Ibanez BTB1905SM Premium BTB series 5-String Electric Bass, Surreal Black Burst
The BTB1905SM is a five string BTB series solid body electric bass model introduced by Ibanez for 2020.
The BTB1905SM features neck through body construction with a spalted 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 19mm string spacing, a locking Neutrik stereo output jack, a plastic nut and Gotoh tuning machines.
BTB5 / 7pc Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck w/Graphite reinforcement rods / Neck-through
Spalted Maple top / Spalted Maple back / African Mahogany wing body
Bound Panga Panga fretboard / Abalone off-set dot inlay
Medium Stainless Steel frets w/Premium fret edge treatment
number of frets
24 (+ zero fret)
MR5S bridge 19mm string spacing
Aguilar DCB neck pickup Passive
Aguilar DCB bridge pickup Passive
Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch passive tone control on treble pot & 3-way Mid frequency switch