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ESP LTD B-205SM Bass Guitar - See Thru Black Satin

Item#: LB205SMSTBLKS

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ESP LTD B-205SM Bass Guitar – See Thru Black Satin

5-string Electric Bass with Spalted Maple Top, Ash Body, 5-piece Maple/Rosewood Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 SB-5 Humbucking Pickups – See Thru Black Satin.

Intermediate Bass with Pro Looks and Features

Bassists who are looking to step into the pro range without a big price tag should look no further than the ESP LTD B-205SM. This bass has a stunning satin-finished spalted maple top on an ergonomic ash body for a warm and cutting tone, good stage looks, and all-night comfort. A strong bolt-on five-piece maple neck with a Thin U profile and rosewood fingerboard gives the LTD B-205SM a snappy response and fluid playability. Bassists were quick to note the LTD B-205SM’s low-noise ESP humbucking pickups with active EQ, stable string-through bridge, and moody black nickel hardware.

ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass at a Glance:

  • Distinctive tonewoods for focused lows and a cutting edge
  • SB-5 humbucking pickups with 3-band active EQ for modern color

Distinctive tonewoods for focused lows and a cutting edge

The LTD B-205SM has a look and sound that’s unique among basses in this price range. The ash body and bolt-on maple neck give this bass a decidedly American response: bright and punchy mids, a fast attack, and a focused bass response. The spalted maple top’s satin finish gives this instrument an eye-catching look to suit modern styles of music.

SB-5 humbucking pickups with 3-band active EQ for modern color

ESP electronics have a sound that delivers for modern rock, metal, and fusion, and the LTD-205SM stays true to this reputation. Onboard SB-5 neck and bridge humbuckers give the LTD B-205SM moderate output and low noise for clean stage amplification and accurate studio sound reproduction. A powerful 3-band active EQ section provides lots of tone-shaping options to help your groove find its place in a mix.

ESP LTD B-205SM 5-string Electric Bass Features:

  • Pro features from an intermediate bass
  • Ash body with satin-finished spalted maple top provides a focused sound and deluxe looks
  • Snappy bolt-on maple/rosewood neck with a comfortable Thin U profile
  • 350mm radius rosewood fretboard responds quickly and accurately
  • SB-5 neck and bridge humbuckers deliver modern low-noise amplification
  • Active 3-band EQ section for tonal versatility
  • String-through bridge adjusts to any playing style
  • Black nickel knobs and tuners add to the B-205SM’s moody look

Tech Specs

  • Number of Strings: 5
  • Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
  • Body Shape: B Series
  • Body Material: Ash body with Spalted Maple top
  • Body Finish: Satin
  • Color: See Thru Black Satin
  • Neck Material: 5-piece Maple/Jatoba
  • Neck Shape: Thin U
  • Radius: 13.7″
  • Fingerboard Material: Roasted Jatoba
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Dots
  • Number of Frets: 24, XJ
  • Scale Length: 34″
  • Nut Width: 1.77″
  • Nut Material: Molded plastic
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: BB-605 String-through
  • Neck Pickup: ESP Passive SB-5N Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: ESP Passive SB-5B Humbucker
  • Controls: 1 x volume, 1 x balance control, ABQ-3 Active EQ
  • Strings: .045-.125
  • Manufacturer Part Number: LB205SMSTBLKS

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