- Maple / Mahogany 5 Ply Neck
- Spline Jointed 3-Piece Body
- Nickel Silver Nut
- Diagonal Body Thru Stringing
BB1024 has employed a 3-piece body structure with which its bridge is placed on the center piece in order to translate the maximum amount of string vibration to the body. Instead of simply gluing wood pieces, we insert a Maple plate, called "Splin", in...
BB1024 has employed a 3-piece body structure with which its bridge is placed on the center piece in order to translate the maximum amount of string vibration to the body. Instead of simply gluing wood pieces, we insert a Maple plate, called "Splin", into a slot on its joint sections. By doing that, Yamaha has succeeded in obtaining as much body vibration as 1-piece body with this 3-piece body structure.
Diagonal Body Thru Stringing
In Diagonal Body Thru Stringing, strings are angled 45 degreed at the saddle to reduce the stress and secure their tension. Moreover, because the attachment area of strings to saddles is larger than conventional vertcial stringing, much better transmisson of vibration is obtained.
Both front and rear pickups are specially invented for this particular series. Pursuing ultimate passive sound, "Open Face Pickups" are used to cope with even aggressive picking of rock players.
These necks consist of Maple and Nato. It provides durability and prevents necks from warping and curling.
Nickel Silver Nut
Nickel Silver is selected for nut. It is the same material with fret wires. Unlike conventional bone or artificial ivory nut, it gives the same sound quality and feeling even when open notes are played. For any bass players it is a crucial part of well-defined low end.
Audio & Video
ASK THE EXPERT
Got a question on your mind? Yamaha Experts have the answer.
Whether you’re looking for specs, where to buy, or other info about a Yamaha product,
fill out this form and an expert will be in touch.
Thank you for selecting a YAMAHA product. YAMAHA products are designed and manufactured to provide a high level of defect-free performance. Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. (“YAMAHA”) is proud of the experience and craftsmanship that goes into every YAMAHA product. YAMAHA sells its products through a network of reputable, specially authorized dealers and is pleased to offer you, the Original Owner, the following Limited Warranty, which applies only to products that have been (1) directly purchased from YAMAHA’s authorized dealer in the ten provinces and three territories of Canada (the “Warranted Area”) and (2) used exclusively in the Warranted Area.
YAMAHA suggests that you read the Limited Warranty thoroughly, and invites you to contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or YAMAHA’s Musical Instrument (MI) Service Department if you have any questions.
COVERAGE: YAMAHA will, at its option, repair or replace the product covered by this warranty if it becomes defective, malfunctions or otherwise fails to conform with this warranty under normal use and service during the term of this warranty, without charge for labour or materials. Repairs may be performed using new or refurbished parts that meet or exceed YAMAHA specifications for new parts. If YAMAHA elects to replace the product, the replacement may be a reconditioned unit.
This warranty does not cover (a) damage, deterioration or malfunctions resulting from accident, negligence, misuse, abuse, improper installation or operation, or failure to follow instructions according to the Owner’s Manual for this product; any shipment of the product (claims must be presented to the carrier); repair or attempted repair by anyone other than YAMAHA or an authorized YAMAHA Service Centre; (b) any instrument or unit which has been altered or on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed; (c) normal wear, battery replacement and any periodic maintenance; (d) deterioration due to perspiration, corrosive atmosphere or other external causes such as extremes in temperature or humidity; (e) springs, pads, and felt parts of woodwind instruments; (f) strings, pegs, bow hair and tail adjuster of stringed instruments; (g) strings, frets, finish, fingerboard on guitars and basses; (h) drum heads, improper installation of heads including the use of high-tension heads or over-tensioning of heads on standard tension drums (i) damages attributable to power line surge or related electrical abnormalities, lightening damage or acts of nature; or (j) RFE/EMI (interference/noise) caused by improper grounding or the improper use of either certified or uncertified equipment, if applicable. Any evidence of alteration, erasing or forgery of proof-of-purchase documents will cause this warranty to be void.
This warranty covers only the Original Owner and is not transferable.
IN ORDER TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE: Warranty service will only be provided for defective products within the Warranted Area.
Contact your local authorized YAMAHA dealer who will advise you of the procedures to be followed.
If this is not successful, contact YAMAHA directly. YAMAHA may request that you send the defective product to a local authorized YAMAHA service centre or authorize return of the defective product to YAMAHA for repair. If you are uncertain as to whether a dealer has been authorized by YAMAHA, please contact YAMAHA’s Musical Instrument Service Department at the number shown below, or check YAMAHA’s website.
Products(s) shipped for service should be packed securely and must be accompanied by a detailed explanation of the problem(s) requiring service, together with the original or a machine reproduction of the bill of sale, or other dated, proof-of-purchase document describing the product, as evidence of warranty coverage. Should any product submitted for warranty service be found ineligible, an estimate of the repair cost will be furnished and the repair will be completed only if requested by you and upon receipt of payment or acceptable arrangement for payment.
LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES: Any implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose shall be limited in duration to the applicable period of time set forth above. Yamaha shall not be responsible for incidental or consequential damages or for damages based upon inconvenience, loss of use, damage to any other equipment or other items at the site of use or interruption of performances or any consequences thereof: Yamaha’s liability for any defective product is limited to repair or replacement of the product, at Yamaha’s option. Some provinces/ territories may not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty is void where prohibited by law.
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that will vary from province/territory to province/territory. This is the only express warranty applicable to the Product specified herein; YAMAHA neither assumes nor authorizes anyone to assume for it any other express warranty.
If you have any questions about the services received or if you need assistance in locating an authorized YAMAHA Servicer, please contact:
Musical Instrument Service Department
PLEASE KEEP YOUR BILL OF SALE AS PROOF OF PURCHASE SHOULD WARRANTY REPAIRS BE REQUIRED.
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO PROVIDE WARRANTY INFORMATION OF A GENERAL NATURE.
PLEASE SEE YOUR YAMAHA DEALER FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.
|©2011 Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.||November 2011|
|Scale Length||34" (863.6 mm)|
|Body||Body Materials||Alder 3pcs with Spline Joint|
|Body Finish||Gloss Polyurethan|
|Neck||Neck Materials||Maple/(Nato or Mahogany) 5pcs|
|Neck Finish||Satin Polyuretharne|
|Fingerboard Radius||10" (250 mm)|
|Number of frets||21|
|Nut materials||Nickel Silver|
|Width @ 0 Fret / 12th Fret||40.0 / 56.3 mm|
|Thickness @ 1st Fret / 12th Fret||22.0 / 25.0 mm|
|Electronics||Neck Pickup||Split Single Coil / Alnico V|
|Bridge Pickup||Bar Single Coil / Ceramic|
|Controls||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Switch||3 Possion Toggle Switch|
|Hardware||Bridge||Vintage Plus (Brass Saddle, Steel Plate)|
|Tuning Machines||Open Gear|
- Electric Bass Owner's Manual_EN [English / 533KB]
- Electric Bass General Owner's Manual [English / 557KB]
- More Downloads
To save a PDF file, click on the target file, and then use the file-saving functionality in your browser or Adobe Reader.