Fender American Elite P-Bass RW, 3-Colour Sunburst

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  • New 4th Generation Noiseless & Elite Precision Bass Pickups
  • Equipped with a Robust 18-Volt preamp that Delivers More Power
  • Elite Moulded Case for Transportation Between Performances
  • Modern C to D Neck Profile for the Optimum Comfort & Speed
  • Posiflex Graphite Truss Rods Run the Length of the Neck for Stability

Fender American Elite P-Bass RW, 3-Colour Sunburst

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The Fender American Elite P-Bass RW is greatly equipped with a new 4th generation noiseless bridge pickup, as well as a Elite Precision Bass middle pickup which both deliver a titanic sound. In addition to these powerful pickups, 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. Crafted with a alder body, the Elite P-Bass provides ergonomic curves and a lightweight shape that bassists can wield all night long. Along with a full host of aesthetic features, the Elite P-Bass offers a versatile tone for use within any type of music. This top quality instrument from Fender is also complete with a Elite Molded Case for the ultimate transportation and storage.

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A Classic Design with a Twist

The Fender American Elite P-Bass is a modern update on one of Fender’s most classic designs, with revolutionary technology and sound, the American Elite Precision Bass is an entirely new beast of a bass. Featuring an alder body, this iconic bass provides ergonomic contours for a comfortable play. As well as body shape, the Elite P-Bass is equipped with a full host of classic ornate details including a black pickguard, knurled flat-top control knobs, white pearloid dot inlays, 3-colour sunburst finish, and a traditional Fender headstock. In addition, the stunning instrument is also complete with an Elite molded case for safely transporting between gigs.

Comfortable Neck Profile

Designed for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck is ideal for all playing styles. A modern “C”-shape at the new genuine bone nut morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics.

A Revolutionary Sound For the Modern Player

Designed for the modern bassist, the American Elite Precision Bass pushes the boundaries of standard bass guitar design, providing a multi-faceted performer with classic style, exceptional feel and a versatile tone, as well as a delivering a giant sound that will leave others in the dust. Equipped with Fender's new 4th generation noiseless pickup technology, the American Elite Bass combines noise-free performance with authentic vintage-style sound that doesn't sacrifice any warmth. In addition, there is also an Elite Precision Baas pickup in the middle position offering that classic tone that Fender enthusiasts will love. This versatile bass has another trick up it sleeve with the additional 18-volt preamp, which allows players to crank up the power for even more signal quality for chest-thumping tone with more headroom and reduced noise. Overall, the American Elite P-Bass provides a workhorse bass guitar that wil outshine any stage.

Graphite Support Rods

Posiflex graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting temperature and humidity induced warping. This is a particular advantage to players who travel and experience a change in temperature, which ensures your cherished instrument is always ready to play.

HiMass Vintage Bridge

The HiMass 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 simple and easy.

Features

  • Equipped with New 4th Generation Noiseless pickup and an Elite Precision Bass pickup
  • Includes a robust 18-volt preamp that cranks up the power for an even more signal quality
  • Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D" for the optimum comfort and speed
  • Includes an Elite Molded Case for Transportation between performances
  • Posiflex™ graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting temperature- and humidity-induced warping
  • HiMass™ Vintage bridge increases note attack and resonance offering thunderous basslines and incredible sustain

Specifications

Body

  • Series: American Elite
  • Body Shape: Precision Bass®
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst

Neck

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
  • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • Neck Plate: 5-Bolt Asymmetrical
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
  • Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot

Hardware & Electronics

  • 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 HiMass™ 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)
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Case: Elite Molded Case