Schecter Diamond-J 5 Plus Bass Guitar, Aged Natural Satin

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Schecter Diamond-J 5 Plus Bass Guitar, Aged Natural Satin

Details
The Schecter Diamond-J 5 Plus Bass Guitar features a swamp ash body and a maple neck and fingerboard to deliver sweet twanging sounds with bright characteristics. A Set of Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound J pickups, with the neck pickups featuring a reverse wind, reverse polarity design to cancel out any hum when used with the bridge. The Wilkinson bridge, Graph tech nut and vintage Grover Tuners keep the guitar?s string in tune and stable, with the tuners offering quick string changes and the bridge enhancing the guitars resonance. Finished off with chrome hardware and an aged natural finish, the Diamond-P Plus is a visually stunning bass that reflects its classic design.

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Swamp Ash Body

The Diamond-J Plus features a body constructed from high quality swamp ash, making it lightweight, and resonant. The swamp ash creates an airy, twang tone that’s pleasantly sweet, offering firm lows, pleasing highs, slightly scooped mids, and an excellent amount of sustain. The Wilkinson bridge keeps the strings secure whilst allowing the string vibration to pass into the body wood, enhancing the alder’s resonance. The Schecter is finished off with an aged natural finish and chrome hardware to create a visually stunning look that’s both stylish and sleek.

Maple Neck and Fingerboard

With a neck and fingerboard both constructed from maple, the Schecter’s tone is tight and cut, providing an edge of sizzle to the highs and firmness to the lows. The maple wood provides bright characteristics to the overall tone, whilst offering a snappy attack in the midrange. When the strings are played hard, the wood produces more punch to the tone, and when played with light or medium picking, then tone has excellent clarity. The bass guitar also comes with many other features, including vintage Grover tuners, a Graph Tech nut, and ebony block inlays on the fretboard.

Seymour Duncan Pickups

Featuring a set of Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound J pickups, to offer a hot output, great attack, and massive amounts of tonal attitude. Featuring Alnico V rod magnets, diameter poles and intense coil windings, the Quarter Pound pickups are designed to take the bass to new tonal heights. With both pickups provide a full, even response with great sustain and sonic richness, the neck is built with a RWRP setup to provide hum cancelling when used with the bridge pickup.

Controls

The Schecter’s Volume control knob features a phase push/pull design for the bridge pickup, allowing you two choose whether or not its in phase with the neck pickup. When set to the ‘in phase’ mode, then the neck provides normal tone when combined with the neck. When set to the ‘out-of-phase’ then the bridge produces a honky tone that has a lot of emphasis in the midrange. The 4-way rotary switch gives you the ability to combine the bridge and neck pickup in series or parallel, offering a wide range of tonal possibilities.

Seymour Duncan's 2-Band Active EQ adds even more tone shaping versatility, enabling the player to add or subtract EQ at center frequencies voiced specifically for electric bass. The EQ can be used to make the low end deep, clear, and tight, whilst offering different treble 'dip switch' frequency centers to choose from. The lower setting is perfect for adding growl and bite to the tone, while the higher setting provides a crystal clear top end.

About Schecter

Schecter is one of the world's premier guitar companies, creating and selling electric guitars and basses, acoustic guitars and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world. They combine quality with affordability to suit a variety of different players and diverse musical styles. The company has a growing number of high profile artists playing their instruments, such as musicians from Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether and more.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body: Swamp Ash
  • Contour: Flat Top
  • Bridge: Wilkinson Bass WBBC w/Custom String Through Body
  • Construction: 6 Bolt-On
  • Finish: Aged Natural Satin

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple w/ Carbon Fibre Reinforcement Rods
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20 Narrow X-Jumbo
  • Inlays: Ebony Blocks
  • Scale: 35"
  • Radius: 12”
  • Thickness: @ 1st Fret- .826” (21mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .905” (23mm)
  • Nut: Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
  • Nut Width: 1.771"
  • Neck Shape: Thin “C”

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound J SJ5-3
  • Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound J SP5-3
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume (Phase Push/Pull)
    • 4-Way Rotary Pickup Selector Switch
    • Active Seymour Duncan 2-Band ‘STC-2S-B0’ EQ

  • Machine Heads: Grover Vintage Bass 142 Series
  • Knobs: Metal Knurled w/ Set Screws
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Battery Compartment: 18-Volt w/ Screw Plate
  • Strings: Ernie Ball 5 String Super Long #2850 (.045-.130)
  • Case Included: No
  • Recommended Case: SGR-Universal Bass Hardcase