Squier Contemporary Active Precision Bass PH V 5-String Bass Guitar, with Laurel Fingerboard

Modern features with bold aesthetics on an active Precision! This Squier Contemporary Precision Bass features a 5-string design and an active ceramic pickup.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Poplar body Lightweight hardwood known for bouncy tone
Roasted maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Sculpted neck joint Smooth access to higher frets

The Squier Contemporary Active Precision Bass PH V brings modern features and bold aesthetics to an iconic Fender platform to satisfy today's most discerning and daring players. At the heart of this bass are Squier SQR ceramic split single-coil and humbucking bridge pickups powered by a Fender-designed active 9-volt preamp, offering intuitive controls for volume, pickup blend, traditional tone and stacked boost controls for bass and treble. The roasted maple neck was chosen for its optimal tone and stability, and a sculpted heel design allows for improved access to the upper frets. High-performance components round out the feature list and include a modern bridge with added mass for improved body resonance, and a set of open gear tuning machines for smooth tuning action. Eye-catching styling cues include stealthy black hardware and a sleek painted headstock with chrome logos for a premium look.
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-Model Name: Contemporary Active Precision Bass PH V
-Color(s): Black
-Series: Contemporary
-Body Material: Poplar
-Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
-Neck: Roasted Maple, "C" Shape
-Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
-Fingerboard: Indian Laurel, 12" (305 mm)
-Frets: 20, Narrow Tall
-Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
-Nut (Material/Width): Graphite, 1.875" (47.6 mm)
-Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
-Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
-Bridge: 5-Saddle Standard
-Pickguard: 1-Ply Anodized Aluminum
-Pickups: Squier SQR Ceramic Humbucker (Bridge), Squier SQR Split Single-Coil (Neck)
-Pickup Switching: None
-Special Electronics: Active Electronics
-Controls: Master Volume, Blend, Master Tone, Bass/Treble Boost
-Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
-Hardware Finish: Black
-Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.130 Gauges)
-Case/Gig Bag: None
Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 2022 FMIC. FENDER, PRECISION BASS, P BASS, and the distinctive headstock designs found on these guitars are the trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. All rights reserved.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0370491506

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-7195

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted October 5, 2022 by a customer from gmail.com

"Low Quality Control."

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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this is purely a aesthetics issue. The playability and tone versatility are off the charts. could use a better pre-amp. And in the case of budget active 5 string, you CAN absolutely do better. But I enjoy Squier/Fender products. This mine showed up with a couple minor dings and a couple scratches. could have been from shipping. hard to say, it really wasn't enough to make me send it back. that being said. The neck curve is wonderful. but dry as hell. it can be fixed with some minimal sanding and some tung oil. The Action was ten miles high. there was some imperfections in the paint. I'd say step up the quality control and Squier could absolutely justify the price-tag. The Pickup tone reminds me of the geezer butler EMG's as far attack goes. the Low B register is a bit muddy and could be corrected with a better pre-amp. You could get a better Ibanez, Schecter, Jackson, or ESP/LTD for a better price certainly. But I feel like this bass has massive potential if you are willing to deal with some minor stuff. It has the great P/J mid-growl. and when ran with the pre-amp it gives so much power to the tone. Add a Darkglass alpha/omicron and this bass brings so much thundering brutality. I run mine into a 2000 watt head, 4x10 and an 1x18. Yes overkill I know IDGAF it makes for an impressive sound.
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