AVP5 KDS

Alder/Maple/Rosewood

  • Enhanced P tone in 5 string version
  • European Alder body
  • AAA Rosewood fretboard
  • Added J pickup in bridge position
  • Hipshot Clover tuners
  • Tortoise imitation pickguard
  • Neck plate with custom engraving
  • Certificate of origin with used woods CITES
Price from 2 252,00 € + VAT
Scale
  • 34Available
  • 35
  • 36
  • Multiscale
Strings
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5Available
  • 6
  • 7

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Keith Duffy Signature model AVP5

In the autumn of 2010, an inspirational encounter between AV Basses and renowned Irish bassist Keith Duffy (The Corrs) occurred, and led to the cooperation in developing an exciting new line of instruments. The resulting AVP5 model have become an important part of the AV Basses catalogue. Keith wanted an instrument to fulfil his strict sound and playability requirements, but suitable both live and in the studio. His conception was an instrument with the sound, body shape and vintage character of a ‘Precision’ bass, but enhanced by the addition of a fifth, low B string.

AVP5 basses are available in many colours. We can say the sky's the limit with colour. Starting with classic vintage colours like Vintage White, Vintage Sunburst, Sonic Blue, Fiesta Red to metallic colours or even custom graphics. AVP models comes with 3 ply tortoise, black, white, creme or pearl pickguards.

Technical specifications

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Woods

  • Body: 2 pieces, European Alder
  • Neck: 1 piece, American Hard Maple
  • Neck width at the nut: 47.5 mm
  • Neck width at the 20.fret: 74 mm
  • Fingerboard radius: 12"/305 mm
  • Fingerboard: AAA Indian Rosewood
  • Positional dots on the fretboard: Pearl
  • Positional dots  at the side of fretboard: Pearl
  • Binding: Créme
  • Nut: White Tusq
  • Body finish: Vintage White Nitrocellulose
  • Neck lacquer: Natural, Satin Matt

Hardware

  • Bridge: Hipshot Vintage style, chrome
  • String spacing at the bridge: 19 mm
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot Ultralite , chrome
  • Frets: 20x Medium Jumbo 2.4 mm wide
  • Knobs: Stacked Metal with flat head, chrome
  • Strap pins: Simple, chrome
  • Strings: Elixir Nickel Roundwound 0.045-0.125
  • Weight: 4.35 kg

Electronics

  • Neck pickup: Custom Nordstrand NP-5
  • Electronics: Passive electronics
  • Wiring: 2x stacked pot Volume/Tone control for each pickup
  • Capacitor: Orange Spraque 47nF
  • Pickguard: Tortoise imitation 3ply pickguard
  • Output jack: Mono 6.3 mm

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