Ibanez

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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 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 BTB746 is a 6-string bass featuring an Ash wing body, with a Walnut top/Mahogany back, for a sound that is deep and rich. The 35-in. scale, 5-piece Maple/Jatoba through-neck supports superior tone, and encourages massive sustain. A Jatoba fretboard sports highly-durable Stainless Steel frets, to create a bright, articulate sound, 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, with 3-way mid-frequency switch, the BTB746 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 to expand dynamic range and harmonic response. A high-tech Neutrik locking output jack insures a secure connection, preventing accidental disconnect.

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Neck
  • Shape: Info not available
  • Wood: Wenge/bubinga/maple
  • Neck joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 35 in.
  • 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: Info not available
Fretboard
  • Material: Jatoba
  • Radius: Info not available
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Oval
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: Info not available
  • Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Semi-hollowbody
  • Body wood: Ash/mahogany
  • Top wood: Walnut
  • 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: No
  • Special switching: Yes
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Mono-rail V
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Info not available
Other
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Neutrik locking jack
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: Info not available

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Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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