What Haworth Guitars say:
The Fender American Elite Jass Bass V 5-string with Maple Fingerboard is a high-quality Electric Bass model by Fender.
At Haworth Guitars we love this Fender American Elite V five-string Jazz Bass's stunning ash body, it's maple compound neck shape, compound radius fretboard and HiMass Vintage bridge as well as it's powerful new 4th Generation noiseless pickups.
What Fender has to say:
Packed to the gills with our latest revolutionary innovations, the American Elite Jazz Bass V is an active 5-string bass for the modern bassist who demands cutting-edge tone technology along with timeless style and fast, smooth playing feel. Its versatile sound easily matches any playing style—picked, plucked or slap-and-pop—while its standout looks remain authentically Fender, with a fresh twist.
Case/Gig Bag Elite Molded Case
Body Material Ash
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Body Shape Jazz Bass®
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.
Special Electronics 18-Volt Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
Bridge 5-Saddle HiMass™ Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines Fender® "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
Pickguard 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
Control Knobs Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
Neck Plate 5-Bolt Asymmetrical
Strings Fender® USA NPS, (.45-.125 Gauges)
Neck Material Maple
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" to 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 White Pearloid Blocks
Truss Rod Dual-Action
Truss Rod Nut Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment