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Ibanez AFR5FMP Affirma 5-String Bass with Piezo Bridge
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In the early '90s, Ibanez broke into the high-end boutique bass market with its unique concept of Affirma bass. The compact and lightweight body, des...Click To Read More About This Product
Boutique design and exceptional tone.
In the early '90s, Ibanez broke into the high-end boutique bass market with its unique concept of Affirma bass. The compact and lightweight body, designed by Swiss Luither Rolf Spuler resulted in a bass with and elegant feel enhanced by its beautiful streamline shape. It was created to meet the critical demands of musicians who require a natural sounding, sensitive instrument with wide dynamic range and effortless playability during even the longest performances.
Now Ibanez proudly revives the Affirma bass with modern upgrades. The maple body with stunning flamed maple on the top delivers a superior tonal clarity and sound attack. The neck is 3-piece of maple with 2 graphite rods inside for added stability, and jointed to half of the body. It is called “half neck-through” construction which helps to reduce sacrificing the body’s vibration and achieves enough sustain to it’s tone. The ebony fretboard on the neck provides a tight response. The neck end adjustment allows you to adjust the neck easily without loosening the strings.
The AeroSilk MR5 bridge has unique saddles which were designed to work in concert with the piezo pickups and enhance the acoustic "stand-up" quality of the sound. Also, the bridge allows for a wide intonation adjustment range, and each isolated bridge is securely locked down to the body for maximum vibration transfer without interference.
Bartolini pickup split coil design deliver a deep and punchy tone. With its combination of the piezo and magnetic pickup, the 2-band EQ assist bassist in finding their perfect tone. Other features include special thumb rest the body. Comes hardshell case.
- Flamed maple top over a maple body designed for tonal clarity and attack
- 3-piece maple neck with half neck-through construction adds sustain
- Ebony fretboard provides smooth feel and tight response
- Bartolini split-coil pickup and AeroSilk piezo bridge promises maximum versatility
If you like its looks, you'll love its sound. Order today.
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- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
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- 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
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