The first bass designed by Ernie Ball Music Man, the Stingray 5 was unveiled in 1987 and has been an industry standard for extended range basses ever since. With its powerful punchy sound, the added flexibility of additional pickups and a comfortably contoured body the StingRay5 satisfies even the most demanding of players.
Body Wood - Ash with high gloss polyester finish
Bridge - Standard - Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
Scale Length - 34"
Neck Radius - 11"
Headstock Size - 9" long
Frets - 22; high profile, wide
Neck Width - 1-3/4" at nut, 2-3/4" at last fret
Neck Wood - Selected Maple
Neck Finish - Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Tuning Machines - Schaller BM, with tapered string posts
Truss rod - Adjustable; no component or string removal
Electronic Shielding - Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined pickguard
Controls - 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass
Switching - 3-way lever pickup selector
Pickups - Standard; Music Man® humbucking with Alnico pole pieces