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Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar   

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The Yamaha RBX375 5 string features a muscular, contoured double-cut alder body with 24-fret maple neck and 3-D headstock design for flash looks. Hig...Click To Read More About This Product

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A rock-solid value on a fine-playing, great-sounding electric bass.

The Yamaha RBX375 5 string features a muscular, contoured double-cut alder body with 24-fret maple neck and 3-D headstock design for flash looks. High-output ceramic humbucking pickups with 2-band active EQ and pickup blending pot let you dial in a wide range of thick tones.

FEATURES
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • High-output humbuckers
  • Pickup blend

Yamaha has the a well-earned reputation for providing the best instruments in their price range. We guarantee you'll love this one. Order now.

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YamahaRBX375 5-String Bass Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 35 reviews)

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you got to red this + bajo profecional

yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar is a great professional bass for all kind of music i play latin music tierra caliente cumbia american anything sounds good whit this bass..AMAZING!

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yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar is a great professional bass for all kind of music i play latin music tierra caliente cumbia american anything sounds good whit this bass..AMAZING!

red metalic just like a red metalic car.the back of the neck looks and feels like plastic but lets hope is not plastic.the knobs looks great same as the tuning pegs.and the red part by the thining pegs.that is a plastic whit the logo
the strings feels good but there are cheap strings you need to change those if you want i didn't.... se los recomiendo

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Yamaha RBX375

Due to a hard to replace broken key on my current bass, my friend was kind enough to lend me his guitar to use in the mean time. While this bass looks nice,...Read complete review

Due to a hard to replace broken key on my current bass, my friend was kind enough to lend me his guitar to use in the mean time. While this bass looks nice, I've found that its tone is everything but. During practice I found myself repeatedly adjusting the equalizer to try to find something that works for me. I was never able to get it. The pickups look impressive, but they transmit too much fret buzz. The battery for the active pickups has an easy access cover, which is cool. The looks are nice and the color scheme perfect. But I've found that it simply doesn't have hardly any sustain. Hit a string and you?re left wondering where the sound went. The neck seems short to me, but I'm 6'. I'm not at all impressed by it, but I won?t tell my friend that. I?d rather be playing a no-name guitar I used to play. I'd recommend an ESP F series.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Experience Here!

By Terry Adamo

from So. Cal.

Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

I've been playing bass professionally for over 25 years and this 5-string for 5 years. There isn't a bass I could find- at any price -that was any finer than this one. No need to pay more!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

you got to red this + bajo profecional

By superpower

from michigan

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Pros

  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

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    Best Uses

    • Recording

    Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

    yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar is a great professional bass for all kind of music i play latin music tierra caliente cumbia american anything sounds good whit this bass..AMAZING!

    red metalic just like a red metalic car.the back of the neck looks and feels like plastic but lets hope is not plastic.the knobs looks great same as the tuning pegs.and the red part by the thining pegs.that is a plastic whit the logo
    the strings feels good but there are cheap strings you need to change those if you want i didn't.... se los recomiendo

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    THIS IS AMAZING

    By Ivan Heenan

    from Mount gambier, Australia

    Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

    This bass is a amazing it looks cool, sound great, has cheap price and is something build like a brick-house, this bass is a Must-Have for any pro or starting bassist
    Active EQ, two massive humbuckers, a thin neck and a wicked paint job and design
    Yamaha RBX375 has a great quality it's build tough and can make a hard or soft sound.
    A great quality at a great price, what else to say

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    mike h

    By Mike H-xTz6z

    from stockbridge, ga.

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    Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

    To wrap it up, this bass will give you the top features necessary to provide almost any style of play that an active player wants. The pickup blending and eq boost/cut are from the god's of rock just for our enjoyment! Buy it!!
    By far the best 5 string for less than $400 out there. The tones this ax will reward you with are infinite! Love the thumb cut outs on the pups.
    I bought the blk one to start with, but sent it back for the red one which is stunning. Slight neck adj and 3 frets to level and Wow what a ride. Everything seems to be solid and attention to detail is apparent everywhere. Stays in tune ok with stock strings.
    I only gave a 9 for total value as no gig bag came with it. Thats the only point I can take away.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent

    By TomH

    from DFW

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

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        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        This bass has excellent action, and the set up was perfect out of the box. More importantly the bass is very quiet, has lots of gain and a very wide and useful set of tone and balance capabilities.

        I've had several good friends with a lot of experience compare this bass to much more expensive insruments and their comments are consistently positive. This is an excellent bass by any standard. At this price point, it is an outstanding instrument.

        The finish is a flat silver which is a bit unusual. Everyone seems to like the finish as it does not show fingerprints, appears very durable and has a professional, understated look.

        Highly recommended.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Yamaha RBX375

        By Nick-yLqow

        from Kansas City, MO

        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        I've been playing on this bass for about 2 years now and it has always sounded AMAZING! It does go through batteries fast, but I bought a couple rechargeables and they last 2-3 times as long as regular 9v's then you recharge them and they are like new! I've only had 1 problem with it, the wires on the 9v snap connectors have broke a couple times, not hard to fix but kinda a pain in the butt.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Yamaha RBX375 ----- Bass for all Styles..

        By Shelchan65

        from POS, Trinidad

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        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        I've recently purchased this bass and immediately used it on a gig..One word..MONSTROUS..it has a great punch and definition that cuts thru in the mix, my color is black and a funny thing is that they say the fingerboard is rosewood, mine looks like ebony..my only gripe is that the battery cover look like it's very easy to break when changing the battery, be careful..All in all this bass rocks.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A Great Bass For The Price

        By Victrobassist

        from Australia

        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        I bought this bass about a week ago and i couldnt be happier with it. It is my first 5 string and i found it took no time to adjust to the extra string etc. It is really comfortable to play and it sits nicely when you stand up with it. The pickups are nice and loud and they offer a really large amout of tonal range. It took me about 20 minutes of fidling with my amp and the bass to find the tone i want, which isnt very long considering i was still looking for the right tone through my esp B-50. The finissh is really nice and the satin black neck feels beautiful but it can become a tad grippy if your hand becomes sweaty. The neck is fairly fast and easy to play. I found myself playing better on this bass within 5 minutes compared to my other bass. All in all this is definately the best bass i could find for the price and i'd recomend this to anyone looking for a good 5 string to make the step from 4 to 5.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very affordable and rock solid

        By Big Kyle 570

        from Wilkes-Barre, PA

        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        I've had mine for well over a year now and it's still cherry. It plays fast and sounds excellent doing it. No matter what style I'm jamming with at the moment this bass always delivers. My only gripe is that it goes through batteries quickly. I have to replace it every other week when playing regularly. Though, I don't have any prior experience with basses that have active electronics. I don't mind springing for the batteries though cause it doesn't let me down.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome Bass

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Yamaha RBX375 5-String Bass Guitar:

        I bought this bass because I read tons of great reviews on it. Now I've had it for about 9 months and I absolutely love it. It's easily the best bass I've heard and with a little tweak of the levels, it will be ready for any style of music you want to play from heavy metal to jazz to anything really. If you're looking for a good 5-string bass, buy this one. The neck is of course wider than normal 4-strings but it feels great and plays very well.

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