SINGLE CUTAWAY MULTISCALE BASS
The single cutaway body shape improves the body-neck balance for added comfort while still providing unfettered access to the high frets while the multi-scale produces more tension for the low strings, resulting in a tighter and more focused lower register sounds.
A5 Plus SCMS FeatureNECK-THRU-BODY CONSTRUCTION
When it comes to punch and sustain, nothing beats neck-thru-body construction. The strings vibrate across the body and neck in coherent and linear manner, maximizing the tightness of the low-end with rich mids and singing highs.
A5 Plus SCMS FeatureBARTOLINI MK-1 PICKUPS
The trademark Bartolini sound is preserved in the MK-1 while providing superb sound quality and value. The MK-1 delivers plenty of punchy and warm mids along with transparent and brilliant highs for a superbly balanced sound.
A5 Plus SCMS FeatureINDIVIDUAL HARDTAIL BRIDGE
Each string has its own dedicated hardtail bridge unit, greatly improving string separation and reducing crosstalk for greatly enhanced articulation and definition.
A5 Plus SCMS FeatureBARTOLINI MK-1 EQ
Bartolini’s renowned MK-1 preamp provides powerful yet transparent boost along with its trademark crisp high-end. The MK-1 transfers the natural liveliness of the bass through a flexible 3-band equalizer for a variety of applications ranging from studio recording to large concert halls. It also provides a switchable active/passive mode for a powerful modern active sound or an organic traditional passive sound.
A5 Plus SCMS FeaturePANGAPANGA FINGERBOARD
An African hardwood, Pangapanga has characteristics of Wenge and produces a tight and coherent sound that mates extremely well with the instrument’s multi-laminate neck-thru-body construction.
A5 Plus SCMS FeatureHIPSHOT ULTRALITE MACHINEHEADS
A5 Plus SCMS is equipped with Hipshot Ultralite Tuners (classic 20:1 tuning ratio) that is made of cast zinc with aluminum strings posts and mounting nuts, resulting in 30% weight re
- CONSTRUCTION Neck-Thru
- BODY Swamp Ash w/ Spalted Maple Top
- NECK 5PCs Maple & Panga Panga
- BINDING Walnut
- FRETS 24
- SCALE 35.5 ~ 34" Fan Fret
- TUNERS Hipshot® Ultralite
- BRIDGE Single Hardtail
- PICKUPS Bartolini® MK-1
- ELECTRONICS Bartolini® MK-1
- HARDWARE Platinum
- STRINGS D'Addario® YB-XL 170-5SL
- ADDITIONAL *Hardcase Included