Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray4 BK Electric Bass - Black

Sterling by Music Man

Vintage Looks With Modern Tone and Playability, in an Array of Bold Finishes

Modeled after the Classic 4-string Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay Bass, the Sterling by Music Man Ray4 BK-M1 is one of the founding member of the Sterling bass lineup. Featuring a vintage design with a comfortable 34“ scale length, the Ray4 delivers the bold sound that StingRay basses are famous for, with amazing playability, at a great price point.

Featuring a lightweight Basswood body with a comfortable Hard Maple neck and fretboard, the Ray 4BK is on point in every way. The hard Maple neck has a 34" scale length, a 9.5" fingerboard radius, and a silky satin finish which makes it extremely comfortable to play in all musical situations.

The electronics include a Sterling by Music Man designed alnico humbucker pickup in the bridge position, paired with an active 2-band EQ that allows you to dial in the exact tone that you need. From thunderous low end tones, to bright and punchy treble notes, the Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray4 covers a range of sonic territory. The hardware includes a solid Sterling by Music Man designed fixed bridge with open gear tuners, for stable tuning and rock solid intonation.


  • Model: RAY4
  • Body Wood: Basswood
  • Body Color: Black (BK)
  • Bridge: Fixed Bridge
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.4cm)
  • Neck Radius: 9.5" (24cm)
  • Frets: 21 Frets, Medium
  • Neck Width: 1.5" (38mm) at Nut
  • Neck Wood: Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard: Hard Maple
  • Fret Markers: Dot Markers
  • Tuning Machines: Open Gear
  • Truss Rod” Single Action
  • Neck Attachment: 6 Bolts
  • Controls: 2-band Active Preamp
  • Switching: N/A
  • Pickups: H - 1 Ceramic Humbucker
  • Strings: .45-1.05
  • Gig Bag: N/A

Classic Design with Modern Upgrades at an Affordable Price Point

Modeled after the classic Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay, the Sterling by Music Man Ray4 offers impressive looks while delivering a powerful, vintage bass sound, at a great price point. Combining a vintage double cutaway body design with Sterling by Music Man designed Alnico-1 Humbucker pickup and a 2-band active preamp, the Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray4 delivers versatile tone covering a wide range of sonic territory, making it perfect for an array of musical styles.