Yamaha SLB200 Silent Double Bass 3/4 Scale, Jazz Bridge

£2,559.00 RRP £2,909.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 20770

  • Yamaha SLB200 Electric Double Bass
  • Hollow Body With Piezo Pickup
  • D'Addario Helicore Strings
  • Includes Bow, Mute and Hard Case

Yamaha SLB200 Silent Double Bass 3/4 Scale, Jazz Bridge


The Yamaha SLB200 Electric Double Bass compact design makes this instrument brilliant for gigging musicians who can't carry around an acoustic double bass all the time. Featuring a high quality piezo pickup, this instrument is easy to connect to any PA or amp as well as producing a realistic and warm double bass sound. Side supports also give superb comfort as well as plenty of versatility that you would expect from an electric bass. Included in this pack is a heavy duty gig bag, bow and D'Addario Helicore Strings.

Product Ref: 20770

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Comfortable To Use

Unlike many other electric stick double basses, the Yamaha SLB200 bass provides superb comfort using the two supports on either side of the bass. For the acoustic player, this provides the authentic touch, making it feel like a typical upright bass. As well as this, the Yamaha bass offers a supreme amount of flexibility, allowing for easier control and versatility. The hollow body construction of this instrument also makes the electric bass light and easy to use. Finally, an adjustable bridge on this instrument means that the string action can be easily adjusted, making it great for rockabilly playing or alternatively suitable for orchestral bowing.

Great Sounding Pickups

The Yamaha electric double bass uses a piezo pick up which is built in to the hollow body of the instrument. The Line Output on the back of the bass makes it so quick and easy to use with amplifiers and other PA systems. When plugged in, this double bass has a warm sound with a realistic tone and combined with D?Addario Helicore Strings, this double bass sounds amazing!



  • Width: 456mm
  • Height: 1692mm
  • Depth: 330mm


  • Body: Spruce / Mahogany
  • Side/Frame: Beech / Aluminium parts
  • Neck: Maple
  • Finger Board: Rosewood


  • Bridge: Maple (heigh is adjustable)
  • Tuning Pegs: Ebony
  • Tailpiece: Ebony
  • Strings Scale: 1040mm
  • Strings: D'Addario Helicore Pizzicato

Design/Architecture Detail:

  • Pick Up System: Piezo Pick Up

Overall Controls:

  • Master Volume: Yes
  • Tone Control: Yes


  • LINE OUT: Yes

Power Supply:

  • Power Supply: 9V battery 1pc
  • Battery Life: Manganese approx. 350 hrs, Alkaline approx. 500 hrs.

Included Accessories:

  • Battery: 9V Battery, 1pc
  • Case: Soft case
  • Others: Mute, Wrench