The Yamaha TRBX505 5-string bass guitar brings versatility, killer looks, and amazing performance together in a complete package. This sleek-looking, great-sounding bass gives you a comfortable Yamaha body shape and a fast-action bolt-on 5-piece maple/mahogany neck with a smooth-playing rosewood fingerboard. A pair of humbucking pickups deliver hum-free sound and powerful active electronics lets you optimize your bass or different playing styles. Factor in the Yamaha TRBX505's solid hardware and thoughtful design, and you've got a great-looking bass that's ready to conquer any stage.
One look at the Yamaha TRBX505 5-string electric bass, and you know it means business. A deep cutaway gives you clean access to the higher registers for soloing, while the pronounced upper bout provides balance (and looks cool). The 5-piece maple/mahogany neck has a comfortable and fast-playing profile. The TRBX505 sports a precision fitted neck joint that gives you clear, punchy tone. And the straight string pull of the headstock offers improved tuning stability and reduces overtones. You're going to love the way the TRBX505 looks, plays, and feels!
Yamaha loaded the TRBX505 with a pair of custom-designed H5 humbucking pickups. These pickups house alnico magnets and four pole pieces per string for big, open tone without any hum. On top of amazing pickup tone and performance, the TRBX505 has any extremely versatile set of active electronics so you can be ready for any gig. It starts off with an active/passive switch followed by a 3-band EQ, a balance control, and volume. The EQ lets you sculpt the perfect tone for live gigs and studio sessions. No matter what kind of sound you need, the Yamaha TRBX505 5-string bass can get you there in seconds!
The Yamaha TRBX505 5-string bass is covered by the company's Limited Lifetime Warranty. Yamaha has been making world-class instruments for over a century, and they're supremely confident of the quality of the materials and workmanship that goes into their products. You can rest easy that you've made a solid decision in purchasing the Yamaha TRBX505 electric bass guitar!
You’re the bedrock of your sound. The foundation. The fundamental. You need an instrument that’s designed and built to be the core of your music. TRBX combines advanced design, precision engineering and time-honoured craftsmanship to create a bass that doesn’t compromise on comfort, tone, playability or road-ready durability. TRBX500 has a simple brief – tone. Premium mahogany construction and an ultra-musical active/passive pre-amp design deliver the flexibility and sheer tonal quality to allow you to sculpt the perfect sound for your music.
TRBX500 features controls for master volume, balance and 3-band EQ with active/passive switch for maximum flexibility.
YGD designed H5 pickups are defined by a clean, open tone that’s perfectly matched with the flexibility of the active/passive preamp design. Their quad-polepiece design and alnico magnets give them the power to drive the active circuit and the sensitivity and subtlety to capture every nuance in passive mode.
TRBX500 models feature an audiophile-grade active/passive circuit for fine tonal control and extreme flexibility. The advanced design offers a level-matched output whether in passive or active mode and tone-switching circuitry that seamlessly moves from treble control to master passive tone. High-quality gold plated parts are used for key signal chain contacts, providing increased conductivity and reliability and a battery alert LED installed on the back panel gives instant indication of low power to eliminate sudden power loss during performance.
TRBX features a sculpted solid mahogany body, with a mass-optimized 3D design for the optimum balance between tone and comfort coupled with perfect weight distribution.
TRBX’s neck design combines a fast, ultra-comfortable profile with 5-pc maple/mahogany laminated construction for outstanding stability and excellent tone.
TRBX uses a precision fitted bolt-on neck joint for maximum adjustability and clear, punchy tone. Developed through hundreds of hours of play-testing, the refined neck joint shape perfectly balances strength, vibration transfer and upper-fret access.
Straight string pull from nut to machine head eliminates lateral tension, providing superior tuning stability and reducing overtones.
38mm (4-string) or 43mm (5-string) nut widths give fast, comfortable playability for any style.
A high-mass die-cast bridge efficiently transfers string vibrations to the body for full, rich tone combined with excellent adjustability and road-tested durability. 18mm string spacing on the 5-string model offers outstanding playability for technical slap or finger styles.
Yamaha’s metal plate-mounted standard jack socket offers superior durability and easy maintenance.
Yamaha's TRBX505 5-string bass delivers great sound and amazing playability!
|Number of Strings
|Number of Frets
|Number of Pickups
|H5 Alnico V Humbucker
|H5 Alnico V Humbucker
|1 x volume, 1 x balance, 1 x bass, 1 x middle, 1 x treble, 2-way passive/active switch
|D'Addario EXL, .045-.130
|Manufacturer Part Number