The Ibanez SR305EMSS is the 5-string version of the SR300E electric bass. It features a smooth fast neck, lightweight and contoured body, and perfectly matched electronics. The Ibanez SR Series bass has been a favorite among bassists for almost thirty years.
The SR305EMSS 5-string, a new addition to this classic series, features the new PowerSpan Dual Coil pickups and custom electronics. The look and feel are the same, but the tone has moved up to the next level.
The newly designed PowerSpan Dual Coil (PDC) pickups produce a tone rich in harmonic detail and dynamic expression. The exposed pole pieces produce a stronger signal and increase the response of the higher frequencies without sacrificing low end.
There are three modes on the SR305E that work in union with the 3-band EQ and coil tap switch. This dual combination provides maximum control over a wide variety of professional bass tones. Tap Mode (single coil) creates a punchy, dynamic sound with superior articulation. Series Mode (humbucking) delivers a full, warm tone, and Power Tap Mode provides the best of both worlds—combining the clarity of the single coil with the fat bottom end of the humbucker.
The Accu-Cast B125 bridge has extra-wide string slots that can accommodate even heavy string gauges. The saddle design ensures the string will stay in the string channel, ensuring directional uniformity. This bridge design optimizes the transmission of string vibration and produces a rich tone with lasting sustain.
When Ibanez introduced the Soundgear bass nearly 30 years ago, it personified the Ibanez slogan - Anything But Traditional. At the time, Soundgear was the stuff of bass wizardry: lightweight, curvaceous, thin-necked and equipped with powerful and versatile active electronics - fantastic features probably never imagined by the pioneer electric bass players of the '50s.
The Ibanez SR305E 5-string electric bass guitar has a fast neck, hot pickups, and a bargain price. Call Andy's and order yours today.
Andy's Music, a NAMM TOP 100 Dealer, has been an authorized Ibanez dealer continuously since 1977. If you have questions about an Ibanez product, don't hesitate to give us a call. Family owned and operated since 1977.