Superb quality. Affordable price. The S.U.B by Sterling Ray5 Bass MN doesn't pull its punches. It offers a wealth of quality features for you to make use of, whether playing live, in the studio, or at home. With a well rounded tone and a single, solid, quality SBMM pickup in the bridge, it will make your basslines sound absolutely huge.
It's not all about sound, though, with the playability of this beast also being exceptional. Its maple neck and jatoba fingerboard will give your fingers a smooth ride as you lock down your rhythms and change between frets. If you want a bass which will always give a bold, powerful performance, this model has everything you need.
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Make it chunky. You'll have no trouble coaxing a bold bass tone from the SBMM humbucker. It offers excellent articulation, meaning every note you play will stand out. Being an active pickup, it has a high output, and will bring out rich fullness in your basslines.
But that's not all. This magnificent bass also has a sonic control centre built in. With three dials, you'll be able to sculpt your own signature sound. The volume control lets you command how loud or quiet your bass is through the amp. The hi cut/boost and low cut/boost dials allow you to control the EQ of your tone, cutting or boosting the lows and highs as you see fit. With these exceptional sonic tools at your disposal, you'll discover the true power of bass.
Magic maple. It's a celebrated wood amongst bassists, because of its immense tonal quality and incredible playability. The maple neck on the Sterling Ray5 is built to a brilliant standard, offering you a great level of smoothness for comfortable, fast fret changes. With a fretboard also constructed from jatoba, you'll enjoy a smooth ride as your fingers dance along each fret. It offers a touch of tonal warmth, giving your sound that richness and fullness which rings out powerfully. As such, you'll be able to play through your basslines with unrivalled ease, as well as a stunning sound.
Don't hold back. With this bass machine in your hands, you can play in complete confidence. It has a fixed bridge for tuning stability, as well as open back tuning machines to help you change your tuning fast. The nut helps to keep the strings stable, and the black pickguard will protect the pristine finish from scratches if you're using a pick. With a basswood body and beautiful walnut stain finish, it has plenty of visual appeal. All these quality features combined make for one incredibly effective bass. Be inspired.