EU5 DOUBLE BASS

...the TOP INSTRUMENT...

EU5 Double Bass - Amber Finish

SPECIFICATIONS:

LENGTH: 132 cm (52")

WIDTH: 15 cm (6")

THICKNESS: 10 cm (4")

WEIGHT: 4.8 kg (10.5 lbs.)

SCALE LENGTH: 106 cm (41.73")

STRINGS: (Low B or high C) or 6 (BEADGC)

CONSTRUCTION: Twenty-seven alternating layers of rock maple and graphite fiber laminated in an epoxy matrix. The entire back of the instrument is curved toward to follow the curve of the front surface, forming a single continuous structure. The concave shape of the back of the neck creates a broad pocket for the thumb, and keeps neck thickness under 25 mm (1").

FINISH: Traditional amber stain with clear semi-gloss hand polished polymer coating.

FINGERBOARD: Graphite; 5 cm (2 ") wide at nut; 9.3 cm (3.7 ") max. width.

BRIDGE: Black phenolic; radius 7.9 cm (3.1"); string spacing 9.3 cm (3.66").

NUT: Black phenolic; radius 6.1 cm (2.4"); string spacing 4.3 cm (1.68").

BRIDGE PICKUP: The PolarTM directional piezo pick-up system responds selectively to either vertical vibration (for the sustained plucked sound, like an electric bass guitar), or lateral vibration (for dynamic bowing, and a percussive plucked sound).

MAGNETIC PICKUP: Low impedance EMG™ magnetic pick-up system, with individually adjustable coils, neodymium magnets, and low-noise, hum-canceling pre-amp.

ELECTRONICS: 18 volt active circuit by HAZ Laboratories. Mono output.

CONTROLS: (top to bottom)

  1. Switch for Polar pickup:
    • up - pizzicato (vertical vibration)
    • center - both
    • down position - arco (lateral vibration)
  2. Volume
  3. Blend
    • counterclockwise - magnetic pickups
    • clockwise - Polar pickup
  4. Treble EQ
  5. Bass EQ

TRUSS ROD: Dual Action, removeable

TUNING MACHINES: Schaller 20:1 ratio, fully encased worm gear tuners; black finish.

STRINGS: Compatible with most standard upright bass strings. D'Addario stainless steel flatwound strings standard.

TRIPOD STAND (standard): Steel, fully adjustable, standing tripod design Weight 3.2 kg (7 lbs.)

COMPATIBLE WITH: CR Bass Endpin Stand, Shoulder Strap System (Frame Strap)

GIG BAG (standard): Padded tube with handle and shoulder strap, 137 cm (54") long; 18 cm (7") in diameter. Loaded weight is 8.2 kg (18 Ibs.), including stand. Fits in the overhead luggage compartment of most commercial aircraft.

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