A Classic Groove Machine!
Ernie Ball Music Man's StingRay 5 H 5-string bass gives you the solid bottom end you need to drive the most demanding rhythms, no matter what style of music you play. Ever since the early '70s, these 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 massive-sounding humbucker, and killer electronics, the StingRay 5 H delivers everything a serious bass player could ask for. Pick up a Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 H from Sweetwater, and find out what all the hype is about.
Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 H 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
From the very first time you plug in your Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 H, you'll appreciate the phenomenal low-end punch its lone 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 H's active preamp and 3-band EQ really that let you sculpt your sound. On top of that, the StingRay 5 H features a special 3-position switch that lets you choose from series-humbucking, single-coil, or parallel-humbucking modes for and even wider tonal palette.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 H'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 H'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 H 5-string Bass Features:
- A performance-built bass any serious player can appreciate
- Beefy humbucker with active 3-band EQ gives you fat and punchy tone
- 3-way blade switch lets you select from series-humbucker, single-coil, or parallel humbucker pickup modes
- 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