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Jackson JS Series Spectra Bass JS3QV 5-String Alien Burst

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Overview

A 5-string leviathan instrument where versatile style and enormous sound collide.

The Jackson JS Series Spectra Bass JS3QV, with its offset body style, was designed with the artist in mind. The poplar body with quilt maple top features a large upper horn that evenly distributes weight throughout the instrument, providing perfect balance by reducing neck dive for hours of comfortable playing.

A graphite-reinforced bolt-on maple neck with scarf joint design generates formidable sustain, while the speed neck contour and 12"-16" compound radius laurel fingerboard (with 24 frets) make for lightning-fast playability.

The Spectra Bass JS3QV provides a sound that is as unique as the bassist playing it. Whether it be funk, hard rock or gospel, dual passive Jackson medium-output humbucking pickups create a monstrous low-end growl, while a HiMass bridge provides rock-solid stability, improved sustain and bolder tone.

Tone can be further refined and tweaked with a two-way toggle switch for pickup coil splitting, 3-band EQ (active only), blend control and volume control (with push/pull selector to bypass or engage the active circuit for the 3-band EQ).

With the push/pull selector, you’ll never have to fear a battery running out and losing sound. A quick pull on the volume knob will bypass the active circuit, making it easy to regain sound from the bass without the use of battery power.

Offering more boom for your buck, the 35”-scale Spectra Bass JS3QV now comes in a vivid Alien Burst finish with black nickel hardware and a unique Jackson 3x2 headstock with an understated J logo.

Grab this gorgeous and versatile 5-string bass.

Specs

JS Series Spectra Bass JS3QV 5-String Specifications:

Neck
  • Shape: C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 35 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Neck: Medium-Output Humbucking
  • Bridge: Medium-Output Humbucking
  • Brand: Jackson
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Active/passive switch
Fretboard
  • Material: Laurel
  • Radius: Compound
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Plastic
  • Nut width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Poplar
  • Top wood: Quilt veneer
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume (Push/Pull Selector for Active/Passive option), Blend, 3-Band EQ (Active Only)
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Hi-Mass
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 5 
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: Indonesia
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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
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