Bass of the Week: Maruszczyk Instruments Frog Omega Europe 5

Maruszczyk Instruments Frog Omega Europe 5

This week we take a look at the Frog Omega Europe 5 bass from Maruszczyk Instruments, a custom instrument designed on the company’s Frog series.
Built on an alder body, the bass a quilted maple theme, with the figured wood being used for the top, fingerboard, headstock, and pickup covers. The set-in neck is made of hard rock maple. The bass is finished in a high-gloss charcoal burst for a beautiful smoky look. The hardware is finished in chrome, and includes a Monorail system bridge.

The Frog Omega has has a pair of BassCulture pickups, with a humbucker in the bridge position and a stacked single-coil in the neck position. Active/passive 3-Band Glockenklang electronics round out the bass with 5 knobs- Volume (push/pull), Balance, Bass, Mids, and a Treble control that doubles as the passive tone blend.

Though based out of Germany, Maruszczyk basses are handcrafted in Poland by Mensinger. This particular bass sells for around €2,190 (approx. $3,030 USD). For more info, visit the Maruszczyk Instruments website.

Maruszczyk Instruments Frog Omega Europe 5 Gallery:

Maruszczyk Instruments Frog Omega Europe 5 Specs:

  • Body: Alder
  • Top: Quilted Maple
  • Neck: Hard Rock Maple
  • Fingerboard: Quilted Maple
  • Frets: 24
  • Pickups: BassCulture in Round Quilted Maple Covers
  • Electronics: Active 3-band Glockenklang – volume (push-pull), balance, bass, mids, treble/passive tone blend
  • Finish: Grey, Transparent, High Gloss
  • Hardware: Chrome

Maruszczyk Instruments Frog Omega Europe 5 Demo:

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  1. Anas Zahgan Zorba

    the song he plays @3:49 , what is it?

  2. Pawel Rogalewicz

    It’s “Bialy Garbuz” by Krzysztof Scieranski, Polish bass guitarist, extraordinaire.

  3. Beautiful bass and a great demonstration. The bassist in this video is wonderful.
    Sounds like a really great bass for smooth jazz.

  4. Quilted.. maple.. fingerboard. Wow :3

  5. Big thanks for making our “Frog” the bass of the week guys!
    Hope you enjoyed.
    Adrian Maruszczyk