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The SDB2 is a solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2012. It is the second signature model for Swedish bassist Sharlee D'Angelo who is best known for his work with the melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. It was produced in Indonesia and replaced the SDB1.

The SDB2 features an Iceman-inspired body. It has neck-through body construction with a maple and bubinga neck with mahogany body wings a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with acrylic iron cross position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez PFR passive bass pickups with an EQB-II DX preamp with two-band equalizer, Mono-rail bridges, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines. The rear control cover features a reproduction of D'Angelo's signature.

The SDB2 was offered only in 2012 and replaced by the SDB3 which has a bolt-on neck.

Specifications

Specifications for SDB2
Model name: SDB2
Year(s) produced: 2012
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): White Flat (WHF)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
MR-4 Mono-rail (19mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
SDB4
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White acrylic iron cross
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Black plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh GB707
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez PFR-B4 (H) passive
Neck pickup:
Ibanez PFR-N4 (H) passive
Electronics:
Ibanez EQB-II DX 2-band EQ
Controls:
Single volume / balance / two-band EQ (bass & treble boost-cut)
Battery:
9V
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.060/.080/.100/.120
Factory tuning:
1D#,2A#,3F,4C

Images

Additional details
SDB1 control layout.jpg
Controls layout
Ibanez EQB-II DX freq-resp.jpg
Frequency response

Sources

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