Without a doubt, your instrument should equal the quality of your effort. At some point the word “boutique” comes to mind: Select-grade materials, neck-thru construction, and top quality components, all in a meticulously crafted instrument. But what about the price That’s where Ibanez comes in. Our ability to build small-shop quality into inspiring yet affordable instruments is showcased by BTB series basses.
7pc Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck w/Graphite reinforcement rods
The 7pc Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck provides tonal clarity, superior note attack and its slim grip shape permits superior playability.
Premium Fret Edge Treatment
Premium Fret Edge Treatment offer super smooth,comfortable performance.
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch and Mid frequency switch
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is our 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.
Precision tonal control, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypasses activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive circuit.
The saddles can be adjusted +/-1.5mm, to answer to the bassist’s detailed demands and to help finding out the best string spacing for many playstyles.
Panga Panga fretboard
Panga Panga features a beautiful wood grain which produces a tight low and mid range with a sharp attack on high end.
neck type BTB57pc Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck w/Graphite reinforcement rodsNeck-through
top/back/body Spalted Maple topSpalted Maple backAfrican Mahogany wing body
fretboard Bound Panga Panga fretboardAbalone off-set dot inlay
fret Medium Stainless Steel fretsPremium fret edge treatment
number of frets 24 (+ zero fret)
bridge MR5S bridge
string space 19mm
neck pickup Aguilar DCB neck pickupPassive
bridge pickup Aguilar DCB bridge pickupPassive
equaliser Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/ EQ bypass switch (passive tone control on treble pot) and 3-way Mid frequency switch
factory tuning 1G,2D,3A,4E,5B
strings D’Addario NYXL45130SL
string gauge .045/.065/.80/.100/.130
hardware color Gold
Scale : 889mm/35″
a : Width 47mm at NUT
b : Width 76mm at 24F
c : Thickness 20mm at 1F
d : Thickness 22mm at 12F
Radius : 400mmR