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Q: What kind of electronics are used?
A: BSX Basses house Bartolini Electronics. An active circuit which features a master volume, treble-cut & boost, mid range and bass-cut & boost. The system incorporates a 3-band EQ, on-board preamp, and an individual volume control for each string. This works in conjunction with our multi-sensor Piezo Bridge.
Q: How many models do you make and can you give me a description?
A: We presently make 2 bass models both in 4 and 5 string models
1) Allegro Series: 4 & 5 string models. (Top of the line) Geared toward the upright player who desires the look and feel of an upright bass - IN THE CLASSICAL VIOLIN SHAPE. 3-band EQ w/treble cut and boost.
2) T-Series: 4 & 5 string models. Geared toward the upright player.
Q: Can your basses be played Pizzicato and Arco?
A: Yes, all of them can.
Q: How portable are these instruments?
A: The BSX T-Series Model is designed to be extremely portable. Dismantled and in it's case, the T-Series is approx. 47" long and can easily fit in overhead compartments on airplanes.
Q: Is the action adjustable?
A: Yes, all BSX models are adjustable by way of a quick and easy pivot system that changes the angle of the neck.
Q: How adjustable is the end pin?
A: BSX Basses have a 24" adjustable end pin. Also available in shorter and longer sizes depending on preference.
Q: Could you tell me about your Gig Bag?
A: Our Gig Bag is made of tear resistant Cordura with 1" thick padding all around and accommodates both neck on & off modes.
Q: Is there any possible distortion or feedback?
A: NO. All BSX Basses are shielded, no hums or feedback are prevalent and it records exceptionally well.
Q: What type of strings are used?
A: As a standard string, BSX uses D'Addario Helicore Hybrid stings. We also offer the Thomastik Spirocore Weich as an upgrade.