The SR305EB is a five string Soundgear series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez in 2016. It is made in Indonesia as part of the standard line. It replaced the SR305B.
The SR305EB features a double-cutaway mahogany body bolted to a maple and rosewood neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with white dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez PowerSpan passive pickups with an Ibanez custom preamp with a Power Tap switch and a three-band EQ, an Accu-cast bridge with 16.5mm string spacing, a plastic nut and Ibanez tuning machines.
For 2018 the maple and rosewood neck was replaced with maple and walnut and the rosewood fingerboard was replaced with jatoba. For 2019 the mahogany body was replaced with nyatoh.
The SR300EB and SR306EB are similar four and six string models. The SR305EBL is a left-handed version. The SR305E is a similar model with cosmo black hardware.
Specifications for SR305EB
Year(s) produced: 2016–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Navy Metallic (NM) 2016–2018 / Weathered Black (WK)
Body type: Solid body
Body material: 2016–2018: Mahogany 2019–2020: Nyatoh