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Ibanez BTB Premium BTB1935 5-String Bass Guitar - Caribbean Islet Low Gloss

Original price $1,899.99 - Original price $1,899.99
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$1,899.99 - $1,899.99
Current price $1,899.99
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Experience New Offerings from Ibanez - The Ibanez BTB Premium BTB1935 5-String Bass Guitar in Caribbean Islet Low Gloss

Without a doubt, your instrument should reflect the dedication you place in your musicianship and creative endeavors. At a certain point, the word "boutique" comes to mind: Select-grade materials, neck-thru construction, and top quality components, all in a meticulously combined into a stunning pro-level instrument. But what about the upfront investment of such an instrument? That's where Ibanez comes in. Their ability to build small-shop quality, into inspiring yet affordable instruments, is showcased in droves with BTB series basses.


"Designed to Inspire", all Ibanez Premium series are manufactured with select tone woods, high-profile electronics, hardware and dedicated skills of craftsmanship and care in details for your musical journey. The richness of sound, stunning appearance and unrivalled playability of the Ibanez Premium series will open the gate of your reservoir of inspiration.

7-Piece Panga Panga/Purpleheart With Graphite Reinforcement Rods

The 7-piece Panga Panga/Purpleheart neck provides tonal clarity, superior note attack and its slim grip shape permits superior playability.The Graphite reinforcement rods provides massive sustain and excellent stability.

Panga Panga Fretboard

Panga Panga features a beautiful wood grain which produces a tight low and mid range, along with a sharp attack on high end.

Medium Stainless Steel Frets With Premium Fret Edge Treatment

The Stainless Steel frets are durable and long-lasting. The Premium Fret Edge Treatment ensures super smooth, comfortable performance.

Curly Maple/Walnut Top And Back / African Mahogany Wing Body

The Curly Maple/Walnut top and back displays a beautiful wood grain. The African Mahogany wing body provides a warm tone with rich resonance.

Aguilar® DCB Pickups

The Aguilar® DCB pickups use the dual-ceramic bar design to capture all the detail and character of your tone. The pickup’s uniform magnetic field ensures that no information is lost, making this a great pickup for dynamic playing styles.

Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-Band EQ

The Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is their latest refinement on the concept of simple, straightforward, no-nonsense EQ control. The Boost and Cut for the Mid Control are each centered on slightly different frequencies, an innovation that delivers a preset range of the most favorable bass tones.

Gotoh® Machine Heads

Gotoh® machine heads provide superior precision, a smooth feel, and excellent tuning accuracy.

MR5S Bridge

The MR5S bridge has adjustable saddles for variable string spacing by +/- 1.5mm, answering every bassist’s specific string spacing needs.

EQ Bypass Switch (Passive Tone Control On Treble Pot)

The EQ bypass control offers precision tonal adjustments, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypass is activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive circuit.

3-Way Mid Frequency Switch

The 3-way Mid frequency switch allow players to change the mid-tone between 250, 450, and 700 Hz.

Gig Bag Included

It comes with Ibanez gig bag which is designed specifically to fit and protect this instrument.

Neck-through Construction

The neck-through construction contributes to massive sustain and smooth access to high fretboard positions.



  • Body Material: African Mahogany Wing Body
  • Top Wood: Curly Maple/Walnut Top and Back
  • Body Finish Type: Satin Polyurethane
  • Body Finish Color: Caribbean Islet Low Gloss


  • Neck Material: 7 piece Panga Panga/Purpleheart with Graphite Reinforcement Rods
  • Neck Joint: Neck-through
  • Neck Type: BTB5
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Fretboard: Panga Panga
  • Fretboard Radius (mm): 400
  • Fret Type: Medium Stainless Steel Frets with Premium Fret Edge Treatment
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Inlay: Off-set Abalone dot
  • Scale Length (in): 35
  • Neck Thickness (1st fret, mm): 20
  • Neck Thickness (12th fret, mm): 22
  • Nut: Plastic
  • Nut Width (mm): 47


  • Tuning Machine Heads: Gotoh® Machine Heads
  • Bridge: MR5S
  • Hardware Color: Gold
  • String Spacing: 19.0mm
  • String Gauge: .045/.065/.80/.100/.130
  • Tuning: 1G,2D,3A,4E,5B


  • Bridge Pickup: Aguilar® DCB Pickups
  • Neck Pickup: Aguilar® DCB Pickups
  • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Balancer, Bass, Middle, Treble (Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ)
  • Other Switch: EQ Bypass Switch (Passive Tone Control on Treble Pot), 3-way Mid Frequency Switch

Manufacturer: Ibanez Guitars
Model: BTB1935CIL
SKU: I728033-2-WHXE

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