New for 2012 is the Ibanez SGBE series acoustic bass guitars, available in Natural and Sunburst finishes. Also fit for electric sets, the basses feature under-saddle piezo pickups and Ibanez’s AEQ202T Preamp with a 2-band EQ as well as an onboard tuner.
Featuring a grand concert body shape, the SGBE series is constructed with a mahogany neck, back and sides, while the top is made of spruce. The nut and saddle are Ivorex II.
The Ibanez SGBE series basses are available now with street prices around $299. For more, check out the Ibanez website.
Ibanez SGBE Acoustic Bass Series Specs:
- Body Shape: Grand Concert Body
- Neck: Mahogany Neck
- BackSides: Mahogany Back and Sides
- Top: Spruce Top
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Rosette: Pearloid Rosette
- Tuners: Chrome Die-Cast Tuners
- Pickup: Ibanez Under Saddle Pickup
- Electronics: Ibanez AEQ202T Preamp with 2-Band EQ and Onboard Tuner
- Fretboard: Rosewood Bridge and Fretboard
- Saddle: Ivorex II Nut and Saddle
- Strings: Ibanez Coated Bass Strings
- Finishes: Vintage Sunburst High Gloss Finish, Antique Natural High Gloss Finish