Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass V HH MN - Black

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Though known mostly for their affordable and yet distinguished guitars, Squier are also well known for their basses, and none more than the Jazz bass. An absolute stunner, the Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass V HH is a twist on the rumbling classic, offering monster tone and ultimate playability.

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Description

Though known mostly for their affordable and yet distinguished guitars, Squier are also well known for their basses, and none more than the Jazz bass. An absolute stunner, the five string Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass V HH is a twist on the rumbling classic, offering monster tone and ultimate playability.

Modern Twist

The most important feature of this bass is the HH configuration. The Squier Contemporary Active Jazz bass is equipped with two Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups. Producing high-fidelity tone, these humbucking pickups can meet a variety of styles, with the overriding tone of punchy, beefy lows and clear highs. The tone is full and thick, which makes for a huge sound. However, Squier knew that with such a beast of a tone, the bass would need a certain level of control. The Squier Contemporary Active Jazz bass has an active 9-volt preamp, which offers intuitive controls for master volume, pickup blends, tone and also stacked boost controls for bass and treble. These means that with this bass, you have the power to manipulate the exceptional tone for any genre, any gig and any venue.

Great Look, Great Feel

Squier didn’t just leave the bass with good tone. It also feels great to play. The neck is a slim ‘C’ shape which is very popular for its offering of ease of playability, allowing you as the player to perfectly cup the neck so that you can comfortably play for hours. Partnered with this is the 12” radius fingerboard, which offers low and fast action. To top it all offer, this bass looks amazing and very classy. The headstock matches the bass to give it a very sleek look, while all the chrome hardware is black, looking very subtle.

Body

  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Finish: Black Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Jazz Bass

Neck

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Natural Satin with Gloss Matching Headstock
  • Neck Shape: ‘C’ Shape
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Narrow Tall
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black dots
  • Truss Rod: Dual-Action
  • Truss Rod Nut: 4 mm Hex

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Squier SQR Ceramic Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Squier SQR Ceramic Humbucker
  • Controls: Master Volume, Blend, Master Tone, Bass/Treble Boost
  • Switching: None
  • Configuration: HH

Hardware

  • Bridge: 5-Saddle Standard
  • Hardware Finish: Black Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
  • Control Knobs: Metal Dome
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Squier

Specification

Body

  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Finish: Black Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Jazz Bass

Neck

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Natural Satin with Gloss Matching Headstock
  • Neck Shape: ‘C’ Shape
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Narrow Tall
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black dots
  • Truss Rod: Dual-Action
  • Truss Rod Nut: 4 mm Hex

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Squier SQR Ceramic Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Squier SQR Ceramic Humbucker
  • Controls: Master Volume, Blend, Master Tone, Bass/Treble Boost
  • Switching: None
  • Configuration: HH

Hardware

  • Bridge: 5-Saddle Standard
  • Hardware Finish: Black Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
  • Control Knobs: Metal Dome
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Squier

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