The Artisan A5 bass features neck-thru construction for superior tone and string vibration transfer.
The A5 features Bartolini MK-1 pickups and MK-1 EQ which produce an organic "piano" type tone.
Hipshot Ultralight Tuners and TransTone Bridge
Artisan basses come with Hipshot Ultralight Tuners(Classic 20:1 tuning ratio) that is made of cast zinc with aluminum string posts and mounting nuts which is 30% lighter than other regular tuners which delivers better balance and accuracy in tuning.
- Double Cutaway
- Figured Maple Top on Mahogany Body
- 5pc Maple & Wenge, 1F 20.5mm, 12F 22mm
- Rosewood, 12" Radius (305mm)
- 24 / Large (2.7mm)
- 34" (864mm)
- Abalone Dot with Black Circle
- Hipshot Ultralight Tuners
- Hipshot Trans Tone Bridge (5)
- Bartolini MK1-5/F & MK1-5/R
- Bartolini MK-1 EQ / 1v, 1blend, 3band, EQ on-off switch
- PT (Platinum)
- D'addario EXL170-5SL(130-045)
- A5 OPBC - Open Pore Black Cherry
- A5 OPN - Open Pore Natural