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Steinberger - NXT 5

900 £900.00
Availability: In stock

Availability: In stock

900 £900.00

Details

Pre-owned NXT 5 string in excellent condition. Modded with a Sadowsky circuit 


The NXT Series Double Bass opens up a new horizon for the serious bassist looking to play a great instrument on a limited budget.  These new instruments, crafted in the Czech Republic by the makers of the renowned CR Series, exemplify flawless workmanship at an incredible value.


Pizzicato and arco techniques have almost unlimited expressive potential, thanks to the Polar™ Pickup System (SEE BELOW). 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.


The solid maple body and neck, together with the graduated ebony fingerboard, deliver a rich, full tone that rings true for every note. Asymmetrical fingerboard relief facilitates an even 'growl' from the higher strings and a clear, powerful lower register.  The adjustable bridge and truss rod allow for low, fast action, or for higher string settings that encourage the traditional acoustic player to 'dig in' with gusto.


NS Electric Strings and most traditional acoustic strings fit all NS Double Basses, allowing the player to select from a wide range, each with a unique sound a feel. In combination with the easy adjustment of basic set-up parameters, the NXT Series Bass is adaptable to many different styles of music. 

A wide array of interchangeable support systems make the NXT Double Bass adaptable to virtually any situation. Standard equipment includes a self-supporting tripod stand with full adjustments for height and angle.  A more traditional end pin stand is available, as well as shoulder strap options that allow for full mobility.


NXT BASS SPECS

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: 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. 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 Polar™ 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).

Manufacturer Steinberger
Call To Purchase No
POA No
Finance Enabled Yes
Number Of Strings 5
Scale Length No
Number of Frets No
Condition Pre-Owned
Fretless Yes
Vintage No
Left Handed No

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