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Ibanez EHB1005SMS-MGM Headless 5-String Bass in Metallic Gray Matte

Ibanez EHB1005SMS-MGM Headless 5-String Bass in Metallic Gray Matte

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For more than 40 years, Ibanez has pioneered new frontiers in bass development, pushing the boundaries of conventional designs to bass players of all styles, affording new avenues of expression and creativity. This spirit of exploration has led to the creation of some of the most successful and popular production basses of all time. Following this same drive to bring new and relevant ideas to the musical forefront is what serves as the basis for this ongoing project, dubbed the Ibanez Bass Workshop. The impetus behind each one of these unique instruments comes from a desire by the Ibanez bass development team to satisfy the particular needs of many players. These inventions may not be for everyone, but for those who yearn to explore new sonic vistas through the medium of bass: The Ibanez Bass Workshop project may give you just what you're looking for.

Ergonomic body design
The EHB’s headless construction and specially designed body enable the player to maintain a similar playing position whether seated or standing.

Slanted body back
The top half of the back of the body is slanted which allows the bass to rest slightly closer to the player’s body for better control and a more ergonomic feel.

Comfortably rounded body edge, Chambered body
Its contoured, ergonomic design and chambered body make for a lightweight, well-balanced, and comfortable instrument that’s excellent for long sets or practice session.

Scooped cut on the body back
There is extra carving on the back of the body behind the lower horn for easier upper fret access.

5pc Roasted Maple/Walnut neck w/Graphite reinforcement rods
The Roasted Maple in the neck is heat-treated to increase stability, durability, moisture resistance, and tolerance of temperature changes.

Luminescent side dot inlays
Luminescent side dot inlay provides clear visibility in dark environments.

Vari-Mid 3-Band EQ w/EQ bypass switch
The Vari-mid 3-band EQ features a variable mid-frequency control which allows you to dial in an incredibly wide range of sounds. There is also an EQ bypass switch for passive operation with the treble control acting as a passive tone control when the EQ is bypassed.

MR5HS mono rail bridge w/string spacing adjustable saddles
The MR5HS bridge is designed especially for the EHB basses and features wide intonation range. Each bridge piece is independently and securely attached to the body for maximum vibration transfer, and the saddles are adjustable for string spacing +/-1.5mm, answering every bassist’s individual string spacing demands, no matter what playing style. Teflon washers are used on each tuner for a smooth tuning action.

Schaller S-Locks strap pins and Neutrik locking jack
Schaller S-Lock strap lock pins and a Neutrik locking jack hold the strap and cable securely.

Detachable Finger ramp
A detachable Finger ramp is included for comfortable finger picking.

Case not included.


  • Neck Type: EHB / 5pc Roasted Maple/Walnut Neck w/Graphite Reinforcement Rods
  • Top/Back/Body: American Basswood
  • Fretboard: Roasted Birdseye Maple Fretboard / Abalone Off-Set Dot Inlay
  • Fret: Medium Stainless Steel Frets
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Bridge: MR5HS Bridge
  • String Spacing: 18mm
  • Neck Pickup: Bartolini BH2 Neck Pickup (Passive)
  • Bridge Pickup: Bartolini BH2 Bridge Pickup (Passive)
  • Equaliser: Vari-Mid 3-Band EQ w/EQ Bypass Switch (Passive Tone Control on Treble Pot)
  • Factory Tuning: 1G,2D,3A,4E,5B
  • String Gauge: .045/.065/.080/.100/.130
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Scale Length: 812-762mm
  • Width at Nut: 45mm
  • Width at 24F: 74mm
  • Thickness at 1F: 19.5mm
  • Thickness at 12F: 21.5mm
  • Radius: 500mmR
  • Volume
  • Balancer
  • Treble Boost/Cut (Passive Tone Control/EQ Off)
  • Bass Boost/Cut
  • Mid Boost/Cut
  • Mid Frequency
  • EQ Bypass Switch

SKU: I210226664