AV1

Spalted Maple/Alder/Maple

  • 5 string bass with modern sound
  • AA flamed maple fingerboard with 33" scale
  • Unique Spalted Maple top
  • Hipshot black hardware with strings thru body
  • Nordstrand ® active electronics
  • Custom Nordstrand ® Dualcoil AlNiCo 3 pickups 
  • Smooth Satin matt finish with glossy fingerboard finish
  • Certificate of origin with used woods (CITES)
Price from 2 458,00 € + VAT

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Technical specifications

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Woods

  • Body: Spalted Maple top with Wenge resonant layer and European Alder back
  • Neck: Laminate 5 pieces, Hard Maple/Wenge
  • Width at the nut: 46 mm
  • Width at the 24.fret: 78 mm
  • Fingerboard radius: 16"/407 mm
  • Fingerboard: Flamed Maple
  • Positional marks on the fingerboard: Pearl dots
  • Positional marks at the side of the fingerboard: Pearl
  • Nut: Brass
  • Body finish: Natural Satin Matt
  • Neck finish: Natural Satin Matt

Hardware

  • Bridge: Hipshot A style, Black
  • String spacing at the bridge: 18 mm
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Ultralite, Black
  • Control knobs: Metal knobs with oval head, Black
  • Strap pins: Schaller Strap Locks, Black
  • Strings: Dunlop Superbrights 0.040-0.120
  • Weight: 4.1 kg

Electronics

  • Neck pickup: Nordstrand Dualcoil
  • Bridge pickup: Nordstrand Dualcoil
  • Electronics: Active/Passive electronics Nordstrand 3B5-a
  • Wiring: 1x main Volume, 1x pickup balance, 1x EQ bass, 1xEQ Mids with push/pull for switching freq. between 500/1000 Hz,1x EQ treble
  • Battery: 1x 9V
  • Output jack: Stereo 6.3 mm

Available custom options

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Woods

  • Tops: your choice and availability
  • Body: Laminate or 2 pieces
  • Neck: Laminate 5, 7 or 9 pieces, Hard Maple/Wenge or your choice
  • Fingerboard: African Ebony, Birdseye Maple, Rosewood or Wenge 
  • Positional marks on the fingerboard: Dots, blocks or custom graphics
  • Positional marks at the side of the fingerboard: Pearl, Abalone or coloured plastic dots, Luminlay
  • Nut: Ebony, Tusq or Brass
  • Body finish: High Glossy, Satin Matt or oil&wax
  • Neck finish: High Glossy, Satin Matt or oil&wax

Hardware

  • Hipshot Bridges: Hipshot Vintage, A, B Triple Lock style, 
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Black or Gold
  • String spacing at the bridge: 16-20 mm
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Ultralite
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Black or Gold
  • Gotoh bridges: Gotoh 303SJ-5
  • Tuning machines:  Gotoh GB707
  • Colour of hardware: Chrome, Cosmo Black, Black or Gold
  • Frets: 24 x Medium Jumbo 2.4 mm or Jumbo 2.9 mm
  • Strap pins: SImple or Schaller Strap Locks
  • Strings: Elixir Nickel Roundwound 0.045-0.130 or your choice

Pickups & electronics

  • Pickups: Singles or humbuckers
  • Brands: EMG, Kent Armstrong, Nordstrand, Aguilar, Delano, Bartolini
  • Electronics: Active/passive electronics with variable wiring
  • Brands: AV Basses, Aguilar, Glockenklang, Nordstrand, Bartolini

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