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Ibanez Announces Upswing Electric Upright Bass

Ibanez will be introducing their very first electric upright bass at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show. Dubbed the UB804 or “Upswing”, the bass was designed to mimic the tone of an acoustic upright bass.

Ibanez UB804 Upswing Electric Upright Bass

“The special AeroSilk Piezo pickup, along with the Walnut, Maple, and Jatoboa woods, combine to create a tone that is incredibly warm and true to the voicing of an acoustic upright bass,” Ibanez writes.

The Upswing comes with a TAMA Roadpro stand and gig bag. Other features include white dot inlays, black matte hardware, and an active tone control. It will carry a list price of $1239.99.

Ibanez UB804 Upswing Electric Upright Bass Specs:

Scale:34″
Body:Maple
Neck:5-piece Maple/Walnut
Fingerboard:Jatoba
Inlays:White Dot
Pickup:Aerosilk Piezo System
Bridge:Custom Aerosilk MR5
Other:Gig Bag, TAMA Roadpro Stand

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