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Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

Ibanez has added to their BTB series of basses with the BTB675M and BTB676M, which sport maple fingerboard and an natural finish. The neck-thru bass is comprised of a 5-piece maple/bubinga neck and a light ash body with a walnut top.

Ibanez BTB675MNTF 5-string Bass

Five and six-string basses respectively, the BTB675M and BTB676M sport all the features of their predecessors, including deep cutaways, Neutrik locking output jacks, and mono-rail bridges. The basses are equipped with a pair of Bartolini MK-2 pickups and a matching Bartolini preamp with a 3-band EQ.

Ibanez BTB676MNTF 6-string Bass

The Ibanez BTB675M and BTB676M are shipping now with street prices of $849 for the 5-string and $899 for the 6-string. For more, check out the Ibanez website.

Ibanez BTB Maple Fingerboard Bass Specs:

  • 5- or 6-string
  • Neck Material: 5 piece Maple with Bubinga
  • Neck Type: BTB thru-neck
  • Body: Light Ash body with Walnut top
  • Frets: Medium frets
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Inlay: Abalone dot inlay
  • Bridge: Mono-Rail II bridge
  • Pickups: Bartolini MK-2’s
  • EQ: Bartolini MK-2 (BTB)
  • HW Color: Cosmo Black
  • Finishes: NTF