Ernie Ball Music Man Introduces Ball Family Reserve “Shadow Korina” DarkRay Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man Shadow Korina DarkRay Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled the Summer 2023 collection of the Ball Family Reserve, which includes two guitars and one bass. The Ball Family Reserve “Shadow Korina” DarkRay is limited to 100 units worldwide.

Built with a Black Limba body and roasted maple neck, the bass is fitted with a single neodymium humbucker with a custom Darkglass Electronics 2-band active preamp. Aside from bass and treble knobs, the control set has two distinct distortion circuits with the Darkglass Alpha and Omega.

Other features include a vintage Music Man bridge and custom lightweight Music Man tuners.

The Ernie Ball Music Man “Shadow Korina” DarkRay is available for order at $3,099 and is expected to ship in four months.

Ernie Ball Music Man “Shadow Korina” DarkRay Bass Specs:

Construction:5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
Scale Length:34″ (86.4 cm)
Body Wood:Black Limba
Neck Wood:Roasted maple
Fingerboard:Roasted Maple
Frets:22 - High profile, wide stainless steel
Fret Markers:Dot Inlay
Neck Finish:Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Radius:11″ (27.9 cm)
Pickups:Single Humbucking with Neodymium magnets
Controls:Custom Darkglass 2-band active preamp with two distinct distortion circuits (Alpha and Omega); vol, gain, blend, treble, bass
Switching:3-way lever distortion selector; Preamp Only, Preamp+Alpha Distortion, Preamp+Omega Distortion
Bridge:Vintage Music Man top loaded Black plated, steel bridge plate with vintage Black plated steel saddles
Tuning Machines:Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic clover design

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