I bought an Ibanez SR1200L VNF Premium last winter. I love the bass, the woods, the neck and Nordy pickups. But I'm not thrilled that the battery is in the electronics compartment on the back of the bass held on with five small screws. In this 21st century, how many of you still prefer a battery box with screws and a snap-on 9v cap over a battery compartment that has a built in battery connection? One step and voila--done. Opinions please.