Yamaha BB 734A 4-String Bass Guitar, Translucent Matte Black
Yamaha BB 734A 4-String Bass Guitar, Translucent Matte BlackDetails
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Buy on finance from £21.93 per month Finance from £21.93 per month
Please note: This is only available where all items in the order are dispatched in a single delivery.
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!
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 consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.
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Unique Alder/Maple/Alder Body
The BB 734A Bass features a body constructed from a unique blend of maple and alder, increasing its overall stiffness for an accentuated midrange to cut through dense mixes. The dense maple centre provides a more uniform transmission of vibrations between the body and neck than traditional 1-piece bodies, delivering an unparalleled resonance and sustain. The alder top and bottom provides the bass with a lusciously smooth, deep bass tone, beefing up the midrange while adding a slight sizzle to the high end.
5-Piece Maple/Mahogany Neck
The maple/mahogany combination delivers incredible stability, while offering the best of both tonewoods for a bright, mellow sound. The neck is designed with an incredibly thin profile, improving its playability and feel to suit modern and traditional players. Coupled with a rosewood fingerboard, the 3 woods provide the bass with a complex high end and a smooth playing experience. The set of lightweight tuners provide better balance than standard tuners, complementing the overall feel of the bass while its open-gear design adds to the Yamaha’s aesthetics.
6-Bolt Miter Neck Joint
The Yamaha’s neck is attached to the body with a 6-bolt miter neck joint, offering a more efficient transfer of string vibration thought the body than conventional bolt-on joints. The miter joint holds the neck closer to the body to provide a tighter hold and improving sustain and resonance, allowing the bass to bring life to every note.
Custom V7 Pickups
A set of powerful custom V7 pickups provide the Yamaha with its incredible tonal range, designed with alnico V magnets to deliver a fat, penetrating tone which complements the alder/maple/alder body. These organic, well-defined pickups have been carefully selected for the 700 series, ensuring players receive a uniquely versatile performance with the classic BB tone.
Yamaha’s BB 700 series of bass guitars are equipped with powerful active/passive circuits, specially tuned to offer fine tonal control and extreme flexibility. Featuring a pickup balancer, active/passive switch, and 3-band EQ, players can dial in incredibly crisp tones and enhance the bass' tonal properties for the ultimate experience.
Vintage Plus Bridge
The bass’ vintage plus bridge enhances the overall sustain and resonance of the strings by incorporation a unique ‘diagonal body through stringing’. This is achieved by angling the strings at the saddle to pass through the body at a 45-degree angle, placing less stress on the strings as opposed to the more traditional vertical stringing. This method allows the bridge to transfer the string vibrations to the body reliably and efficiently. The vintage plus bridge also allows the strings to be attached to the tail end, with a convertible bridge offering 2 different angles for precise tone shaping. This bridge is equipped with steel saddles and plate, offering a slightly deep low end with a bright tone.
Body & Bridge
- Body: Alder/Maple/Alder
- Bridge: Vintage Plus w/Convertible Stringing
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Translucent Matte Black
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: 5-Piece Maple/Mahogany
- Joint: 6-Bolt Miter
- Scale Length: 34" (863.6mm)
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Radius: 10’’ (250mm)
- Frets: 21 Medium
- Inlays: Cream Bars
- Nut: Graphtech
- Nut Width: 40mm
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: VSC7b Single-Coil (Alnico V)
- Neck Pickup: VSP7n Split Single-Coil (Alnico V)
- Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, 3-Band EQ, Active/Passive Switch
- Tuning Machines: Lightweight Open Gear
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
- Bridge Saddles: Brass
- Hardware: Chrome
- Strings: D’Addario EXL-170SL (0.045 - 0.100 Gauges)
- Case Included: Padded Gig Bag
The product price includes 2 years' warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.
However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.
The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:
- Warranty is extended to 6 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 180 days (terms apply after 30 days)
- Collection and delivery costs are included for the first 2 years
- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 6 years if it has not been used!
- Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
- If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.
For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.
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