II EQ Bass Boost
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