Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HH - Black

5-string Electric Bass with Ash Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Black
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A Classic Groove Machine

Ernie Ball Music Man's StingRay 5 HH 5-string bass gives you the solid bottom end you need to drive the most demanding rhythms plus a ton of tonal versatility. Ever since the early '70s, StingRay basses have been sought after by many of the world's most demanding bass players, and for good reason! By combining top-notch hardware, a chunky yet comfortable neck, a pair of massive-sounding humbuckers, and killer electronics, the StingRay 5 HH delivers everything a serious bass player could ask for. Pick up a Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HH from Sweetwater, and find out what all the hype is about.

Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HH 5-string Bass at a Glance:
  • Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound
  • Extra-beefy yet totally playable neck feels amazing
  • Loaded with StingRay style, sound, and innovation
Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound

From the very first time you plug in your Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HH, you'll appreciate both the phenomenal low-end punch and the massive tonal versatility its pair of soapbar-style humbucking pickup delivers. Granted, the extra-stout pole pieces and wide windings provided by this alnico pickup contribute a solid basis for your tone, but its the StingRay 5 HH's active preamp and 3-band EQ really that let you sculpt your sound. As a result, everyone from shoegazer-era rockers to funk masters have enjoyed the extreme punch this amazing instrument has to offer.

Extra-beefy yet totally playable neck feels amazing

There's simply no substitute for a great neck. Ernie Ball Music Man put a ton of work into developing a neck that would provide you with the perfect balance of comfort, speed, and stability. The StingRay 5 HH's 1-3/4" nut gives you plenty of room to play and the 11" radius fingerboard gives you excellent string-to-string separation. Finished with gunstock oil and a hand-rubbed special wax blend, the back of the StingRay 5 HH's neck feels amazing and lets you hand glide along effortlessly. And with its 6-bolt attachment, this bolt-on neck delivers stability that easily surpasses most set necks.

Loaded with StingRay style, sound, and innovation

The StingRay 5 H, like the rest of Ernie Ball Music Man's StingRay bass lineup, claims roots that run back to 1971, when Ernie Ball Music Man was founded. Armed with a fat and punchy humbucker, active electronics, and a delightfully chunky neck it's no wonder the StingRay became a standard for such bass players as Guy Pratt, Cliff Williams, and Flea.

Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HH 5-string Bass Features:
  • A performance-built bass any serious player can appreciate
  • Two beefy humbuckers plus an active 3-band EQ gives you fat, punchy, and versatile tone
  • Ash body coupled with a chunky maple neck delivers amazing comfort and sustain
  • Outfitted with Schaller tuners and a hardened steel bridge for maximum stability
  • Hardshell case included
Get classic bass tone and style with the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 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 Maple
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.75"
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
Strings 45w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836)
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 154-01-10-01

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