Publisher: The Music Link (AXL)
Release Date: 2009-06-08
Warranty: 1 year
Details: The Palatino VE-550 Electric Upright Bass is the answer to many a bass player's prayers. With sweet sound; great looks; and light, portable design, the VE-550 bass has a chambered body of select spruce, The slim, maple neck and curved ebony fingerboard emulate an acoustic upright bass. The Palatino VE-550 bass's adjustable maple bridge rests on the piezo transducer pickup, giving the VE-550 electric upright its large, booming tone.Geared tuners with metal buttons offer easy, accurate tuning. The Palatino VE-550 bass's black-finished metal tailpiece is sturdy and practical. The lightweight endpin offers an infinite range of adjustment with a positive locking mechanism.The Palatino VE-550 is an extremely versatile electric bass with active tone and volume controls and a headphone jack with preamp. Palatino includes a rugged combination leather/plastic carrying bag with backpack straps.The VE-550 is fully shop-adjusted in the U.S. and ready to play right out of the box. The low, effortless action appeals especially to fretted electric bass players making the transition to an upright bass. The Palatino VE-550 Elecric Upright Bass has big tone, much like an amplified acoustic bass. It's an electric upright bass that's sure to please professionals looking for a bass they can travel with.