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For the more recent model with the same name, see GSR205.
2003 GSR205 BK 1P 02
GSR205 Black (more images) Red copyright sprite

The GSR205 is a five string Soundgear series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez in 1999. It was made in Indonesia as part of the entry level GIO line.

The GSR205 features a double-cutaway agathis body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with white dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez DXS passive Jazz bass pickups, a standard bridge, a plastic nut and Ibanez tuning machines.

The GSR200 is a similar four string model.

A new GSR205 with some changes replaced this model for 2004.

Specifications

Specifications for GSR205 (1999–2003)
Year(s) produced: 1999–2003
Sold in: Worldwide (excl. Japan)
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Gray Nickel (GN) 2001–2003 / Jewel Blue (JB) 2000–2003 / Transparent Red (TR) 2000–2003
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Agathis
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Standard-5 fixed
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
GSR5
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / medium
Nut:
Plastic (45mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
JJ
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez DXS-2 (J) passive
Neck pickup:
Ibanez DXS-1 (J) passive
Controls:
Two volume / tone
Output jack:
1/4" (side mount)
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E,5B

Images

Additional finishes
Gray Nickel
Jewel Blue
Transparent Red
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