Ibanez SR605 Soundgear 5 String Bass Natural Flat
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Ibanez SR605 Soundgear 5 String Bass Natural Flat

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Ibanez SR605 Soundgear 5- String Bass, in a Natural Flat Finish For more than 30 years now, the SR range of instruments from Ibanez hav..

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Ibanez SR605 Soundgear 5- String Bass, in a Natural Flat Finish

For more than 30 years now, the SR range of instruments from Ibanez have given modern bassists a range of alternative, comfortable-to-play bass guitars at a variety of budget-levels. 

Whether your budget is in the "My first ever bass" range, or you're a working musician looking to splash out on a premium-grade instrument, the SR series has you covered.  Regardless of the bass guitar's specs, SR basses have a reputation for their smooth, fast necks, lightweight body, and perfectly matched electronics.

Highly Versatile 5-String Bass

With the Ibanez SR605 you get an incredibly versatile 5-string bass guitar, with a gorgeous natural flat ash finish to the body, an Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ, super-fast and smooth Jatoba/Bubinga neck, and a pair of Bartolini MK1 pickups.

Bartolini Pickups

MK1 pickups from Bartolini provide you with a tight bottom-end, punchy mid-range, and smooth response. The dual-coil style magnets help maximise the articulation of your playing, and the specially designed long blade pole pieces provide you with balanced string to string pickup response.

High-Grade Electronics

Part of what makes this bass so versatile is the Ibanez 3-band active EQ - allowing you to shape your tone to your heart's desire - complimented by the awesome Mid Frequency Switch. This switch allows you to determine which mid-range frequencies are cut or boosted, offering you a wide variety of tonal variatians that can enhance your playing, regardless of how complex or straightforward it is.

Value for Money

Whilst this bass is edging towards the lower-end of the Professional-Quality market as far as the price goes, this is completely overshadowed by the amount of quality experienced when playing one. I own the 4-string equivalent of this bass, and regardless of what else I've experienced since buying it, I always come back to it. Sleek, lightweight, incredibly comfortable to play, perfect intonation at every point of the fretboard, and with a neck that's so smooth and slim you will be hard-pressed to find a more complete playing experience.


  • High-quality SR Series bass guitar with a gorgeous Natural Flat finish to the Ash body
  • Super-fast 5pc SR5 neck with Rosewood fretboard and oval-shaped Abalone inlays
  • Bartolini pickups with active 3-band EQ and 3-way Mid Frequency switch
  • Accu-cast B305 bridge provides superior tuning and intonation stability
  • 0% finance and free delivery available

Technical Specs

  • Neck Type: SR5 5pc Jatoba/Bubinga neck
  • Body Material: Ash
  • Finish: Natural Flat
  • Fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/Abalone oval inlay
  • Fret: Medium frets
  • Number Of Frets: 24
  • Bridge: Accu-cast B305 bridge (16.5mm string spacing)
  • Neck Pickup: Bartolini MK-1 neck pickup (Passive)
  • Bridge Pickup: Bartolini MK-1 bridge pickup (Passive)
  • Equalizer: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/Mid frequency switch
  • Hardware Color: Black matte

Neck Dimensions

  • Scale: 864mm/34"
  • Width: 45mm at NUT
  • Width: 68mm at 24F
  • Thickness: 19.5mm at 1F
  • Thickness: 21.5mm at 12F
  • Radius: 305mmR


Weight (kg)8.0000
Warranty2 years
SeriesStandard Series
Scale Length34''
Nut Width45mm
Neck Wood5pc jatoba and bubinga
Pickup Config2 x humbucker
Number Of Strings5 string
Body Materialash body
Body Sizefull size
Right / Left-Handedright handed
Fingerboardrosewood fingerboard
Guitar Stylesr style

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