Schecter SLS Elite 5 Electric Bass, 5-String

Inject massive amounts of low end to any stage with this 5-String SLS Elite. A pair Fishman Fluence pickups features multiple voices for a versatile sound.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Flamed maple top Premium wood grain with bright, projecting tone
Swamp ash body Clear highs, strong mids and huge lows
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Fishman Fluence bass pickups Versatile, with switchable tone-voicing options

Bringing the high-tech features and precision performance of Schecter's beloved SLS Elite line to a whole new audience, the SLS Elite-5 Bass will satisfy even the most discriminating bassist.

A carbon fiber-reinforced 7-ply Maple/Walnut/Padauk ultra-thin Thru-Neck meets a premium swamp-ash body with a stunning flame maple top, and is then treated with an ultra-access heel carve for comfortable playing in all positions of the 35" scale neck and unencumbered access to all 24 X-Jumbo stainless steel frets. The premium electronics package features Fishman's Fluence bass pickups, offering incredible power with stunning clarity and warmth, and a generous assortment of tone-sculpting options at the player's fingertips including a 2-band EQ, single-coil switching option via the volume push-pull, and 3-way switch for alternate voicing and mid-cut selections. Ensuring that the foundation you lay for your bandmates is solid and consistent, premium components including a Graph Tech Black Tusq nut, Schecter Custom bridge, and Grover 144 tuners keep your tuning exactly where you want it.

Regardless of whether you choose the Black Fade Burst or Antique Fade Burst finish, the end result is a bass with looks to match its boutique-quality tone and build.

- Body: Swamp Ash
- Top: Flamed Maple
- Body Construction: Neck through
- Neck: Multi 7-ply Maple/Walnut/Padauk
- Fretboard: Ebony
- Inlays: Abalone Roman Numeral Fretboard Inlays and Side Dot Inlays
- Reinforcement Rods: Two Carbon Fiber
- Neck Shape: Ultra Thin "C"
- Fretboard Radius: 16"
- Nut: Graph Tech Black Tusq 45mm X 6mm
- Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo Stainless Steel
- Pickups: Fishman Fluence Bass
- Controls: Master Volume (Push-Pull Coil Split) / Blend / Bass / Treble / 3-Voice
- Case: Not included. Optional SGR-6B molded case or Pro Bass Bag sold separately.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Evil Twin
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1395

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-660-6621

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (3 ratings)
Submitted December 2, 2019 by Eric Yeager in Monroeville, PA
"Best thing since sliced breas"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This bass is like butter. I got it last year because I wanted a bass with Fishman pickups a and have not looked back.I had a great tone dialed in in about 15 minutes, but have found have a dozen others. How? Fishman.Now I’m considering the 4 string version for my next instrument because it’s just so perfect. Okay, maybe not perfect. There are three things to consider about this bass: #1: when stringing through the body, you will *need* super long strings, ones that taper at 38”. #2: the side dots that glow in the dark are not very “glowy” or bright. #3. The body is heavy, which is good for sustain, but it does feel like a brick. Overall though, this is an amazing instrument that you’ll be happy with for years to come.

Fishman Fluence pickups are incredible. They are so versatile.

Push pull coil tap, triple voice toggle switch, eq, string through body or bridge, lubricated tusq nut, reinforced truss, ebony fret board, stainless steel frets, glow in the dark side dots.

Ease of Use
Easy like Sunday morning.

High quality- stainless steel, fishman, neck through.

You get what you pay for...

Manufacturer Support
Did not have to contact Schecter.

The Wow Factor
Absolutely amazing. I’ve had it for a year and it still blows my mind! read more The guy who gave it a negative review was user error. It sounds like his pickups were too high, and then he first tried to adjust the truss rod(which should never ever be your first move) using standard tools instead of what came with the bass...

Musical Background:
6 years jamming at home, 30-40 hours per week.

Musical Style:
Old school metal.
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