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Bantam Series

Bantam 5

Color Black Cherry

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Continuing a 45-year legacy of innovation and top-notch craftsmanship, Spector’s Bantam 5 is a medium-scale powerhouse that packs a serious punch. Like it’s 4-string counterpart, the Bantam 5 provides players with a shorter-scale instrument that does not sacrifice on build quality, playability, or tone. With a 32” scale length and a carefully chambered body, the Bantam 5 is lightweight and extremely comfortable to play. Bantam 5 basses feature the classic NS body style, which is fully carved and contoured to the player’s body using chambered European Alder and a gorgeous figured 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 Rosewood fingerboard. The Bantam 5 is loaded with two EMG 40DC pickups, as well as an EMG BTC active EQ circuit, allowing for maximum versatility when paired with your favorite pedals and amps.


Spector: Bantam 5 Medium-Scale Bass with Ian Allison

Bantam Series

Bantam 5


Body & Construction

Top Wood Figured Maple
Body Wood Chambered European Alder


Neck Wood 3-Piece Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Number Of Frets 22
Nut Graphite
Nut Width 1.825"
Scale 32"

Pickups & Electronics

Controls Volume, Pickup Blend, Treble Cut/Boost, Bass Cut/Boost (Stacked)
Pickups EMG 40DC
Pickup Configuration 2 x Humbucker
Preamp System EMG BTC


Hardware Black
Bridge Spector Lightweight Locking Bridge
Tuners Sealed Die-Cast


Finish High Gloss
Strings D'Addario XL-170-5 Nickel
Case Gig Bag
Additional Info .66" String Spacing
Spector Est 1976 NY Headstock icon

With unrivaled playability, powerful pickups, and 45 years of experience, Spector basses have established themselves as the authority on modern bass design.

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