American Elite Precision Bass®

Model #: 0196900700

  • Color
    3-Color Sunburst
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
$1,949.99
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Updating Fender's classic design with revolutionary technology and sound, the American Elite Precision Bass is an entirely new beast of a bass. Designed for 21st-century players who push the envelope of tone and possibility every time they play, this bass is a multi-faceted performer with classic style, exceptional feel and versatile, giant sound that leaves others in the dust.

Features
  • Double cutaway 4-string electric bass
  • PJ pickup configuration; split-coil Precision Bass middle pickup, single-coil all-new fourth-generation Noiseless Jazz Bass® bridge pickup
  • 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 Vintage 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.

    PJ PICKUP CONFIGURATION
    PJ PICKUP CONFIGURATION

    This bass combines authentic vintage-style Fender sound with noise-free performance in a unique "PJ" configuration featuring a split-coil P Bass pickup and a Jazz Bass Noiseless Pickup. A quantum leap in pickup technology, the bleeding-edge Noiseless pickups are the pinnacle of our pickup designs, offering crisp, clear cleans and gigantic overdriven tones 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
      Precision Bass®
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Middle Pickup
      Elite Precision Bass
    • 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
      PJ
    • Special Electronics
      18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      4-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
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Neck Plate
      5-Bolt Asymmetrical
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • 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
      1.625" (41.3 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      White Pearloid Dot
    • Truss Rod
      Dual-Action
    • Truss Rod Nut
      Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
  • Support