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NS Design CR4 4-String Electric Violin

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Capable of producing everything from traditional acoustic tone to full-tilt electric sound, this radically innovative instrument works in virtually any musical context.

The body is crafted ... Read More

Available 09-30-2015 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

Capable of producing everything from traditional acoustic tone to full-tilt electric sound, this radically innovative instrument works in virtually any musical context.

The body is crafted in solid maple with a flamed face. A maple bout on the treble side provides standard violin reference and is readily removed for unrestricted neck access.

Other appointments include an ebony fingerboard and precision 40:1 fine tuners with automatic string clamping that are mounted on the body behind the bridge. An ergonomic foam pad shoulder rest is fully adjustable (up, down, and tilt).

The Polar directional piezo pickup responds selectively to either lateral or vertical string vibration. Piezo adjustment is accessible from the outside of instrument. A 3-way toggle switch allows the player to select the desired pickup and electronics options. 3 switch positions provide the player with different bowed sounds: one position delivers the extended frequency response of modern low-impedance electronics for a full-blown electric sound while the second position activates electronic filters to replicate the frequency reponse of the traditional violin for an acoustic sound. The third setting is optimal for pizzicato technique as it captures vertical string vibration. The preamp provides volume, treble, and bass EQ.

Features
  • Construction: Straight grain solid maple body and neck, with a flamed maple face on body
  • Finish: Traditional amber stain with polymer topcoat
  • Body reference bout: Black dyed maple bout on treble side provides standard violin reference. Easily removable for unrestricted neck access
  • Fingerboard: Fretless ebony
  • Bridge: Maple. Integrated Polar piezo pickup system
  • Strings: D'Addario Helicore
  • Tuning machines: Precision 40:1 fine tuners mounted on the body behind the bridge. Automatic string clamping for quick, easy string changing. Patented tuning mechanism
  • Pickup: The Polar directional piezo pickup system responds selectively to either lateral or vertical string vibration. Piezo adjustment is accessible from the outside of instrument. A three-way toggle switch allows the player to select the desired pickup and electronics options. 3 switch positions allow the player different bowed sounds: one switch position delivers the extended frequency response of modern low-impedance electronics for a full-blown electric sound. Another position activates electronic filters to replicate the frequency reponse of the traditional violin for an acoustic sound. The third setting is optimal for pizzicato technique as it captures vertical string vibration.
  • Shoulder rest: Ergonomic foam pad support is fully adjustable (up and down and tilt).
  • Electronics, mixer, and controls: Active 9-volt preamp by EMG with an internal headphone amp circuit. Mono output jack.
  • * Volume
  • * Treble EQ
  • * Bass EQ
  • * Switch for Polar pickup
  • * Up — vertical string vibration (pizzicato)
  • * Center — horizontal string vibration for electric bowed sounds
Specifications
  • 540mm (21-1/4")L x 110mm (4-5/16")W x 65mm (2-9/16")D
  • 720 gm (25.5 oz)
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