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Alusonic Introduces Django Bass Guitar

Italy’s Alusonic Aluminum Instruments has introduced the Django bass guitar. The model aims to bring handmade quality to an affordable price point.

Alusonic Django Bass Black

The bolt-on bass is built with an alder body, a hard maple neck, and a grade A ebony fingerboard. It comes in matte black, high gloss black and high gloss white finishes, adorned with a PVC mirror or 3-ply black pickguard.

Central to the Django’s design is its flexible pickup system, which includes an Alnico 5 humbucker in the bridge position and an Alnico5 stacked coil in the neck position. A 5-way toggle switch allows for five pickup variations: the bridge humbucker, the humbucker plus stacked neck pickup, the stacked neck pickup, the bridge as a split coil and the stacked neck pickup, or the bridge as a split coil alone. It operates in passive or active modes with bass and treble cut/boost knobs.

The Alusonic Django bass guitar will be available with an introductory price of approximately $951 and a list price of closer to $1,162.

Alusonic Django Bass Specs:

Construction:Bolt On
Body Material:Alder
Body Finish:Matte Black / High Gloss Black or White
Neck Material:Hard Maple
Neck Finish:Satin Urethane with Matching Headstock
Neck Shape:Custom “C” Shape
Neck Thickness:20 mm at 1st fret, 22 mm at 12th fret
Scale Length:34″ (864 mm)
Fingerboard:Ebony “A” Grade
Fingerboard Radius:15″ (381 mm)
Number of Frets:24
Fret Size:Medium
String Nut:Graphite
Nut Width:40mm
Position Inlays:Side and Face Dot
Truss Rods:Double Action
Neck Plate:5-Bolt
Bridge Pickups:Alnico5 Humbucker
Neck Pickups:Alnico5 Stacked Coil
Controls:Volume (active/passive), Bass, Treble, 5-way selector switch
Bridge:Brass Bridge with Quick Release System
Tuning Machines:Lightweight Tuners
Pickguard:PVC Mirror / 3-ply Black
Hardware:Aluminium
Strings:D’Addario EXL 45-105 Gauges
Weight:4 kg
Accessories:Hex Key Set, Certificate of Authenticity, 2 Years Warranty

For more information:
Alusonic Aluminum Instruments