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Vintage V96 Active Bass, Sunset Sunburst

Offering exceptional playability and a full dynamic tonal range, the Vintage V96 Active Bass signifies the whole concept of a well made 4 string bass guitar. The lightweight Eastern Poplar body is highly resonant, vibrant and capable of producing big muscle bound overtones and harmonic content; a hard rock, bolt-on maple neck and fingerboard perfectly compliment this exceptional depth, warmth and natural high end clarity. All hardware is chrome including the smooth open-geared Wilkinson WJBL200 machine heads, a Wilkinson 4 saddle adjustable bridge and control plate featuring chrome control knobs.

There's no doubt that the Vintage V96 is pretty to look at, but aesthetics aside, the heart of every instrument is its tone, and it’s here that this stunning bass excels - the sonic versatility of this superbly crafted bass is quite outstanding, and the Wilkinson double coil WSM4 pickup is one of the many features that has made the Vintage V96 so popular with players around the world. This pickup with its immense grunt, monstrous, huge mid range punch and top end clarity, is installed in the bridge position where strings have less movement and naturally sound brighter. Needless to say, this bass guitar, with its active circuitry featuring Volume, Bass, Middle and Treble controls, has the ability to effortlessly cut through any band or recording mix. But, whilst the Vintage V96 is renowned for delivering classic sounding rich lows and stabbing high frequencies, the 3-band EQ can be set for warm, rich tones, again, highlighting the tonal option within this extremely versatile bass guitar.

  • Colour: Sunset Sunburst
  • Body: Eastern Poplar
  • Scratchplate: 3-ply Black
  • Neck: Maple – Bolt On
  • Frets: 21
  • Top Nut: Black: graphite
  • Nut Width: 42.5mm
  • Machine Heads: Wilkinson® WJBL200
  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Pickups: 1: Wilkinson® Double Coil (B) WSM5 – 5 string
  • Controls: 3-Band Active EQ Bass 12dB ± 5kHz / Mid 12dB ± 2kHz / Treb 12dB ± 100Hz/ 1 Volume

  • Funk, rock, disco or pop, the V96 is a winner…and some. Play on.



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