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NXTa Omni Bass

$2,144.00$2,254.00

The instrument purchase includes a Boomerang™ Strap System, gig bag, owner’s manual and tool kit.

The NS Omni Bass combines the feel and tonal character of an electric upright bass with the ease and familiarity of the 34″ scale, bridging the divide between an EUB and a bass guitar. The TransRadius™ fingerboard provides a familiar large radius feel for the left hand but which is arched for the option to bow at the bridge. Check out the remarkable freedom of movement and instrument positioning which the Boomerang™ Strap System provides.

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Description

For all specifications for this instrument please visit this link: The NXTa Omni Bass

LENGTH: 113 cm (44″)

WIDTH: 15 cm (5.7″)

THICKNESS: 10 cm (4″)

WEIGHT: 3.2 kg (7 lbs.)

SCALE LENGTH: 86 cm (34″)

STRING TUNINGS: 4 string E,A,D,G; 5 string B,E,A,D,G or E,A,D,G,C.

STRINGS: NS Omni Bass strings by D’Addario™. The Omni Bass also accommodates most long scale bass guitar strings.

BODY/NECK: Solid, straight grain maple, with maple face (Satin Black model) or flame maple face (Sunburst model) on body.

FINGERBOARD: Hand-graduated, asymmetric. Intonation referenced with cascading dot markers & side dots. The 34″ scale length of the Omni Bass is the same as standard electric bass.

TransRadius PROFILE: The fingerboard radius at the nut is 9-1/4 inches. At the end of the fingerboard near the bridge, the radius is 2 inches.

TRUSS ROD: Single Action, accessible at nut.

TUNING HARDWARE: Fully encased worm gear tuners, black finish.

BRIDGE PICKUP: The Polar directional piezo pickup 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).

ELECTRONICS & CONTROLS: Rotary volume control, with push-pull selection between Active and Passive output mode; Tone control (treble roll off); Arco/Pizzicato toggle switch.

BOOMERANG STRAP SYSTEM (included with purchase): This standard support system has a pivoting friction hub that holds the instrument firmly in place close to the body. Attached with a guitar style strap to its two support arms, the system allows the instrument to be moved into virtually any position in relation to the hands and body as it is played. Weight is .45 kg (1 lbs.).

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