X Series Signature David Ellefson Kelly™ Bird V Bass, Maple Fingerboard, Blue Stripe
Bassist David Ellefson has reigned as a titan of thrash bass, garnering worldwide acclaim as a co-founding member of “Big Four” thrash innovator Megadeth and for his fleet-fingered, hard-hitting style and versatility. Simply put, nobody shreds a bass like Ellefson, and Jackson is proud to have his name on several formidable bass models, including this affordably priced X Series Signature David Ellefson Kelly™ Bird V Bass.
This five-string bass features a basswood body with Ellefson’s signature blue burst with black center stripe finish, bolt-on bound maple neck with 21 jumbo frets and block inlays, EMG® pickups, two volume controls and three-band active EQ, Jackson HiMass™ five-string bridge and Jackson die-cast mini tuners.
EMG® 40HZB/EMG® 40HZ4N Pickups (Active Three-Band EQ)
The EMG 40HZ is a modern passive 5-string bass pickup featuring a dual-coil humbucking design for low noise and plenty of output. . Its ceramic magnets produce very pronounced and focused mids, as well as a fast and quick bass response. The strength of the magnets allows the pickup to retain articulation and The active three-band EQ gives you separate active controls for bass, mids and treble, allowing you to cut or boost the frequency bands.
Neck Material Quartersawn Maple Neck Construction Bolt-On with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint Neck Finish Satin Neck Binding Black Scale Length 34" (86.36 cm) Fingerboard Radius 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm) Fingerboard Material Maple Number of Frets 21 Fret Size Jumbo Nut Width 1.75" (44.45 mm) Position Inlays Black Pearloid Block Truss Rod Nut Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut Headstock Binding Black Headstock Jackson® Pointed 5-In-Line with Quilt Maple Overlay Neck Plate Jackson®
Active Three-Band EQ
An active tone control circuit that equalizes low, mid and high frequencies or bass, middle and treble.