Yamaha SVB200-SK Silent Electric Bass

$3,899.00 $3,120.00


$3,899.00 $3,120.00

SKU: SVB-200SK Categories: ,


Yamaha SVB200-SK Silent Electric Bass

The Yamaha SVB200-SK Silent Electric Bass is the most popular Electric Upright Bass in the line-up. This EUB delivers resonant tone in a compact design.

  • Unique resonating chamber
  • Designed for professional gigging & recording
  • Priced with even the “recreational” player in mind
  • Maximum portability, detachable frame
  • Dual piezo pickups
  • Body made of Spruce & Mahogany, Maple neck
  • Sleek, protective gig bag

Yamaha’s Silent Bass series offers bassists a choice of two models, both of which feature body and pickup systems deigned to bring out the best tone from each instrument. The SVB-200 is a performance-oriented bass designed with a light and compact body that makes transport to and from the gig simple & easy. The hollow-body design and special internally mounted pickup system deliver pizzicatos which are solid, rich and realistic, and fit naturally into any jazz or pop setting. Built-in electronics offer plug-and-play simplicity and the detachable frame gives the instrument a feel and playability close to that of an acoustic bass.

Convenient Portability

The SVB-200 features a detachable frame that provides excellent support and comfort when playing but are easily removed for transport. The SVB-200 is designed to break down and fit into a compact case which can be carried comfortably using a shoulder strap.


Volume, Treble and Bass controls on the SVB-200 provide straightforward control over the instrument’s tone while its active electronics offer plug-and-play operation without the need for external pre-amplification.


  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: Spruce & Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple (Height Adjustable)
  • Frame: Beechwood (Detachable)
  • Tuning Pegs: Custom Worm Gear Type
  • Tailpiece: Ebony (Reverse Type)
  • Strings: D’Addario™ Pizzicato
  • String Length: 41″ (1,040mm)
  • Sensors: Piezo
  • Electric Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass
  • Power supply: 1 X 9-volt battery
  • Battery Life: Manganese battery: 12 hours (approx.); Alkaline battery: 24 hours (approx.)

“When I’m looking for that ‘Upright’ sound, I reach for my Silent Bass. The sound quality is rich and full and the feel is very comfortable. In my arsenal of basses, my SVB-200 has become an important instrument for live gigs as well as in the studio.”

— Nathan East, Renowned Bass Artist

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