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The Music Man DarkRay Bass in Starry Night finish is a stunning combination of form, function and technology.
The recipe is simple. Take one part: Ernie Ball Music Man expert electric bass builders. Add one part: Top tier bass amplifier and effects creators Dark Glass Electronics. Mix together. The result? The DarkRay.
In most ways, it could almost be viewed as a nearly identical twin to the StingRay Special in looks and feel. A legendary design played by bassists far and wide, why stray too far from what plays just right? The roasted maple neck with gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend is one of the smoothest players in the game. All black hardware, neodymium humbucking pickup, high fret accessible, contoured and comfortable, low-end reliable. The design checks all a bassist's boxes.
The big difference and main attraction with the DarkRay is the preamp. You won't hear any noise from this active wiring configuration, complete with volume, gain, bass, treble, and blend controls. Two different Darkglass drive circuits live within to satisfy your tonal tastes. The Alpha circuit provides tight distortion, and the Omega gives you all the built in fuzz you could ever ask for. A LED ring indicates which mode you are in dependent on the 3-way selector switch.
The DarkRay is loaded with incredible specs and features to give endless inspiration and enjoyable play time to bassists of all types, holding down the low end for any musical project.
|Body Material:||Select Hardwood|
|Neck Material:||Roasted Maple|
|Fret:||22, High Profile/Wide|
|Tuning Machines:||Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic clover design|
|Bridge Pick-up:||Single Humbucking with Neodymium magnets|
|Controls:||Custom Darkglass® 2-band active preamp with two distinct distortion circuits (Alpha and Omega); vol, gain, blend, treble, bass|
|Bridge:||Vintage Music Man® top loaded Black plated, steel bridge plate with vintage Black plated steel saddles|