Spector Basses has announced their first ever acoustic bass line called the Timbre Series. Available in Black, Natural and Walnut Stain finishes, the bass is crafted with a solid sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, a mahogany neck, and a rosewood fingerboard.
“This is much stronger than solid lumber would be and helps to allow the top to vibrate more freely with the larger bass strings,” Spector writes. “The solid Sitka Spruce top is braced with simple ladder bracing that is the strongest and most responsive for the bass strings. The neck is a 34″ standard long scale to provide a clarity and punch to the lowest notes so that they can sit in the right spot in any group mix.”
The Timbre is also fitted with a Fishman Sonicore pickup and Presys on-board preamp for plugging into an amp. See how it sounds with Spector’s official demo video:
The Spector Timbre bass will be available soon with a street price around $699.99.
Spector Timbre Bass Specs:
|Body:||Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides|
|Top:||Solid Sitka Spruce|
|Neck:||3-piece Bolt-on Mahogany|
|Fret Markers:||Dot Markers|
|Electronics:||Fishman Presys + Onboard Preamp|
|Controls:||Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, Phase Switch & Built-In Tuner|
|String Spacing at Bridge:||.70″|
|Case:||Includes Spector Gig Bag|