Ibanez GSR100EXBK 4-String Electric Bass Guitar – Black


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The Ibanez GSR100EXBK is a sleek, modern 4-string electric bass guitar perfect for the beginning or experienced bass player looking for versatile, high-quality sound. This full-scale bass guitar comes in an eye-catching Black finish that looks great on stage.

All the Basics to Start Playing Bass

The Ibanez GSR100EXBK comes ready to play right out of the box. It features a basswood body, fast maple neck, rosewood fretboard with medium frets, and chrome hardware. The electronics include two Ibanez Powersound pickups for a variety of tones from smooth and round to aggressive punch.

With standard bass controls – volume, pickup blend, treble & bass boost/cut – you can easily shape your sound. Whether you want a growling rock tone or a funky, snappy slap sound, this Ibanez bass has you covered. The open gear tuners keep this 4-string bass in tune through practice, gigs, and late-night jam sessions.

Playability and Comfort

Weighing in at just over 8 pounds, the Ibanez GSR100EXBK bass has excellent balance whether seated or standing. The contoured body allows the bass to fit comfortably against your body. The fast, thin maple neck has a smooth satin finish that permits quick movement up and down the neck.

The rosewood fretboard has medium frets for smooth playability. The neck width at the nut is 42mm, giving enough room for beginners yet comfortable for more advanced players. With its flexible electronics and smooth playability, the Ibanez GSR100EXBK allows bassists to easily explore different styles, techniques, and their own developing sound.

Top Features

  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard w/ medium frets
  • Chrome hardware
  • Ibanez Powersound pickups
  • Volume, pickup blend, passive 2-band EQ
  • Open gear tuners

Versatile, Gig-Ready Tone

The Ibanez Powersound pickup set includes a PSND precision pickup at the neck and PSND5 single-coil pickup at the bridge. Together they provide a wide palette of bass tones. The neck pickup brings deep low end and round mids, perfect for fingerstyle playing.

Flip to the bridge pickup for more bite and attack. The single coil delivers clarity and definition to cut through the mix. Blend the two pickups and you have the best of both worlds – thick lows with crisp highs. Sculpt your sound further with the onboard 2-band EQ of Bass and Treble boost/cut.

With its flexible pickup configuration and tone shaping controls, the Ibanez GSR100EXBK gives you the ability to dial in the right sound for any musical situation. This is a gig-ready bass for small clubs or larger venues.

High Quality Construction

Ibanez has decades of experience crafting reliable, great sounding, and easy playing electric guitars and basses. They bring that same commitment to quality to the GSR100EXBK. The basswood body and Canadian maple neck provide a solid feel and balanced tone.

The rosewood fretboard looks great and brings out the warmth and resonance of the bass strings. The chrome hardware, including an Ibanez Kickback-2 bridge, keeps everything locked down and resonant. An optional gig bag is available for protecting your bass during transport and storage.

Ideal for All Skill Levels

The Ibanez GSR100EXBK 4-String Bass Guitar is perfect for beginners trying out the bass for the first time. The short scale neck and narrow width make playing easy. Intermediates can explore new styles and improve their skills. Advanced players appreciate the comfortable feel and flexible sound.

The classic look matches any genre. With affordable quality, the Ibanez GSR100EXBK should be on the short list of any bassist looking for a new instrument. Hit the stage, studio, or practice room with the confidence this Ibanez bass provides.


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