NS Design CR4 Fretless Electric 4-String Omni Bass w/Maple Body, Neck and Ebony Fretboard, Flame Amber w/Gig Bag

| UPC # 857923000453
Our Price: $3,349.00
Retail: $4,380.00 | You Save: 23%

Looking for a budget-conscious fretless instrument that delivers killer upright bass sounds and still fit in the back seat of your car? NS Design's CR4 Omni Bass is the instrument you've been looking for. With the familiarity of a 34" scale length, fretless fingerboard, and a compound radius, the CR4 Omni Bass will feel natural to electric bass players. This electric upright bass is meticulously created in the Czech Republic with the finest materials. Add killer upright tones, plucked or bowed, to your sound with the NS Design CR4 Omni Bass.

Custom-designed electronics deliver the sounds you need
The NS Design CR4 Omni Bass sports a self-powered, custom Polar Pickup System. A pizz/arco switch optimizes the pickup's response for plucked or bowed playing, it gives you the control, clarity, and richness you want from a bass, no matter your playing style. Custom EMG magnetic pickups deliver classic electric sounds to the CR4. The 18V preamp offers tons of headroom and powerful EQ and mix tools to sculpt your perfect sound. You get all the output you need and a full range of tone that works with any system.


  • Authentic bowed and pizzicato upright sounds in a portable package
  • Meticulously crafted and built in the Czech Republic
  • 34" scale length and TransRadius fretboard shape give this bass an electric-like feel
  • Solid maple body and neck, ebony fretboard
  • Polar Pickup System with pizz/arco selector switch for authentic upright sound
  • Custom-designed low-impedance EMG pickups deliver classic electric sounds
  • Sculpt the sounds you need with powerful active electronics
  • Strap system makes the CR4 bass easy to hold and play
  • Optional tripod stand and end pin stand available
  • Deluxe gig bag included

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NS Design was founded in 1990 by famed instrument designer Ned Steinberger to develop electric string instruments. The primary focus is on bowed instruments - the violin, viola, cello and double bass. Ned explains, "Bowed electric instruments have been made since the mid-thirties. Unfortunately, most of these instruments are the victims of the misplaced idea that an electric instrument should soun...
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