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American Elite Precision Bass®

Model #: 0196901774
  • In Stock
£2,019.00

Thunderous Bass Tone

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
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AMERICAN ELITE PRECISION BASS®

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.

Body
  • Body Material
    Alder
  • Body Finish
    Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Shape
    Precision Bass®
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
    Ebony
  • 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
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
    18-Volt 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
    4-Ply Tortoiseshell
  • Control Knobs
    Knurled Flat-Top
  • Neck Plate
    5-Bolt Asymmetrical
Miscellaneous
  • Strings
    Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)
  • Legal Notice
    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Elite Molded Case