Jackson Guitars Expands X-Series with Spectra Bass SBX IV

Jackson Guitars X-Series Spectra Bass SBX IV

New for 2022, Jackson Guitars has added the Spectra Bass SBX IV to their X-series Basses. The company says the model has a body shape made for gigging musicians.

“The offset Spectra Bass body style was innovatively designed with the gigging musician in mind. Its nyatoh body has a larger upper horn that evenly distributes weight throughout the instrument for perfect balance and playing comfort,” they explain. “The graphite-reinforced through-body maple neck with scarf joint creates formidable sustain, with a speed neck contour, 12?-16? compound radius laurel fingerboard, and 24 jumbo frets for superior playability.”

Other features include a pair of medium-output humbuckers with two-way toggle switches for coil splitting. It has an active/passive preamp with a three-band EQ.

The Jackson X-Series Spectra SBX IV comes in Gloss Black and Matte Army Drab finishes with black hardware. It is available now for $699.99.

Jackson Guitars X-Series Spectra Bass SBX IV Specs:

Neck:Maple with Graphite Reinforcement
Fingerboard:Bound Laurel
Fingerboard Radius:12″-16″ Compound Radius
Inlays:White Dot
Frets:24 Jumbo
Pickups:Passive Jackson Medium-Output Humbuckers w/Coil Split
Electronics:Active/Passive 3-Band EQ
Bridge:Jackson HiMass
Tuners:Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
Finish:Gloss Black or Matte Army Drab

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  1. Jack C.

    Looks like an Ibanez SR series

    • Craig S Hansen

      It does indeed. And probably made in the same factory no less.