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Fodera Guitars Emperor 5 Standard 5-String Electric Bass
Clear Satin Finish
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The Fodera Emperor 5 Standard 5-String Electric Bass model blends the aesthetics, tone, playability and pro-player reliability bass players have come...Click To Read More About This Product
Pro-player designed and Brooklyn built.
The Fodera Emperor 5 Standard 5-String Electric Bass model blends the aesthetics, tone, playability and pro-player reliability bass players have come to expect from Fodera. By building just one configuration, with no options, they are able to offer the same legendary Fodera quality of their custom instruments at a very competitive price point.
Based on the acclaimed Monarch Standard, the Emperor Standard was designed using a combination of tone-woods that works beautifully on virtually any gig and playing situation with the added range of a tight and responsible low-b and the ergonomic Emperor body shape. Hand-selected, medium weight ash bodies with 5A flame maple tops matched with the incredibly stable, 3-piece quarter-sawn hard rock maple necks with Pau Ferro fingerboards, delivers deep, tight lows, transparent mids and just enough top-end to make for an incredibly balanced sonic palette. It also offers a 24-fret, PLEK’d compound-radius fingerboard, providing the effortless playability Fodera has become known for as well as the powerful sustain and resonance from the fully adjustable, custom designed, bell-brass bridge.
The Emperor Standard features a set of Fodera/Duncan dual-coil pickups and the Fodera/Pope Standard Preamp with 3-band EQ. Designed in collaboration with Seymour Duncan, the passive Dual Coil pickups were designed to provide a punchy and focused tone with a natural and smooth upper midrange. Compared to an active soapbar style pickup, the tone is warmer and more organic. Wired in parallel, these pickups offer a noise-free, single-coil sound with added body and weight yet come with the added flexibility of full single-coil operation providing the snap, warmth, and mid-range punch of classic single-coil jazz bass pickups.
Designed for optimal performance, the 3-band Fodera/Pope preamp offers an incredibly low noise flow, a very musical sounding EQ, and active/passive operation for the utmost reliability and flexibility whether you’re on stage or in the studio. Together, these electronics let you tailor your tone, from deep and round to bright and punchy and everything in between.
Every Emperor Standard bass guitar is hand-crafted right here in Brooklyn, New York shop alongside the custom instruments by the very same people, using the same tools and materials as Custom basses.
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- Medium-Weight Ash Body
- 3-pc Maple Neck/Pau Ferro FB
- 5A Flame Maple Top
- Fodera/Duncan Dual Coil Pickups
- Fodera/Pope 3-Band Standard Preamp
- 34-Inch Scale, 24 Large Frets, 19.0mm Spacing
- Gold Fodera 19.0mm Standard Bridge
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.