The Ibanez SR300E is a fantastic bass for those who demand a solidly constructed instrument that plays like a dream and provides a robust yet highly versatile tonal output. Ibanez have been wowing musicians around the world since 1987 with the SR basses, and this model carries on that tradition in style.
The SR300E body is built using solid mahogany, a lightweight tonewood that shares similar tonal characteristics to the more expensive mahogany. Mahogany delivers a wide-ranging tonal output, with a low to midrange rumble served with smooth high-end shimmer. The lightweight nature of mahogany makes it much easier to wield for longer amounts of time, perfect for those who're developing their technical abilities and great for gigging musicians who want an easy to play bass.
Smooth and comfortable neck
Ibanez neck profiles are amongst the most coveted in the world of guitar manufacturing, and the 5-piece maple/rosewood creation on the SR300E is no exception. Built to deliver the most accessible and fast-playing profile possible - whilst ensuring that string resonance is given the perfect platform - this neck is a dream to play.
The 24-fret rosewood fingerboard opens up a world of creativity and exploration. The neck and fingerboard tonal characteristics balance out the overall tone of the bass by giving the mid to treble range more depth, as well as a fast attack when executing slap or picking techniques.
The SR300E is fitted with the powerful PowerSpan Dual Coil neck pickups in the neck and bridge positions. The enhanced Style Sweeper EQ section - with specific Bass, Mid and Treble EQ controls - gives you enormous control over the pickups, allowing you to craft your sound so that you can dip in and out of any musical style/genre you desire. Whether you’re looking to sharpen up your metal fingering or create a tight funk slap sound, the SR300E can do it all.
Sealed die-cast closed-back Ibanez tuners ensure that once you set the tuning you desire, the strings will remain held firmly in position throughout. The chrome B120 bridge ensures a firm connection between the strings and body so that intonation is maintained accurately across the neck. Ibanez has gone to every effort to ensure that the playing feel of the SR300E is as reliable and responsive as possible, allowing you to develop proper technique with the maximum enjoyment.
Whether you’re new to the bass or have years of playing experience, the Ibanez SR300E plays like an absolute dream. From a company who are widely celebrated for their innovative models and superb artist signature series instruments, they don’t skimp when it comes to their entry-level gear. The SR300E series basses offer incredible quality for their price, and this model is guaranteed to be with you for many years to come.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model SR300E Bass Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material 5-Piece Maple/Rosewood Fingerboard Material Rosewood Number of Strings 4 Pickup Configuration SS Active/Passive Passive Neck Profile SR4 Number of Frets 22 Scale Length 34" Fretboard Radius 12" Fretboard Inlays Dot Pickups (Neck and Bridge) PowerSpan Dual Coil Controls Balancer
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