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Ibanez Unveils SRMS800 Series Basses
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Ibanez Unveils SRMS800 Series Basses

Ibanez has expanded their multi-scale bass lineup by adding the SRMS800, SRMS805, and SRMS806 to their Bass Workshop series. Each bass is built with a five-piece jatoba and walnut neck that has fanned frets for consistent tone across open strings, improved intonation, and comfort. The four-string SRMS800, five-string SRMS805, and the six-string SRMS806 all feature a gloss finish over a...

Ibanez Announces Soundgear SR870, SR875, and SR876 Basses
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Ibanez Announces Soundgear SR870, SR875, and SR876 Basses

Ibanez is continuing to grow their Soundgear bass lineup this year with the SR870, SR875, and SR876 models. The new basses, which they describe as some of the most visually striking basses in the series, were unveiled at the Winter NAMM Show. Each of the basses is built with a mahogany body topped with flamed maple. The 870 is a...

Ibanez Announces Upswing Electric Upright Bass
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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. “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...

Ibanez and Thundercat Team Up For The TCB1006 Bass
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Ibanez and Thundercat Team Up For The TCB1006 Bass

Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner has been turning heads for years, including when he debuted his signature Ibanez hollow-body bass on stage a few years ago. Now Ibanez and the bassist have teamed up to release the bass as a model in the company’s lineup. Made in the company’s Japanese workshop, the TCB1006 is a six-string built with a five-piece maple and...

Ibanez Unveils 2nd Edition of 30th Anniversary SR Series Basses
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Ibanez Unveils 2nd Edition of 30th Anniversary SR Series Basses

Ibanez is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their SR Series with some limited edition basses. After announcing Premium and Standard versions earlier this year, they have now announced three new 2nd Edition SR Anniversary basses. The second round of basses includes four- and five-string versions of the SR30TH with Flamed Ash tops as well as a Premium five-string model with...

Ibanez Adds More BTB Bass Models for 2017
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Ibanez Adds More BTB Bass Models for 2017

Ibanez has further expanded their BTB model range with several incarnations. This summer they expanded the BTB700 series with four and seven-string models, plus their BTB Premium line will now have options for figured maple tops. The BTB is typically a five or six-string bass, but the BTB740 and BTB747 take things one step further as a four-string and a...

Ibanez Updates BTB Premium Basses
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Ibanez Updates BTB Premium Basses

After revamping their standard BTB line earlier this year, Ibanez has now announced an updated version of their BTB Premium basses for 2017. The new 1805E and 1806E BTB Premium basses feature the combination of a rosewood and ash body with a nine-piece wenge/bubinga/maple neck-through design. The neck is also reinforced with graphite rods. They’ve also changed the pickups to...

Ibanez Announces Six-String Fretless Portamento Bass
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Ibanez Announces Six-String Fretless Portamento Bass

Ibanez announced the expansion of their Portamento Fretless bass series with a six-string version. The SRF706 will retain the features of its four and five-string predecessors while adding a high C string. The bass is built with neck-through construction featuring a five-piece maple and bubinga neck, mahogany body wings, and a rosewood fingerboard. Ibanez fits it with a pair of...

Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner
Accessories & Strings

Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner

Ibanez has introduced a new line of MINI pedals, including the Big Mini pedal tuner. The compact pedal features a large LED display with Needle or Strobe tuning modes. It offers up to ± 1 cent accuracy with a tuning range of A0 (27.50Hz) to C8 (4186Hz). A push button allows for drop tuning down four semitones, while a second...

Ibanez Adds to SR Premium Series Basses
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Ibanez Adds to SR Premium Series Basses

Ibanez freshened up their SR Premium line with two new finishes for 2017. The SR1400-MLG and the SR1405E-GWH are the first in the series to feature gloss finishes and come in Mojito Lime Green and Glacial White, respectively. Each model is built in the company’s premium factory with a mahogany body, figured maple top, five-piece wenge/bubinga neck, and rosewood fretboard....