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Yamaha BB235 5-String Electric Bass Red White Pickguard

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Overview

The introductory model of the hardest working bass in the business: the Yamaha BB series.

The latest in Yamaha's storied BB series of bass guitars delivers the superb sound and build quality that this series is known for in a smaller body with even better playability. Featuring a Alder/Maple/Alder construction for quicker transmission of sound from the strings to the body and neck, a firmer 6-bolt miter neck joint for improved stability, and custom-wound pickups that achieve higher output gain while retaining the classic BB voicing, the new lineup of BB basses are a testament to our commitment to musical excellence.

The Legacy Continues
In the BB Series, Yamaha has always sought to offer bassists nothing less than a pure bass guitar. Forgoing passing technical fads in favor in proven technologies and production techniques, every model in the BB Series has been a product of our commitment to creating a bass that allows you to build your own sound rather than defining one for you. These latest models continue this tradition of reliable excellence in superbly crafted bass guitars that you can depend on to give you the sound you need, in any situation you throw at it.

BB200 Series
So you've decided that the bass is the instrument for you. You're putting in the countless hours of practice, building your repertoire, and jamming with friends to tighten up your set in preparation for your onstage debut. The best-in-class durability, sound, and playability of the 200 lineup makes it the ideal instrument to help you take that crucial first step down the road to being a serious musician.

Features

  • Solid Alder Body
  • Custom V3 Pickups (Ceramic)
  • Vintage Style Bridge
  • Lightweight Open Gear Tuners

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Specs

BB235 5-String Electric Bass Specifications:

Neck
  • Shape: Thin C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: 6-Bolt
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck: Single-coil ceramic
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Single-coil ceramic
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Active preamp: No
  • Special electronics: None
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 23.6 in. (600 mm)
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Urea
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss or Satin dependent on finish
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 5-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-geared
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 5 
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia
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