New Fender Jazz Bass American Ultra
As we anticipated yesterday, Fender released the new Fender Jazz Bass American Ultra. It also includes a five-string version, called the Fender Jazzz Bass V American Ultra.
This instrument is described by Fender as comfortable and fast, and features a powerful active-passive preamp for sweeter highs, focused mids, and much more usable lows.
Key features include: Two Vintage Ultra Noiseless ™ Single-coil Jazz Bass® pickups, Modern “D” Profile Neck. 10 “-14” compound radius fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets. Redesigned preamplifier with active / passive switch and HiMass bridge.
The official demo of the Fender Jazz Bass American Ultra is now available on YouTube.
Specifications of the new Fender Jazz Bass American Ultra
- Body: Alder for solid colors and Ash for translucent colors
- Body finish: Glossy Polyurethane
- Neck material: Maple
- Neck finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss urethane headstock (glossy).
- Neck Profile: Modern “D”
- Scale Length: 34 ″ (863.6mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple or Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 10 “to 14” Compound Radius (254mm to 355.6mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- Rounded modern neckjoint for better access to high frets
- Frets Size: Medium Jumbo
- Inlays: Black pearl polka dots.
- Nut: Bone
- Nut width: 1.685 ″ (42.8 mm)
- Truss Rods: Bi-Flex ™
- Middle Pickup: Ultra Noiseless ™ Single-coil Jazz Bass® Vintage
- Bridge Pickup: Ultra Noiseless ™ Single-coil Jazz Bass® Vintage
- Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Selector Switch, Dual Knobs with Trebble Booster Cut / Bass Booster Cut and Middel Booster Cut / Passive Tone and Active / Passive System Selector.
- Bridge: HiMass
- Hardware: Nickel / Chrome
- Machine Heads: Fender “F” lightweight with vintage paddles and tapered shafts (Fender “F” lightweight vintage paddle keys with tapered shafts).
- Pickguard: Aged White with 3 layers or Pearl bank in 3 layers or Tortoise with 4 layers depending on the model.
Prices for four-string Jazz Bass are $ 1,999.99 for Alder body models and $ 2,099.99 for Ash body models. While for the five-string, Jazz Bass V, from USD 2,099.99 for models with an Alder body and from USD 2,199.99 for models with an Ash body.
For more information, head over to Fender.
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