Ibanez GIO 6 String Bass Guitar, Natural Gray Burst GSR206SM-NGT
Note: Spalted finishes differ between each instrument - Pic shown is from Ibanez listing
Phat II EQ Control for Adding Extra Low-End Beef Versatile Dynamix H Pickups Poplar Body Offers Light, Mellow Sound Bright & Twangy Maple Neck Jatoba Fretboard Offers Excellent Projection The Ibanez GSR206SM GIO 6 String Bass is ideal for both beginners and intermediate players, offering a high quality bass at an inexpensive price. The GSR206SM offers comfort, tone, and playability. It features Dynamix X pickups that produce versatile tones, while the Phat II EQ allows you to add additional low-end power for a full and thicker tone. The Ibanez GSR206SM GIO features a poplar body, maple neck, and jatoba fretboard, which produces good levels of projection and sustain, as well as a tone full of warmth and depth. The GSR206SM GIO offers the same looks, tone, comfort, and rigorous set-up as some of Ibanez's most expensive basses, ensuring that players on a budget get the same quality as the professionals.
Controls & Phat II EQ Incorporating individual volume controls for each pickup, the GSR206SM allows you to blend both pickup tones to create unique full sounds. The master tone control shapes the bass' frequency response, letting you dial in your own desired preference. Additionally, the built in Phat II EQ circuitry allows active style bass boosting via its one channel EQ preamp, delivering a beefy and deep tone for when you need to add an extra layer of thunder.
Poplar Body & Maple Neck The GSRM206SM GIO is crafted with a poplar body and jatoba fretboard, which offer good levels of projection and sustain. The neck is made from maple, which provides bright tones with plenty of twang.
The GIO Series It seems most manufacturers have their own entry-level ranges of Basses these days and fortunately Ibanez isn't an exception to this rule. Ibanez GIO series Basses are exceptional. Each instrument is built to the same high quality specifications as its premium counterpart. If you're looking for an entry level Bass Guitar by a historically renowned guitar maker then look no further than the Ibanez GIO series Basses.
About Ibanez Basses Over the past 30 years, Ibanez have always been at the forefront of developing the right tools for players pushing the boundaries of music. For decades, Ibanez designers and luthiers have been the embodiment of this ideology, pushing their skills to the edge of imagination, consistently creating some of the most versatile and unique instruments ever. Ibanez basses have been used on some of modern rock's most poignant albums of recent years. The preferred instruments of many awe inspiring bass players, among them Fieldy from Korn, Paul Gray from Slipknot and Peter Iwers of In Flames, Ibanez Basses continue to be the first stop for learners and professionals alike, no matter what musical genre they exist in.
Features Versatile Dynamix H pickups Phat II EQ control adds additional low-end power Poplar body and jatoba fretboard offer good levels of projection and sustain Maple neck offers enhanced warmth and depth Produces a smooth bass tone, with excellent warmth Tone control, bridge and neck volume controls Specifications Body & Bridge Series: GIO Model Number: GSR206SM Body Top: Spalted maple Body Back: Poplar Bridge: B16 (16.5mm String Spacing) Construction: Bolt-on Finish: Natural gray burst Neck & Fingerboard Neck: Maple Profile: GSRM6 Scale Length: 34'' Fingerboard: Jatoba Frets: 22 Fret Size: Medium Radius: 400mmR Inlays: White dots Nut Width: 54mm Electronics & Hardware Bridge Pickup: Dynamix H bridge pickup (Passive) Neck Pickup: Dynamix H neck pickup (Passive) Controls: 1 x Phat II EQ, 1 x tone, 2 x volume Equaliser: Phat II EQ Hardware Colour: Black Case Included: No