The Fender Deluxe Active P Bass Special in 3 Tone Sunburst offers up fantastic specs and features for its price point. The Deluxe Series is Made in Mexico or MIM as they are called, and the quality and playability of these instruments keep getting more impressive! Key features include an alder body, maple neck, and noiseless pickups with an active preamp.
The body is made from Alder and finished over with a gorgeous Three Tone Sunburst. The wood selected for this specific bass shows off some nice grain. It's not as plain/clean-faced as many pieces of Alder which adds some depth to the look of this bass. The 3 Ply Black/White/Black pickguard adds a dark element to this basses vibe.
This bass features an Active/Passive Switch which lets this bass go from a slap-happy powerhouse to a smooth-talking, silky-voiced Jazz Bass. Seriously, this one bass can run the gamut of genres! Want one bass to do it all? This is it! A Noiseless Jazz Pickup combines with a Split Coil P Bass Pickup and a blend pot for the best of both worlds! A Master Volume, 3 Bands of Active EQ, and the blend pot allow you to find exactly what you are looking for. With the EQ"s ability to cut or boost the possibilities are as plentiful as they are musical.
For players who find themselves alternating between a variety of musical styles at a moment's notice, the Deluxe Precision Bass® Special is the perfect companion on stage and in the studio. Designed for powerful, flexible tones with a smooth playing feel, this robust and rich-sounding bass combines the best features of Fender's classic basses to create a "hybrid" model with sleek, authentic Fender style but is packed with new tones.