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Artist PB2 Black Electric Bass Guitar + Amp and Accessories

Artist PB2 Black Electric Bass Guitar + Amp and Accessories

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This pack includes:

  • 1 x Artist PB2 Black Electric Bass Guitar with Accessories
  • 1 x Artist BA15 15W Bass Guitar Amplifier with mp3 Input

Artist PB2 Black Electric Bass Guitar with Accessories

This is our redesigned beginners bass guitar with our new headstock.

These bass guitars are designed to be easy to play so they are a great starting point if you want to pick up a bass for the first time. This is a full-size bass and is recommended for Adults or Children over the age of 12 (or younger if your child is strong and taller than 1.2m).

We believe it's important to have a great quality instrument to kick off your musical career. With a great sound to inspire you and a design to make it easy to play, you'll breeze through the first stages of your playing. 

Our price is always Lower Than a Retail Store (often by 30-40%)  we keep our prices low by only selling our own range of guitars direct from the factory. Our business is built on offering a great value instrument at a great price.

Artist Guitars has been designing guitars for over 10 years and during this time we have developed a great working relationship with our factories to constantly improve the quality and value - we know how to get a great value guitar at a truly unbeatable price!

Why wait to start learning bass guitar when you could get one of our great PB2 bass guitars and be playing in no time at all.  We ship super fast!

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: PB2BK

Guitar Neck: Truss Rod, Scale Length 34", 42mm Nut, 20 Frets, Eco-rosewood fingerboard, Maple Neck

Fingerboard Radius: 14" (350mm)

Machine Heads: Diecast

Body Wood: Poplar with Basswood Veneer

Machine Heads: Die-cast Chrome

Pickups: Single Split

Controls: Volume, Tone

Included Accessories: Bag, Strap,  Electronic Tuner, Lead, 2 x Picks, Neck adjustment Allen Key

Colour: Black(BK)

Weight:3.2 Kg

Artist BA15 15W Bass Guitar Amplifier with mp3 Input

A great electric bass practice amplifier. Ideal for people learning to Play Bass Guitar. 15 Watts will give you plenty of volume for playing at home and is small enough to carry along to your lesson or jam session.

It features a 4-band EQ for easy tone control, and a headphone output - great for playing at night or when you don't want to disturb your family or housemates!

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: BA15

Amplifier Specs: 15 Watt, 4 band EQ, Auxilliary Input, Headphone Socket

Speaker: 6.5 Inch Speaker at 8 Ohms

Size: 29x29x17cm

Colour: Black

BA15 - Front Panel Functions:

Input - This is your Bass guitar jack input.

Volume - Governs the volume level of both clean and Overdrive channels.

Treble - Controls the high frequencies of the Bass guitar tone. If you increase the treble your bass will sound brighter.

High-Mid - Dictates the higher side of your middle-frequency register of the amplifier. Turning this up will make your guitar sound bittier, ideal for Slap style Bass. Conversely reducing the amount of High-mid in your tone will result in a darker and warmer Bass guitar sound for the classic Rock and Jazz Bass tones.

Low-Mid - Dictates the Lower side of your middle-frequency register of the amplifier. Turning this up will make your Bass guitar sound fatter, ideal for Rock and Metal style Bass tone. Conversely reducing the amount of Low-Mid in your tone will result in a scooped hollower Bass guitar sound for most Metal and Funk styles of Bass playing.

Bass - Controls the amount of low frequencies or bottom end in your tone. The more you increase, the more punch you will add. If your sound sounds too muddy then decrease this control to Tighten your sound.

Aux In - Allows you to connect any media player by using a 3.5mm jack input. This gives you the option to play along to any backing track or music coming from any media device. 

Phones - Plug your headphones here for silent practising. Doing this mutes your BA15's internal speaker, cutting out the speaker sound.

Power -  On / Off Switch for mains power to the amplifier.

Power Plug: (See our blog post for more details)

  • AU & NZ: 240V with AU/NZ Plug
  • UK: 230V with UK plug (with a 13a fuse in the plug)
  • USA: 120V with USA 3 pin plug 


Sensational Value Bass and Amp Pack

By: on 19 March 2021
I purchased the PB2 bass and amp pack as I have been playing guitar for many years and decided I should have a go at bass. The bass feels and plays great, and is sensational value and the amp is perfect for home practice. I have made many purchases from Artist Guitars and as always their value for money quality products and excellent customer service is second to none. I would very highly recommend this bass and amp will surpass your expectations. Well done again Artist Guitars.
By: Artist Guitars
Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We really appreciate it and we're happy to hear that you liked your bass and amp bundle. Cheers!

Great package for a beginner

By: on 1 March 2021
The bass is beautiful and as someone getting back into playing after years this pack has everything i need to start up!
By: Artist Guitars
Thank you so much for the review as it means a lot to us. Our beginner bundles are designed to provide beginners with all the accessories and resources needed to start their learning journey. We are happy you liked it. Cheers!

Making a shopping list for the site

By: on 23 December 2020
Haven't played bass since high school and was looking to get back into it- came across this site and after a spontaneous purchase - everything i'd need was shipped to me in under a week! Looks great quality and sounded great after playing a bit. Excited to get back into it. Thanks so much for the great service! Will be coming back for more :)

If this is the Bass

By: on 18 December 2020
I wish I'd filmed the unboxing as it was like Xmas for myself, my wife and the kids. We purchased the full kit and it arrived in two boxes. The box with the bass and accessories was like a gift that kept on giving. We kept pulling out accessories and kept finding more. The addition of tightening key and spare strings was a bonus that Artist don't mention on the sales page, so a nice surprise (this was the same with the violin pack we purchased previously). The bass itself looks and plays like a quality purchase. On the amp it sounds clean with no buzz (it even arrived almost perfectly tuned - the artist tuner fixed that). Out of the box, my son and I gave it a pounding for 3-4 hours and it held tune, we've had it for a week now and played it daily and it's a beast (in a good way). Per the title, we weren't expecting much for the price, however, what we got was a very pleasant surprise (it shouldn't have been as the violin was ace as well), if this is Artist Guitar's base line, then we are now loyal customers to this Australian company. We've decided to round out our Von-Trap family with an Artist electric guitar and drum kit, might even go the banjo at some point, then there are the peddles, so many peddles. Finally, there was a minor delay in the shipping, which Artist Guitars' excellent customer service team kept us updated on, so no issues (the violin arrived early than the stated due date). I highly recommend Artist Guitars, great service, great product, Australian designed instruments and accessories, Australian Company.

Amazing value for money, but...

By: on 13 October 2020
I'm extremely impress by this package deal. I wasn't expecting the amp to have a headphone output, and I wasn't expecting a spare set of strings in the bag. The bass is solid. It does what a bass does. It's a little neck-heavy due to the light body, but that isn't really an issue whilst playing, only whilst you're letting it hang. Now comes the but: my forward split pick-up was way too low when it arrived. I adjusted my string height first and it was still way too low. I then noticed that the screw in the pickup was down too far. It's interesting to see how they saved money in manufacturing this bass. They used foam rubber in the place of springs to hold the split pick-up up, but in my particular guitar, the foam rubber was cut on too much of an angle meaning the pick-up was bottoming out in the cavity on the low-E side. Thankfully I had recently purchased new pick-up ring mounting screws for my Les Paul, and they were a perfect fit for the pick-up mounting screws for this Artist bass, so now my Artist bass has springs just like there would be in a pricier bass.

Bass guitar package

By: on 24 August 2020
Very happy with recent purchase from online store. Great guitar and amp.

Couldn't be happier

By: on 30 December 2019
Got the beginner bass guitar pack for my daughter. She never played before. Got for Xmas. Feels really good for the price I was plesantly surprised. She was able to start using out of the box and ihas already learned a few songs!!! Any issue the guus at Artist Guitars are straight on to it with prompt replies and immediate action. Pleasure to deal with. Will tell anyone who will listen.

Very good value

By: on 27 September 2019
This was bought as a gift for my grandson, apart from some transport issues and many phone calls to the extremely helpfull team at Artist Guitars this guitar and amp could not be faulted, I have see top brand guitars with a lower quality finish than this one. If you are looking for value, a good service team and an amazing 100 day return if not up to YOUR expectations look no further. I have already ordered a second guitar from them.

Great product

By: on 11 September 2019
Excellent bass guitar and amplifier. Great customer service too.Many thx.

Bass guitar

By: on 22 August 2019
Purchased this as a gift for my 14 yr old Son. Unbelievable sound, he absolutely loves it. Great company to deal with. Super fast delivery. Thank You

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