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NS Ethos Series

NS Ethos 5

Color Super Faded Black Gloss

Available In


Spector’s NS Ethos range celebrates the brand’s iconic legacy while simultaneously incorporating fresh features that matter to the modern player. The iconic curved body is carved from solid Maple and is adorned with a highly figured Poplar Burl top. The 3-piece Maple neck features a 24 fret Rosewood fingerboard, adorned with a custom Spector logo inlay on the 12th fret. When it comes to electronics, the NS Ethos employs Aguilar’s premium pickups & OBP-2 active pre-amp for a wide range of usable and musical tones. NS Ethos basses are available in two distinct finishes including Interstellar and Super Faded Back. These eye-catching, high gloss finishes are inspired by our USA Series instruments and lend an extra level of sophistication to these instruments.

Maple Body with Exotic Poplar Burl Top

The pairing of Maple and Poplar Burl provides world-class tone and a stunning appearance

body of brown Spector bass in front of blue wood panels

Aguilar Pickups and Preamp

Aguilar electronics deliver a perfect combination of warmth and clarity

body of brown Spector bass

24 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard with 12th fret Spector Inlay

Previously reserved for our USA Series basses, each NS Ethos features a custom 12th fret Spector inlay

top of brown Spector bass body in front of blue wood panels


NS Ethos

NS Ethos Series

NS Ethos 5


Body & Construction

Top Wood Poplar Burl
Body Wood Maple


Neck Wood 3-Piece Maple; Neck-thru
Fretboard Rosewood
Number Of Frets 24
Inlays Dots; 12th Fret Spector Logo Inlay; Luminlay Side Dots
Nut Graphite
Nut Width 1.75"
Scale 35"

Pickups & Electronics

Controls Bridge Volume, Neck Volume, Bass Cut/Boost, Treble Cut/Boost
Pickups Neck: Aguilar DCB G4 | Bridge: Aguilar DCB G4
Pickup Configuration 2 x Humbucker
Preamp System Aguilar OBP-2


Hardware Black
Bridge Hi-Mass Locking Bridge with Intonation Screws
Tuners Sealed Die-Cast


Finish Interstellar Gloss and Super Faded Black Gloss
Strings Nickel
Additional Info String Spacing at Bridge: .66";Luminlay Side Dots
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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