The ESP LTD AP-204 basses embody the classic looks and feel of a vintage bass with the modern tonal palette of many newer basses. The PJ pickup configuration fitted with ESP’s own LDP/LDJ pickups provide the chance to merge or single out these classic pickup configurations to fit a number of gigs. The treble / bass stacked pot allows you actively control a two band EQ to enhance the bass’s dynamics.
Features like the mahogany body and active onboard tone controls are usually found in basses double the price, and ESP have set this bass at a seriously competitive price point which makes the decision very easy for someone looking to buy a great bass in the sub $800 range!
From jazz to hard rock the ESP LTD AP-204 series will suit any style of playing, great for the bassist in demand of numerous tones on the night. Finishes include ‘Charcoal Metallic’ and ‘Burgundy Burst’ which both capture the vintage aesthetic whilst keeping the vibe of the bass current and clean.
Check out the video below which shows two tones easily achieved with these versatile basses.
– Steve Lane
FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 400mm
FINISH: Charcoal Metallic, Burgundy Burst
NUT WIDTH: 38mm
NUT TYPE: Molded
NECK CONTOUR: Thin U
FRETS/TYPE: 21 XJ
HARDWARE COLOR: Chrome
STRAP BUTTON: Standard
BRIDGE: LTD DB-4
NECK PU: ESP Designed LDP
BRIDGE PU: ESP Designed LDJ
ELECTRONICS LAYOUT: Vol/Bal/ABQ-2 2-Band EQ(Stack)
CASE INCLUDED: N
Prices and specifications subject to change.