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Fender American Elite Jazz Bass V
Jazz Bass Guitar with Ash Body and Maple Fingerboard


Fender's American Elite Jazz Bass V is an active 5-string bass for the modern bassist in need of cutting-edge tone technology with fast, smooth playing feel.
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Fender's American Elite Jazz Bass V is an active 5-string bass for the modern bassist in need of cutting-edge tone technology with fast, smooth playing feel. The American Elite Series is equipped with a modern "C"-shape neck profile with a modern "D"-shaped profile at the updated neck heel for better support. New 4th generation Noiseless pickups combine authentic vintage-style Fender sound with noise-free performance for crisp, clear cleans and powerful tones. A redesigned 18-volt preamp provides more power and signal quality for increased headroom and reduced noise.

Includes an all-new American Elite Molded Case for easier storage and better protection.

Fender American Elite Jazz Bass V Features:

  • Double cutaway 5-string electric bass
  • Dual all-new fourth-generation Noiseless Jazz Bass single-coil pickups
  • Onboard active 18-volt preamp for more headroom with less noise
  • Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
  • 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
  • HiMass bridge; new genuine bone nut
  • Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks

Fender American Elite Jazz Bass V Specifications:

  • Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag: Elite Molded Case
  • Body
    • Body Material: Ash
    • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape: Jazz Bass®
  • Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Controls:
      • Master Volume
      • Pan Pot (Pickup Selector)
      • Treble Boost/Cut
      • Midrange Boost/Cut
      • Bass Boost/Cut
      • Active/Passive Mini Toggle
    • Switching:
      • 2-Way Mini Toggle Switch for Active/Passive Mode. In Passive Mode, only the Volume, Pan and Passive Tone Controls Function. In Active Mode, All Controls Function.
    • Configuration: SS
    • Special Electronics: 18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
  • Hardware
    • Bridge: 5-Saddle HiMass™ Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
    • Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
    • Tuning Machines: Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
    • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
    • Control Knobs: Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
    • Neck Plate: 5-Bolt Asymmetrical
  • Miscellaneous
    • Strings: Fender® USA NPS (Gauges .45 - .125)
  • Neck
    • Neck Material: Maple
    • Neck Binding: 1-Ply Black
    • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
    • Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
    • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material: Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm - 355.6 mm)
    • Number of Frets: 21
    • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material: Bone
    • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
    • Position Inlays: Black Blocks
    • Truss Rod: Dual-Action
    • Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment

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