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Yamaha's BB234 Electric Bass brings the brand's signature sound and playability at an affordable price. The latest in Yamaha's storied BB series, the BB234 delivers the superb sound and build quality that this line is known for in a smaller, lighter instrument with enhanced comfort. Featuring an alder body, maple neck and rosewood fretboard, it produces a balanced tone with clear mids and tight low end. The BB234's dual Yamaha V3 pickups can dial in punchy P-bass growl or J-bass snap with the turn of a knob.

Familiar Contours Meld Into Your Body

The BB234 boasts the same iconic contours that have made Yamaha BB basses instantly recognizable and comfortable for decades. Its rounded edges and arm and belly cuts conform naturally to your body, allowing you to focus on your playing. The bass's slim, fast neck provides familiar feel for any player.

A Pure Bass Tone That Cuts Through the Mix

Yamaha BB basses have always delivered a pure, unadulterated tone that allows you to craft your own signature sound. The BB234's dual Yamaha V3 pickups provide clear, articulate tone with plenty of punch. Roll off the neck pickup for a growling P-bass tone or turn up the bridge pickup for snappy J-bass snap. A 3-band EQ gives you full tonal control to cut through the mix.

Road-Ready and Built to Last

Like all Yamaha BB basses, the BB234 is built for life on the road. Its alder body and maple neck are made to take a beating while still sounding and playing great. Chrome hardware and knobs are durable and corrosion-resistant. No matter what punishment you put it through, this bass will last gig after gig, year after year.

Premium Features Without the Premium Price

Yamaha's commitment to excellence means the BB234 offers professional quality at an affordable price. This instrument provides solid value for any bassist looking to step up their sound without breaking the bank. The BB234 delivers Yamaha's signature tone and playability in an instrument aimed at beginning and intermediate players.

Yamaha BB234 Electric Bass Vintage White Black Pickguard
Yamaha BB234 Electric Bass Vintage White Black Pickguard
Yamaha BB234 Electric Bass Vintage White Black Pickguard

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  • Gloss-finish alder body
  • Modern "C" profile, 22-fret rosewood on maple neck
  • Custom-wound Yamaha "P" and "J"-style pickups
  • 4-saddle adjustable bridge and open gear tuners

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  • Shape: C Modern
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Urethane
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Neck:
  • Middle: Split-coil ceramic
  • Bridge: Single-coil
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Active preamp: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 10 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width:
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way magnetic
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: Yes
  • Special switching: No
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Open-geared
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Info not available

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