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Ibanez BTB1836 BTB Premium Series 6-String Bass, Bound Panga Panga Fretboard, Natural Shadow Low Gloss

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Ibanez BTB1836 BTB Premium Series 6-String Bass, Bound Panga Panga Fretboard, Natural Shadow Low Gloss

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Manufacturer's Description

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. Our 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.

Premium Fret Edge Treatment - Premium Fret Edge Treatment offer super smooth,comfortable performance.

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.

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

Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/EQ bypass switch & Mid frequency switch - Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ is our 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.
Precision tonal control, including a switch to choose passive-only operation. When the EQ bypasses activated, the treble tone control knob becomes the global tone control for the passive circuit.

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.



  • Body Shape: BTB
  • Body Wood: Ash with Bubinga top/back
  • Color: Natural Shadow Low Gloss


  • Neck Wood: 9-Piece Maple/Bubinga/Panga Panga
  • Neck Shape: BTB6
  • Radius: 37.4"
  • Fretboard Wood: Panga Panga
  • Fretboard Inlays: Offset Abalone Dots
  • Number of Frets: 24, Medium Stainless Steel
  • Scale Length: 35"
  • Nut Width: 2.125"
  • Nut Material: Plastic


  • Bridge: MR5S
  • Tuners: Gotoh Machine Heads


  • Pickups: Aguilar DCB Humbuckers
  • Controls: Volume, Balance, 3-Band Active EQ, EQ bypass switch


  • Strings: .032-.130
  • Case: Gig Bag

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Ibanez. This BTB1836 BTB is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty.

note: The photos above may not be of the exact bass you'll receive. The serial number may differ but specs will all be the same. Please feel free to get in touch with us for an in-hand description.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.