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Fender Announces Modern Player 2.0 Basses

Fender has upgraded its Modern Player series of instruments including updates to the Jazz Basses in the line and the introduction of a new model called the Dimension Bass. The new instruments keep in step with the rest of the series, which offers unique designs at entry-level pricing.

Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass - Satin

The new Modern Player Jazz Bass and Jazz Bass V feature a pair of redesigned humbuckers with a new 4-position rotary pickup switcher. There are four pickup combinations available: both middle and bridge pickups, the middle pickup with the outer coil of the bridge pickup, the bridge pickup with the outer coil of the middle pickup, and the outer coil of middle pickup with the outer coil of the bridge pickup. The basses also now come in satin finishes.

Fender Modern Player Dimension Bass V - Satin

Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass Satin Specs:

Body Material:Alder
Body Finish:Gloss Polyester
Neck:Maple
Neck Shape:“C” Shape
Number of Frets:21
Fret Size:Jumbo
Position Inlays:Black or White Pearloid Dot
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Neck Finish:Gloss Polyester
Nut Width:1.5″ (38.1 mm)
Scale Length:34″ (864 mm)
Neck Plate:5-Bolt
Truss Rod Nut:Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Pickup:Fender Triplebucker Bass
Pickup Switching:5-Position Rotary: 1. Front Coil of Triplebucker, 2. Front and Middle Coil of Triplebucker, 3. Full Triplebucker, 4. Middle and Rear Coils of Triplebucker, 5. Rear Coil of Triplebucker
Controls:Master Volume
Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome
Bridge:4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
String Nut:Synthetic Bone
Tuning Machines:Standard Open-Gear
Pickguard:1-Ply Black
Control Knobs:Knurled Flat-Top

Offering a fresh take on the model released in the mid-2000s, Fender describes the Modern Player Dimension bass as “bold new step forward in modern Fender bass.”

Fender Modern Player Dimension Bass

The Dimension features a distinct body shape and single three-coil Triplebucker pickup to make it stand out from the rest of the company’s 4-string lineup. Similar to the Jazz Basses, it has a rotary pickup selector to switch between every combination of the pickup’s three coils. It’s built with an alder body, maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard. Other features include a 4-saddle Hi-Mass bridge, knurled flat-top control knobs, and an easy-access truss rod adjustment wheel.

Fender Modern Player Dimension Bass Specs:

Body Material:Alder
Body Finish:Gloss Polyester
Neck:Maple
Neck Shape:“C” Shape
Number of Frets:21
Fret Size:Jumbo
Position Inlays:Black or White Pearloid Dot
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Neck Finish:Gloss Polyester
Nut Width:1.5″ (38.1 mm)
Scale Length:34″ (864 mm)
Neck Plate:5-Bolt
Truss Rod Nut:Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Pickup:Fender Triplebucker Bass
Pickup Switching:5-Position Rotary: 1. Front Coil of Triplebucker, 2. Front and Middle Coil of Triplebucker, 3. Full Triplebucker, 4. Middle and Rear Coils of Triplebucker, 5. Rear Coil of Triplebucker
Controls:Master Volume
Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome
Bridge:4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
String Nut:Synthetic Bone
Tuning Machines:Standard Open-Gear
Pickguard:1-Ply Black
Control Knobs:Knurled Flat-Top

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