FENDER PRECISION SPECIAL (U.S.A.)

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  • bass guitars

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1980 to 1983

Fender has also produced several 'Deluxe' or 'Special' models over the years which feature active electronics and/or a Jazz Bass pickup or humbucking soapbar at the bridge position in addition to the normal split-coil pickup.The Precision Special (1980-1983) was one of these models: it could be played in either active or passive modes - selected using an active/passive toggle switch. When passive the second control was the master tone control; in active mode the second and third controls became a 2-band EQ with bass and treble controls .

Specifications (16)

Body

Body materialalder body
Body styleprecision bass style
Pickguard materialwhite pickguard

Hardware

Bridgefixed bridge
Hardware colorgold-plated hardware

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialmaple fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorsblue finish, red finish, white finish
Number of strings4 strings

Neck

Number of frets20 fret
Peghead (headstock)matching-finish headstock

Controls

Pickup selector controlson/off switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups configuration1 split coil pickup
Preampactive preamp

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