Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 HH Neck-Through - Black

5-string Electric Bass with Ash Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Black
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Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 HH Neck-Through - Black
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Neck-through StingRay5!

Ernie Ball Music Man's StingRay5 HH 5-string solidbody electric bass gives you the solid bottom end you need to drive the most demanding rhythms. The choice of many of Sweetwater's most demanding bass players for its tonal versatility, this StingRay5 gives you a whole new level of low-end with a dual humbucking pickups and neck-through construction. By combining an ash body and maple through-neck with killer active electronics and Ernie Ball Music Man's own massive-sounding pickups, the StingRay5 HH delivers everything you could ask for.

Ernie Ball Music Man StringRay5 HH 5-string Bass at a Glance:
  • Neck-through design for monumental sustain
  • Compensated Nut gives you incredibly precise intonation
  • Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound
Neck-through design for monumental sustain

The StingRay5 HH owes its great tone and sustain in part to something you can't even see - a neck-through-body design. This construction technique adds to your sustain in a big way. Since the entire guitar is structurally integrated, with the pickups, bridge, and tailpiece affixed to the actual neck, you'll get better vibrational and tonal transfer through out the entire instrument.

Compensated Nut gives you incredibly precise intonation

Every Ernie Ball Music Man guitar or bass with a fixed bridge also has their patented compensated nut, and you'll hear the precise intonation across the entire neck. As Ernie Ball Music Man describes it, the compensated nut gives each string "an individual intonation pocket that slightly changes the effective string length, causing notes that traditionally play sharp to be more in tune." It's just one more way the StingRay adds to your already great playing experience.

Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound

From the very first time you plug in your Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 HH, you'll appreciate both the phenomenal low-end punch and the massive tonal versatility the dual humbuckers deliver. Granted, the extra-stout pole pieces and wide windings provided by these Alnico pickups contribute a solid basis for your tone, but it's the StingRay5 HH's active preamp and 3-band EQ really that let you sculpt your sound. As a result, everyone from Guy Pratt to Cliff Williams to Flea have enjoyed the extreme punch and fluid versatility this amazing instrument has to offer.

Ernie Ball Music Man StringRay5 HH 5-string Bass Features:
  • A performance-built bass any serious player can appreciate
  • Ash body coupled with a maple through-neck delivers amazing playability and sustain
  • Two beefy humbuckers with active 3-band EQ give you fat and punchy tone
  • Outfitted with Schaller tuners and a hardened steel bridge for maximum stability
  • Hardshell case included
Get fat bass tone and great sustain with the neck-through Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 HH!

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Tech Specs

Body Shape StingRay
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 5
Color Black
Body Material Ash
Body Finish High Gloss Polyester
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape StingRay
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.625"
Bridge/Tailpiece Standard Music Man Chrome Plated
Tuners Schaller BM
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Music Man Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Music Man Humbucker
Controls 1 x Volume, 3-band Active Preamp, 5-way Pickup Selector
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 203-01-20-01

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