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The EHB1005MS is a five string, multi-scale EHB series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2020. It is made in Indonesia as part of the Ibanez Bass Workshop line.

The new EHB design features a chambered body double cutaway body shape with a prominent upper horn and a deep lower scoop. The chambered body has an ergonomic design with a slanted back to enable the player to maintain a similar playing position whether seated or standing.

The EHB1005MS features a multi-scale headless design with a chambered American basswood body bolted to a graphite reinforced roasted maple and walnut neck with a roasted birdseye maple fingerboard with 24 stainless steel fanned frets, offset abalone dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include individual Monorail V HS bridges with adjustable string spacing, a pair of Bartolini BH2 passive pickups, a detachable finger ramp, a Vari-mid 3-band EQ with EQ bypass switch, a locking Neutrik output jack and Schaller S-Lock strap pins.

The EHB1005 is a standard (i.e. non multi-scale) version.

Specifications

Specifications for EHB1005MS
Year(s) produced: 2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black Flat (BKF) / Sea Foam Green Matte (SFM)
Body
Body type:
Chambered solid body
Body material:
American basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Monorail V HS (18mm string spacing)
Strap buttons:
Schaller S-Lock
Knob style:
Plastic
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
EHB5MS
Neck material:
5-piece roasted maple/ walnut w/ graphite reinforcement rods
Scale length:
889mm / 35" – 838mm/ 33"
Fingerboard material:
Roasted birdseye maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot
Luminescent side dots
Frets:
24 / medium stainless steel
Nut:
Black plastic (45mm)
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Bartolini BH2 passive
Neck pickup:
Bartolini BH2 passive
Electronics:
Vari-mid 3-band EQ w/ EQ bypass switch
Controls:
Master volume / Balancer / EQ bypass toggle / Mid frequency & mid boost/cut (stacked), treble boost/cut or passive tone & bass boost/cut (stacked)
Battery:
9V
Output jack:
¼" Neutrik stereo locking jack
String gauge (factory):
.045/.065/.080/.100/.130 (D'Addario EXL170-5SL)
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E,5B

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2020 EHB1005MS SFM 1P 01
Sea Foam Green Matte
Controls EHB
Controls layout
Vari-Mid III EQ frequency chart
EQ frequency chart

Video

Ibanez EHB1005MS Headless Bass featuring ichika

Ibanez EHB1005MS Headless Bass featuring ichika

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