Takamine PB5-SBL Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar, Satin Black

£2,119.00 RRP £2,542.80 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 74379

  • Arched Back Body Shape for Increased Bass Response
  • Spruce Top for Clear, Resonant Sound
  • Cutaway Feature for Easy Access to the Highest Frets
  • On Board CT4-DX System with Integrated EQ and Tuner
  • Satin Black Finish for a Classic Aesthetic

Takamine PB5-SBL Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar, Satin Black


The Takamine PB5-SBL Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar combines a clear tone with easy playability. The Spruce top with Maple back and sides produces a tone full of clarity and strength, which ideal for making your bass notes heard. Takamine's bass guitar design provides controlled resonance with pronounced lows and balanced mids. The PB5-SBL's cutaway feature allows full access to the highest frets, whilst the Rosewood fingerboard is a comfortable playing surface. This model comes equipped with a CT4-DX pickup, which benefits from extensive EQ controls and an integrated tuner.

Product Ref: 74379

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Buy on finance from £58.00 per month Finance from £58.00 per month  

  • 15.9%
  • £73.46
  • £2,644.56
Pay by Finance

To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

How to Apply

Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.

You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.

Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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Pro Bass Series

Takamine’s Pro Bass series focuses on outstanding woods and excellent pronunciation. Each bass features a custom designed body for the best possible sound. The cutaways are crafted to maintain the bass’ even resonance, but also allow you to easily reach the highest frets. The PB5 models’ exceptional fretting smooth fingerboards allow you the versatility to cleanly slide or hammer with equal success. The guitars’ stunning finishes, binding and rosettes make them as pleasing to watch as they are to play.

CT4-DX Preamp

Takamine’s CT4-DX preamp features everything you need to achieve a stunning sound. The CT4-DX’s extensive EQ options allow you to tailor the clarity of your signal to your exact requirements. The additional notch filters control any feedback occurring from playing live. If you choose to add a second pickup to your bass, the CT4-DX can be set to independently control either one. The integrated tuner is an accurate way to make sure your bass is always in producing the right notes.


Body & Bridge

  • Top: Spruce
  • Back: Arched Maple
  • Sides: Maple
  • Shape: Cutaway
  • Finish: Satin Black

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Frets: 21
  • Neck Join: 15th Fret


  • Inlays: Dot
  • Rosette: Patterned
  • Machine Heads: Chrome
  • Binding: Cream with Black and White Purfling
  • Pickguard: None