IBANEZ SR406

  • Ibanez SR406 electric bass guitar

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1997 to 2002

IBANEZ made the SR406 in Korea from 1997 until 2002,  these ran around $900 when new.  This is the six-string variant of the SR400 bass, featuring:

  • A Light American Maple body, 
  • Maple neck
  • Two passive ceramic DHX\DYNAMIX 6 humbucking soapbar pickups
  • A 3 band active eq (high, mid low +/- 12db)
  • Pickup blend control
  • Classic bridge  
  • Three-per-side machine head tuners
  • Classic bridge  
  • SR6 Neck specifications: 
  • Scale Length: 864mm / 34"
  • Width at Nut: 54mm /2 1/16"
  • Width at Last Fret: 83mm
  • Thickness at 1st fret: 20.5mm
  • Thickness at 12th fret: 22mm
  • Radius: 240mm
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Weight: 9.73 lbs
  • Neck Pickup: dx6n
  • Bridge Pickup: dx6b
  • Equalizer: eqbIII

"Soundgear basses feature thinner necks and thinner nut spacing than traditional basses so you can concentrate on playing and not on fretting. TheSoundgear neck feels just right in your hand, slim but very solid. A full 24 fret neck allows you the full range needed for today's music."

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Controls

EQ or mix controls3-band EQ control
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelIbanez DX pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 soapbar pickups, precision style/jazz bass style pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish
Made inKorea
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway

Hardware

Bridgefixed bridge
Hardware colorblack hardware

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets24 fret
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

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This is the six-string

This is the six-string variant of the SR400 bass, featuring:

 

A Light American Maple body, 

Maple neck

Two passive ceramic DHX\DYNAMIX 6 humbucking soapbar pickups

A 3 band active eq (high, mid low +/- 12db)

Pickup blend control

Classic bridge  

Three-per-side machine head tuners

Classic bridge  

 

SR6 Neck specifications: 

Scale Length: 864mm / 34"

Width at Nut: 54mm /2 1/16"

Width at Last Fret: 83mm

Thickness at 1st fret: 20.5mm

Thickness at 12th fret: 22mm

Radius: 240mm

 

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Weight: 9.73 lbs

Neck Pickup: dx6n

Bridge Pickup: dx6b

Equalizer: eqbIII

 

Made in Korea, these ran around $900 when new.  Years of Production: 1997 - 2002

 

"Soundgear basses feature thinner necks and thinner nut spacing than traditional basses so you can concentrate on playing and not on fretting. TheSoundgear neck feels just right in your hand, slim but very solid. A full 24 fret neck allows you the full range needed for today's music."