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X Series Spectra Bass SBXP V, Laurel Fingerboard - Transparent Purple Burst

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X Series Spectra Bass SBXP V, Laurel Fingerboard - Transparent Purple Burst

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X Series Spectra Bass SBXP V, Laurel Fingerboard - Transparent Purple Burst
X Series Spectra Bass SBXP V, Laurel Fingerboard - Transparent Purple Burst
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With modern style, flexible tone and incomparable value, the Jackson® X Series Spectra Bass SBXP 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 with poplar burl top 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 bound laurel fingerboard and 24 frets for superior playability.

The SBXP 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.

Budget friendly and loaded with value, the X Series Spectra Bass SBXP V comes in standout Transparent Purple Burst with a unique 3x2 colour matched headstock with understated ?J" logo and black hardware.

• 35"-scale, 5-string bass
• Poplar body with poplar burl top
• Through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcement, scarf joint and satin colour matched back finish
• 12"-16" compound radius bound laurel fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and white dot inlays
• Jackson medium-output humbucking bridge and neck pickups
• Volume control (with push/pull selector for active/passive options), blend control, 3-band EQ (active only) and two-way toggle switch (pickup coil split)
• Jackson HiMass™ bridge
• Jackson sealed die-cast tuners and standard strap buttons
• Available in Transparent Purple Burst with unique 3x2 colour matched headstock with ?J" logo and black hardware

HEADSTOCK: Unique Jackson® 3x2 (3 Over/ 2 Under)
NECK: Maple
NECK FINISH: Satin colour Matched
NUT WIDTH: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
FRETS: 24, Jumbo
SCALE LENGTH: 35" (889 mm)
BRIDGE: Jackson® HiMass™
TUNING MACHINES: Jackson® Sealed Die-Cast
STRINGS: Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.130 Gauges)
Bridge: Jackson® Medium-Output Humbucking
Neck: Jackson® Medium-Output Humbucking
CONTROLS: Volume (Push/Pull Selector for Active/Passive Options), Blend, 3-Band EQ (Active Only)

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I love this bass. If you’re wondering if you should buy this bass, consider that the scale length is quite long, but this helps the low B sound and feel right. Colour is perfect. Single coil option is more useable than I first thought. Active mode is phenomenal to dial in just the right tone for your piece of music. Passive mode is great too. I use an Ashdown amp and Gibson strings and it’s impressive. Frets were razor blades and sharp when purchased, but this is not Jackson’s fault—it’s Canadian dry weather’s fault. Tone is superior to about 80% of YouTube bass demos, in my opinion. Balance is sweet on lap and standing up is comfortable as well. Neck is smooth and always feels great. Laurel wood sounds a tiny little bit dry to me compared to other woods, but I recorded a few snippets and this sound actually works great in a mix, so in the end, no complaints. I also want to buy the four-string version after playing this. It is overall better than I expected. It’s a rock/metal/fusion type bass design, but totally useable as a P or J bass type sound. Pick attack for rock music is where this bass shines. It’s funk sound is good, really bright and focused. It’s mellow low end is soothing and the deep bass is tight and not flappy. This bass competes with the best of the best and I personally think it’s the world’s best bass. Do I recommend this bass to you? Yes, 100% Yes.
Posted by Maximus on Mar 3, 2023
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