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Updating Fenderâ€™s classic design with revolutionary technology and sound, the American Elite Precision Bass is an entirely new beast of a bass. Designed for 21st-century players who push the envelope of tone and possibility every time they play, this bass is a multi-faceted performer with classic style, exceptional feel and versatile, giant sound that leaves others in the dust.
Fenderâ€™s all-new fourth-generation Noiseless pickups are our latest advance in pickup technology. Exclusive to the American Elite series, they combine modern noise-free performance with authentic vintage-style sound that doesnâ€™t sacrifice one iota of warmth. A redesigned robust 18-volt preamp cranks up the power for even more signal quality for chest-thumping tone with more headroom and reduced noise. Designed for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck with a 9.5â€-14â€ compound radius fingerboard is ideal for all playing styles. A modern â€œCâ€-shape at the new genuine bone nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern â€œDâ€-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. Posiflexâ„¢ graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting temperature- and humidity-induced warping. The HiMassâ„¢ Vintage bridge increases note attack and resonance for thunderous basslines with mammoth punch and near-endless sustain while allowing either top-load or strings-thru-body stringing. In a vintage-inspired touch, the new truss rod adjustment wheel has been moved to the butt end of the neck for easier access, making neck relief adjustments a snap.
Fender is renowned for head-turning style, and this bass is no differentâ€”from the ergonomic contours to the black chrome headstock logo, large pearloid fret markers and a new color this instrument will amaze the audience with titanic sound and classic aesthetics. The American Elite Precision Bass is a daring new tonal multi-tool for modern bassists who need an instrument that doesnâ€™t just meet the performance demands of modern musicâ€”it completely disintegrates them. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with body-hugging contours to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument and TSA locks.
|Model Name:||American Elite Precision Bass® Ash, Maple Fingerboard, Natural|
|Body Shape:||Precision Bass®|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Polyurethane|
|Neck Shape:||Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|Nut Width:||1.625" (41.3 mm)|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment|
|Neck Plate:||5-Bolt Asymmetrical|
|Neck Finish:||Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face|
|Position Inlays:||Black Pearloid Dots|
|Bridge Pickup:||New 4th Generation Noiseless|
|Middle Pickup:||Elite Precision Bass|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Pan Pot (Pickup Selector), Treble Boost/Cut, Midrange Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut, Active/Passive Mini Toggle|
|Pickup Switching:||2-Way Mini Toggle Switch for Active/Passive Mode. In Passive Mode, Only The Volume, Pan and Passive Tone Controls Function. In Active Mode, All Controls Function.|
|Special Electronics:||18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ|
|Bridge:||4-Saddle HiMassâ„¢ Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)|
|Tuning Machines:||Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Strings:||Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)|
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