Sterling by Music Man DarkRay Electric Bass (with Gig Bag)

A classic bass with modern Darkglass electronics onboard, Sterling's DarkRay bass boasts 3 on-board circuits indicated by an LED ring around a knob.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Nyatoh body Warm tone similar to mahogany
Roasted maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Darkglass active tone circuit Custom-voiced for versatile, pure tone

Unlock new sonic capabilities with the flip of a switch. The DarkRay bass is a modern StingRay model designed in collaboration with renowned bass accessory manufacturer, Darkglass Electronics.

Sterling's custom Darkglass 2-band active preamp offers three distinct distortion circuits: Clean (Preamp-only), Alpha (Distortion), and Omega (Fuzz), all without the hassle of plugging into a pedalboard. Enjoy total tonal control via volume, treble, and bass adjustments, along with onboard gain and blend knobs for customized distortion. The eye-catching LED ring and 3-way selector indicate which circuit the bass is in. And to round out the innovative DarkRay design, Sterling has added a roasted maple neck and ebony fingerboard, paired with the iconic StingRay contoured body shape.


- Nyatoh body with iconic contoured shape
- Roasted maple neck with ebony fingerboard
- Custom Darkglass 2-band active preamp
- 3 distinct circuits: Clean (Preamp-only), Alpha (Distortion), and Omega (Fuzz)
- Onboard gain and blend knobs for customized distortion
- LED ring and 3-way selector indicate which circuit the bass is in
- Single Humbucker pickup in bridge position
- Gig bag included
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-Body Color: Black
-Body Wood: Nyatoh
-Bridge: Sterling by Music Man-Designed Bridge
-Pickguard: Black
-Scale Length: 34" (86.4cm)
-Neck Radius: 9.5" (24cm)
-Frets: 21 Frets, Medium
-Neck Width: 1.69" (43mm) at Nut, 2.44" (62mm) at Last Fret
-Neck Wood: Roasted Maple
-Fingerboard: Ebony
-Fret Markers: White Dot Markers
-Tuning Machines: Open Gear
-Truss Rod: Dual Action
-Neck Attachment: 6 Bolt Pattern
-Controls: Custom Darkglass 2-band active preamp with two distinct distortion circuits (Alpha and Omega); vol, gain, blend, treble, bass
-Switching: 3-way lever distortion selector; Preamp Only, Preamp+Alpha Distortion, Preamp+Omega Distortion
-Pickups: H - 1 Alnico Humbucker
-Strings: Ernie Ball 2834 Super Slinky
-Gig Bag: Deluxe Sterling by Music Man Bag
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 15.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 16 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ST-DARKRAY-BK-E2-WB

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