Power To The People
Perfect for players who want a high performance instrument that combines the elegance and great playability of our best selling Power Bass with modern, multi-tone functionality, the Powerhouse blends cool, traditional looks and a fast, vintage profile satin neck with the stability of a modern, hi-mass Babicz Full Contact bridge and the incomparable versatility of the Sims Super-Quad pickup system.
The Powerhouse Bass Features
|body ||Lightweight, balanced body contour with classic colour/pickguard combination |
|neck ||Satin finish Bass Centre "Super Slim Sixties"® maple meck |
|FINGERBOARD ||20 fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot Markers |
|pickupS ||Sims "Super-Quad Classic" pickup system |
|bridge ||Babicz Full Contact Hardware bridge |
|hardware ||Chromed brass dome top control knobs / 4-bolt chrome neck plate |
|strings ||Bass Centre Elites |
|extras ||Premium quality Bass Centre padded gig bag included |
Designed and constructed in the UK by the specialists at Sims Guitars, each Super-Quad pickup contains four hand-wound coils engaged via a patented switching matrix which allows the user to choose between three of the most iconic pickup configurations in bass history.
The innovative Tri-Logic system comprises two independent mini-toggle switches that select one of three coil presets for each pickup — split, single and dual coil. An RGB LED on each solid carbon fibre housing provides precise visual indication of the active modes providing players with complete freedom to explore the tonal possibilities of fifteen unique combinations.
Replicates the unmistakable character of a fully open, vintage P-Bass pickup
Emulates the growl and punch of a classic mid-seventies era single coil J-Bass pickup
Modeled after the distinctive power and cut of an original Musicman humbucker
Make Full Contact
Babicz Full Contact Hardware is a revolutionary new approach to bridge technology which, as the name implies, ensures full contact between the vibrating string and the body of the instrument, maximising sustain and tonal response. Courtesy of its patented eCam saddle technology, the Babicz design also provides enhanced tuning stability and fully lockable, precision adjustment for string height and intonation.
The Personal Touch
All Bass Collection and British Bass Masters instruments are re-strung and set up prior to despatch by Chris Ward, long serving Bass Centre guitar tech since 1984. Accordingly, you can choose which gauge and type of Elites Strings you prefer and specify set-up requirements (please use the "Comments" field when you check out, or contact the BC sales team directly).