Ibanez GSR200 Electric Bass

The Ibanez GSR200 is a great bass for any skill level. With its thin, fast neck and PJ pickup configuration, the GSR200 sounds and feels as good as it looks.
If you're ready to bust into the world of electric basses, Ibanez's GSR200 electric bass will bring the heavy -- with comfortable playability and earth-rumbling tone. This axe is a beginner's best friend, featuring a GSR4 agathis body, a maple neck with a jatoba fretboard of 22 frets, a Powersound P and Powersound J pickup pairing, tone, volume, EQ, and PHAT-II bass boost controls, attractive chrome tuners, and a secure and enticing chrome Standard 4 bridge. Shake the ground in style with force with this comfortable and dynamic electric bass.

GSR4 Agathis Body

Your Ibanez GSR200 electric bass has a body comprised of agathis, a wood found in the tropical far east and the southwest Pacific. It is often referred to as "commercial-grade mahogany," and although your playing might not have the same full-bodied darkness that all-mahogany guitars do, your GSR200 will certainly have a warm color with present lows and mids.

Powersound P and Powersound J Pickup Pairing

To capture and project your playing, your GRS200 houses a Powersound P neck and Powersound J bridge pickup combination. These two baddies capture the resonance and low-end rumble of your bass's strings with presence and confident articulation. You won't have to worry about any mud getting in the way of your tone, even when you hit those lower notes on your E string. Your controls also feature a PHAT-II bass boost if you want to get a little extra push to bring out a heavier sound to your playing. read more

Comfortable Maple Neck and Jatoba Fretboard

This axe also features a comfortable and resonating maple neck with a smooth jatoba fingerboard. Maple is often a popular choice for necks because of its bright tonal color and the tightness it adds to your lower frequencies. Your playing transfers over smoothly and seamlessly as your hand comfortably slides across this appendage's 22 frets.

Eye-catching Chrome Hardware

Keeping your strings secure and in tune are your chrome tuners and chrome Standard 4 bridge. Your playing will maintain lasting intonation and enduring sustain when you hold your notes in tonal suspense. Plus, the shimmer of chrome adds an appealing slick character to your GSR200. This axe is an assured testament that a beginner's bass doesn't have to lack in sound or flair.

Features:

- GSR4 agathis body
- Maple neck with jatoba fretboard of 22 frets
- A Powersound P and Powersound J pickup configuration
- Volume, tone, EQ controls, and PHAT-II bass boost controls
- Secure Standard 4 bridge
- Sleek and attractive chrome hardware
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- Neck Type: Agathis
- Body: GSR4
- Fret: Medium
- Bridge: Standard 4
- Neck Pickup: PSNDP
- Bridge Pickup: PSNDJ
- EQ: Passive
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 10.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 BK
Weathered Black
Shipping Weight: 9.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 BWK
Blemished, Walnut Flat
Shipping Weight: 10.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 18 x 4 in
Walnut Flat
Shipping Weight: 9.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 BWNF
Transparent Red
Shipping Weight: 10.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 TR
Soda Blue
Shipping Weight: 10.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 SDL
Pearl White
Shipping Weight: 10.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 PW
Jewel Blue
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA GSR200 JB
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262

Ibanez GSR200 Electric Bass

Ibanez first introduced the Soundgear bass in 1987. That same bass continues to be one of the world's most played basses.

So being a beginner or on a budget means a boring bass, right? Not any more it doesn't. Tthe GSR basses offer you the famous Soundgear sleekness, comfort, tone, and playability at a price that will astound you.

Not only do GSR Soundgears look and play better than everything else in their price range, every GSR Soundgear gets the same warranty, rigorous setup, and inspection of their more expensive models.
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Submitted March 18, 2007 by a customer from msn.com
"Pearl White Ibanez GSR200-Sexy looks and sexy sounds!"
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I will not buy another bass. This one does it all for me. If it wears out I'll get another one. If it was stolen I'd buy another one. Next time though I'm getting a very nice gig bag with big pockets.
Sound
As with most Ibanez basses, this one is very agressive and strong sounding. I love it! I own a 1983 Ibanez Roadstar, and this is like the 21st Century version of that! Mine's a Pearl White, and people in the club have mentioned to me that it's gorgeous! It is, too. I wasn't too crazy about an active set of pickups, but the boost really does make a difference.
Features
Once you learn how to use the boost, and blend the two pickups, you can make this one sound like any bass! Very nice. The bubinga body makes for a very musical, sustaining sound and the neck is fast and slim. 22 frets.
Ease of Use
Easy to dial in great sounds.
Quality
I have a pearl white one and the fit and finish are similar to a 1,200 dollar guitar or more. I love this guitar. I will use it from now on as my main instrument, the neck is so solid.
Value
Fender, Epiphone, Yamaha, all the others can't touch this one for quality and sound. Ibanez just does it right!
Manufacturer Support
Never needed them!
The Wow Factor
Very sexy! Pearl white finish in a very futuristic shape, slim design with a narrow neck. Form a line, girls stud bass player here!
Musical Background:
35 year pro
Musical Style:
80's rock, rat pack, modern country, motown
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