American Elite Jazz Bass® V

Model #: 0197100700

  • Color
    3-Color Sunburst
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
$2,149.99
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Bass Upheaval

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.

Features
  • Double cutaway 5-string electric bass
  • Dual all-new fourth-generation Noiseless Jazz Bass single-coil pickups
  • Onboard active 18-volt preamp for more headroom with less noise
  • Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
  • 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
  • HiMass bridge; new genuine bone nut
  • Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks
  • Highlights

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK

    Designed for 21st-century players, the American Elite Series sports a new compound neck profile designed for comfort and the ultimate playability. A modern "C"-shape at the nut, the rear of the neck morphs along the length of the neck to a modern "D"-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of ergonomic support.

    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS
    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS

    With the all-new 4th generation Noiseless pickups, exclusive to the American Elite Series, we’ve achieved the sonic equivalent of cold fusion—authentic vintage-style Fender sound combined with noise-free performance. A quantum leap in pickup technology, these bleeding-edge pickups are the pinnacle of our pickup designs, offering crisp, clear cleans as well as gigantic overdriven tones that are bursting with pure rock power.

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL

    For improved upper register access and elegantly functional modern style, the American Elite Series' new cutaway neck heel blends into the asymmetrical neck volute for comfortably enhanced playing feel.

    NEW 18V PREAMP
    NEW 18V PREAMP

    The redesigned robust 18-volt preamp cranks up the power for even more signal quality, creating chest-thumping tone with more headroom and reduced noise. Working in tandem with the muscular Noiseless pickups, the new preamp adds a even more tonal versatility to your instrument.

    NEW TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL
    NEW TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL

    The new truss rod adjustment wheel makes it a snap to adjust the instrument's neck relief.

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE CASE
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE CASE

    The redesigned Elite Molded Case features body-hugging contours to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument, nested stacking ability for easy storage and more secure transport and TSA latches for increased security.

  • Specs

    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Elite Molded Case
    Body
    • Body Material
      Alder
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape
      Jazz Bass®
    Electronics
    • 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.
    • Configuration
      SS
    • Special Electronics
      18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
    Hardware
    • 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
      3-Ply Black/White/Black
    • Control Knobs
      Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
    • Neck Plate
      5-Bolt Asymmetrical
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA NPS, (Gauges .45 - .125)
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Binding
      1-Ply White
    • 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
      Rosewood
    • 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
      Pearloid Blocks
    • Truss Rod
      Dual-Action
    • Truss Rod Nut
      Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
  • Support