The Yamaha SLB-200 Silent Electric Compact 3/4 Bass offers bassists a choice of total mobility while featuring the body and pickup system that is designed to bring out the best in tone from this instrument.
Performance-Oriented: The Yamaha SLB200 Silent Compact 3/4 Bass is a performance-oriented bass designed with a compact body that makes transport to and from the gig a breeze. Utilization of a newly developed hollow body design and new internally mounted pickup system deliver pizzicato tone that is solid, rich, and realistic, and fits naturally into any jazz or pop setting.
Plug & Play: Built-in electronics offer plug and play simplicity and a detachable frame gives the instrument a feel and playability that comes close to the real thing.
Outstanding Tone: The SLB200’s outstanding tone can handle a wide range of musical styles, but classical bassists may appreciate its silent characteristics that allow the player to practice silently while enjoying full-bodied tone through a pair of headphones.
Portability: The SLB200 features a detachable frame that provides excellent support and comfort when playing the instrument. The frame removes easily to increase the portability of the instrument. The SLB200 is designed so as to allow the entire instrument to break down and fit into the compact case which can be carried comfortably with the shoulder strap.
Control: Volume, Treble, and Bass controls on the SLB200 provide straightforward control over the instrument’s tone while the instrument’s active electronics offer plug and play operation without the need of external pre-amplification.
Body: Spruce + Mahogany
Bridge: Maple (height is adjustable)
Frame Unit: Beech + Aluminum parts
Tuning Pegs: Custom Worm Gear Type
Tail Piece: Ebony (Reverse type)
Strings: Contra Bass Strings (Ball-end type)
Sensors: Piezo pickup
Connectors/Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass, LINE OUT
Power Supply: • S-006P (6F22) battery ×1
Battery Life (Continuous Use): Using Manganese battery: approximately 350 hours; Using Alkaline battery: approximately 500 hours
String Length: 1,040 mm (41”)
Dimensions (with the frame attached and the End Pin fully contracted): 1,692 (L) × 456 (W) × 330 (H) mm 66-5/8” (L) × 17-15/16” (W) × 13” (H)
Weight: approximately 7.2 kg (15 lbs. 14 oz.)
Comes with lightweight compact padded case!
Catalog ID: EIBAYAMSB20/2N