Ernie Ball Music Man has introduced the Short Scale StingRay bass guitar, which promises a “big thumpy round sound in a convenient smaller package.”
The new 30-inch scale model features an ash body in a high-gloss polyester finish, as well as a roasted maple neck and a fingerboard with 22 high-profile, wide stainless steel frets.
There’s also a specially designed EBMM passive humbucker equipped with higher output neodymium magnets, with a three-way switch offering parallel, true single-coil and series modes and a push/push boost volume pot.
Other features include a modern classic bridge, chrome hardware and new lightweight Music Man tuners with a finer gear ratio.
The Short Scale StingRay is available in Vintage Sunburst with a maple fingerboard, and Starry Night with a rosewood board for $2,099.
For more information, head to Music Man.