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Jackson X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert CBX V 5-String Bass Guitar

Jackson X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert CBX V 5-String Bass Guitar, Basswood Body, EMG 40HZB/EMG 40HZ4N Pickups, Active Three-Band EQ

 
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MSRP: Old Price $874.99 Discounted Price $629.99 Save : $245.00 (28%)
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Designed in conjunction with one of the founding fathers of thrash metal—highly acclaimed bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth—the X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass CBX V is a beast of a bass. Bearing his personal touches, packed with enormous Jackson sound and the hyper-fast playability required by the fleet-fingered bassist, this instrument is a force to be reckoned with.

Redesigned ergonomic contours provide the perfect platform for launching a musical assault—the upper contour provides a comfortably stable anchor for pick or fingerstyle playing alike while the lower contour provides perfect balance when propped on a knee for monitor stands. Designed for highly technical lightspeed playing, the 12"-16" compound radius laurel fingerboard flattens out as you move up the neck for increased playing comfort and speedy articulation.

An earth-shaking pair of EMG HZ40 active humbucking pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide plenty of girth and cut as an active 3-band EQ bolsters their native power, shaping and refining it for maximum impact and versatility. The blend knob allows you to mix the pickups to your taste—add more neck pickup for a touch of warmth, or bring up the bridge pickup for more cut. The Jackson HiMass™ 5-string bridge sharpens your notes’ attack for extra punch and clarity, granting enhanced sustain without significantly altering the bass’ fundamental tone.

This bass proudly displays Jackson’s distinctive style; all-black hardware, including everything from the bridge to the Jackson die-cast sealed tuning machines, durable gloss finish, pearloid sharkfin neck inlays, single ply white neck binding and Jackson’s signature pointed 5-In-Line headstock along with a silver "Fallout" logo and Ellefson’s signature embossed on the truss rod cover. Only one instrument is hardcore enough to keep pace with Ellefson’s technically demanding requirements—the X Series David Ellefson CBX V—and now it can be yours.

EMG 40HZB/EMG 40HZ4N Pickups (Active Three-Band EQ)
The EMG 40HZ is a modern passive 5-string bass pickup featuring a dual-coil humbucking design for low noise and plenty of output. . Its ceramic magnets produce very pronounced and focused mids, as well as a fast and quick bass response. The strength of the magnets allows the pickup to retain articulation and The active three-band EQ gives you separate active controls for bass, mids and treble, allowing you to cut or boost the frequency bands.

Active Three-Band EQ
An active tone control circuit that equalizes low, mid and high frequencies or bass, middle and treble.

Features:

  • Concert Bass Basswood Body w/ Satin Finish
  • 34" Scale 1-Piece Maple Neck w/ Satin Finish
  • EMG HZ40B (Bridge) & EMG HZ40N (Neck) Pickups
  • Volume, Blend and Active Three-Band EQ (Bass, Middle, Treble) Controls
  • Case Not Included

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Things You Will Get:

  • 5-String Bass Guitar

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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.75"
Fingerboard Radius 12"-16" Compound
Body Style Concert™ Bass
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood 1-Piece Maple
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup EMG® HZ40B
Neck Pickup EMG® HZ40N
Bridge Type Jackson® High Mass
Tuning Machines Jackson® Sealed Die-Cast
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series X Series
Model David Ellefson Concert CBX V
Warranty Info:

FMIC warrants this Jackson brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Jackson Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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