THE NXTa ELECTRIC VIOLIN SERIES, with the new active output electronics, includes 4 and 5 string violins and fretted violins, all embodying physical elegance, tremendous ease of play, and amazing tone. Crafted to exacting standards in the Czech Republic, this series sets a high standard for performance and versatility in any setting.
Good ergonomics, including light weight, are critical performance factors for any electric violin. With their familiar left hand landmarks, including the removable reference bout, NXTa series instruments are remarkably easy to play. Starting at just 585 grams, they set the pace as some of the lightest electrics on the market.
- Adjustable Chin Rest
- Custom Shoulder Rest
- The patented tuning system
- Polar™ Pickup System
- Dual Mode Output
- Active Mode
- Passive Mode
- Eco-Friendly Operation
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SPECIFICATIONS (4 Strings, Sunburst model)
- LENGTH: 540 MM (21.25")
- WIDTH: 110 MM (4 5/16")
- THICKNESS: 65 MM (2 9/16")
- WEIGHT: 4 string: 585g
- SCALE LENGTH: 330 MM (13")
- BODY/NECK: Fflame maple face (Sunburst model) on body.
- BODY REFERENCE BOUT: Black-dyed maple bout on treble side provides standard violin reference. Easily removable for unrestricted neck access.
- FINGERBOARD: Hand-graduated, asymmetric relief. NXTa violins are also available with fretted fingerboards.
- BRIDGE: Black-dyed maple, height adjustable via screws on back of body.
- STRINGS: NS Electric Strings are standard. Compatible with solid and stranded core violin strings. Synthetic core strings are not recommended.
- PRECISION TUNING HARDWARE: Fine tuners are mounted on the body behind the bridge for precise, stable tuning. Automatic string clamping allows for quick, easy string changes.
- PICKUP: The Polar directional piezo pickup system responds selectively to either lateral string vibration (for dynamic bowing) or vertical string vibration (for remarkably even and sustained plucked/pizzicato sound, like a mandolin). A switch allows the player to choose the desired response.
- ELECTRONICS & CONTROLS: Rotary volume control, with push-pull selection between Active and Passive output mode; Tone control (treble roll off); Arco/Pizzicato toggle switch.
- Custom Shoulder Rest is a standard with the NXTa Violin and can be formed by the player to fit the body perfectly.
- The contoured ebony chin rest supplied with the instrument is designed to work comfortably in tandem with the Custom Shoulder Rest.
- VIOLIN STAND
- NS VIOLIN CASE: Customized for the NS Violin, this standard hardshell case with handle and shoulder strap includes separate compartments for shoulder rest, charger and accessories, a bow compartment and exterior zipper pouch. Made with durable Cordura® fabric, 3.2 kg (7 lb) loaded weight.