An SR Xtreme for the rocker on a budget.
The Ibanez SRX300 Electric 4-String Bass Guitar has the strong output needed for hard rock styles. Features the PFR full-range, strong-output passive pickups used on the more expensive SRX models and 2-band EQ for simple operation. Basswood body. 3-piece maple neck with rosewood fretboard. Die-cast bridge. Medium frets.
- High-output PFR full-range passive pickups
- 2-band EQ
- Basswood body
- 3-piece maple neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- Die-cast bridge
- Medium frets
Reviewed by 20 customers
I bought this bass a few months ago from my local and wow! I haven't put it down. I find it great for all genres and I love to slap with it.
I've played a few different basses, and can safely say that this bass is nothing short of superb. The neck is about 1/2 the normal width at the nut, this makes fretting even easier at full stretch (the neck is nothing if not long). The active pickups pack one hell of a punch and make this a superb metal bass. The scoops on the pickups make the bass even more comfortable, there a very nice little...quirk. Its also a beautiful bass for playing slap. I have the Iron pewter model (IPT) and though it shows up fingerprints very easily it's damn sexy. And nothing like the picture- it's more of a glittery black, and not remotely tacky with it either.A definite masterpiece. The price-tag should be about 100 higher too. So its fantastic value
Well, i see my self as an intermediate. Not good enough to buy a stingray or a gibson. But ive just bought this bass thinking it was not going to be much beter than a squier, because in the UK (where i live) it is 250 where you can pick up a squier for a hundred less.Boy how i was wrong! THis bass is incredible, the flexibility of the tones is aided by the 2 music man style pickups (which do have the great thumb resting thing). I use this bass in my hardcore/punk band and it will easily drown out the drummer with my behringer bx600 (great amp, check it out). It can go soft and warm, it can go treble and the slap sounds ace for you funk fans! Allthough, those bassists whonplay jazz, dont go for this bass, the ibanez sr series are great but the srx (xtreme is what the x is) isnt a jazz bass but a rock bass. The other sr series basses are great for jazz though. I take my bass out to gigs, never once has it failed. I dont have a back up bass because i feel it wont break, and i believe it wont. All in all this is a bang for your buck (or ound inb my case). Hope this was helpful!
I play in a Power Blues style band. There is not a tone I need that I can't get with this bass. Thin and punchy like the Who's summertime blues, and growly thick for Cream songs. You can dial in great tone with any amp. Only problem is with the huge bass this thing is capable of on the neck pick up. With the bass cranked, I've blown up two different combo amps. A 90 watt Hartke and a 200 watt Yorville, and the tweeter in my peavey 4x10. So be careful you can have too much fun with this Bass. The neck plays fast and the action can be set pretty low without buzzing. Perfect for a converted guitarist like me. I love this bass, so will you.
I moved to Florida and my Fender jazz bass was in CA. I bought an srx300. That was 8 months ago. This bass is amazing. It's so much more than I thought it would be when I bought it. The pickups put out so much, it's crazy. The first time I had to change the 9 volt was 2 weeks ago. This bass is awesome. I got my fender back a few months ago and my Ibanez is still my primary bass. It's so light and easy to play, my jazz bass seems heavy compared to this.
I've been playing for a long time now. This is my second bass. I was going to get the music man sub, but I saw this one and it was so much better. The price was insanely cheaper. The neck is oiled and your fingers slide easily. It has sweet pickups which are active and it looks insane. Mine is black with a nice finish. The bass also plays good for slapping, popping, etc. This is one of the best basses ever.
As is the case with most of the stuff Ibanez makes this bass has everything you need for a great price, and you get very good quality along with the features. You will pay hundreds more for a Fender and not get this much performance.This bass is loud. It is an excellent axe for rock or punk. The 2 band EQ is easy to use and provides enough frequency alteration for any type of punk or rock gig. This is not a good bass for jazz or if you are into progressive stuff. One of the SR models would be better for that. I have been playing this base for a month now and really like it a lot. I like it much better than the borrowed Yamaha RB270 and Fender American P-Bass I was using. The Soundgear neck is slim and easier to play. Much better for a drummer turned fill-in bass player to use. To sum it all up, this bass is a great deal. You won't go wrong by buying one, and you won't need to step up to a better bass unless you need a different sound or want a 5-string.
I thought this was going to be another, pretty-good, get the job done bass. Well I was wrong. When I got this bass I was so amazed by it.
Very good hard rock sound and good for its price range. The thumb rest on pick ups helps in some parts of songs. Overall, its a fine bass guitar.
I bought this bass about 3 or 4 months ago. I've been playing for a while and it sounds amazing, I just put new strings on it and now its even better. There is only 1 word to describe it. Excellent.