1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Classic StingRay on a Stingray5(!)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by carl-anton, Apr 5, 2002.

  1. I got a little confused by recent posts, about which position the switch on a SR5 should be in to give the classic StingRay sound. I emailed the excellent MusicMan customer service. - So if anybody is confused too, here is the answer:

    Thanks for contacting Ernie Ball and sorry for the late response.

    The bridge position (parallel) is the standard StingRay sound.

    Best Regards,

    Dan McPherson
    Customer Service
  2. CS


    Dec 11, 1999

    I was part of that, sorry. Thanks for the info but

    I still maintain that using my ears I would always select the series option for 'that' sound and parallel to tame the highs. Personal opininon alert.

    We will have to agree to disagree. I have e-mailed EB with queries and they are very good. Perhaps we agree on that?

  3. alembicbones


    Nov 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA
    Whereas the parallel setting yields that aggressive, classic Stingray sound, I definitely prefer running my SR 5 fretless in series. I feel it gives me a rich, almost chorus like tone.


Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.