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The EHB1500 is an 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 EHB1500 features a headless design with a poplar burl top on a chambered selected light weight African mahogany body bolted to a graphite reinforced roasted panga panga and walnut neck with a panga panga fingerboard with 24 stainless steel frets, offset abalone dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include individual Monorail V HS bridges with adjustable string spacing, a pair of Nordstrand Custom Big Split 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 EHB1505 is a five string version.

Specifications

Specifications for EHB1500
Model name: EHB1500
Year(s) produced: 2020–2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Dragon Eye Burst Flat (DEF)
Body
Body type:
Chambered solid body
Body material:
Selected light weight African mahogany w/ poplar burl top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
MR5HS Monorail (19mm adjustable string spacing)
Strap buttons:
Schaller S-Lock
Knob style:
Plastic
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
EHB4
Neck material:
9-piece panga panga/ walnut w/ graphite reinforcement rods
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
Panga panga
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot/
Luminescent side dots
Frets:
24 / medium stainless steel
Nut:
Black plastic (41mm)
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Nordstrand Custom Big Split bridge passive
Neck pickup:
Nordstrand Custom Big Split neck 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 (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.045/.065/.085/.105 (D'Addario EXL165)
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E (E standard)
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Images

Additional details
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Controls layout
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EQ frequency response
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Front of body
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Rear of body
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MR5HS Monorail bridges

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