ESP LTD B-205 SM 5-String Bass Guitar, Natural Satin

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  • Pair of ESP Pickups For Flexible Tones
  • Bright & Twangy Ash Body
  • Spalt Maple Top Provides Beautiful Aesthetics
  • Strong 5-Piece Maple/Rosewood Neck
  • Finished in Natural Satin

ESP LTD B-205 SM 5-String Bass Guitar, Natural Satin

The ESP LTD B-205 5-String Bass Guitar has a beautiful, natural appearance and a powerful bass sound. The B-205 is loaded with a pair of ESP Soapbar Pickups, and features ABQ-3 3-Band EQ offering a wide array of tonal possibilities. LTD Tuners and an LTD BB-605 Bridge offer a stable and reliable tone, all night long. The neck is crafted from both maple and rosewood for a tone with clarity, articulation and warm lows. The ash body bright tones with plenty of twang, and it is topped with spalt maple which not only offers great sustain but also a stunning visual. The spalted wood grain provides a textured appearance, and the B-205 is finished in natural satin with black nickel hardware.

Product Ref: 40060

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Pair of Powerful ESP Designed Pickups

Loaded with a pair of ESP Soapbar pickups in the bridge and neck position, the LTD B-205 bass can achieve versatile and powerful tones; and accompanied by the ABQ-3 3-Band EQ which provides you with a flexible bass sound.

5-Piece Maple/Rosewood Neck & Rosewood Fingerboard

The 5-piece neck is strong, sturdy and can cope with excellent amounts of fast and aggressive shredding. The maple and rosewood together, offer bright and clear tones as well a softer sound with great articulation. The neck is paired with a rosewood fingerboard which offers warm lows and a beautifully soft tone with crisp highs.

Ash Body With Spalt Maple Top

The ash body delivers bright tones with good resonance. It also offers a light and comfortable playing experience, and a sound that has plenty of twang. The ash tones are both crisp and articulate, with firm lows and snappy highs. The ash body is topped with a visually beautiful spalt maple top, which provides excellent sustain with a great dynamic range.

Spalt Maple Finished in Natural Satin

The spalt maple top offers a beautifully textured appearance, and it is finished with a natural satin to allow the wood grain to be visible through. Spalt Maple provides incredibly unique aesthetics, as the contrast between the grains adds another dimension to the appearance.

Reliable LTD Hardware

The B-205 is loaded with quality LTD hardware, including LTD Tuners and a LTD BB-605 Bridge. They work together to reliably keep your tune stable, no matter how hard your playing style is.



  • Series: B
  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Top: Spalted Maple
  • Body Shape: Double Cutaway
  • Body Finish: Natural Satin


  • Neck Material: 5-Piece Maple/Rosewood
  • Neck Shape: Extra Thin U
  • Scale Length: 34"
  • Fingerboard Radius: 400mm
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Fret Size: Extra Jumbo
  • Nut: Molded
  • Nut Width: 45mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: ESP Designed SB-5N
  • Bridge Pickup: ESP Designed SB-5B
  • Controls: Volume, Balance, ABQ-3 3-Band EQ
  • Bridge: LTD BB-605 w/ String Thru
  • Tuning Machines: LTD
  • Control Knobs: Black Nickel