■ 5 String Electric Base
■ TRBX Series
■ Color: Candy Apple Red
■ Body: Mahogany
■ Neck: Maple & Mahogany 5 pieces (bolt on)
■ Fingerboard: Rosewood, 24F
■ Pickup: Ceramic × 2
■ Control: Treble, Base, Master volume, balancer, performance EQ
■ Hardware: Black nickel
The TRBX series produced by YAMAHA with the concept of expressing various sounds from powerful bass to delicate tones, with the ease of playing by a slim body and neck while being based on five strings. The body adopts mahogany which is characterized by warm sound. The neck is a warp and distortion resistant maple and mahogany 5-piece neck construction, which ensures sufficient strength in spite of its easy-to-play slim neck. In addition, in terms of ease of playing, it also features a pick-up cover with a finger rest on the front and rear pickups. Control is equipped with “performance EQ” in addition to four of “Treble” “Base” “Master volume” “Balancer”. There are 5 types of settings for “performance EQ”, consisting of “solo”, “flat”, “pick”, “finger” and “slap”. You can switch to a setting that is appropriate for your performance, up to the sound. Furthermore, a wide range of sound making is possible by adjusting “bass” and “treble”.
The TRBX series achieves ease of playing and versatile sound making. The TRBX 305 is a very cost-effective model both as an active and a 5-string base. Highly recommended for the first 5-string bass.