The Okoume neck provides greater playing comfort.
The Purpleheart fretboard emphasizes the beauty and the rich tonal character of this bass.
The Sapele top delivers a warm, full tone.
Sapele back and sides
Sapele back and sides offer a full-bodied and warm mid-range and a bright tone.
Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle pickup
The Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle pickup accurately translates that full sound to whatever amplification system you plug it into.
Ibanez AEQ-2T preamp w/Onboard tuner
AEQ-2T preamp is specifically-designed to adjust the frequencies of a bass and allows operation of the built-in tuner without the instrument being plugged in.
The Purpleheart bridge transfers string vibration directly to the body, delivering a natural and warm tone.
Ibanez Advantage™ bridge pins
These pins really are an advantage over old-fashioned pins. Advantage™ pins are easier to take out and easier to put in than standard pins. A special bulb-shaped end makes the pin easy to grip and also prevents the pin from being pushed in too far. Best of all, with Advantage™ the pin and string stay put.