Jackson X Series Spectra SBXM V Bass Guitar

Experience the full sonic spectrum in a bass! The Jackson X Series Spectra V bass offers humbucker pickups with a two-way toggle switch for coil splitting.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Poplar body Lightweight hardwood known for bouncy tone
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Jumbo frets Makes bending strings easier

With modern style, flexible tone and incomparable value, the Jackson X Series Spectra Bass SBXM V takes the adventurous player on a bold bass odyssey, launching a commanding all-new entry in Jackson's formidable neck-through-body bass lineup.

The offset Spectra Bass body style was innovatively designed with the gigging musician in mind. Its poplar body has a larger upper horn that evenly distributes weight throughout the instrument for perfect balance and playing comfort. The graphite-reinforced through-body maple neck with scarf joint creates formidable sustain, with a speed neck contour, 12"-16" compound radius laurel fingerboard and 24 frets for superior playability.

The SBX V provides a full-sonic spectrum for even the most versatile and progressive bassists. Dual passive medium-output humbucking pickups create a dynamic foundation with punch, power and note articulation. Wide-ranging tonal command comes from a two-way toggle switch for pickup coil splitting, 3-band active EQ, blend control and volume control with push/pull selector to bypass or engage active circuit for the 3-band EQ. The push/pull selector eliminates the risk of losing sound due to a dead battery. A quick pull on the volume knob bypasses the active circuit, making it easy to regain sound from the bass without the use of battery power.

This five-string, 35"-scale bass also features a HiMass hardtail bridge that enhances sustain and improves note attack.
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Series: X
Body Shape: Spectra
Body Material: Poplar
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Construction: Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint
Neck Finish: Gloss Color Matched
Fingerboard: Laurel, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Frets: 24, Jumbo
Position Inlays: White Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Black Plastic, 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Headstock: Unique Jackson 3x2 (3 Over/ 2 Under)
Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
Scale Length: 35" (889 mm)
Bridge: Jackson HiMass
Pickups: Jackson Medium-Output Humbucking (Bridge & Neck)
Pickup Switching: 2-Way Toggle Switch (Pickup Coil Split)
Controls: Volume (Push/Pull Selector for Active/Passive Options), Blend, 3-Band EQ (Active Only)
Control Knobs: Dome-Style
Hardware Finish: Black
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.130 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Electric Blue
Shipping Weight: 16.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2919924527

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-9690

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted May 10, 2020 by Miguel P in Garfield, NJ
"Plays and sounds like a dream."
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Couldn't find a review or video of it being played when I took a leap of faith to get this bass. I do not regret getting it. It feels really amazing to hold. Even with a long neck and smaller body it's weight distribution is really nice. The neck feels very slim allowing me to move round the fret board quickly, with a nice cut away for the higher register so you can make use of the 24 frets. The thru body neck really slims the neck profile to give it a slick finish. String spacing is nice and even though i feel like you can't judge a bass setup 100% out of the box it did come out with a really amazing setup from truss rod to action of the strings. As for sound it really blew me out of the water. Lot's of control, great pickups, and my favorite is the active/passive bypass. When you raise the volume knob your pickups go to a passive mode giving it a nice warm P bass like sound with just a master tone control. A plus is it also works if your battery dies, a plus for gigging players. Active has 3 band boost and cut, the boost can be a little strong and can distort the sound if you say boost bass too much with an amp that can't handle really low Hz on the low B string. All this is outputted by one pickup at a time with the pickup selector switch. Giving a strong tonal distinction between the bright bridge and warm neck pickup sound. Even when exploring active or passive modes.
Musical Background:
Jamming at home
Musical Style:
Rock, blues, chill
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