Washburn AB5 Electro-Acoustic Bass Guitar
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The Washburn AB5 is a fantastically priced electro-acoustic bass with beautiful sound and great presence in a relatively small body. Comfortable and fun to play.
Affordable Price Tag, Professional Sound
Washburn have been making instruments for over 130 years so they’re no strangers to producing acoustic instruments.
If you’ve ever seen an episode of the classic MTV Unplugged TV series then, more than likely, the acoustic bass you saw in action was a Washburn bass. The Washburn acoustic bass guitar is favoured by many artists due to its professional level of playability and sound quality and they don’t break the bank either!
Constructed for Great Sound
The Washburn AB5K electro-acoustic bass guitar has been constructed to give you great sound and playability.
The body features a spruce top with mahogany back and sides with a cutaway to allow easy playing of the higher frets. Great for bass solos and more melodious bass lines.
For added comfort and ease of portability, the body of the AB5 acoustic bass is relatively small. Fitting somewhere between a full-on dreadnought and a skinnier thin-line style bass, the AB5 has the best of both worlds.
The AB5 delivers awesome sound with great low end and good projection with enough volume to be nicely audible alongside other acoustic instruments, even when unplugged.
The AB5 acoustic bass features one of Washburn’s own premium Equis acoustic pre-amplifiers. The pre-amp is powered by a 9V battery and receives its signal from a piezo-pick up fitted in the bridge.
Also on the Washburn AB5, you’ll find some powerful EQ options allowing you to adjust bass, mids, treble and the overall ‘presence’. An integrated “Phase” button allows you to switch the phase of your audio signal to help eliminate feedback when performing.
Professional Level Playability
The mahogany neck of the AB5 is relatively slim so it’s really easy and comfortable to play. The fretboard features 22 jumbo size frets for easy playability.
The cutaway design of the mahogany and spruce body means it’s nice and easy to reach for the higher frets should you need to.
Suitable for all sorts of styles and extremely playable, the Washburn AB5 is a great electro-acoustic bass coming in at a very nice price point. Buy yours at PMT Online now and get great performance at a bargain price.
Washburn AB5 Electro-Acoustic Bass Guitar Features:
- Shape: Cutaway with Round Soundhole
- Top: Spruce
- Back: Mahogany
- Sides: Mahogany
- Bracing: Quarter Sawn Scalloped Sitka Spruce Bracing
- Rosette: ABS
- Material: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Engineered Wood with 22 Frets
- Inlays: Dots
- Nut: ABS
- Nut Width: 42mm
- Scale: 32”
- Controls: Volume, Phase, 4-Band EQ
- Preamp System: QPH
- Bridge: Engineered Wood
- Tuners: Chrome Diecast
- Colour: Natural
- Finish: Gloss Finish
- Strings: D’Addario EPBB170 Phosphor Bronze
|Shipping Weight (kg)||4.000000|
|Number Of Strings||4 string|
|Body Size||full size|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
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