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Smooth Playability and Versatile Sound
The Chicago 5 String Bass Guitar by Gear4music is a smooth, sleek instrument. With a lightweight solid paulownia body finished in gloss black, this 5 string is accessible to all musicians. Its non-lacquered Maple neck and poplar laminate fingerboard, ensures smooth playability as well as adding to the instruments classic look.
The guitar's lightweight construction and wide-cutaways allow the player to access the full length of the scale with a minimum of fuss. Favoured by rock and jazz musicians, the inclusion of a 5th string offers extra versatility but at an unprecedented price.
The Chicago 5 String Bass Guitar produces a rich, punchy tone with heaps of versatility. Blending one single-coil pickup with one split-coil pickup, the Chicago Bass Guitar offers a wide range of tone-shaping possibilities.
Robust and Powerful 15w Bass Amplifier
The 15 Watt Electric Bass Amplifier by Gear4music features an 6.5" speaker in a robust speaker cabinet, for improved response and performance. The speaker is protected by an durable metal grille, completing a modern and purposeful look.
The control panel features rotary Presence, Master Volume, Treble, Middle and Bass controls to give you control over a wide variety of sounds. For that all important silent practise, the amplifier also includes a speaker-defeating headphones jack.
"Jamming with the Chicago Bass Guitar is easy and enjoyable... it's capable, playable and has a street price that's equivalent to around five packets of strings. The Chicago Bass Guitar is perfectly good enough to gig with and has no serious vices." - Awarded 4/5 Stars by MusicRadar.com
- Scale Length: 34" / 864mm
- Number Of Strings: 5
- Dexterity: Right Handed
- Construction: Bolt On
- Body Material: Paulownia
- Colour: Black Gloss Top / Black Gloss Back and Sides
- Neck Material: Maple
- Fretboard: Oiled Poplar Laminate
- Neck Depth: 22.5mm at 1st Fret / 24.5mm at 12th Fret
- Radius: 15.75" / 401mm
- Profile: C
- Frets: 24 Nickel Silver, Medium-Jumbo
- Inlays: Fretboard White Dots 6mm, Side Dots White 2mm
- Neck Finish: Natural Satin
- Nut: 46mm Nut Width - Black Plastic
Hardware & Electronics
- Bridge Pickup: JB Linear Humbucker, Covered Black
- Neck Pickup: PB Split Humbucker, Covered Black
- Controls: 2 Volume, 500k Pot / 2 Tone, 500k Pot
- Input Jack: Side Mounted Plate Input
- Tuners: Die-Cast Sealed
- Bridge: Single Saddle Bridge System
- Bridge Width: 64mm (12.8mm String Spacing)
- Hardware Colour: Chrome
- Accessories Included: Gigbag, Strap, Jack Cable, Plectrums, Allen Keys
- String Gauge: 45-135
- Length: 1105mm
- Lower bout: 310mm
- Upper bout: 240mm
- Waist: 215mm
- Depth: 60mm
15W Electric Bass Amp by Gear4music
- Output: 15 Watt
- Speaker: 6.5"
- Front Panel Controls: Master Volume, 4-Band EQ (Presence, Treble, Middle, Bass)
- Power Switch: LED indicator
- Bass Guitar Input: 1/4" Jack
- Headphones Output: 1/4" Jack, speaker defeating
- Dimensions: 294mm (W) x 300mm (H) x 110mm (D)
- Weight: 3.7 KG
Music is for everyone, so we’re making it easier for you to start playing. Backed by our years of professional experience, the Gear4music range gives you access to a vast collection of instruments, audio gear and accessories. Produced ethically and responsibly, they're suitable for every musical interest while meeting the expectations of a caring world. There’s never been a better time to start making music.
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