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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).

The SR505E is a right-handed version.


Specifications for SR505EL
Model name: SR505EL
Year(s) produced: 2019–2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Brown Mahogany (BM)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Neck joint:
Accu-cast B505 fixed (16.5mm string spacing)
Knob style:
B20 (volume & balancer) & B15 (3-way EQ) plastic knobs
Hardware color:
2019–2020: Black matte
2021: Black
Neck type:
Neck material:
5-piece jatoba/ walnut
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
2019–2020: Jatoba
2021: Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone ovals
24 / medium
Plastic (45mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Bartolini BH2 bridge passive
Neck pickup:
Bartolini BH2 neck passive
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch
Master volume / balancer / EQ bypass toggle / 3-way mid-frequency toggle / treble / mid / bass
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (angled face mount)
String gauge (factory):
.045/.065/.085/.105/.130 (D'Addario EXL165 + .130)
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E,5B (E Standard)


Additional details
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Controls layout
SR-Prestige frequency response charts.jpg
EQ frequency response
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Front of body
2021 SR505EL BM 1P 02 back.jpg
Rear of body


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