Product Comparison: Ibanez SR300E vs Ibanez SR300EB


General Specifications
Brand
Ibanez
Ibanez
Model
SR300E
SR300EB
Origin
China
China
About the Product
For 30 years the SR has given bass players a modern alternative. With its continued popularity, Ibanez is constantly endeavoring to answer the wider needs of a variety of players, at a variety of budgets. But no matter what the specs, the heart is the same-SR continues to excite with its smooth, fast neck, lightweight body, and perfectly matched electronics.
Pick up the Ibanez SR300EB electric bass, and you'll quickly discover that Ibanez didn't sacrifice quality to bring you a value-packed bass guitar. In fact, the experience of playing the SR300EB is much like that of Ibanez's higher-end SR Series models, thanks to the SR300EB's sleek 5-piece maple/rosewood neck and comfortable mahogany arched body. A pair of Ibanez PowerSpan humbucking pickups packs a phenomenal punch, while a 3-band EQ with Power Tap creates a vast array of sound-shaping possibilities.
Key Specs
Guitar Type
Electric
Electric
Hand Orientation
Right-handed
Right-handed
Number Of Strings
4
4
Pickup Configuration
2 Humbuckers
2 Humbuckers
Pickup Type
Active
Active
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Ibanez SR300E Electric Bass Guitar
  • Outstanding quality and sound. Incredible value that far exceeded my expectations.
  • The Ibanez SR300E is a budget priced bass guitar suited to those who want a great looking, even better sounding instrument.
  • Incredible bass at a price point you cannot beat. I’m a guitar player so don’t play the bass a whole lot, but that’s what makes this bass perfect for me; it sounds good (to my ear), it plays great, it has a great feel, it’s lightweight, and it’s cheap (in the sense of money, not quality).
  • This bass is fun as heck to play, and great for the price. However, even after breaking in the strings and setting the action, the frets still buzz.
  • I love the variety of color choices of the Ibanez electric bass! The tone is extremely strong and the range of frets is a helpful extension.
Ibanez SR300EB Electric Bass Guitar
  • The 300EB sounds and plays just as good as my higher end SR bass.
  • I'm typically a Fender P-Bass person but I'm really starting to like my Ibanez's more I think, the extra thin neck, the playability, the lighter weight, the huge amount of tonal variations are really impressive.
  • I've noticed a huge difference in the way this bass plays over my previous bass. Nice action, gentle to the touch and a pleasure to hold and play.
Size & Weight
Total Length
48 in.
48 in.
Nut Width
1.496 in.
1.496 in.
Body Depth
3.8 in.
3.8 in.
Weight
12 lbs.
12 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Ibanez SR300E Electric Bass Guitar
  • The neck feels smooth and natural for my hands, and the "oneness" the strings create through the body is surreal. Nicely balanced and light.
  • Some people have a problem with the slim neck (much slimmer than a Fender) but I find it allows me to hit notes much faster. Overall, it was a GREAT purchase!
  • Lightweight, thin neck and great action. I switched to flat wound strings and got that smooth feel and big bottom I wanted.
  • It is extremely light weight ( I can lift the whole Bass by the headstock).
Ibanez SR300EB Electric Bass Guitar
  • The guitar is not digging in my shoulder after standing up playing for 90 min.
  • This bass also doesn't seem to weigh much.
Materials
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Rosewood
Bridge
Rosewood
Rosewood
Neck
Maple/Walnut
Maple/Walnut
Side/Rib
Mahogany
Mahogany
Top
Mahogany
Mahogany
What customers say about "Materials"
Ibanez SR300E Electric Bass Guitar
  • I've been playing since the mid-seventies and this inexpensive instrument is one of the best purchases I've made. The finish in person is much nicer than the photo.
  • The finish is outstanding and the electronics are great.
  • It is good quality and absolutely beautiful.
  • Had to return it. Twisted Neck. Seller refused to replace it. Had to buy it elsewhere.
Ibanez SR300EB Electric Bass Guitar
  • Finish is impressive and everything is solid.
  • The real wood feel of this stained black is just the coolest.
  • The maple body is excellent for sound and weight.
  • Very well made and very good sound. Rarely goes out of tune. Nice, funky, rounded sound for wide range of genres.
  • This bass came very well set up. It has a mahogany body and a 24 fret rosewood fretboard.
Features
Pick Up System
Ibanez PowerSpan Dual Coil humbucker
Ibanez PowerSpan Dual Coil humbucker
String Scale
34 in.
34 in.
Number Of Frets
24
24
Strap Included
Yes
Yes
Pickguard
No
No
Tuners
Ibanez Die-cast
Ibanez Die-cast
Sound Controls
Volume, Balance, 3-band EQ, 3-way power tap switch
Volume, Balance, 3-band EQ, 3-way power tap switch
Bridge Type
Accu-cast B120
Accu-cast B120
Extras
5-piece maple/walnut neck is extra strong to add sustain and resist warping over the years, Dual humbucking pickups with 3-band EQ and Power Tap make it easy to nail a wide range of tones, Accu-cast B120 bridge provides solid intonation, Jatoba Fretboard, Active electronics with easy-access battery compartment on back of bass
5-piece maple/walnut neck is extra strong to add sustain and resist warping over the years, Dual humbucking pickups with 3-band EQ and Power Tap make it easy to nail a wide range of tones, Accu-cast B120 bridge provides solid intonation, Jatoba Fretboard, Active electronics with easy-access battery compartment on back of bass
Neck Fixation Type
4-bolt
4-bolt
What customers say about "Features"
Ibanez SR300E Electric Bass Guitar
  • The active electronics allow for the sculpting of anything I require. I don't know if I was just lucky, but others have commented it both sounds and plays like an instrument that should cost much more
  • The active electronics enable you to custom tailor the tone to your specific tastes.
  • Because of the pickup switch and active EQ, there are tons of tone variations available. A great bass for the beginner or experienced musician.
  • It has many knobs to control your sound, and it is a fun Bass to use when recording.
  • The pickups are exceptional and the switch does give slight variations in the sound output. My only concern is that the strings sound way to bright for me.
Ibanez SR300EB Electric Bass Guitar
  • The Candy Apple Red finish is beautiful and the two tone neck adds to the guitars visual ascetics.
  • I love this bass! So fun to play and so beautiful black on red!
  • This guitar has a three way equalizer that is very powerful, it can boost/scoop your lows, mids, or highs each with individual knobs.
  • The pickups are fairly good. This bass guitar has three pickup coil settings.
  • This guitar comes with a plastic overlay which can be removed that tells you what knob does what, can be useful when getting used to the audio controls.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
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