Westone Spectrum LX Electric Bass Guitar Matsumoku Fretted and Fretless Necks. All original, couple of minor surface cracks and chips, nothing structural. Plays and sounds fantastic, with a range of tones from clear and trebly to deep, phat and dirty.
Includes original case , whichix fully functional, good hinges and handle, has damage to one panel. Both are combined with hexagonal screws (and not screws as usual), which means that they can be easily changed within a few minutes and can be done many times without the risk of making holes. Apart from the second neck and the precision of workmanship characteristic of Matsumoku, the extensive electronics draws special attention.
These pickups from the magnaflex series in the 1980s were put by Matsumoku in the top Aria bass models. In addition to pickups, however, there were also very extensive electronics.Classic tone for passive circuit. Tone knob for the active mode, which does not work on the principle of twisting the highs, but moving the boosted or cut bands. Something like a solution used in Alembics. Effect is that we start from an exposed, phased high, we go through a rock ride to a teddy bear bass. This is not the type of bass that counterfeits all others, but rather one that will fit any style because it has such a range of possibilities. Westone Spectrum LX bass (X695). Unusually this model came with two necks, a fretted and a fretless. It was also available with just the fretted neck (22 fret, 34 scale).
The fretless neck had position dots along the top side , white in all the normal positions (3, 5, 7, 12 etc) and red for the rest. Two Westone Magnaflux unbalanced coil pickups (One Magnabass II, one Magnabass IV), active tone controls, coil tap and phase switches. Thanks to the unbalanced coil pickups, switching on coil tap doesn't result in any significant loss of volume. Maple body, Canadian Hard Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, graphite nut. First appears in the 1985 UK catalogue, only available in black with a dull black graphics stripe.The LX bass does not appear in the Jan 1988 pricelist. Two Westone Magnaflux unbalanced coil pickups (One Magnabass II, one Magnabass IV). Coil tap and phase switches. The item "Westone Spectrum LX Electric Bass Guitar Matsumoku Fretted and Fretless Necks" is in sale since Monday, May 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Guitars & Basses\Bass Guitars".
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