The TRBX174 represents a price breakthrough for the TRBX range, yet the quality is everything you'd expect from a Yamaha bass. The 34" (863mm) scale length is the standard for professional basses
Solid Agathis body provides strength and balanced tone, and the maple neck w/ rosewood fingerboard gives more sparkle in the highs & deeper lows. The 1.57" (40mm) nut width makes for a comfortable playing experience, while the 24 fret neck offers a full 2 octave range. 1 split-coil and 1 single-coil ceramic magnet pickups put out a clean, clear bass tone, as the 2 volume and 1 tone control offer complete control of sound shaping.
The Yamaha TRBX-174 was even featured by the New York Times' Wirecutter column as the best bass for beginners: