New Fender Precision Bass American Ultra
As we anticipated yesterday, Fender released the new Fender Precision Bass American Ultra.
This instrument is described by Fender as pure and powerful, and offers all the tone and versatility of its iconic P Bass® predecessors, with modern features for modern playability.
Among the main features are: two pickups, the middle one a Noiseless Vintage Split-coil P Bass and in the bridge a Noiseless Vintage single-coil Jazz Bass. Neck with “modern D” profile. 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 Precision Bass American Ultra is now available on YouTube.
New Fender Precision Bass American Ultra Specifications
- 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 ™ Split-coil P 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 are USD 1,899.99 for models with an Alder body and USD 1,999.99 for models with an Ash body.
For more information, head over to Fender.
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