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Ibanez BTB845 5-String Electric Bass Deep Twilight Low Gloss

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Product Price $999.99
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The ever-evolving Ibanez BTB series has always aimed to expand the player’s range of creative expression. The elegantly contoured, massive body of se...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 05-30-2018

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It plays as smooth as it sounds.

The ever-evolving Ibanez BTB series has always aimed to expand the player’s range of creative expression. The elegantly contoured, massive body of select tone woods combines with dedicated hardware and electronics to produce huge, rich tones. Neck-through construction, a two-octave fretboard, and a super-deep cutaway, promise sleek playability and enduring sustain. The BTB series defines what the “Boutique Bass” is all about.

The BTB845 is a 5-string bass featuring an Ash wing body with Poplar Burl top/Mahogany back that creates a sound that is response, articulate, and deep. A 35” scale, 5pc Maple/Rosewood through-neck provides superior resonance, and enhances sustain. The Rosewood fretboard sports highly-durable Stainless Steel frets that produce a clear, bright tone, and a “zero” fret provides accurate intonation, while allowing open strings to ring with the same resonance as notes played up the neck.

Electronics include Bartolini® BH2 pickups for a tight bottom-end, punchy mid-range, and smooth response. Combined with the Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ, w/3-way mid-frequency switch, the BTB845 contains tonal variations that enhance simple chord work, as well as complex soloing. The Mono-rail V bridge allows for a wide range of adjustment, with each isolated saddle securely locked down to the body for optimum vibration transfer, and minimal sympathetic string interference. D'Addario® NYXL strings are installed for expanding dynamic range and harmonic response. A high-tech Neutrik® locking output jack insures a secure connection, preventing accidental disconnect.

FEATURES
Neck
  • Shape: Info not available
  • Wood: Maple with rosewood
  • Neck joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 35"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck: BH2
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: BH2
  • Brand: Bartolini
  • Series or parallel: Info not available
  • Active preamp: Not applicable
  • Special electronics: 3-way mid-frequency switch
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Pearloid block
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.49" (38mm)
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Ash/mahogany
  • Top wood: Poplar burl
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, 3-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: Yes
  • Special switching: Yes
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Mono-rail V
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 5
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: Info not available

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IbanezBTB845 5-String Electric Bass
 
5.0

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5.0

I stole this bass

By One Eyed

from New York

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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

    Comments about Ibanez BTB845 5-String Electric Bass:

    I bought this bass from the scratch & dent section. Well let me tell you Musicians Friend gave me a steal, they took 350 smackers off for a couple of nicks in the finish, ON THE BACK. Hence me saying I stole this bass. It plays amazing and sounds even better. Needed a setup when I got it but that's nothing I can't handle. Great bass even for full price. 35" scale makes the low B sound awesome. 2nd most expensive bass(based on full price) in my collection but it's always the one I grab 1st

     
    5.0

    ibanez .killing it with a sweet bass

    By little jimmy b

    from pittsfield ma

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • have many basses.but for a grand this rocks
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • anything you want

      Comments about Ibanez BTB845 5-String Electric Bass:

      great bass for the price. little tweeking for fret buzz and off you go. awesome sound feel and looks. ive got more expensive basses but this plays so sweet. I recommended it to any bass player on a tight budget. Ibanez killed it with this one.

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