Ola Englund Launches Budget-Minded S by Solar Brand with AB4.4C Bass
Ola Englund’s Solar Guitars has just launched a new brand of instruments called S by Solar. The Haunted guitarist and producer says the line provides a maximum value heavy metal instrument at a low price.
“I started Solar Guitars with the advanced & pro player in mind,” Englund says. “Now, I am revisiting a younger time, thinking about what beginner instruments were available when I was starting out versus what is possible to design and manufacture today. With everything we have learned at Solar Guitars, we knew we could create an opportunity for lower priced guitars that young people and beginners would appreciate with the goal to put the right tools in your hands from day #1.”
S by Solar’s models for the launch includes one bass, the AB4.4C, which takes its shapes and contours from Solar AB Type basses. It’s made with a poplar body, maple neck, and a black techwood fingerboard. Pickups include a pair of passive humbuckers with a Volume/Volume/Tone control configuration.
The S by Solar AB4.4C is available now for around $300.
S by Solar AB4.4C Bass Specs:
|Fretboard Inlays:||White Dot|
|Controls:||Volume, Volume, Tone|
|Tuners:||Closed Back Tuning Machines|