Yamaha BB234 BB Series 5-String Electric Bass (Raspberry Red)

Yamaha BB234 BB Series 5-String Electric Bass (Raspberry Red)

Yamaha BB234 BB Series 5-String Electric Bass (Raspberry Red)

B&H # YABB235RR MFR # BB235 RR

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Product Highlights

  • Bolt-On Maple Neck
  • Alder Body
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 21 Frets / 34" Scale
  • 600mm Radius
  • Custom V3 Split-Single Coil Neck Pickup
  • Custom V3 Single Coil Bridge Pickup
  • Vintage-Style Fixed Bridge
  • Independent Volume Knobs & Tone Control
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Yamaha BB235 overview

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Designed for beginners but playable enough to satisfy professional musicians, the Yamaha BB Series BB-235 is a five-string electric bass with a sleek, double-cutaway alder body and a raspberry red finish. Its bolt-on maple neck sports a 34" scale, a 600mm radius, 21 frets, and a fingerboard fashioned out of rosewood. Strings are secured to the body with a vintage-style fixed bridge and attached to the headstock by means of lightweight open-gear tuners.

For electronics, this bass offers two Custom V3 pickups. A split single coil P-style pickup can be found in the neck, while a single coil J-style pickup sits in the bridge. These provide a clean with plenty of articulation.

A volume knob for each pickup is on hand and the usage of which can help you blend the timbre of the neck and the bridge pickups. An overall tone control can help you make your overall sound brighter or darker in accordance with your own personal taste.

Key Features at a Glance
Custom V3 pickups: Ceramic magnet pickup that delivers a clean, well-defined sound
Controls: One tone control and two volume control knobs, for versatile sound shaping
Thinner neck shape: These BB models feature a slightly thinner neck than previous BB basses, aiming to improve playability and feel
Additional Features
Solid alder body
Maple neck
Vintage-style fixed bridge
Lightweight, open-gear tuners
UPC: 889025113137
In the Box
Yamaha BB234 BB Series 5-String Electric Bass (Raspberry Red)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Hardware & Electronics
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on Top, Neck, Back & Sides of Instrument
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    Yamaha BB235 specs

    Right/Left Handed Right-Handed
    Number of Strings 5
    Body Type Solid
    Cutaway Double-Cutaway
    Body Wood Alder
    Neck Type Bolt-On Neck
    Neck Wood Maple
    Fingerboard Rosewood
    Number of Frets 21
    Scale Length 34.00" /
    Radius 600 mil
    Nut Width 43 mm
    Bridge Type Fixed
    Pickguard Yes
    Pickups Neck: P
    Bridge: J
    Controls Tone Control: x 1
    Volume Control: x 2
    Switching None

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