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The SR400EQM is a Soundgear series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2016. It is made in Indonesia as part of the standard line. It replaced the SR400QM.

The SR400EQM features a quilted maple top on 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 19mm 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 SR405EQM is a similar five string model. The SR400EMQM is a similar model with a maple fretboard. The SR400EBCW is a similar model with a claro walnut top and black hardware.


Specifications for SR400EQM
Model name: SR400EQM
Year(s) produced: 2016–2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Brown Burst (BBT) 2016 / Dragon Eye Burst (DEB) / Fade Blue Burst (FBB) 2016–2017 / Purple Space Burst Gloss (PCG) 2018 / Sapphire Blue (SPB) 2017 / Surreal Black Burst Gloss (SKG) 2020–2021
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2016–2018: Mahogany w/ quilted maple top
2019–2021: Nyatoh w/ quilted maple top
Neck joint:
Accu-cast B300 (19mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck type:
Neck material:
2016–2017: 5-piece maple/ rosewood
2018–2021: 5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
2016–2017: Rosewood
2018–2021: Jatoba
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
24 / medium
Plastic (38mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez PowerSpan Dual Coil bridge passive
Neck pickup:
Ibanez PowerSpan Dual Coil neck passive
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/ 3-way Power Tap switch
Master volume / balancer / 3-way Power Tap toggle / 3-band EQ (treble / mid / bass)
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (angled face mount)
String gauge (factory):
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E (E standard)
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Additional finishes/ details
2016 SR400EQM BBT.jpg
Brown Burst
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Fade Blue Burst
2018 SR400EQM PCG 1P 02.jpg
Purple Space Burst Gloss
2017 SR400EQM SPB 1P 01.jpg
Sapphire Blue
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Surreal Black Burst Gloss
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Controls layout
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EQ frequency response