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Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV   

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The company that invented electric bass now brings you an elegantly original body style with all-new pickups, electronics and other fine features tha...Read More

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Fender's modern pinnacle of pro-level bass style, power, performance and personality.

The company that invented electric bass now brings you an elegantly original body style with all-new pickups, electronics and other fine features that let you sculpt and personalize your tone as no Fender bass ever has before. It is a level of bass artistry unparalleled in Fender history, and it is the future of your Fender bass experience. In every way, it's an entirely new Dimension in Fender bass.

The Deluxe Dimension Bass IV is a phenomenal instrument, with an ash body in the completely new Dimension shape (alder body on Black-finish model). Its graphite-reinforced maple neck has a comfortable "C"-shaped profile and smooth satin finish, topped by a 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets.

The instrument's sonic sophistication is unmatched. Its single Dimension Bass humbucking pickup is powerful and nuanced, and its 18-volt onboard preamp, three-band active EQ (center-detented treble, mid and bass boost/cut) and master volume deliver remarkable tonal versatility with any degree of muscle and finesse. Other premium features include a three-ply black pickguard, knurled chrome control knobs, Fender Hi-Mass bridge, standard open-gear tuners, side-mounted oval output jack and rear-mounted quick-release battery compartment. Available in elegant Natural, Black and Aged Cherry Burst gloss finishes. Deluxe gig bag included.

FEATURES
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Body Shape: Dimension Bass
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black or White Dot
  • Middle Pickup: Dimension Humbucking
  • Controls: Master Volume, Treble Boost/Cut, Mid Boost/Cut and Bass Boost/Cut
  • Special Electronics: 18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
  • Bridge: 4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black

Enter a new dimension of Fender bass. Order now!

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FenderDeluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV
 
4.2

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good pick up (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)
  • Good feel (5)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Fun to play (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (4)
  • Practicing (3)
  • Recording (3)
  • Small venues (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)

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4.0

Good buy for the price range

By Tee Ng

from San Jose CA

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

    I was looking for a replacement of my Precision bass and am happy with this new Dimension model, especially with its incorporated electronics offering a large choice of sound.

    (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Not worth the money

    By Stratman1956

    from Elizabethton TN

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Pick Up
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz
    • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

    Best Uses

    • School Bands

    Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

    Not to happy with this bass ,very poor workmanship. The neck looked like a rocker, bowed. Guitar was almost in tune when opening the box.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The D!

    By Shaggy

    from Martinez, ca

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

      This bass really surprised me. Its tone and playability are just superior to any MIM fender. I compared its playability with a couple american fenders and this one played waaay better (even with dead strings) It has a very bright sound and really cuts through. I dont know what theyre doing at the mexican factory but its working. This bass put American fenders and Gibson basses to shame. I highly suggest this bass for anyone. Im very curious to see how the American dimension play!

      (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      great tone,

      By wilwri

      from lake charles, louisiana

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Venues

        Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

        would love to have one to play from time to time.

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Solid performer that cuts through

        By Basman

        from Indy

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Headroom And Punch
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Live performances
          • Practicing
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

          Been playing bass for over 50 years and still gig quite a bit. I have been looking for the best sounding bass for live performances that is reasonably priced...... A good working bass that you're not afraid to take out of the house or get banged up. This is the best I have found so far. Really good solid sound that cuts through. Versatile sound that makes it ideal for cover band work. 18 volt Electronics gives you lots of headroom. This thing is really bright.....decent lows but if you are looking for a fat / round sound, this is not the bass for you. Turn up the mids and it will really grind. Neck is somewhere between a jazz and P .......real nice. Feels like a Fender but doesn't sound like one. Set up out of the box was great.....only had to adjust string and pickup height. Neck and intonation were right on. This is a beautiful guitar. I purchased the natural finish. Fit and finish we're excellent.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Solid

          By Steve

          from undisclosed

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Cool Factor A
          • Feels Like Fender
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics
          • Wide variety of tones

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts
            • School Bands
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Fender Deluxe Dimension Electric Bass IV:

            I've owned classic Precision bass, Precison Lite Bass and sold them a few years ago when I got out of the band scene. I recently got back into a band and I needed a bass. I went looking for a Jazz or Precision and saw this beauty was coming out in November. So I waited. And waited. It finally arrived and I am thrilled with this guitar! It sounds great, feels great and looks great! (I got the Cherry Sunburst) I love the styling and the on board active electronics give this thing a range of tones that will cover everything you need.
            Nice to see something new from Fender that is different yet still has that distinctive Fender feel. Fit and finsih is flawless. I did have to adjust neck truss rod a bit but other than that she was ready to go! This MIM Fender guitar is a great value. I ran inot a few glithces getting the thing ordered but Musicians Friend customer service did a great job of sorting things out for me. Good job Fender and good job MF!

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