SPECTOR’s Bantam 5 is a 32-Inch “Medium” Scale Five String

Spector has added one more string to their Bantam series with the all new, 32-inch short-scale bass. Well, short or medium depending on who you ask.


The Bantam 5 is a lightweight 5-string with a chambered NS-styled, carved and contoured European Alder body with a figured Maple top. The Bantam 5‘s bolt-on neck is 3-Piece Maple with a Rosewood fretboard and 22 frets. For pickups, the Bantam 5 includes two active EMG 40DC humbuckers with an EMG BTC preamp, all controlled by the bass’s very own Volume, Pickup Blend, Treble Cut/Boost, Bass Cut/Boost onboard knobs.

The Bantam 5 is available here for $2,099.99 and comes in Black Cherry, Black Stain, or Solid White.

If you’re looking for a classic 4-string, Spector still offers the Bantam 4. The Bantam 4 offers a Chambered European Alder with a USA Figured Maple top wood, and 3-Piece Maple neck with Graphite Rods, Rosewood fretboard, and 22 frets. The Bantam 4 comes in the same colors and is available for $1,799.99.