Modern design, upgraded electronics and exotic tonewoods for the progressive 6-string multi-scale bassist.
The Ibanez EHB1506MS bass brings innovation to bass design with its ergonomic multi-scale layout. Crafted by Ibanez, this headless 6-string bass provides even string tension and a comfortable playing feel to bassists. Its contoured, chambered body enables you to maintain proper playing posture whether seated or standing. The EHB1506MS is also impressively lightweight and balanced for fatigue-free practice or gigs. Under the hood, Nordstrand Custom Big Split pickups serve up a palette of punchy bass tones. An onboard 3-band EQ lets you shape your sound, with the option to bypass it for passive tone control. Unlock comfortable ergonomics and versatile tone-shaping with the Ibanez EHB1506MS bass.
Play Comfortably With the Multi-Scale Layout
The EHB1506MS bass guitar features an innovative multi-scale layout that provides consistent string tension across its range. This improves playability, as the strings have an evenly balanced feel. The multi-scale design also enhances the ergonomic experience, enabling comfortable left-hand fretting position. The 35" scale length on the low B string delivers excellent definition and tightness, while the 32.5" scale on the high C string allows effortless bending and vibrato. Overall, the EHB1506MS gives you fluid playability with its thoughtfully engineered multi-scale configuration.
Maintain Proper Posture With the Headless Design
As a headless bass, the EHB1506MS omits a traditional headstock in favor of rear-mounted tuners. This enables excellent balance of the instrument, letting it sit close against your body. The contoured body shape further promotes proper playing posture whether you play seated or standing. Weighing only 8.8 lb. the EHB1506MS eliminates shoulder and back fatigue. Its ergonomic design means you can comfortably play this lightweight bass on stage for hours. The smooth neck heel also provides unfettered access to the highest frets.
Hear Your Tones Bloom With Nordstrand Pickups
Under the hood of the EHB1506MS lie a set of Nordstrand Custom Big Split pickups. With characteristics between a P and J bass pickup, these humbuckers deliver a diverse range of punchy, versatile tones. You get tight and defined low end, balanced midrange and clear, singing highs. There's enough tonal variety to suit the needs of any musical genre. The pickups are also wired to a 3-band EQ so you can shape your sound to taste. Engage the EQ bypass to use just the volume and tone knobs for passive operation.
Play Comfortably for Hours
Several smart design choices make the Ibanez EHB1506MS a comfortable bass to play on stage. Its ergonomic body shape and smooth contours fit nicely against your body in both seated and standing positions. Weighing only 8.8 lb. this lightweight bass won't strain your back or shoulders. The EHB1506MS also integrates a thumb wheel truss rod adjuster for quick neck relief tweaks. Overall, you get an instrument built for fatigue-free practice and gigs. The Ibanez EHB1506MS multi-scale bass provides comfort, playability and versatility.
- Multi-scale design
- EHB 9-piece panga panga/walnut neck with graphite reinforcement rods
- 889mm/35" scale at 6th string, 825.5 mm/32.5"
- Nut width: 54 mm
- Poplar burl top/selected lightweight African mahogany body
- Bound panga panga fretboard with abalone off-set dot
- Medium stainless steel frets
- Nordstrand Custom Big Split pickups
- Vari-mid 3-band EQ
- EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot)
- MR5HS bridge (18 mm string spacing)
- Black hardware
- Schaller S-Locks strap pins
- Luminescent side dot inlay
- Finger Ramp included
- Factory Tuning: 1C, 2G, 3D, 4A, 5E, 6B
- String Gauge: 32-45-65-80-100-130
- Gig bag included