The NXT Series Double Bass opens up a new horizon for the seriousbassist looking to play a great instrument on a limited budget. Theseinstruments, crafted in the Czech Republic by the makers of the renownedCR Series, exemplify flawless workmanship at an incredible value.
TheNXT 5-String Electric Double Bass has a ¾ sized solid maple body andneck, and a graduated ebony fingerboard for a rich, full tone that ringstrue for every note. Asymmetrical fingerboard relief facilitates aneven 'growl' from the higher strings and a clear, powerful lowerregister. The adjustable bridge and truss rod allow for low, fastaction, or for higher string settings that encourage the traditionalacoustic player to 'dig in' with gusto.
The on-board Polar PickupSystem is an exciting new dimension in string instrument performancethat offers powerful dynamics and rich full sound. Two separate mountedtransducers beneath the adjustable bridge offer unlimited expressivepotential. Each pickup is specialized for a specific task. A convenientswitch gives you the choice to select a traditional arco mode forpercussive attack and dynamic bowed response, or pizzicato mode for asmooth, sustained tone. Equipped with single volume and tone controls,the passive electronics provide plenty of overhead for the ultimatesound without cumbersome batteries.
NXT Double Basses can bestrung with electric or traditional acoustic strings, allowing theplayer to select from a wide range of set-up options, each with a uniquesound and feel. In combination with the easy adjustment of basic set-upparameters, the NXT Series Bass is adaptable to many different stylesof music.
Includes a self-supporting tripod stand with fulladjustments for height and angle, and a padded gig bag that holds thestand and also has a pocket for a bow.
The NXT 5-string DoubleBasses can be strung with electric or traditional acoustic strings,allowing the player to select from a wide range of set-up options, eachwith a unique sound and feel. In combination with the easy adjustment ofbasic set-up parameters, this versatile bass is adaptable to manydifferent styles of music. In addition, this amazing 5-string bass canbe tuned in standard B,E,A,D,G tuning or can be tunes in E,A,D,G,C also.Includes a self-supporting tripod stand with full adjustments forheight and angle, and a padded gig bag that holds the stand and also hasa pocket for a bow.
- 5-string acoustic-electric bass
- 3/4 size
- 41.73" (106 cm) scale length
- Solid maple body and neck
- Amberburst or Black satin finishes
- 52" (132cm) body length
- Ebony fingerboard with asymmetrical fingerboard relief
- Offset dot fingerboard inlays
- Fingerboard width: 1.87" (47.6mm) wide at nut; 4.0" (89.0mm) maximum width
- Ebony Nut
- Polar Pickup System
- Adjustable truss rod
- Rock maple bridge (dyed black); radius 3.1" (7.9cm); string spacing 3.14" (80 mm)
- Black hardware
- Fully encased worm gear tuners
- Designed to accommodate full-scale acoustic bass strings
- Made in Czech Republic
- Padded gig bag that holds the stand with pocket for a bow
- Includes a self-supporting tripod stand with full adjustments for height and angle
- Optional endpin stand and shoulder strap system (sold separately)