Yamaha TRB1005J 5 String Bass Guitar - Natural

by Yamaha
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$1,499.99
SKU TRB1005JNT

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.

Solid Brass Bridge

The brass bridge transmits string vibration to the body wi th great effi ciency.

5-Piece Neck

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.

Alnico V Hum-Canceling Pickups

Hum-canceling type Alnico V pickups produce clear tone, fer a wide tonal range and deliver a heavy bass sound with presence.

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.

Controls (TRB1006J/1005J/1004J)

1. Pickup Balancer

2. Master Volume

3. Bass

4. Middle

5. Treble