The Jackson® Pro Series Spectra Bass is a finely crafted instrument with its very essence right there in the name—a bass for professionals. A bold bass that’s more than just a cut above the others; a bass designed to deliver the finest to the demanding and adventurous pro player. The finest in style, tone, comfort and playability.
Starting with style, the all-new Pro Series Spectra Bass SBP IV features a unique multi-laminate poplar burl/walnut/maple/walnut/mahogany body wrapped in sophisticated Caribbean Blue or Transparent Black Burst finishes, complete with a unique 2x2 color matched headstock with an understated “J” logo.
The offset Spectra Bass body style was also innovatively designed with the professional musician in mind, featuring a larger upper horn that evenly distributes weight throughout the instrument for perfect balance and playing comfort. The through-body five-piece maple/walnut/maple/walnut/maple neck with graphite reinforcement ensures ultimate stability and formidable sustain, while the speed neck contour and 12"-16" compound radius caramelized jatoba fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and oval dark pearl inlays offer superior playability.
The Pro SBP IV provides a full-sonic spectrum for even the most versatile and progressive bassists. Featuring alnico V magnets, the Nordstrand® SB4 single-coil soapbar bridge and neck pickups deliver an all-around pulverizing and striking sound with brighter, cleaner and punchier characteristics. Wide-ranging tonal command comes from a three-band active EQ, two-way toggle switch to bypass or engage active circuit for the 3-band EQ, blend control and volume control. The two-way toggle switch eliminates the risk of losing sound due to a dead battery by bypassing the active circuit and making it easy to regain sound from the bass without the use of battery power. An additional three-way toggle switch dials in a specific mid-frequency range for even more pinpoint tonal control.
This four-string bass also features a Jackson Single-String hardtail bridge that enhances individual note attack and improves sustain.
Multi-Laminate Poplar Burl/Walnut/Maple/Walnut/Mahogany Body
The unique multi-laminate poplar burl/walnut/maple/walnut/mahogany body not only gives this bass exquisite style, but the layered construction improves resistance to environmental stressors.
Body Finish Satin Body Shape Spectra Body Material Multi-Laminate: Poplar Burl/Walnut/Maple/Walnut/Mahogany
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges) Strap Buttons Dunlop® Dual-Locking
Neck Material 5-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple/Walnut/Maple Neck Construction Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement Neck Finish Satin Scale Length 34" (86.36 cm) Fingerboard Radius 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm) Fingerboard Material Caramelized Jatoba Number of Frets 24 Fret Size Jumbo Nut Material Black Plastic Nut Width 1.5" (38.1 mm) Position Inlays Oval Dark Pearl Truss Rod Nut Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut Truss Rod Wrench Yes Headstock Unique Jackson® 2x2 Neck Plate None
Nordstrand® SB4-B/SB4-N Pickups
Featuring alnico V magnets, the Nordstrand® SB4 single-coil soapbar bridge and neck pickups deliver an all-around pulverizing and striking sound with brighter, cleaner and punchier characteristics. Whether played clean or dirty, these aggressive pickups retain a tone that is articulate and defined, yet still punchy with plenty of rich thump.