Ibanez SRH505 Bass Workshop Fretless Electric Bass, 5-String

The SRH505 further blurs the lines between upright and electric basses. This fretless instrument features a semi-hollow body that adds increased resonance.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Spruce top Articulate tone, projects well, resists scratches
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
AeroSilk piezo system hollow-bodied openness, upright double bass sound
Panga Panga fretboard Snappy response, mid-forward tone
If you crave a bass tool to enrich your creative palette, the Ibanez Bass Workshop may have already built your next instrument. This product group focuses on combining unusual concepts with the bass-building virtuosity on which Ibanez has built its reputation.

Unlike other hollow body basses, the SRH boasts a unique concept: the integration of the authentic feel expected in a hollow body and the key features that distinguish SRH as a contemporary bass. With its sleek, compact, comfortable, lightweight body, the SRH breaks another boundary to open up your playing.

With its maximized hollow space, Spruce top and Mahogany back and sides, the 55 mm-thick semi-hollow body delivers a rich acoustic tone. The specially designed forearm contour on the body top offers playing comfort and adds an elegant accent to its appearance. A panga panga fretboard with offset position markers, caps a 5pc Jatoba/Walnut neck with a contoured neck heel that creates a deep neck joint with unfettered access to the upper frets. The custom bridge contains the magic of the AeroSilk Piezo system, which works with D'Addario ECB81 flat wound strings to provide that sense of "air" that characterizes upright sound.

Features:

- Spruce top
- Mahogany back and sides
- 5pc Jatoba/Walnut neck
- Panga panga fretboard
- AeroSilk Piezo system
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- Neck: SRH5 5pc Jatoba/Walnut
- Back and Sides: Mahogany
- Top: Spruce
- Body: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Panga panga
- Dot Inlay: Offset position markers
- Frets: Fretless
- Electronics: Piezo active tone control
- Bridge: Custom bridge for AeroSilk Piezo system
- Hardware: Black matte Hardware
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural Brown Burst Flat
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA SRH505F NNF
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262
(2 ratings)
Submitted September 2, 2018 by Eric J in Matawan, NJ
"Great Fretless Sound"
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Light bass for it's size. Thickness of body take some time to get use to being much thicker than the typical Ibanez bass. Neck is the typical Ibanez bass neck, thin and fast. Being fretless, wonderful sound with the flatwound strings and piezo pickup. If you need lines, they are there but need good lighting to see them. Anyone some distance away will probably see it as unlined. Dots on the side of the neck are on the fretlines.
Musical Background:
Playing for 5+ years, Play Bass guitar. Primarily bedroom player.
Musical Style:
Rock, hard to progressive.
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