Here's what Sterling by Music Man say about the Stingray bass:
The Sterling by Music Man short-scale StingRay bass is the newest addition to the StingRay collection, offering the iconic design with a short-scale makeover for the first time. The new short-scale bass features a 30" scale for easier playability, passive boost, and a Sterling by Music Man humbucking pickup with higher output neodymium magnets and a 3-way rotary switch. The pickup configuration includes parallel, true single-coil, and series modes. Available in Daphne Blue with Maple Fretboard.
30" SHORT SCALE
For the first time, the iconic StingRay design is available with a 30" short scale makeover, delivering easier playability.
DYNAMIC TONE CONTROLS
The StingRay Short Scale features a neodymium humbucking pickup with 3-way rotary switch. The pickup configuration includes parallel, true single-coil, and series modes.
- Body Wood: Mahogany
- Body Color: Olympic White
- Bridge: Sterling by Music Man Designed Bridge
- Pickguard: Parchment
- Scale: 30"
- Neck Radius: 9.5” (24 cm)
- Frets: 22 Frets, Medium
- Neck Width: 1.5” (38 mm) at nut
- Neck Wood: Hard Maple
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fret Markers: White/Black Dot Markers
- Tuning Machines: Open Gear
- Truss Rod: Open Gear
- Neck Attachment: 6 Bolts
- Controls: 1 Push/Push Volume Boost, 1 Tone
- Switching: 3-Way Rotary Selector
- Pickups: Sterling by Music Man Designed Neodymium Pickups (H)
- Strings: Ernie Ball 2852 Regular Slinky Short Scale Bass