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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
Basses

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....

Ibanez Introduces the SRH Semi-Hollow Bass
Basses

Ibanez Introduces the SRH Semi-Hollow Bass

Besides celebrating the 30th anniversary of the SR this year, Ibanez also introduced a new semi-hollow body model called the SRH. The bass comes in four and five-string versions with the option of fretted or fretless fingerboards, all of which all built with a mahogany semi-hollow body and a spruce top. The body has a single f-hole with a special...

Ibanez Celebrates 30th Anniversary of SR Bass with Limited Edition Models
Basses

Ibanez Celebrates 30th Anniversary of SR Bass with Limited Edition Models

Three decades ago, Ibanez first introduced the SR bass. This year they’re celebrating their flagship bass model with four new instruments. “Throughout the past 30 years, Ibanez has been improving and developing the SR series by closely following market requirements and opinions from various artists and valued customers,” they write. “SR is now one of the most popular and distinctive...

Ibanez Introduces the Ashula SRAS7 Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Bass
Basses

Ibanez Introduces the Ashula SRAS7 Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Bass

Ibanez shocked many bassists again this year by introducing a new Ashula bass. The SRAS7 is a seven-string model that has a unique hybrid fretted/fretless design with three strings over a fretless purpleheart fingerboard and four strings over a fretted rosewood fretboard. The fretted portion is tuned to a standard E-A-D-G, while the fretless section is tuned A-D-G. Each section...

Ibanez Revamps BTB Basses For 2017
Basses

Ibanez Revamps BTB Basses For 2017

Ibanez’s BTB Standard series is getting a facelift for 2017 with several new features across the line. The BTB845, BTB846, BTB745, and BTB746 all have a new refined body arch, a zero fret, and come standard with D’Addario NYXL strings. Each of the basses are still constructed with a neck-through design featuring a five-piece maple/rosewood neck and an Ash body....

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition SR Premium Bass
Basses

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition SR Premium Bass

Ibanez is making a special run of heir SR Premium bass for 2016. The SR5SMLTD Premium is a five-string model that will sport a spalted maple top, birdseye maple fingerboard, and birdseye maple pickup covers to exude what the company calls a rare exotic charm. As a member of the Premium line, the bass carries several other upgrades from standard...

Gear Review: Ibanez SR300E and TMB2000 Basses
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Ibanez SR300E and TMB2000 Basses

This review will cover two Ibanez basses that are by design apples and oranges, but maybe in side-by-side comparison help you to find a good fit that suit your needs. The SR300E-CCB is the more modern styled and beginner level variety and the TMB2000-TFL fits the more seasoned player seeking a classic sound and esthetic. Both are well built, came...

Ibanez Adds New Finishes For Summer 2016
Basses

Ibanez Adds New Finishes For Summer 2016

Ibanez has added new finishes to a host of their electric basses, including the Gio series, the SR300 series, and the Talman TMB310. Each of the entry level basses have a pair of new color options. The Ibanez Gio series will now include the GSR200SDL, a Soda Blue 4-string, and the GSR205DVM Deep Violet Metallic 5-string. Each bass is built...

Ibanez Introduces Adam Nitti Signature ANB306 Bass
Basses

Ibanez Introduces Adam Nitti Signature ANB306 Bass

After launching the Adam Nitti Signature series last year, Ibanez introduced the ANB306 model. The bass is a production model of the ANB1006, carrying many of the same features at a lower price point. “In terms of concept, you’re looking at somewhere from 80 to 90% of the specs from his custom shop bass to this bass,” says Ibanez’s Ken...