Ibanez BTB866SC Bass Workshop Electric Bass

A boutique-quality bass with incredible attention to detail! Ibanez's BTB866SC Bass Workshop bass features exotic tonewoods and Bartolini BH2 pickups.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Ash Top Snappy, bright tone and feel
5-piece maple/walnut neck Strong, bright tone; elegant pinstripe appointment
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Bartolini BH2 pickups Tight bottom end, punchy midrange, smooth response

Without a doubt, your instrument should reflect the dedication you place in your musicianship and creative endeavors. At a certain point, the word "boutique" comes to mind: Select-grade materials, neck-thru construction, and top quality components, all meticulously combined into a stunning pro-level instrument. But what about the upfront investment of such an instrument? That's where Ibanez comes in. Their ability to build small-shop quality into inspiring yet affordable instruments is showcased with BTB series basses.

For more than 40 years, Ibanez has pioneered bass development, pushing the boundaries of conventional designs to bass players of all styles, affording new avenues of expression and creativity. This spirit of exploration has led to the creation of some of the most successful and popular production basses of all time. Following this same drive to bring new and relevant ideas to the musical forefront is what serves as the basis for this ongoing project, dubbed the Ibanez Bass Workshop. The impetus behind each one of these unique instruments comes from a desire by the Ibanez bass development team to satisfy the particular needs of many players. These inventions may not be for everyone, but for those who yearn to explore new sonic vistas through the medium of bass: The Ibanez Bass Workshop project may give you just what you're looking for.

- 5-Piece maple/walnut neck with graphite reinforcement rods:
The 5pc maple/walnut neck provides tonal clarity and superior attack. read more The Graphite reinforcement rods provides massive sustain and excellent stability.

- Rosewood fretboard:
Rosewood fretboard provides a well-balanced solid tone with a focused midrange.

- Medium stainless steel frets:
The stainless steel frets are durable and long-lasting.

- Ash top/ash/okoume wing body:
The ash top imbues this bass with an exotic appearance and the ash/okoume body provides superior attack, bright and solid sound with rich sustain.

- Bartolini BH2 pickups:
The Bartolini BH2 pickups provide a tight bottom-end, punchy mid-range, and smooth response. The dual-coil style configuration maximizes articulation and a long blade pole piece widens the magnetic field, providing balanced string-to-string pickup response.

- Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ:
The Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is Ibanez's latest refinement on the concept of simple, straightforward, no-nonsense EQ control. The Boost and Cut for the Mid Control are each centered on slightly different frequencies, an innovation that delivers a preset range of the most favorable bass tones.

- MR5 bridge:
The Mono-Rail V is the ultimate bridge for bass string isolation. Each bridge is independently and securely locked down to the body for maximum vibration transfer without interference.

- 3-way Mid frequency switch:
The 3-way Mid frequency switch allow players to change the mid-tone between 250, 450, and 700 Hz.

- Detachable Finger ramp:
A detachable Finger ramp is included for comfortable finger picking.

- Neck-through construction:
The neck-through construction contributes to massive sustain and smooth access to high fretboard positions.
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- Neck: 5pc Maple/Walnut neck with Graphite reinforcement rods
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Frets: Medium Stainless Steel
- Top/Body: Ash top / Ash / Okoume wing body
- Pickups: Bartolini BH2
- EQ: Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ
- Bridge: MR5
- Switch: 3-way Mid frequency switch
- Extra Features: Detachable Finger ramp, Neck-through construction
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Weathered Black Low Gloss
Shipping Weight: 15.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BTB866SCWKL

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262
Web: https://www.ibanez.com/usa/support/

Weathered Black Low Gloss

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