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ELECTRIC GUITARS & BASSES
2010 Product Catalog

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  • Page 1 ELECTRIC GUITARS & BASSES 2010 Product Catalog...
  • Page 2 Each has been a powerful infl uence their evolution and development. The arrival of Yamaha’s SG guitars and BB basses in the late 70’s was a turning point in Rock history. Our guitar designers at the time completely rethought the functions and design of the guitar, taking an entirely different approach to the construction of the SG2000.
  • Page 4 After playing the same guitar for years, the guitar adapts to the guitarist’s playing style. It takes time for a new guitar to adapt to your own way of playing. Stress found between parts like fi nish, woods, body, neck, fi ngerboard, nut, bridge, etc., must be released before all of the parts can resonate together as an instrument.
  • Page 5 Small Head Design Body Contour B a l a n c e h a s a g r e a t e r e f f e c t o n The new SG has a more pronounced p l a y a b i l i t y t h a n w e i g h t . U s i n g a a r c h c o m p a r e d to t h e e a r l i e r S G design that is smaller and lighter than models.
  • Page 6 SG1820/1820A/1802 Seymour Duncan ‘59 Pickups (SG1820) This vintage humbucker pickup design delivers lots of warm, dry tone with smooth sustain. EMG85/EMG81 Pickups (SG1820A) High-gain, low-noise active pickups. An EMG85 on the front delivers rich harmonics with superior attack while an EMG81 at the rear is designed to deliver distortion.
  • Page 7: Head Design

    The output jack is relocated on the body side and control knob layout is modified in consideration of playability and usability. Control knobs on all three models complement guitar designs. SG1820: Speed Knobs, SG1820A: Metal Knobs, SG1802: Barrel Knobs Plated Hardware...
  • Page 8 Everything is designed specifi cally for the SG, from body and neck designs, to pickups, bridges, circuitry, even down to the strap pins. As a last touch, Yamaha’s Initial Response Acceleration is applied for a matured resonance.
  • Page 9 Carved Maple, Mahogany Maple + Mahogany Neck Maple + Mahogany 3piece (Neck Through) Bridge T-O-M Bridge Pickups Yamaha Alnico V Covered Humbucker X 2 Pickup Switch 3-Position Toggle Controls Front Volume, Rear Volume, Front Tone Rear Tone with Push-Pull Switch Colors...
  • Page 10 The fi nal weight for the RGXA2 was set at around 2.5kg, a perfect balance— around 30% lighter than a regular solid body guitar but with all the feel and sound that players were looking for. This is lightweight design taken to the extreme.
  • Page 11 Original Pickups Developed with the custom shop at Yamaha Artist Services, Hollywood, the A2 pickups perfectly compliment the tonal characteristics of the A.I.R. body. Designed with the input of some of the world’s greatest guitar players, the A2’s powerful tone belies its light weight.
  • Page 12 RGXA2 RGXA2 Weighing in at 2.5 kg, the RGXA2 is in the super lightweight class. Yamaha’s revolutionary A.I.R. technology delivers a guitar so light that it fuses seamlessly with the player, delivering unprecedented comfort, amazing tone, and superior performance. The RGXA2, the guitar that lets you play the way you want to play.
  • Page 13 RGX220DZ/121Z/121ZL Model RGXA2 Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 25 1/2" (647.7mm) Fingerboard Rosewood Radius 13 3/4" (350mm) Frets Body A.I.R. Body Neck Maple Tuners Diecast with Cylindrical knob Bridge A.I.R. Mounting System Bridge Pickups Alnico V humbucker X 2 Pickup Switch 3-position Rotary with Pickup Indicator Controls Master Volume...
  • Page 14 Limp Bizkit to his role in A Perfect Circle, Troy has mastered it all. Most recently, Troy joined the fantastically bizarre Queens of the Stone Age to embark on his latest ethereal musical journey. His guitar of choice? Troy's own Yamaha signature model SA503 TVL. SA503TVL Black...
  • Page 15 Maple Bridge T-O-M Bridge Bone + Ebony Pickups Alnico V Humbucker X 2 Yamaha Mini Humbucker Yamaha Piezo Pickup on Bridge Pickup Switch 3-Position Toggle 3-Position Toggle Controls Front Volume, Rear Volume, Front Tone Master Volume, Magnetic Pickup Tone, Rear Tone with Push-Pull Switch...
  • Page 16 .011 .014 .022 (Wound) .032 (Wound) .042 (Wound) .052 (Wound) * The guitar is strung with .010–.046 gauge strings when shipped from the factory. Controls (CV820WB) q 3P Pickup Selector w Front Volume e Rear Volume Wes Borland is well known on stage for his elaborate face paint and black-tinted contacts as guitarist for Limp Bizkit.
  • Page 17 Jazz to Blues to Rockabilly. Semi Hollowbody What looks like a full acoustic guitar is actually a semi-hollow design with a center block located underneath the bridge to prevent feedback.
  • Page 18 Mike Stern's credentials are indisputable. Throughout his career as one of the reigning kings of modern jazz guitar, Mike has relied on single-cutaway guitars. His devotion to that instrument is refl ected in the Mike Stern signature model, the PAC1511MS.
  • Page 19 PAC212VFM/212VQM PAC212VFM Caramel Brown Tobacco Brown Sunburst Translucent Black PAC212VQM Translucent Black Tobacco Brown Sunburst Model PAC212VFM/212VQM Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 25 1/2" (647.7mm) Fingerboard Rosewood Radius 13 3/4" (350mm) Frests Body Alder, Maple Neck Maple Tuners Diecast Bridge Vintage Tremolo with Block Saddle Pickups Alnico V Singlex2, Alnico V Humbucker x1 Pickup Switch...
  • Page 20 PAC112V/112VCX/PAC112VM/112VMX Old Violin Sunburst Black Raspberry Red Yellow Natural Satin PAC112VCX PAC112V Vintage White Sonic Blue Silver Black...
  • Page 21 PAC112J/112JL/012 Model PAC112V/112VCX/112VM/112VMX Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 25 1/2" (647.7mm) Fingerboard Rosewood, Maple Radius 13 3/4" (350mm) Frests Body Alder Neck Maple Tuners Diecast Bridge Vintage Tremolo with Block Saddle Pickups Alnico V Singlex2, Alnico V Humbucker x1 Pickup Switch 5-position Lever Controls Master volume, Master tone with Push-Pull Coil Tap SW...
  • Page 22 The RBXA2 weighs about 20% less than its standard bass counterpart. Matched with an original pickup system devel- oped in cooperation with Yamaha Artist Services Hollywood, it delivers a heavy sound that is both clear and powerful. A.I.R. (Alternative Internal Resonance) Our A.I.R.
  • Page 23 Model RBX4A2 Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 34" (863.6mm) Fingerboard Rosewood Radius 10" (250mm) Frets Body A.I.R. Body Neck Maple Bridge A.I.R. Mounting System Bridge Pickups Ceramic Bar Single X 2 Controls Front Volume (with LED), Rear Volume (with LED), Master Tone Colors White &...
  • Page 24 RBX Body The deeply contoured bodylines are there to provide bassists with a better fitting instrument for greater comfort and playability. Controls (RBX374/375) q Pickup Balancer w Master Volume e Bass r Treble RBX Electronics...
  • Page 25 Neck Through 34" (863.6mm) Ebony 19 11/16" (500mm) Maple/Alder Maple/Premium Grade Mahogany 5 Piece Yamaha BPZ-7 (No Piezo) Alnico V Stack Type X 2 Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, 3-Band EQ, Mid Cut Frequency, Mid Cut On-Off Switch Black, White BBNE2 Pickups The stack type pickups are designed in collaboration with Nathan East.
  • Page 26 BB2024/2024X/2025/2025X With bolt on necks and passive circuit designs Yamaha’s new BB2000 series basses, the BB2024/2024X/2025/2025X, are the ultimate in Rock bass. Everything having to do with their design—from the selection of neck and body materials, construction, and special treatments, to the through body stringing, neck joint, pickups, bridge, nut, hardware, and I.R.A.
  • Page 27 Technology (BB2000 Series) Yamaha’s exclusive A.R.E. treatment is a special seasoning process that delivers a smooth, mature sound right out of the factory. I.R.A. treatment, another Yamaha exclusive, is also applied to enhance body resonance. Spline Spline Joint (3-Piece Bodies) (BB2000/1000 Series) Three-piece bodies are fi...
  • Page 28 BB1024/1024X/1025/1025X/424/425 BB1024/1024X: Nearly identical in specs with the BB2000 series basses with its spline joint body and 5-piece neck, diagonal body thru stringing, newly de- signed pickups and bridge. Highly recommended for players who are particu- lar about their sound. BB1025/1025X: 5-string version of the BB1024/1024X.
  • Page 29 Model BB1024/1024X Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 34" (863.6mm) Fingerboard Rosewood Radius 10" (250mm) Frets Body Alder 3P (Spline Joint) Neck Maple/ Nato 5pcs Bridge Vintage Plus(Brass saddle, Steel plate) Pickups Front Split Bar (Alnico V) Rear Single Bar(Ceramic) Pickup Switch 3-Position Toggle Controls Master Volume, Master Tone...
  • Page 30 BB714BS represents a trip back to Billy’s roots with Yamaha, re- neck position where it generates great visiting his fi rst Yamaha signature, which was a BB series bass. low-end tone. The front humbucker is wired through a push-pull high-cut circuit that lets you choose between a traditional “Attutude”...
  • Page 31 ATTITUDE LTDII ATTLTDII Lava Red Billy Sheehan Signature Model ATTLTDII Black Model ATTLTDII Construction Bolt-on Scale Length 34" (863.6mm) Fingerboard Maple Radius 10" (250mm) Frets Body Alder Neck Maple Bridge Solid Brass Pickups DiMarzio WillPower (neck, middle) Controls Front Volume, Front Tone, Rear Volume, Woofer High Cut Switch Colors...
  • Page 32 TRBJPII John Patitucci Signature Model In the nearly 20 years since John Patitucci fi rst gained recognition as a member of Chick Corea's legendary Elektric Band, he's established himself as one of the best jazz bassists of his time. Shifting seamlessly from bandleader to respected side- man, John relies on his TRB JPII signature 6-string bass to fi...
  • Page 33 Body Choice of Maple, Ovangkol, or Bubinga Top & Back / Light Ash Neck Maple/Premium Grade Mahogany 5 Piece Bridge Yamaha BPZ-7 Pickups Alnico V Humcancelled X 2, Piezo Pickup Controls Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, Piezo Volume, 3-Band EQ Colors...
  • Page 34 TRB1006J/1005J/1004J Model Construction Scale Length Fingerboard Radius Frets Body Neck Alnico V Hum-Canceling Pickups Bridge Pickups Hum-canceling type Alnico V pickups Controls are used to produce clear tone. The Colors 6-strings of fer a wide tonal range and deliver a heavy bass sound with presence.
  • Page 35 SLG120NW/SLG100S/N Paul Rodgers Brian May Model SLG100S SLG100N Scale Length 24 15/16" (634mm) 25 9/16" (650mm) Fingerboard Rosewood Rosewood Radius 15 3/4" (400mm) Flat Frets Body Maple Maple Neck Mahogany Mahogany Bridge Rosewood Rosewood Pickups L.R. Baggs B-Band Pickup Switch Controls AUX IN w/Level Control, Line Out, Phones AUX IN w/Level Control, Line Out, Phones...
  • Page 36 Yamaha Artists Photo by Michael Sherry...
  • Page 37 Photo by Tetsuro Sato...
  • Page 38 GIGMAKER ALL INCLUDED! Gig Bag Guitar Amplifier GA15 Guitar/Bass Tuner YT100 Picks EG112C ERG121C Black Black Strings Winder Strap Gauge Set...
  • Page 39 • Weight: 5kg (11 lbs) YT100 Guitar/Bass Tuner • Indicators: Pitch indicator, Tuning guides • Tuning Notes: GUITAR 7B, 6E, 5A, 4D, 3G, 2B, 1E BASS LB, 4E, 3A, 2D, 1G, HC • Input: Input jack(6 monaural), Built-in microphone • Power Source: Two AAA(R03/LR03) batteries...
  • Page 40 This document is printed on chlorine-free (ECF) paper with soy ink. Printed in Japan LEG1006CB...