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Ibanez Now Offering SR256 6-String Bass
Basses

Ibanez Now Offering SR256 6-String Bass

Ibanez’s SR series has gotten a little bigger with the new SR256PW, a 6-string bass with active electronics and a price most can reach. Offered in Pearl White, the bass is built with a mahogany body and a bolt-on 3-piece maple neck. The rosewood fingerboard has pearl dot inlays as position markers. The bass comes equipped with a pair of...

Ibanez Introduces New Fretless SR Bass Models
Basses

Ibanez Introduces New Fretless SR Bass Models

Ibanez is now offering fretless versions of their SR370 and SR375 models. Aimed at providing fretless basses at a cost-effect price point, the company chose to start with the SR370 due to its maple body which they explain lends itself seamlessly to a fretless version. The SR370F and SR375F are 4- and 5-string basses, respectively, and are built with slim...

Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses
Basses

Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

Ibanez has added to their BTB series of basses with the BTB675M and BTB676M, which sport maple fingerboard and an natural finish. The neck-thru bass is comprised of a 5-piece maple/bubinga neck and a light ash body with a walnut top. Five and six-string basses respectively, the BTB675M and BTB676M sport all the features of their predecessors, including deep cutaways,...

Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp
Amps

Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

Ibanez expanded their Promethean combo series this year with the P3115, a 300-watt combo amp with a 15? driver and an HF dome tweeter with a passive crossover. Unique to the P3115 is an on/off switch for the tweeter, allowing for more tonal variety by eliminating unnecessary high frequency overtones. It also features a Class-D power amplifier and internal limiter...

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses
Basses

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses

Announced at the 2012 Winter NAMM show, Ibanez is now shipping their 25th anniversary of their SR model basses. The SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition bass series includes a 4- and 5-string edition, both premium model basses built at Ibanez’s “Premium factory”. The basses sport a Padauk top. The company says the wood’s “subtle reddish hue has long captivated fine...

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012
Basses

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012

New for 2012 is the Ibanez SGBE series acoustic bass guitars, available in Natural and Sunburst finishes. Also fit for electric sets, the basses feature under-saddle piezo pickups and Ibanez’s AEQ202T Preamp with a 2-band EQ as well as an onboard tuner. Featuring a grand concert body shape, the SGBE series is constructed with a mahogany neck, back and sides,...

Ibanez Adds 6-String SR Premium Model Bass
Basses

Ibanez Adds 6-String SR Premium Model Bass

Ibanez expanded their SR Premium lineup with the inclusion a new 6-string model, the SR1206. Sporting the mahogany body and ovangkol top combination, the new bass shares the rest of the qualities of its siblings, including a 5-piece wenge/bubinga neck, a rosewood fingerboard, and a pair of Nordstrand Big Single pickups. The preamp is Ibanez’s active/passive EQB-IIISC, which is tailored...

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar
Basses

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar

In 2010, Ibanez unveiled the Gerald Veasley Signature GVB1006 Bass. Built by the company’s master luthiers in Japan, it comes with a price point that not everyone can reach. For 2012, Ibanez has introduced the GVB36, which shares many of the same attributes while making it more affordable. Similar to the 1006, the GVB36 is a 6-string with a string...

Ibanez Introduces Revamped Sharlee D’Angelo Model at NAMM 2012
Basses

Ibanez Introduces Revamped Sharlee D’Angelo Model at NAMM 2012

Ibanez rolled out a ton of new basses at NAMM this year, including an updated version of the SDB Sharlee D’Angelo signature bass with a white flat finish and cosmo black hardware. Inspired by the company’s Iceman model, the Arch Enemy bassist’s axe features neck-through construction, a Mono-Rail IV bridge, and comes factory-tuned to drop-C. The SDB2 is built with...

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Destroyer Bass
Bass Gear

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Destroyer Bass

Ibanez has introduced a revamped version of their Destroyer bass, which will be available only as a limited run. Based on their guitar version, the Destroyer bass was discontinued in the late ’80s. Available in a Candy Apple Red finish, the DTB100 features a mahogany body with a classic angular design and a three-piece maple neck. The rosewood fingerboard has...