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The Squier Affinity Precision PJ Bass in Black is an incredibly versatile bass guitar that blends classic aesthetics, solid tonewoods and a smooth playability; all at a fantastic price-point. This guitar features a Jazz Bass style single-coil pickup in the bridge with a Precision Bass style split-coil pickup in the middle position. This combination of pickups gives you the best of vintage and modern tones, from mid-scooped and bright single-coil bridge-position tones to punchy, mid-focussed split-coil sounds. No matter what your style of playing or genre of music, you'll easily find a sound with the Affinity Precision PJ Bass. The PJ's tonal versatility is enhanced by its resonant alder body and maple neck. The body has a smoothly contoured shape that is comfortable for use when stood up or sat down, while the "C"-shaped neck sits comfortably in the left hand and enables easy reach over all 4 strings. The double cutaway body enables access to the very top frets, while the modern 9.5'' fingerboard radius provides smooth balance across the strings. If you're seeking a quality-made bass with solid tonewoods and great playability, the Squier Affinity Precision PJ's packs in a big specification for its price and is an instrument capable of performing in almost any genre. This balance of features makes the PJ Bass ideal for practising and then taking to the studio or the stage.
The Versatility of Both Precision & Jazz Pickups
The Squier Affinity Series Precision Bass PJ has a versatile range of tones courtesy of its combination of P and J pickups. The bridge-position single-coil Jazz Bass pickup provides a punchy and mid-scooped tone that is ideal for rock and slap styles of playing. The middle pickup is a split-coil Precision Bass pickup which gives a mid-focussed sound to instantly provide a vintage-edge that will cut through any mix. The two pickups have an independent volume control, so you can create the ideal blend and find your own sound. Whether you want to play mid-scooped slap, powerful rock, mid-focussed funk, Motown, or more; the Affinity PJ Bass provides the versatility to cover any eventuality.
The Affinity Precision Bass has an alder body with a maple neck. This classic combination provides a warm and resonant sound with bright overtones and great sustain. The maple neck gives a bright snap to your tone while the laurel fingerboard provides almost identical visual and tonal properties to rosewood, helping your note articulation and giving a smooth playing surface for the left hand. The body is crafted with the Fender Precision outline, providing smooth contours in all the right places so you'll have a comfortable playing-experience whether stood up or sat down.
A maple neck gives a smooth left-hand playing feel and the "C"-shaped profile enables easy reach over all 4 strings. The fingerboard has a modern 9.5'' radius which has a slight curve and provides an even balance across the strings. The Precision Bass body has a double cutaway shape which enables effortless access to the very top frets, so when you're soloing at the "dusty end" of the neck you'll find no barriers to your playing style.
A vintage-style 4-saddle bridge gives optimum transference of string vibrations to the body, giving you a resonant and sustaining sound. The 4 saddles also enable full adjustment over each string's action (height) and intonation (tuning across the fingerboard) so you'll be able to get the perfect setup for in-tune playing and a smooth action. The standard open-gear tuners are accurate and give easy tuning adjustments along with a classic aesthetic. This hardware makes the Affinity PJ bass ideal for studio use and reliable performances on stage
Maple neck with "C"-shaped profile and 20-fret laurel fingerboard
Alder body with comfortable double cutaway design
Jazz Bass single coil pickup and Precision Bass split-coil pickup
Volume control for each pickup
4-saddle bridge and open gear tuners
Body & Bridge
Body Material: Alder
Shape: Precision Bass
Bridge: 4-Saddle Standard
Neck & Fingerboard
Profile: Modern "C"
Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
Radius: 9 .5" (241 mm)
Frets: 20 Medium Jumbo
Inlays: Pearloid Dots
Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1 .625" (41.3 mm)
Electronics & Hardware
Bridge Pickup: Standard Single Coil Jazz Bass
Neck Pickup: Standard Split Single Coil Precision Bass
Controls: 2 x Volume, 1 x Tone
Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250ML, NPS (.045-.100 Gauges)
Case Included: No
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