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Harley Benton B-30BK-FL Acoustic Bass Series

Acoustic bass with pickup

  • Fretless / fretless
  • Design: Super Jumbo with cutaway
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and sides: Sapele mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Roseacer
  • Scale: 815 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Built-in pickup system with 4-band EQ and tuner
  • Double action truss-rod
  • Roseacer bridge
  • Cream binding
  • Chrome die-cast machine heads
  • String gauges from facttory: .045 - .105
  • Colour: High-gloss, black

Further Information

Strings 4
Lefthand Model No
Colour Black
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Mahogany
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Roseacer
Scale Longscale
Pickup System Yes
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
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Amazing bass for THE AMAZING price.
JakeC, 23.01.2020
adding more on the 7th of Feb.
I got back home and had some more time to spend on my various amps, and I am changing my rating of this instrument for its sounds to full 5 stars. This bass is crazy good for the price.
And I didn't use its onboard tuner until now, and now I realized it's a chromatic tuner, not like some cheapest crap tuner that only let you check for an A note.
The basic sound with its 4 EQs all flat in the middle, it's a bit too crispy. high frequency too boosted. easily adjustable.

People give a lot of credit for people who have a lot of experience with so many instruments, so I gotta start from there though it will make me look like a shallow rich punk, which I'm not. I'm just a regular man who doesn't even have a car because I spent too much money on music.

I have 12 years of musical experience, mainly as a bassist, and I have owned and used too many basses(and more) from Cort to Fodera. I have made myself an acoustic bass guitar, and I own a Fodera fretless bass, but I always wanted a fretless bass guitar that sounds alright. I understand that because of the structural nature of an acoustic bass guitar(too small body, too short neck), it's difficult for it to sound big and good enough, but this Harley Benton's price and my trust for Thomann forced me to buy one. Also, Warwick Alien started to look too expensive after seeing this..

The only downside of this instrument is the slightly unstable head machines. The bass itself is made very sturdy, The looks is acceptable even though I'm more of a Dreadnought fan. fingerboard looks clean and well dressed. I haven't used the built in pickup and preamp, but it has a 4 EQ knobs, built in tuner, 1/4 inch output jack and an XLR output jack. And that all costs only 170 euros! about 200 dollars? I bought a huge gigbag for this bass for extra 30 euros, and I consider it all costed me total of 200 euros.

I'm so happy I have a good and affordable acoustic bass I can bang around everywhere! You know how good it feels to know that you can easily get a replacement.
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Prix imbattable pour un instrument vraiment sympa
Stefd, 22.03.2020
Impossible de trouver une basse acoustique a un prix raisonnable, et encore moins une fretless acoustique dans les magasins habituels (il aurait fallu commander donc impossible d'essayer avant), nous nous sommes donc décidé pour cette Harley Benton.

Ça doit être là 4ieme guitare HB que nous achetons, pour les enfants d'habitude, a cause du rapport qualité prix imbattable et nous ne sommes pas déçu...

Cette instrument est pour ma femme, qui fait de la basse/contrebasse depuis une vingtaine d'années, mais qui s'ennuie quand on joue de la guitare folk et chante avec les copains...

Grâce à cette instrument, elle pourra participer musicalement (en plus de chanter).
Nous avions initialement pris l'autre basse acoustique HB qui a une petite caisse arrondie et de beaux motifs extérieurs, mais elle ne sonnait pas assez fort. Avec cette plus grosse caisse, ce n'est toujours pas une contrebasse mais ça sonne suffisamment pour qu'on entende la basse quand il y a 2-3 guitares folks/classiques.

La qualité est vraiment pas mal, la basse est jolie, elle sonne vraiment bien et le petit plus est le micro/tuner intégré qui permet de lui donner plus de versatilité.

Nous sommes super ravis!!

Le seul petit regret (typique des guitares noirs brillantes) est qu'elle se salit vite (traces de doigts, etc...) mais c'est un choix a faire.
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Basse bluffante pour le prix
Titimouth, 26.08.2020
Après quelques années d'expérience sur une basse électrique, je souhaitais acquérir une basse acoustique fretless. Ce modèle, au prix très abordable, est excellent. La qualité de l'instrument est bonne, le son est propre et suffisamment puissant pour accompagner sans problème deux ou trois guitares classiques ou folks... Je recommande ce produit sans hésiter !
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Sfdrake, 06.09.2020
das Instrument hat mich überzeugt, habe den Klang ein wenig optimiert mit flatwound Saiten
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