Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass

Elegant and packed with versatile tones, 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 without breaking a working bassist’s wallet. On stage or in the studio, the rich, timeless Jazz Bass tone will easily find a home in any style of music.
Powered by a pair of growling Vintage Noiseless™ Jazz Bass bridge pickups, this instrument’s bright, full sound easily cuts through a mix, ensuring the bass is heard clearly while retaining punch and low end authority. Active/passive switching makes it easy to access both vintage-styled and modern voices, further extending this instrument’s sonic flexibility. The robust control scheme includes a three-band active EQ with treble, mid and bass controls—each with boost and cut to accurately shape your tone—along with a pan pot for precision blending of the pickups’ potent sound. The four-saddle Fender HiMass™ bridge improves every note’s sustain and resonance, while enhancing the attack for lively tone that lets your sonic personality shine through. The “C”-shaped maple neck is comfortable for all playing styles and hosts a 1.5” synthetic bone nut and fast-playing 12”-radius fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets for a familiar playing feel.
The alder body bears a durable gloss polyester finish that looks great under the spotlight while being tough enough to shrug off the abuse of gigging and traveling. Classic Jazz Bass appointments include vintage-style black plastic Jazz Bass control knobs, nickel/chrome hardware, black pickup covers, pearloid dot inlays and a 3-ply B/W/B pickguard. Combining authentic design, modern performance and classic Fender tone, the Deluxe Active Jazz Bass rises to any playing occasion with style and sonic grace. Includes deluxe gig bag.

Double cutaway 4-string electric bass
Two Vintage Noiseless™ Jazz Bass pickups (middle and bridge)
Three-band EQ with treble, mid and bass boost/cut; active/passive switch
Four-saddle HiMass™ bridge for increased attack and sustain
Four-bolt asymmetrical neck plate
Includes deluxe gig bag

Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass

Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass

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Model Name
Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass®, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Olympic White
Model Number
Olympic White


Case/Gig Bag
Deluxe Gig Bag


Body Finish
Gloss Polyester
Body Material
Body Shape
Jazz Bass®


Fingerboard Material
Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius
12" (305 mm)
Fret Size
Medium Jumbo
Neck Finish
Satin Polyurethane
Neck Material
Neck Mounting
Neck Plate
4-Bolt Asymmetrical
Neck Shape
"C" Shape
Number of Frets
Nut Material
Synthetic Bone
Nut Width
1.5" (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays
White Pearloid Dot
Truss Rod
Truss Rod Nut
3/16" Hex Adjustment
Truss Rod Wrench
3/16" Hex (Allen)


Auxillary Switching
Active/Passive Push Switch
Bridge Pickup
Dual-Coil Ceramic Noiseless™ Jazz Bass with Nickel-Plated Pole Pieces
Pickup Configuration
Master Volume, Pan Control, Three-Band Active EQ with Treble Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut and Mid Boost/Cut
Middle Pickup
Dual-Coil Ceramic Noiseless™ Jazz Bass with Nickel Plated Pole Pieces
Pickup Switching
Pan Pot


4-Saddle HiMass
Control Knobs
Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
Hardware Finish
3-Ply Black/White/Black
Tuning Machines
Standard Open-Gear


Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)