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Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass  White Rosewood Fretboard

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OVERVIEW

A well-balanced 4-string with exceptional tone at a working musician's price.

The TRBX304 is built around a simple principle - your performance. The perfectly balanced, ultra-comfortable solid mahogany body provides the optimum tonal foundation while the Performance EQ active circuitry gives instant access to perfectly dialed-in stage-ready tones coupled with the expressive control you need.

TRBX features a sculpted solid mahogany body, with a mass-optimized 3D design for the optimum balance between tone and comfort coupled with perfect weight distribution. The neck design combines a fast, ultra-comfortable profile with 5-pc maple/mahogany laminated construction for outstanding stability and excellent tone. It uses a precision fitted bolt-on neck joint for maximum adjustability and clear, punchy tone. Developed through hundreds of hours of play-testing, the refined neck joint shape perfectly balances strength, vibration transfer and upper-fret access.

YGD designed M3 pickups feature oversized polepieces and ceramic magnets for a clear, powerful tone with incredible definition and depth. The hum-cancelling design ensures your performance clean and noise-free while the integral thumb-rest provides unrivalled playability.

TRBX304 boasts Yamaha's exclusive Perfomance EQ active circuit with five performance-tuned full spectrum EQ curves optimized to give instant access to essential sounds along with powerful 2-band master equalization to shape and define your tone.

A high-mass die-cast bridge efficiently transfers string vibrations to the body for full, rich tone combined with excellent adjustability and road-tested durability.

19mm string spacing offers outstanding playability for technical slap or finger styles. Straight string pull from nut to machine head eliminates lateral tension, providing superior tuning stability and reducing overtones. 38mm nut width gives fast, comfortable playability for any style.

Yamaha's metal plate-mounted standard jack socket offers superior durability and easy maintenance.

FEATURES
  • Sculpted solid mahogany body
  • 5-Piece, bolt-on, maple/mahogany neck
  • YGD designed M3 pickups
  • Exclusive Performance EQ active circuit with five performance-tuned full spectrum EQ curves
  • High-mass die-cast bridge

Buy the TRBX304 today and find out what everyone's talking about.

SPECIFICATIONS

TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass

  • String spacing: 19mm
    Nut width: 38mm
    Scale Length: 34'' (836.6mm)
    Radius: 10'' (250mm)

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YamahaTRBX304 4-String Electric Bass
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

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85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (12)
  • Solid electronics (12)
  • Fun to play (11)
  • Good pick up (10)
  • Good tone (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (11)
  • Practicing (11)
  • Recording (7)
  • Rock concerts (7)
  • Small venues (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I love this bass!! All quality!!

Compared many bass guitars for several months, everything from the j-bass to the musicman. All at 4 times the price. The TRBX304'does it all. It will leave you scratching your head,...Read complete review

Compared many bass guitars for several months, everything from the j-bass to the musicman. All at 4 times the price. The TRBX304'does it all. It will leave you scratching your head, when comparing basses, you will say "it costs only a fraction of the others", but "plays like the real thing". If you are looking at this bass...buy it!
It is a great value. Thank you Yamaha. A great bass. Far and above the previous
RBX774 and other predecessors .. Job well done.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

I really didn't like this bass in the end :'(

I spent almost a year looking at this bass online, be it through Youtube videos, reviews on a whole ton of music sites, you name it I've been there. However, I soon...Read complete review

I spent almost a year looking at this bass online, be it through Youtube videos, reviews on a whole ton of music sites, you name it I've been there. However, I soon learned the hard truth that NOTHING can ever be accurate enough for you than trying it out for yourself in person. The playability on this thing is great. Very low action and low fret buzz right out of the box. (for me anyways) However, the tone is what killed it for me. To me, it has a very tinny, quack-like sound when playing on the higher strings and ESPECIALLY when using a pick. This bass prides itself in being versatile but it literally sounds TERRIBLE in some instances. However, this is just my opinion, but I would highly caution you to perform extensive research before purchasing this instrument. I REALLY wanted to like this thing. I REALLY did. I had been researching it for a year. But in the end it kind of broke my heart how I had to come to the conclusion that I genuinely did not like the sound of this bass :'(

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(19 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love this bass!! All quality!!

By B.R.

from St. Louis.

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

    Compared many bass guitars for several months, everything from the j-bass to the musicman. All at 4 times the price. The TRBX304'does it all. It will leave you scratching your head, when comparing basses, you will say "it costs only a fraction of the others", but "plays like the real thing". If you are looking at this bass...buy it!
    It is a great value. Thank you Yamaha. A great bass. Far and above the previous
    RBX774 and other predecessors .. Job well done.

    (8 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    I really didn't like this bass in the end :'(

    By efloeck

    from MA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Great look
    • Lightweight
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • "quacky" Tone

    Best Uses

      Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

      I spent almost a year looking at this bass online, be it through Youtube videos, reviews on a whole ton of music sites, you name it I've been there. However, I soon learned the hard truth that NOTHING can ever be accurate enough for you than trying it out for yourself in person. The playability on this thing is great. Very low action and low fret buzz right out of the box. (for me anyways) However, the tone is what killed it for me. To me, it has a very tinny, quack-like sound when playing on the higher strings and ESPECIALLY when using a pick. This bass prides itself in being versatile but it literally sounds TERRIBLE in some instances. However, this is just my opinion, but I would highly caution you to perform extensive research before purchasing this instrument. I REALLY wanted to like this thing. I REALLY did. I had been researching it for a year. But in the end it kind of broke my heart how I had to come to the conclusion that I genuinely did not like the sound of this bass :'(

      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      awesome yamaha bass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      By BASSMAN55

      from WAGONER, OKLAHOMA

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

        this yamaha bass is awesome. and is a bass for any level player. it is a great work horse! perfecty built with great precision. pickups are really nice . matter of fact; i bought two of them recently from mf. a black one, and the mist green. i recommend this bass highly.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Bass - Great Price

        By Roy M

        from Millstone Twp, NJ

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        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Fret Buzz

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts

        Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

        I was not disappointed in this bass. I read the reviews and they are all correct. This is an amazing bass for a great price. I prefer this over my J-bass and my P-bass. I truly love the slim neck. Makes my playing faster. A little fret buzz out of the box but that will happen because of shipping/cold/heat etc. A small fee to fix at guitar shop. Overall, this bass will not disappoint.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great quality inexpensive bass

        By Concoction

        from northern wisconsin

        About Me Experienced

        See all my reviews

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • No Midrange Control

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Rock Concerts

        Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

        Great yamaha quality, neck is slim narrow and fast, pickups have a conveniant thumb rest built in that i really like. Haven't recorded with it but playing live it sounds fantastic. The eq switch is a nice usable quick feature to get good sounds, as far as other controls it would have been nice to have a midrange knob, as it is you use the pickup blend to kind of dial it in but overall it seems to have more of a scooped sound to the bass. Came setup nice, nearly in tune, nice action. For the price its a good buy if you want active pickups with yamaha build quality.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I LOVE THIS BASS

        By Jammer777

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

          Ok, so I currently have 7 basses and have had many more come through my hands over the years. I have Warwicks, Ibanez, ESP, and other brands in this price range and I am telling you that this bass far exceeds any of them in every way. I got the red one. From minor considerations (9 volt battery compartment is awesome, paint is great, looks great) to major points like the tone and playability, this bass has everything anyone could ever want. It's designed brilliantly. They truly thought of everything. I want to get more of either this model or a 504 which is even more upgraded. I am in awe of Yamaha's craftsmanship and engineering now.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent bass

          By Keith Pike

          from Sandy Ridge, NC

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording

            Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

            This is a high quality bass for the money. I would highly recommend this bass for players at all experience levels.

            (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is a very nice bass

            By Bassman1234

            from Pembroke Pines Fl

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

              This bass is comfortable to play and has great tone and versatility.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Nice Bass

              By j

              from Northern Wisconsin

              About Me Novice

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Fret Buzz

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

              Beautiful Bass Guitar nice contour, bought as a gift for son. The instructor and the set up guitar tech said very nice. The Fret buzz was taken care of with the set up although it seems to be back slightly. Liven in Northern Wisconsin with the weather being what it is (season changes), you may have that. The tech said a few adjustments maybe necessary

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I have 2 and a 5 string is next!

              By Driver8218

              from Pittsburgh PA

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Rock Concerts
                • School Bands
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Electric Bass:

                Outstanding neck. Light. Great pickups
                Excellent value.

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