Alvarez AB60CE Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar (2016)
Alvarez AB60CE Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar (2016)Details
The Alvarez AB60CE Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar provides a warm, rich tone with its choice of sitka spruce top and mahogany body. Equipped with a jumbo cutaway body, you can achieve an open sounding bass tone with plenty of punch. If that's not enough, this stunning electro acoustic bass is also equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up, along with a discreet EQ sidemount with a built-in chromatic tuner. With its affordable price tag, the AB60CE is the perfect choice for bassists wanting to transition from electric bass to acoustic, and also for beginners.
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Tonewoods Offer a Great Acoustic Voice
The Alvarez AB60CE Electro Acoustic Bass Guitar is beautifully crafted from a solid A grade sitka spruce top, along with a mahogany body. This stunning sitka spruce top has been especially hand selected from quarter-sawn wood, ensuring consistent quality for the best tone. Sitka spruce not only offers a pale grain, its straight, uniform grain also yields crisp articulation, along with a powerful projection. This high quality solid top is combined with a contrasting mahogany body. As well as sitka spruce, mahogany is also a dense wood that is capable of delivering a warmer, darker tone with added punch. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles.
The AB60CE features a jumbo cutaway body shape which provides an open sounding and punchy acoustic bass tone, along with excellence resonance that can be heard clearly in acoustic jams and gigs. Its jumbo cutaway shape also delivers a sound that is not only warm and open, but offers a balanced tone where both the treble and bass registers are clearly present.
Forward Shifted X Brace Design
As well as featuring an excellent combination of resonant tonewoods, and the perfect body shape, the AB60CE also features a forward shifted X brace design. This type of design includes scalloped X braces and asymmetric tone bars. By moving the bracing system forward, it provides a larger soundboard, which is optimised with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.
On-Board Preamp with EQ
In addition to the AB60CE's natural acoustic voice, an LR Baggs StagePro Element and side-mounted EQ is included for added volume at bigger venues. This discrete EQ sidemount offers a full chromatic tuner, as well as a three band EQ with phase inversion and Garrett Null notch filter controls delivering a warm, pristine sound even under the most challenging conditions.
- LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Built-in chromatic tuner for quick and easy tuning between performances
- Cutaway shape provides greater access to the higher frets
- Sitka Spruce soundboard offers a stunning grain and powerful projection
- Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone worthy of any playing style
- Jumbo body shape provides a comfortable play with its nipped in body
- Forward shifted X brace design delivers a larger soundboard
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Finish: Natural Gloss
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Scale Length: 813 mm
- Body Depth: 122mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Nut: Real Bone
- Nut Width: 43mm
- Fret Joint: 15th Fret
- Fingerboard Inlay:
- Number of Frets:
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Neck Finish:
Electronics & Hardware
- Pickup/ Preamp: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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