Ibanez BTB745 Electric Bass, 5-String

Featuring beefy Bartolini BH2 pickups, the BTB745 pumps out versatile tones. The Mono-rail V bridge enhances resonance and allows for accurate intonation.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Bartolini BH2 pickups Tight bottom-end, punchy mid-range, smooth respons
Mono-Rail V bridge Allows strings to vibrate fully; great stability
Three-band active EQ Cut or boost bass, middle and treble frequencies
Maple and walnut neck Full, balanced tone and good sustain
The BTB745 is a 5-string bass featuring an Ash wing body, with a Walnut top/Mahogany back, for a sound that is deep and rich. The 35" scale, 5pc Maple/walnut 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, w/3-way mid-frequency switch, the BTB745 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 ensures a secure connection, preventing accidental disconnect.


- Walnut top / Ash/Mahogany wing body
- Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ
- 3-way mid-frequency switch
- Bartolini BH2 pickups
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- Neck: BTB5 5pc Maple/Walnut Neck-through
- Body: Walnut top / Ash/Mahogany wing
- Back: Walnut top/Mahogany
- Fretboard: Jatoba
- Neck pickup: Bartolini BH2
- Bridge pickup: Bartolini BH2
- Switch: 3-way Mid frequency
- Electronics: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ
- Bridge: Mono-rail V
- Hardware: Cosmo black
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural Low Gloss
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 19 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA BTB745 NTL
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262
(1 ratings)
Submitted July 4, 2017 by Chris Chase in Round Rock, TX
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Excellent bass and tone ! Was trying to hold out for the BTB1805E but it was on backorder. So , I picked the BTB745 at half the cost and was able to pick up a wireless unit with the difference! Awesome bass for the cost. Near perfect setup out of the box . Tight and punchy sound and the stainless frets just sing out! Great bass for the price !
Musical Background:
Been playing over 20 years
Musical Style:
All styles
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