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2019 BTB1906 FNL 1P 03
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The BTB1906 is a six string BTB series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2019. It was made in Indonesia as part of the mid-tier Premium line. It replaced the quite similar BTB1906E.

The BTB1906 features neck through body construction with a flamed maple top and back on African mahogany wings attached to a graphite reinforced panga panga and purpleheart neck with a 24-fret panga panga fingerboard with binding and offset abalone dot position markers. The body has a double cutaway design with very distinctive, narrow, curving horns. Components include a pair of Aguilar DCB passive pickups with an Ibanez custom preamp with a three-band EQ, stainless steel frets including a zero fret with Premium fret edge treatment, a Mono-rail bridge with 17mm string spacing, a locking Neutrik stereo output jack, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The BTB1905 is a similar five string model. The BTB1826 is a similar model with a walnut top.

The BTB1906 was discontinued after 2019.

Specifications

Specifications for BTB1906
Year(s) produced: 2019
Sold in: USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Florid Natural Low Gloss (FNL)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany wings w/ flamed maple top & back
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
MR5S Mono-rail fixed (17mm string spacing)
Knob style:
B20 (volume & balancer) & B15 (3-way EQ) plastic knobs
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
BTB6
Neck material:
7-piece panga panga/ purpleheart w/ graphite reinforcement rods
Scale length:
889mm / 35"
Fingerboard material:
Panga panga w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot
Frets:
24 (+ zero fret) / medium stainless steel (Premium edge treatment)
Nut:
Plastic (54mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh GB707
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Aguilar DCB passive
Neck pickup:
Aguilar DCB passive
Electronics:
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch
Controls:
Master volume / balancer / EQ bypass toggle / 3-way mid-frequency toggle / treble / mid / bass
Battery:
9V
Output jack:
1/4" Neutrik stereo locking, surface-mount
String gauge (factory):
.032/.045/.065/.080/.100/.130
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E,5B

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Additional details
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Controls layout

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