Designed with serious bassists in mind, the new approach of adding ash top on a mahogany body ensures a great balance of warm yet full and punchy sounding lows and bright yet clear and transparent highs, not to mention ash’s beautiful wood grain for more a natural aesthetic. The newly developed Fishman Fluence Bass Soapbar pickups and its 2-band EQ will surely satisfy any hard-rocking modern bassist with its multi-voiced capabilities for a wide range of genres.
Ash Top on Mahogany Body
Ash top on a mahogany body ensures a great balance of warm yet full and punchy sounding lows and bright, clear and transparent highs, not to mention ash’s beautiful wood grain for more a natural aesthetic.
Fishman® Fluence Bass Soapbar
Based on Fishman’s convention-disrupting Fluence Core technology, the new pickups for bass bring the revolutionary multi-voice performance, dynamic range, and articulation of Fluence technology to 4-string and 5-string bassists. The three voices for the Fluence Soapbar were created to offer players a wide palette of sounds that cover all playing styles.
1 Volume, 1 Blend, 2 Band EQ 3 Way Voice Control Toggle Switch
A5 Ultra Ash’s versatility is maximized by the push/pull mode on the volume knob and the dedicated 3-way mini switch for multi-voice control that enables perfect tones for wide range of genres.
3 Way Voice Control Switch
- Voice 1 (Passive): Classic, fat and round
- Voice 2 (Active): Full frequency, full dynamics
- Voice 3 (Active with mid contour): Funk, Hi-Fi scooped
The push/pull pot for volume/coil-split engages single coil mode when pulled for the same voices above but with Jazz Bass string window.
- Construction Neck-thru
Neck 5pcs Maple & Panga Panga
Fretboard Panga Panga
Tuners Hipshot® Ultralite
Bridge Hipshot® Transtone
Pickups Fishman® Fluence Bass Soapbar Pickup
Electronics 1 Volume(P/p), 1 Blend, 2 Band Eq, 3 Way Voice Control Switch
Strings D'addario® Exl170-5sl