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Product J11882

Yamaha RBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar  

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Yamaha crafts the RBX170 Bass with a solid basswood body, versatile electronics, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, chrome tuners and bridge, dual...Read More

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A fully-loaded and affordable 4-string from Yamaha.

Yamaha crafts the RBX170 Bass with a solid basswood body, versatile electronics, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, chrome tuners and bridge, dual classic-style pickups, and passive tone controls. Case sold separately.

FEATURES Neck
  • Shape: C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Finish: Info not available
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: P/J
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Split single-coil
  • Bridge: Single-coil
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Active preamp: Not applicable
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 10"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Plastic
  • Nut width: 1.575" (40mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Info not available
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: Info not available
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
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YamahaRBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.0

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4.0

Good Inexpensive Bass

By Zbegniew

from Seattle

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel

Cons

  • Poor Pick Up

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Yamaha RBX170Y 4-String Electric Bass Guitar:

Played guitar for quite a while, but this is my first attempt to learn bass. I bought it just to use with Rocksmith, and it works great for that. The bridge pickup has a bit of static, so I just turn it down.

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