NS NXT5AMB Amber 5 string bass

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The NXT Series Double Bass, available with 4 or 5 strings, opens up a new horizon for the serious bassist looking to play a great instrument on a limited budget. These new instruments are crafted in the Czech Republic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Pizzicato and arco techniques have almost unlimited expressive potential, thanks to the PolarTM Pickup System. A convenient switch allows selection of the traditional Arco mode for percussive attack and dynamic bowed response; or pizzicato mode for a smooth, sustained tone. Equipped with single volume and tone controls, the passive electronics deliver unlimited overhead for the ultimate sound without cumbersome batteries. Length: 132cm Width: 15cm Thickness: 10cm Weight: 4.8 kg (10.5 lbs.) Scale Length: 106cm Strings: 4 or 5 (Low B or high C) Body/Neck: Solid, straight grain Maple, with Maple face (Black model) or Flame Maple face (Sunburst model) on body Fingerboard: Hand-graduated ebony. Intonation referenced with cascading dot markers Truss Rod: Single Action, accessible at nut Tuning Hardware: 12:1 ratio, fully encased worm gear tuners, black finish Polar Pickup: The Polarâ„¢ directional piezo pickup system responds selectively to lateral string vibration, for bowing and for the percussive plucked response of a traditional acoustic instrument, or to vertical string vibration, for remarkable even and sustained plucked sound more like a guitar. A switch allows the player to choose the desired response Electronics & Controls: Passive circuit with high impedance output, no batteries required. Volume control and Tone control (treble roll off) Included: Padded gig bag & tripod stand
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Instrument Type Double Bass
Instrument Size Full Size
Electric/Acoustic Electric
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