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  • Fender American Elite Jazz Bass - 3-Colour Sunburst, Rosewood Fingerboard

    Fender American Elite Jazz Bass - 3-Colour Sunburst, Rosewood Fingerboard

    DMS Price: $2,899.00

    RRP: $4,199.00


    Fender American Elite Jazz Bass - 3-Colour Sunburst, Rosewood FingerboardFender American Elite Jazz Bass - 3-Colour Sunburst, Rosewood Fingerboard


    Packed to the gills with our latest revolutionary innovations, the American Elite Jazz Bass is an active bass for the modern bassist who demands cutting-edge tone technology along with timeless style and fast, smooth playing feel. Its versatile sound easily matches any playing style—picked, plucked or slap-and-pop—while its standout looks remain authentically Fender, with a fresh twist.

    With the exclusive all-new fourth-generation Noiseless pickups we’ve achieved the sonic equivalent of cold fusion—vintage-style response with completely noise-free performance. These muscular pickups are fueled by a redesigned robust 18-volt preamp cranks up the power for even more signal quality for chest-thumping tone with more headroom and reduced noise. Designed for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck with a 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard is ideal for all playing styles. A modern “C”-shape at the new genuine bone nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. Posiflex™ graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting temperature- and humidity-induced warping. The HiMass™ Vintage bridge increases note attack and resonance for thunderous basslines with colossal punch and boundless sustain while allowing either top-load or strings-thru-body stringing. In a vintage-inspired touch, the new truss rod adjustment wheel has been moved to the butt end of the neck for easier access, making neck relief adjustments a snap.

    This bass is packed with Fender’s immortal aesthetics—from the ergonomic contours to the black chrome headstock logo, large pearloid fret markers and new color this instrument will pin the audience’s ears back with it’s gigantic tone and slick style. The American Elite Jazz Bass is a bold new bass for adventurous bassists who need a tonal multi-tool that refuses to compromise on any front. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with body-hugging contours to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument and TSA locks.

    Main Specs:

    Condition: New
    Manufacturer: Fender
    Series: American Elite (Made in USA)
    Product #: 0197000700
    Orientation: Right Handed
    Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst
    Body Shape: Jazz Bass
    Body Material: Alder
    Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Heastock
    Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius
    Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
    Scale Length: 34" (864mm)
    Nut: Bone, 1.5" (38.1mm)
    Pickups: 2 x 4th Generation Noiseless Single-Coil Jazz Bass Pickups
    Controls: Master Volume, Pan Pot (Pickup Selector), Treble Boost/Cut, Midrange Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut, Active/Passive Mini Toggle
    Bridge: 4-Saddle Hi-Mass Vintage (Strings-Through-Body or Topload)
    Hardware: Nickel/Chrome 
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
    Strings: Fender USA 7250M, NPS (.045-.105) 
    Other Features: Pearloid Block Position Inlays
    Fender Lightweight Vintage-Paddle Tuning Machines with Tapered Shafts
    Accessories:  Fender Elite Molded Hard Case
    Other Models: 0197002706 - Black, Maple Fingerboard
    0197002705 - White, Maple Fingerboard
    0197002774 - Champagne, Maple Fingerboard
    0197001708 - Ocean Turquoise, Ebony Fingerboard
    0197002721 - Ash Body, Natural, Maple Fingerboard (Additional Charge)
    0197002752 - Ash Body, Tobacco Sunburst, Maple Fingerboard (Additional Charge)

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    Pricing: The RRP is that which is set by the Australian Distributor and does not necessarily reflect a price at which the item has been previously sold.