Sunday, April 25, 2010

Aria IGB-NEO Bass

Aria has a new Integra model called the IGB-NEO. As far as I know, it's only available in Japan and lists for just under 70,000 Yen. It's different than other Integra models in that it has just a single EMG-HZ pickup and has a few more 'high end' features. Here are the specs from the Aria Japan site:
Body: Ash
Neck: Maple
Nut: Graphite
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Machine head: Gotoh GB-707
Frets: 24F
Scale: 860mm
Pickups: EMG MM-HZ
Controls: Volume(CTS) x1,
      Tone(CTS) x1,
      series/parallel/tap mini switch
Tailpiece: Gotoh J510SJ
Hardware: Black
Finishes: See through green, black and purple.
They look pretty good, if anyone has a chance to try one, let me know how it sounds!



  1. Well the post is very old, but I have this bass I purchase this bass with a super low price (300 dollars new) and what I have to say is this bass is AWESOME, better than a lot of expensive ones, the hardware is Gotoh, the EMG sounds great and the construction of the bass is really great like an expensive one, well the original price is high but now in Japan there are a lot of good prices for this bass. If you can buy one, is a great bass!.

  2. That's great someone has finally tried out of these NEO models! Did you buy it in Japan? It seems that's the only place they are available. Any sound clips or additional pics would be appreciated.

  3. I also have one of this basses. It's a pretty good looking bass very well made and the tone is very balanced. I like it a lot!.