Jackson X Series Spectra SBXM V Bass Guitar

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
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
Metallic Black
Shipping Weight: 16.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2919704503
Electric Blue
Shipping Weight: 16.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2919924527
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-9690
(1 ratings)
Submitted May 10, 2020 by Miguel P in Garfield, NJ
"Plays and sounds like a dream."
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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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