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The '''TMB2000''' is a [[Talman Bass series]] solid body electric bass model introduced by [[Ibanez]] in 2016. It was made in Japan by [[FujiGen]] as part of the upscale [[Prestige]] line.
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The '''TMB2000''' is a [[Talman Bass series]] solid body electric bass model introduced by [[Ibanez]] for 2016. It was made in Japan by [[FujiGen]] as part of the upscale [[Prestige]] line.
   
 
The TMB2000 features an asymmetric double-cutaway ash body bolted to a maple neck with a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and acrylic block position markers. Components include a pair of custom Nordstrand passive pickups mounted in a tortoise pickguard with a Jazz pickup at the bridge and a Precision pickup at the neck, an Ibanez custom preamp with a bypassable two-band EQ, a Gotoh bridge with 19mm string spacing, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines.
 
The TMB2000 features an asymmetric double-cutaway ash body bolted to a maple neck with a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and acrylic block position markers. Components include a pair of custom Nordstrand passive pickups mounted in a tortoise pickguard with a Jazz pickup at the bridge and a Precision pickup at the neck, an Ibanez custom preamp with a bypassable two-band EQ, a Gotoh bridge with 19mm string spacing, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines.
   
For 2017 the body species was changed to alder.
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For 2017 the body species was changed to alder. For 2020 the fretboard material was changed to Macassar ebony.
 
The TMB2000 was discontinued in early 2019.
 
   
 
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== Specifications ==
 
== Specifications ==
 
{{Speclist
 
{{Speclist
| name =
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| name = TMB2000
 
| type = Bass
 
| type = Bass
 
| series = Talman Bass series
 
| series = Talman Bass series
 
| subseries = Prestige series
 
| subseries = Prestige series
 
| subseries2 =
 
| subseries2 =
| year = 2016–2019
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| year = 2016–2021
| area = Europe / Japan / USA
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| area = Europe ''2016–2019'' / Japan ''2016–2019'' / USA
 
| made = Japan
 
| made = Japan
| colors = Antique White Blonde Low Gloss (AWL) / Blue Zilcon Low Gloss (BZL) / Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss (TFL)
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| colors = Antique White Blonde Low Gloss (AWL) / Blue Zilcon Low Gloss (BZL) ''2016–2020'' / Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss (TFL) ''2016–2019''
 
| bodytype = Solid body
 
| bodytype = Solid body
| matbody = ''2016'': Ash<br/>''2017–2019'': Alder
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| matbody = ''2016'': Ash<br/>''2017–2021'': Alder
 
| matneck = {{1pm}}
 
| matneck = {{1pm}}
| matfb = Rosewood w/ binding
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| matfb = ''2016–2019'': Rosewood w/ binding<br/>''2020–2021'': Macassar ebony w/ binding
 
| nj = [[AANJ]]
 
| nj = [[AANJ]]
| neck = [[TMB4 (neck type)|TMB4]]
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| neck = [[TMB4 Prestige (neck type)|TMB4 Prestige]]
 
| scale = {{34}}
 
| scale = {{34}}
 
| nut = Plastic
 
| nut = Plastic
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| frets = 20
 
| frets = 20
 
| fretsize = medium
 
| fretsize = medium
| fretedge =
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| fretedge = Prestige
| bridge = [[Gotoh 203B-4]] fixed
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| bridge = [[Gotoh 203B-4]]
 
| stringspace = 19mm
 
| stringspace = 19mm
 
| hw = Chrome
 
| hw = Chrome
 
| pucon = JP
 
| pucon = JP
| pubridge = [[Nordstrand NJ4]] {{J}} ''passive''
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| pubridge = [[Nordstrand NJ4 bridge]] {{J}} ''passive''
| puneck = [[Nordstrand NP4]] {{P}} ''passive''
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| puneck = [[Nordstrand NP4 neck]] {{P}} ''passive''
 
| control = Concentric volume and balancer / concentric treble & bass / EQ on/off switch
 
| control = Concentric volume and balancer / concentric treble & bass / EQ on/off switch
 
| eq = [[Ibanez Custom Electronics 2-band EQ]] w/EQ bypass switch
 
| eq = [[Ibanez Custom Electronics 2-band EQ]] w/EQ bypass switch
 
| battery = 9V
 
| battery = 9V
| output = 1/4" stereo box (angled top mount)
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| output = {{Stereo-box}} (angled face mount)
 
| inlay = Acrylic block
 
| inlay = Acrylic block
 
| tuners = [[Gotoh GB11W]]
 
| tuners = [[Gotoh GB11W]]
| tuning = 1G,2D,3A,4E
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| tuning = {{E Std 4-string bass}}
| strings = .045/.065/.085/.105
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| strings = {{45–105}}
 
| knobs = [[Knurled metal dome]]
 
| knobs = [[Knurled metal dome]]
 
| pg = 3-ply: Tortoise / white / black
 
| pg = 3-ply: Tortoise / white / black
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| models
 
| models
 
| title = Additional finishes/ details
 
| title = Additional finishes/ details
| 2019 TMB2000 AWL 00 01.jpg | Antique White Blonde Low Gloss
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| 2019 TMB2000 AWL 00 01.jpg | Antique White Blonde Low Gloss
| 2019 TMB2000 TFL 00 01.jpg | Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss
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| 2019 TMB2000 TFL 00 01.jpg | Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss
| Controls TMB.jpg | Controls layout
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| Controls TMB.jpg | Controls layout
| Frequency response SDB.jpg | EQ frequency charts
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| Frequency response SDB.jpg | EQ frequency response
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| 2021 TMB2000 AWL 00 02 front.jpg | Front of body (AWL finish)
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| 2021 TMB2000 AWL 00 02 back.jpg | Rear of body (AWL finish)
 
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== Video ==
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[[File:Talman Bass Prestige TMB2000|center|680 px]]
   
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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* [[2018 Europe catalog]] ([[:File:2018 Full Line catalog for Germany p86-87.png|page 86]])
 
* [[2018 Europe catalog]] ([[:File:2018 Full Line catalog for Germany p86-87.png|page 86]])
 
* [[2019 USA catalog]] ([[:File:2019 Full Line catalog for USA p95-96.png|page 95]])
 
* [[2019 USA catalog]] ([[:File:2019 Full Line catalog for USA p95-96.png|page 95]])
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* [http://archive.today/2020.01.19-163740/https://www.ibanez.com/usa/products/detail/tmb2000_00_02.html TMB2000 product page], Ibanez USA, archived January 2020
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20210123145332/https://www.ibanez.com/usa/products/detail/tmb2000_00_02.html TMB2000 product page], Ibanez USA, archived January 2021
   
 
[[Category:Talman Bass models]]
 
[[Category:Talman Bass models]]
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[[Category:2018 models]]
 
[[Category:2018 models]]
 
[[Category:2019 models]]
 
[[Category:2019 models]]
[[Category:Discontinued bass models]]
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[[Category:Updated in 2020]]
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[[Category:2020 models]]
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[[Category:2021 models]]

Latest revision as of 15:44, 23 January 2021

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The TMB2000 is a Talman Bass series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2016. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The TMB2000 features an asymmetric double-cutaway ash body bolted to a maple neck with a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and acrylic block position markers. Components include a pair of custom Nordstrand passive pickups mounted in a tortoise pickguard with a Jazz pickup at the bridge and a Precision pickup at the neck, an Ibanez custom preamp with a bypassable two-band EQ, a Gotoh bridge with 19mm string spacing, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

For 2017 the body species was changed to alder. For 2020 the fretboard material was changed to Macassar ebony.

Specifications

Specifications for TMB2000
Model name: TMB2000
Year(s) produced: 2016–2021
Sold in: Europe 2016–2019 / Japan 2016–2019 / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Antique White Blonde Low Gloss (AWL) / Blue Zilcon Low Gloss (BZL) 2016–2020 / Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss (TFL) 2016–2019
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2016: Ash
2017–2021: Alder
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gotoh 203B-4 (19mm string spacing)
Pickguard:
3-ply: Tortoise / white / black
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
TMB4 Prestige
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
864mm / 34"
Fingerboard material:
2016–2019: Rosewood w/ binding
2020–2021: Macassar ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic block
Frets:
20 / medium (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Plastic (38mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh GB11W
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
JP
Bridge pickup:
Nordstrand NJ4 bridge (J) passive
Neck pickup:
Nordstrand NP4 neck (P) passive
Electronics:
Ibanez Custom Electronics 2-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch
Controls:
Concentric volume and balancer / concentric treble & bass / EQ on/off switch
Battery:
9V
Output jack:
¼" stereo box (angled face mount)
String gauge (factory):
.045/.065/.085/.105
Factory tuning:
1G,2D,3A,4E (E standard)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2019 TMB2000 AWL 00 01.jpg
Antique White Blonde Low Gloss
2019 TMB2000 TFL 00 01.jpg
Tri Fade Burst Low Gloss
Controls TMB.jpg
Controls layout
Frequency response SDB.jpg
EQ frequency response
2021 TMB2000 AWL 00 02 front.jpg
Front of body (AWL finish)
2021 TMB2000 AWL 00 02 back.jpg
Rear of body (AWL finish)

Video

Sources

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