Fender Introduces Five Deluxe Series Basses to Its Iconic Family of Instruments

Fender announces the launch of the new Deluxe Series, designed for seasoned and experienced players looking for superior quality and enhanced performance at an accessible price point.
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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announces the launch of the new Deluxe Series of electric guitars, designed for seasoned and experienced players looking for superior quality and enhanced performance at an accessible price point. The Fender Deluxe Series adds 10 innovative new models based on classic guitar and bass designs, infused with modern advancements and spec upgrades, to the renowned family of Fender electrics.

Marrying timelessly elegant style and authentic Fender tone, the Deluxe Series offers high-quality instruments that deliver crisp and articulate sound including the Deluxe Strat®, Deluxe Strat HSS, Deluxe Roadhouse™ Strat, Deluxe Nashville Tele®, Deluxe Tele Thinline, Deluxe Active Precision Bass® Special, Deluxe Active Jazz Bass®, Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V, Deluxe Active Dimension™ Bass, Deluxe Active Dimension Bass V models.

“We are thrilled to debut the new Deluxe Series under our well-respected umbrella of electrics,” said Justin Norvell, Vice President Category, Electric Guitars and Basses. “The Deluxe Series provides musicians a perfect companion on stage and in the studio at an attainable price point; it’s the ideal upgrade for players as they advance on their musical journey without compromising quality for price.”

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Deluxe Active Precision Bass Special
For players who find themselves alternating between a variety of music at a moment’s notice, the Deluxe Precision Bass Special is the perfect companion on stage and in the studio. The double-cutaway 4-string electric bass features a PJ pickup configuration, incorporating a split-coil Precision Bass middle pickup and Vintage Noiseless Jazz Bass bridge pickup, a three-band EQ with treble, mid and bass boost/cut and an active/passive switch. The four-saddle HiMass™ bridge increases attack and sustain. Also includes a four-bolt asymmetrical neck plate and a deluxe gig bag. 

Price: $799

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Deluxe Active Jazz Bass
The Deluxe Active Jazz Bass is ideal for bassists who need a flexible tone machine that looks great on stage. Fender’s classic offset bass style is blended with powerful tone and smooth playing feel to create an instrument that punches well above its weight. The double-cutaway 4-string electric bass includes two Vintage Noiseless Jazz Bass pickups in the middle and bridge positions. For increased attack and sustain, the Deluxe Active Jazz Bass includes a four-saddle HiMass™ bridge. Other features include a three-band EQ with treble, mid and bass boost/cut, an active/passive switch and a four-bolt asymmetrical neck plate. Also includes a deluxe gig bag. 

Price: $849-$1099 (Depending on finish)

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Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V
The Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V is ideal for 5-string bassists who need a flexible tone machine that looks great on stage. This double-cutaway 5-string electric bass includes two Vintage Noiseless Jazz Bass pickups (middle and bridge), three-band EQ with treble, mid and bass boost/cut and active/passive switch. A five-saddle HiMass bridge increases attack and sustain. Other features include a four-bolt asymmetrical neck plate and a deluxe gig bag. 

Price: $899

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Deluxe Active Dimension Bass
The Deluxe Active Dimension Bass brings upgraded features and components to the working musician.
Features include an ash body with gloss polyester finish, dual Dimension Bass humbucking pickups and a modern “C”-shaped neck with 12”-radius fingerboard and contoured neck heel. The Deluxe Active Dimension Bass also includes an onboard 18V preamp, a three-band active EQ, a 4-string Fender HiMass bridge with chrome-plated zinc saddles and a deluxe gig bag. 

Price: $999

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Deluxe Active Dimension Bass V
The Deluxe Active Dimension Bass V is a true player’s instrument, designed for discerning bassists.
Features include an ash body with gloss polyester finish, dual Dimension Bass humbucking pickups and a modern “C”-shaped neck with 12”-radius fingerboard and contoured neck heel. The Deluxe Active Dimension Bass V also includes an onboard 18V preamp, three-band active EQ, 5-string Fender HiMass bridge with chrome-plated zinc saddles and a deluxe gig bag. 

Price: $1049.99

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