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Ibanez SR500E Brown Mahogany


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For 30 years the SR from Ibanez has given bass players a modern alternative and the SR500E is no exception. The thin, sturdy and stable Jatoba/Walnut neck offers superior playability when combined with the extended neck joint, making the upper frets easily accessible. This SR500E series are equipped with Bartolini BH2 pickups in a dual-coil style configuration with a lower resonant frequency, providing a balanced, warm response with a tighter bottom end and a fuller midrange. The B500 bridge has adjustable saddles for string spacing adjustments, answering every bassist’s individual string spacing demands, no matter their playing style. The SR Series continues to satisfy the vast needs of bass players, exciting them with the SR’s smooth and fast neck, lightweight body and perfectly matched electronics.

Weight 7.6
  • Jatoba/walnut neck
  • Bartolini BH2 pickups in a dual-coil style configuration
  • Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ
  • EQ byass switch
  • B500 bridge with adjustable saddles

Bartolini® BH2 pickups

The Bartolini® BH2 pickups provide a tight bottom-end, punchy mid-range, and smooth response. The dual-coil style configuration maximizes articulation and a long blade pole piece widens the magnetic field, providing balanced string-to-string pickup response.

ronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch & Mid frequency switch

Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is our latest refinement on the concept of simple, straightforward, no-nonsense EQ control. The Boost and Cut for the Mid Control are each centered on slightly different frequencies, an innovation that delivers a preset range of the most favorable bass tones.
Precision tonal control, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypasses activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive cir

  • Shape: Thin U
  • Wood: Jatoba/Walnut
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on 
  • Scale length: 34 in. 
  • Truss rod: Standard 
  • Finish: Satin 
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive 
  • Pickup configuration: HH 
  • Neck: BH2 dual-coils 
  • Bridge: BH2 dual-coils
  • Brand: Bartolini 
  • Series or parallel: Parallel 
  • Active preamp: Yes 
  • Special electronics: 3-band EQ 
  • Material: Jatoba
  • Radius: 12 in. 
  • Fret size: Medium 
  • Number of frets: 20 
  • Inlays: Oval
  • Nut material: Synthetic bone 
  • Nut width: 1.5 in. (38.1 mm) 
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway 
  • Construction: Solidbody 
  • Top wood: Mahogany 
  • Body finish: Satin 
  • Orientation: Right handed 
  • Control layout: Master volume, blend, 3-band EQ 
  • Tone switching: Yes 
  • Special switching: Preamp on/off 
  • Bridge type: Fixed 
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable 
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast 
  • Color: Black 
  • Number of strings: 4 
  • Pickguard: No 
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately 
  • Country of origin: Indonesia