Orange O Bass Off-Black

Orange O Bass Off-Black


Sleek lines and shapely aesthetics
Includes Orange-Branded Padded Gig Bag

Key Points
  • Okoumé Body
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Dual Action Truss Rod

  
Manufacturer: Orange
Availability: In Stock
Discount Price: £289.00
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Orange O Bass Off-Black

Sleek lines and shapely aesthetics

An Instant Classic for Bassists Pursuing Authentic Retro Tone

The O Bass is the brainchild of Orange Technical Director and lead designer Adrian Emsley, whose inspiration came from his self-confessed love of vintage gear. Having spent a lifetime modifying all manner of bass guitars, the O Bass brings together all of his know-how in a unique and truly charismatic instrument.

Aside from its impeccably sleek lines and shapely aesthetics, the O Bass delivers the goods where it really matters. Plugging in reveals a sound with buckets of personality – familiar, yet somehow all of its own. A custom-wound split–coil pickup bears a very distinctive sonic mojo, with a well-balanced bass response and a bold and defined mid-range. Players with a softer touch will immediately find themselves in Motown territory, with earthy overtones in abundance. Dig in a little more aggressively and the O Bass responds with an infectious harmonic grind that harks back to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. As Emsley puts it, “It growls like a policeman’s dog!”

The O Bass first made an appearance in an early form as a demonstrator piece at the 2014 winter NAMM show, hidden from public view in the Orange booth. However, having been leaked on a number of videos on the internet, we were inundated with requests to put it into production.

 

  • Finish Options:    Tear Drop Sunburst | Off-Black | Orange
  • Construction:    4 string fretted single cutaway| Bolt on
  • Body:    Okoumé |Basswood Veneer | A.B.S. Binding on Tear Drop Sunburst & Off-Black versions
  • Neck:    Maple |Dual Action Truss Rod | Rosewood Fretboard |A.B.S. Binding & Headstock Overlay
  • Electronics:    1 x custom wound split-coil humbucker | Master Tone & Master Volume
  • Hardware:    Nickle top-loading 4 saddle bridge & open gear tuners
  • Included Extras:    Padded Orange Gigbag with printed Orange Crest | Alternative 3 Ply scratch plate (Tear Drop Sunburst/Off-Black finishes – Tortoise Shell | Orange finish – Black)

Quite a cool feature is the choice scratchplates - gives a totally new look.




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