Bantam 4 – Short Scale Electric Bass

Continuing a 40-year legacy of innovation and top-notch craftsmanship, Spector’s new Bantam 4 is a short-scale powerhouse that packs a serious punch. With a 30” scale length and a carefully chambered body, the Bantam is light and extremely comfortable to play. The Bantam features the classic NS body style that is fully carved and contoured to the player’s body using lightweight, chambered Alder and a gorgeous Quilted Maple top. The deep-inset bolt-on neck ensures the utmost resonance and projection, while providing an effortless playing experience with its perfectly carved neck profile and fast 22 fret Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The Bantam is loaded with two EMG 35DC pickups as well as an EMG BTS active EQ circuit, allowing for maximum versatility when paired with your favorite pedals and amp.

  • 30” Scale Length; Weighs in at approx. 7 lbs.
  • Fully Carved & Chambered Alder Body w/ Quilted Maple Top
  • 3-Ply Bolt-On Hard Maple Neck; 22 Fret Indian Rosewood Fingerboard
  • EMG 35DC Pickups; EMG BTS Active EQ; Spector Locking Bridge
  • Available in Black Cherry & Black Stain Gloss finishes; Also available left-handed (Black Cherry only)


SPECS

NECK

Our original deep inset bolt-on neck pocket

WOOD: 3pc Maple with Graphite Rods inside for additional strength

FINGERBOARD: Rosewood, with side dots

NUMBER OF FRETS: 22

SCALE LENGTH: 30"

RADIUS: 16"

WIDTH AT NUT: 1.50”

 

BODY

Our original NS curved and carved body shape

WOOD: USA Figured Maple over European Alder

FINISH: High Gloss

COLORS: Black Cherry, Trans Black Stain

 

HARDWARE

Black

BRIDGE: Spector aluminum locking bridge, with intonation screws STRING SPACING AT BRIDGE: .75"

 

PICKUPS AND ELECTRONICS

BRIDGE PICKUP: EMG 35DC dual coil active

NECK PICKUP: EMG 35DC dual coil active

ACTIVE EMG BT CONTROLS: bridge pickup volume, neck pickup volume, treble boost/cut, bass boost/cut

 

STRINGS
D'Addario XL-170 nickel

 

WARRANTY

Limited Lifetime against manufacturing defects to the Original Owner when purchased new from an authorized Spector Dealer.