Item #1600022 Model #ST-RAY5LH-CHB-M1

Sterling by Music Man StingRay 5 Ray5 Left-Handed Bass Guitar Chopper Blue


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A left-handed 5-string bass with flexible tone shaping and focused low end.

The StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass puts the same iconic design and flexible tone-sculpting features in the hands of southpaw players. Its 2-band active preamp lets you dial in the perfect balance of lows and highs, while the low-noise humbucking pickup captures your playing with clarity and focus. With a fully adjustable heavy-duty bridge, you can fine-tune string action and intonation for smooth playability across the 34" scale neck. Whether recording in the studio or rocking the stage, the StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass delivers the iconic StingRay sound in a format designed for left-handed bassists.

Dial In Your Tone With a Versatile 2-Band Active Preamp

The StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass comes equipped with a powerful active 2-band EQ, giving you flexible tone-shaping control. Boost lows to fill out the bottom end, add some sizzle to the highs or find the perfect midrange sweet spot. With a wide range of tone options, you can adapt your sound to everything from smooth, round tones to an aggressive slap and pop attack. The active preamp requires a 9V battery, providing lots of headroom and preserving note clarity even at high volumes. Wherever your tonal preferences lie, the 2-band EQ lets you sculpt the ideal StingRay tone.

Low-Noise Humbucking Pickup Captures Every Nuance

With its low-noise humbucking pickup, the StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass conveys the full breadth of your playing in stunning detail. Each subtle dynamic and harmonic is accurately captured, from the thick warmth of a fingerstyle passage to the punchy pop of slapping the strings. The focused yet clear humbucking pickup response makes your lines cut through the mix while preserving the natural resonance of the jabon body and 34" scale neck. Let your unique touch shine through with the Hi-Fi pickup clarity of the StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass.

Fully Adjustable Bridge Dials in Low Action

The StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass comes equipped with a heavy-duty bridge that is fully adjustable for string height and intonation. Lower the saddles to set up buzz-free playing with speedy action. Dial in accurate intonation across the wide 34" scale length so every note rings true up and down the neck. Whether you prefer a low, fast playing feel or a higher action for more tonal complexity, the adjustable StingRay bridge lets you customize the bass to your needs.

Iconic Sound and Style for Left-Handed Players

With its iconic double-cutaway body in eye-catching Chopper Blue, ths StingRay 5 Ray5 left-handed bass guitar brings legendary design and sound to left-handed bassists. The jabon body and 34" scale maple neck provide resonant, organic tone you can feel, aided by the chambered body design that allows the strings to vibrate freely. When you need that iconic StingRay growl, the Ray5 lefty bass delivers it in a format tailor-made for southpaws.

  • Wood: Roasted maple
  • Radius: 12"
  • Width: 1.77" at nut
  • Neck attachment: 6 bolts
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Single-action
  • Configuration: H-1
  • Type: 2x Ceramic humbucker
  • Controls: 2-band active preamp
  • Switching: 5-way
  • Material: Hard maple
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Fret markers: Black dot markers
  • Pickguard: White
  • Body wood: Jabon
  • Bridge: Fixed bridge
  • Tuning machines: Open gear


  • Active 9V preamp for tonal versatility
  • Low noise humbucking pickup for authentic tones
  • Adjustable heavy-duty bridge for solid intonation
  • Jabon body wood for balanced tone
  • 22 medium frets for comfortable playability
  • Hard maple neck and fingerboard for bright tone
  • Open-gear tuners for easy tuning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel (Metallic), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to