The Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. Ray 4 Electric Bass Guitar in Mint Green, borrows many features from its sophisticated cousin, the Music Man StringRay 4 bass, to provide an outstanding model at an affordable price. Whether you're picking up the bass for the first time, or have many years playing experience under your belt, the superb build quality and tonal versatility of this model will blow your mind.
The S.U.B. Ray 4 is designed to be accommodating and comfortable to perform with, whilst maintaining a solid and supportive playing feel. The body profile is shaped in the style of the StringRay 4, with a slender depth and sleek curves that allows the bass to hug closely to your body. Music Man has employed basswood for the body, a lightweight tonewood that produces a balanced timbre, which gives this bass a highly versatile output.
6-Bolt Neck Joint
The neck has been fitted to the body via a substantial 6-bolt neck joint, which is specially designed by Music Man to create a robust connection - strength, stability and sublime tone transfer. The neck wood is made using maple, a supple and highly resonant wood that offers a bright and articulate response. The back of the neck has been treated to a tinted satin finish, guaranteeing a smooth playing feel whilst creating a cool vintage finish. No matter how energetic your performance may get, the back of the neck stays free from stickiness or tackiness.
Appreciating that we all have different playing needs and requirements, the team at Music Man have made it very easy to adjust the neck. At the base of the fingerboard is a thumbwheel, which can be attenuated to suit your playing needs. The rosewood fingerboard is home to 21-frets, which are adorned with dot position inlays to guide your way in style. The fingerboard radius is shaped to 12-inches, perfect for executing smooth string bends and fast licks.
The S.U.B. Ray 4 electric bass guitar is equipped with a single high output humbucking pickup, which makes the most of the flat frequency response of the bass. Control over the pickup comes in the form of an active 2-band EQ with individual bass and treble controls, as well as a master volume knob. This simple set-up is capable of producing some truly mesmerising tones, from deep down, soulful and saturated, to bright, shiny and popping. You can rest assured that no matter what you go for, the response is always as smooth as silk.
The body is equipped with a fixed bridge, which creates a seamless connection between the strings and body to uphold intonation and sustain confidently. At the top of the neck lies the slender nut, which works dutifully alongside the chrome-finished open gear tuning machines to maintain tuning integrity with precision.
If you’re looking for a bass that excels in the studio and on the stage, and demand affordability without sacrificing on quality, then the Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. Ray 4 Electric Bass Guitar in Mint Green is the perfect choice.
Manufacturer Sterling by Music Man Model SUB RAY 4 Electric Bass Guitar Body Material Basswood Neck Material Maple Scale Length 34-inches Fingerboard Material Maple No. of Frets 21 Fingerboard Radius 12-inches Position Inlays Black Dot Pickups High output humbucker Pickup Config. H Active/Passive Active Controls Master Volume
Bridge Fixed Hardware Finish Chrome Tuners Open Gear Finish Mint Green
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