The SR505EL is a left-handed five string Soundgear series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2019. It is made in Indonesia as part of the standard line. It replaced the SR505L.
The SR505EL features a double-cutaway okoume body bolted to a jatoba and walnut neck with a 24-fret jatoba fingerboard with abalone oval position markers. Components include a pair of Bartolini BH2 passive pickups with an Ibanez custom preamp with a bypassable three-band EQ, an Accu-cast bridge with 16.5mm string spacing, a plastic nut and Ibanez tuning machines.
For 2021 the fretboard material was changed to rosewood, the hardware was changed to black (from black matte).