Ibanez SR800BIF SR Standard - Black Ice Flat

4-string Electric Bass with Mahogany Body, Poplar Burl Top, 5-pc Jatoba/Bubinga Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and Bartolini Pickups - Black Ice Flat
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A Powerful 4-string Soundgear Bass

The Ibanez SR800 4-string electric bass's thin 5-piece jatoba and bubinga neck is one of the fastest necks in its class. You won't believe how fluidly this neck plays, and how effortlessly you can access the upper frets. The mahogany body with burl poplar top is comfortable for hours of playing and adds a mid-focused character to the bass's tone. And the Ibanez SR800's Bartolini pickups and Ibanez MK-1 3-band EQ will dial in earthshaking lows and crystal-clear highs easily. The SR800 is a beautiful 4-string with a ton of sonic firepower.

Ibanez SR800 4-string Electric Bass Guitar at a Glance
  • Built for tone and comfort
  • Fast neck for nimble runs
  • Flexible Bartolini electronics
Built for tone and comfort

The Soundgear series from Ibanez offers players a sleek alternative to many popular basses on the market today. The SR800's contoured mahogany body with poplar burl top provides a warm, woody tone that accentuates the instrument's low end. Its thin construction and rounded profile help the bass hug the curves of your body for exceptional comfort. It also keeps the SR800 lightweight to protect your shoulder from undo strain throughout a performance.

Fast neck for nimble runs

The Ibanez SR800 boasts an effortlessly playable 5-piece jatoba and bubinga neck. The neck's thin and narrow contour is a favorite among many bassists, especially here at Sweetwater. Its 5-piece construction is very stable under environmental stresses. And the abalone inlays on the rosewood fingerboard pairs beautifully with the neck woods and poplar/mahogany body to complete the picture. And the body's cutaways are deep enough to offer great upper-fret access.

Flexible Bartolini electronics

Thanks to the Bartolini MK-1 pickups and Ibanez EQB-IIIS 3-band EQ, there are an incredibly wide range of tones available in this 4-string bass. Soloing the neck pickup with a bit of a bass boost is wonderful for reggae. Just scoop the mids for a very modern slap tone. Or grab a pick, and this system will easily elicit a great hard rock drive. The SR800 is great for players who find themselves hopping from genre to genre, or who just want to take total control of their sound.

Ibanez SR800 4-string Electric Bass Guitar Features:
  • 4-string active bass guitar
  • SR4 5-piece Jatoba/Bubinga neck is fast and stable
  • Bartolini MK-1 pickups and EQB-IIIS preamp offer wide tonal control
  • Accu-cast B300 bridge is rock solid
  • Extended neck joint gives great access to the higher frets
  • Gold hardware
The SR800 is great for gigging bassists who need a world of tones.

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Tech Specs

Body Shape SR
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 4
Color Black Ice Flat
Body Material Mahogany, Poplar Burl top
Neck Material 5-piece Jatoba/Bubinga
Neck Shape Slim SR4
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Abalone Oval
Number of Frets 24
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.5"
Bridge/Tailpiece Accu-cast B300 bridge
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Bartolini MK-1 split coil
Bridge Pickup Bartolini MK-1 split coil
Controls Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band eq w/Mid frequency switch
Manufacturer Part Number SR800BIF

Customer Reviews

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Nice Bass for the $

I've had this bass for a couple months now and I'm still pretty impressed with its playability and ability to get almost any tone. I'm a long time player of Fender American Jazz and P basses, but there is a lot more tones available on this bass, and it weighs in like a feather. My one complaint that keeps it from a 5 star rating is the knobs and switch should be gold metal like the bridge and tuners. I will be making that change soon because the cheap plastic knobs got to go! All in all this is an awesome bass for the $.
Music background: 33 years on 4 strings n still giging
See also: Ibanez, Ibanez 4-string Bass Guitars