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The BTB745 is a five string BTB series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2017. It is made in Indonesia as part of the Standard line.

The BTB745 features neck through body construction with a walnut top and mahogany back on ash wings attached to a maple and rosewood neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with abalone dot position markers. The body has a double cutaway design with very distinctive, narrow, curving horns. Components include a pair of Bartolini BH2 passive pickups with an Ibanez custom preamp with a three-band EQ, stainless steel frets including a zero fret, Mono-rail bridges with 19mm string spacing, a locking Neutrik stereo output jack, a plastic nut and Ibanez tuning machines.

For 2018 the rosewood fretboard was replaced with jatoba and the maple and rosewood neck was replaced with maple and walnut. For 2019 the mahogany back was replaced with okoume and graphite reinforcing rods were added to the neck. For 2021 the fretboard material was changed back to rosewood.

The BTB740, BTB746 and BTB747 are similar four, six and seven string models, respectively. The BTB845 is a similar model with a poplar burl top. The BTB765 is a similar model with a flamed maple top.

Specifications

Specifications for BTB745
Model name: BTB745
Year(s) produced: 2017–2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa 2017–2020 / China 2017–2020 / Europe 2017–2020 / Japan / North & South America and Oceania 2017–2020 / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Natural Low Gloss (NTL)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2017–2018: Ash wings w/ walnut top & mahogany back
2019–2021: Ash wings w/ walnut top & okoume back
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
MR5S Mono-rail (19mm string spacing)
Knob style:
B20 (volume & balancer) & B15 (3-way EQ) plastic knobs
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
BTB5
Neck material:
2017: 5-piece maple/ rosewood
2018: 5-piece maple/ walnut
2019–2021: 5-piece maple/ walnut w/ graphite reinforcing rods
Scale length:
889mm / 35"
Fingerboard material:
2017: Rosewood
2018–2020: Jatoba
2021: Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone dot
Frets:
24 (+ zero fret) / medium stainless steel
Nut:
Plastic (47mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Bridge pickup:
Bartolini BH2 bridge passive
Neck pickup:
Bartolini BH2 neck 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:
¼" Neutrik stereo locking jack (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.045/.065/.080/.100/.130 (D'Addario NYXL45130)
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E,5B (E Standard)
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Images

Additional details
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Controls layout
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EQ frequency response
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Front of body
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Rear of body

Video

Sources

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