Ibanez SR405 (5-String)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Elixir700, Apr 9, 2001.

  1. Excellent

    1 vote(s)
  2. Pretty Good

    2 vote(s)
  3. Ok

    7 vote(s)
  4. Crappy

    5 vote(s)
  1. Elixir700


    Apr 9, 2001
    I just wanted to know what everybody thinks of the Ibanez SR405 bass guitar.
  2. NJXT


    Jan 9, 2001
    Lyon, FRANCE
    I owned one. My first 5.
    The neck was fine, though not as good as the "upper" SR series (800+).
    I liked the body shape and the overall comfort of this bass.
    With a good setup, it can be a very fast bass.
    You can get a large variety of sounds from this bass but it lacks a bit of depth.
    I heard that changing the preamp can greatly improve this.
  3. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    I had one too.Not the greatest 5 Ive played,but considering the price it was a decent Bass.I did think the strings were a little too close to each other,though.
  4. sams


    Mar 20, 2001
    East Orange, NJ
    I own one as well and I love my baby. I have already changed the strings and I plan on changing the preamp as well. I am content with it.
  5. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    I had an sr400 and an Sr885, I thought the 400 was a bit better than the 800 was, I prefered the tone of it a little bit more. Its made of maple so it had a brighter tone and a bit more resonance than the 800. But for the money there are much better brands that you can get. This of course is just my opinion.