Sterling by Music Man Ray 4 Short-Scale StingRay RAYSS4 Electric Bass Guitar - Dropped Copper

Iconic StingRay Design Available in a Short-Scale Form for the First Time

In stock today. The Sterling by Music Man short-scale StingRay bass is the newest addition to the StingRay collection, offering the iconic design with a short-scale makeover for the first time. The new short-scale bass features a 30" scale for easier playability, passive boost, and a Sterling by Music Man humbucking pickup with higher output neodymium magnets and a 3-way rotary switch. The pickup configuration includes parallel, true single-coil, and series modes. Available in Dropped Copper (pictured) with a satin finish Maple neck with Maple Fretboard for optimal comfort and playability.


  • Model: RAYSS4
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Body Color: Dropped Copper
  • Bridge: Sterling by Music Man Designed Bridge
  • Pickguard: Parchment
  • Scale Length: 30”
  • Neck Radius: 9.5” (24 cm)
  • Frets: 22 Frets, Medium
  • Neck Width: 1.5” (38 mm) at nut
  • Neck Wood: Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard: Maple (DBL)
  • Fret Markers: Black/White Dot Markers
  • Tuning Machines: Open Gear
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Neck Attachment: 6 Bolts
  • Controls: 1 Push/Push Volume Boost, 1 Tone
  • Switching: 3-Way Rotary Selector
  • Pickups: Sterling by Music Man Designed Neodymium Pickups (H)
  • Strings: Ernie Ball 2852 Regular Slinky Short Scale Bass
  • Case sold separately

New Scaled Down StingRay Delivers the Same Thunderous Tone in Short-Scale Size Designed for Comfort and Playability

This Sterling by Music Man Short-Scale RAYSS4 electric bass delivers the same thunderous tone as the traditional StringRay with a 30” scale length that makes it extremely comfortable to play