ESP Guitars unveiled a host of new basses at NAMM this year, including the LTD BB-4. Available in Natural and Black finishes, the new model features neck-thru construction, a P/J pickup configuration, and active/passive electronics.
The ESP LTD BB-4 is built with a 5-piece maple and walnut neck with an alder/swamp ash body. The rosewood fretboard holds 21 XJ frets. The pickups are Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounds, with a SJB-3 in the bridge position and a SPB-3 in the neck position. They’re matched with an ESP-designed 3-band EQ that sports a mid-frequency control and an active/passive switch.
Hardware on the bass includes Grover Tuners, a chrome bridge, a thumbrest, and a clear pickguard.
The ESP LTD BB-4 is in stock now with a street price of around $799. For more info, check out the ESP website.
ESP LTD BB-4 Bass Guitar Specs:
- Construction: Neck-Thru-Body
- Scale: 34˝
- Body: Alder / Swamp Ash
- Neck: 5-piece Maple/Walnut
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Nut Width: 38mm Standard
- Neck Profile: Extra Thin U Neck Contour
- Frets: 21 XJ Frets
- Hardware: Chrome
- Tuners: Grover
- Pickups: Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound SJB-3 (B) / SPB-3 (N)
- Electronics: ESP Designed 3-Band Active EQ w/ Mid Frequency Control & Active/Passive Switch
- Finish: Natural, Black