Yamaha BB434M Bass - Tobacco Brown Sunburst


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Yamaha BB434M 4-String Bass Maple Fretboard - Tobacco Brown Sunburst

Experience the Legendary Yamaha BB434 4-String Electric Bass Guitar

Unleash your musical potential with the Yamaha BB434 4-string electric bass guitar, a modern and affordable take on the legendary BB bass series. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, this instrument combines a clear and inspiring passive design with Yamaha's rich history of bass excellence. Explore its thinner neck profile, lightweight tuning machines, and innovative features such as the sustain-enhancing 6-bolt miter neck joint and convertible bridge, all designed to offer you the utmost in bass performance.

Continuing the Legacy of Yamaha BB Basses Since the late '70s, Yamaha BB basses have garnered the admiration of renowned players across various genres. From Van Halen's Michael Anthony to No Doubt's Tony Kanal and session maestro Abraham Laboriel Sr., these basses have been embraced for their comfortable contours, impeccable electronics, and unmistakable aesthetics. The Yamaha BB434 carries forward this iconic heritage.

Unparalleled Comfort and Playability The BB434's alder body, renowned for its balanced tonal character, boasts contoured edges, forearm cuts, and belly cuts that meld seamlessly with your body, ensuring maximum comfort during extended play. Its 5-piece maple and mahogany bolt-on neck, featuring a 6-bolt miter joint, delivers enhanced sustain and punch, while the slightly thinner profile caters to modern playing styles.

Versatile P/J Pickup Configuration Versatility is at your fingertips with the BB434's P/J pickup combination. Yamaha's YGD Custom V5 Alnico V single-coil pickups offer a broad tonal spectrum. Dial in the neck pickup for classic P-style growl or switch to the bridge for crisp fingerstyle tones. The passive volume/volume/tone control layout makes tone shaping a breeze, allowing you to effortlessly sculpt your sound.


  • Number of Strings: 4
  • Body Shape: Yamaha BB Doublecut
  • Body Material: Solid Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Neck Material: 5-piece Maple/Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Thinner BB neck profile
  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Dots
  • Number of Frets: 21, Medium
  • Scale Length: 34"
  • Nut Width: 1.57"
  • Nut Material: GraphTech
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Vintage Plus Light convertible bridge, steel saddles
  • Tuners: Lightweight, open-gear
  • Neck Pickup: VSP5n Alnico V Split Single-coil
  • Bridge Pickup: VSC5b Alnico V Single-coil
  • Controls: 2 x volume, 1 x master tone
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL .045-.100

The Yamaha BB434 4-string electric bass guitar carries the legacy of Yamaha's exceptional bass craftsmanship. With its balanced tonal character, comfortable contours, versatile pickups, and modern features, this instrument is a fantastic choice for bassists looking to unlock their full potential and make their mark on the world of bass playing. Whether you're on stage, in the studio, or jamming with friends, the Yamaha BB434 will empower your musical journey.




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Type: Bass Guitars