Yamaha TRB1005J 5 String Bass Guitar - Natural
Extend Your Potential
TRB was born as a versatile 6-string bass guitar along with the greater involvement of synthesizers in music in end of 1980s. TRB has been developed to cover low tonal range with a 6th string (low B), which could not be reached by orthodox 4-string bass, and also the 1st (high C) makes possible for advanced players for further improvisation and expression.TRB has employed a longer scale length of 35" to increase crisp tonal character in low range and great feel for string tension. TRB's low-noise PU and 3-band active circuit produce well-balanced clear sound and provide access to a wider range of tonal possibilities. As a result of Yamaha's countless efforts for innovation, TRB has been supported by many professional musicians since its debut in 1989 and become an icon of a 5 and 6-string bass in the world.
Maple Laminated Body
The laminate body is crafted from a slab of alder with figured maple on top. A bolt on neck is used to ensure a secure bond between neck and body and create a clear, powerful sound.
The 5-piece maple neck is designed with a 35-inch (889mm) super long scale and 24-frets. The neck on the TRB1006J is fitted with double truss rods to sufficiently counter tension created by the instruments six strings.
Active 5-Control Circuit
The active 5-control circuit provides access to a wide range of tonal possibilities. Everything from subtle variations in tonal nuance to dynamic sound output is possible.
1. Pickup Balancer
2. Master Volume