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Yamaha BB-N5A

5+ string bass guitar from Yamaha belonging to the BB series.

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rha61rha61

Yamaha BB-N5APublished on 02/16/08 at 22:35
(This content has been automatically translated from French)
Low factory in Japan
alder body with maple table ondbr /> 24 frets, 2 microphones PAVS Yamaha AlnicoV enough rapprochs the bridge
Solid brass easel
volume, balance microphones, severe, acute and medium 3 parameterizable switch positions
3 pieces maple neck screwed wide 6-point rosewood fingerboard

USE

The handle is neither end nor thick
acute medium access
very good ergonomics, anatomical and pleasant shape, weight a little heavy
very great ease to find a sound, the switch is medium gnial

SONORITS

I play all styles and this bass is astounding versatility
it has more grit her pretty and very present, a strong personality due to the excellent yamaha high...…
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Low factory in Japan
alder body with maple table ondbr /> 24 frets, 2 microphones PAVS Yamaha AlnicoV enough rapprochs the bridge
Solid brass easel
volume, balance microphones, severe, acute and medium 3 parameterizable switch positions
3 pieces maple neck screwed wide 6-point rosewood fingerboard

USE

The handle is neither end nor thick
acute medium access
very good ergonomics, anatomical and pleasant shape, weight a little heavy
very great ease to find a sound, the switch is medium gnial

SONORITS

I play all styles and this bass is astounding versatility
it has more grit her pretty and very present, a strong personality due to the excellent yamaha high impedance microphones and instrument making treats (his rather round, wood, ax lower medium, medium sweet and sharp little )dropoff window
I play on a Markbass 121 and also a modified Roland DB500
She can spend big sound reggae funk sound of a phone switch, it is also a sound approach pastoriusesque eg for a solo and the bass is nice grain
it has a particular sound very full slap
if my Parker Fly is a Formula 1, this bass is a big Mercedes in his plush

NOTICE GLOBAL

I have had the opportunity to, I was looking for some time, knowing the reputation of this bass is version a little less luxury BB Nathan East (BBNE)
For DIYers, the preamp being the weak point that it is at the very best, we can change the 4 TL062 op amp's preamp for TLE2022 and above all capas tantalum by quality of electrolytic, change of guaranteed more dynamic and even more elegant stamp ...

qualitprix good opportunity report, a remarkable instrument with a versatile sound and strong personality
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yamathomyamathom

Yamaha BB-N5APublished on 12/21/05 at 04:45
(This content has been automatically translated from French)
- Low 5 japanese strings (for wood, see manufacturer)
- Handle type yamaha 24 frets, 2 active pickups
- 5 pots settings:
1 volume
A micro scale
A serious
A 3-position midrange
An acute
- Nice finish, mine is a beautiful emerald green translucent (wood designs visible), the sunburst of the above photo does not look bad either.

UTILIZATION

- Handle very pleasant. I played on a Fender Jazz Bass Mexico to begin with, I much prefer the comfort of playing the BB-N5A, even with a rope and more.
- Access to acute is easy, except perhaps for the last two cases (but hey you do not spend his life on the 24th case, as a guitar).
- Hollow on the back avoiding to ruin the coast...…
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- Low 5 japanese strings (for wood, see manufacturer)
- Handle type yamaha 24 frets, 2 active pickups
- 5 pots settings:
1 volume
A micro scale
A serious
A 3-position midrange
An acute
- Nice finish, mine is a beautiful emerald green translucent (wood designs visible), the sunburst of the above photo does not look bad either.

UTILIZATION

- Handle very pleasant. I played on a Fender Jazz Bass Mexico to begin with, I much prefer the comfort of playing the BB-N5A, even with a rope and more.
- Access to acute is easy, except perhaps for the last two cases (but hey you do not spend his life on the 24th case, as a guitar).
- Hollow on the back avoiding to ruin the coast ach time we play up. It is a bit heavy but well balanced, play live is learning to sit up straight.
- The active pickups decked out in all settings allow both to play a percussive funk reggae a much heavier (very versatile).

SOUNDS

As I said before, the many settings provide absolute versatility. The 3 position knob mediums allows for example to go (to use the same examples above) to move from funk to reggae on the same piece just by shifting the knob a notch.

OVERALL OPINION

- Before this, I played a Fender Jazz Bass, an Ibanez Ergodyne. I use it for 4 years now and I intend to finish my life with.
- And +:
the look
the sonic possibilities virtually unlimited
the -:
weight
- When I bought it, I never thought to put 830 euros in a low (I was a student!). My teacher sold it, so I could take the time to try it before I decided, but I am quickly falling in love. I have no regrets, on the contrary, I'm glad I ventured out my money.
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  • Manufacturer: Yamaha
  • Model: BB-N5A
  • Series: BB
  • Category: 5+ string bass guitars
  • Added in our database on: 05/03/2004

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Other names: bb n5a, bbn5a, bb n 5a, bb n5 a, bbn5 a

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