Designed to play the same notes as a standard bass guitar (E, A, D, G). Arched American ash body with select 3 piece Canadian maple through neck and engineered rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Diecast black open gear machine heads. Graph Tech Black Tusq XL saddle and black PPS nut. Aquila Thundergut® strings. 22 nickel frets. 530mm scale. Shadow preamp and under-saddle piezo pickup with volume, treble and bass control knobs. Includes custom heavy duty padded gig bag with shoulder straps. Natural satin.