Höfner Ignition SE

51 Customer Ratings
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.6 /5
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
Total
quality
features
sound
almost sent it back but glad I didn't
rubbertankboy, 20.06.2021
out of the box it was terrible! the nut was waaaay too high, the set up was all over the place! ding in the front of the guitar (from factory) buzzed a lot! was going to send it back but out of pure laziness could not be bothered with it in mind to fix it myself at some point. so after all the work into it and most importantly FLATWOUNDS! I absolutely love this bass!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
You Will Need to Buy a Set of Flatwounds
MC247, 04.03.2021
I didn't believe other people at first, but the strings that come on these basses are literally the worst strings i've ever played on anything so I bought some Pyramid Flatwounds and now it plays and sounds great. It is the only good quality bass that will last at this price point, yes the nut is not great and the bridge is very hard to adjust, but over time you can upgrade it. It really has potential to be a great bass with simple upgrades, would recommend to anyone as it will last as long as you want it too, you really can't go wrong!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
A dream...
AlessandroG, 10.03.2021
For a Beatles fan like me, who learned to play instruments just to play their songs, this Höfner Bass is my last new joy... I play guitars, piano and keyboards, but so much I was longing for this symbol of my youth and not only. Sound and esthetic are great, even if it’s a low price compared with the top models, I love it with no doubt. The beautiful shade of sunburst colour is something that I often admire without need to play, but when I play it it’s a dream revival. I love it, just like I love the Beatles.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
Sound better than expected
dsantigomezm, 30.05.2021
Received my ignition SE some days ago and tested it on a pair of venues qith my usual gear. love the weight and lenght.
At first i got scared of the not so clear sound but after setting it and a bit of eq on my amp it did sound great.
My new fav for the gigs (i play latinoamerican musics)
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
LucaSolo, 21.05.2021
me gusta mucho este modelo, pero note algo diferente en esta versión, el mástil es demasiado grueso, no se siente tan cómodo, deberían mejorar el acabado, por lo demás es perfecto...!!!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
What an iconic bass!
Gilly B - The Worries, 16.06.2021
Lovely looking, lovely playing, just a beauty in every way! And THAT Bassman sticker is the icing on the cake for me.. :-)
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
Great Value
Beautiful, swap the strings and good to go., 28.04.2020
If you want a Hofner Bass and don't want to spend too much money then this is perfect. It is a good instrument, beautiful finish, good sound and authentic looking.
For a good sound you will have to swap the strings; as the ones it comes with are poor; but that is OK. I recommend the Pyramid Gold 040- 100 short scale; (amazing strings.)
Whilst you are at it it is worth oiling the neck with some lemon oil as it is very dry; and not as smooth as it could be.
It may take a little setting up, but this is a lovely instrument.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
Good bang for the buck
EelMartin, 08.12.2020
A bit poor setup but OK build quality, comfortable neck, does the job. For the price... it's great.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
sound
Authentic Beatles sound
Dub77, 27.12.2020
This bass is great value for money. It is well made and played really well straight out of the box. It required a set up like any new instrument. The strings it came with are not very nice, but I put flat wounds on it to get the Macca tone. Its fantastic.

Pros.. authentic 60s sound.
Very light to hold.
Comfortable to play.
Great fun and visually impressive.

Cons.. the tuners feel a bit weak, but are fine.
Fret board was very dry and needed oil.

Overall im very impressed and at such a great price, its well worth buying one.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report

Höfner Ignition SE

£248
Free shipping and excluding VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
2
(2)
Recently Viewed
iZotope Community Appreciation Bundle

iZotope Community Appreciation Bundle (ESD); plug-in bundle; contains 11 essential tools for audio editing and creative music production; consists of Nectar Elements, Neutron Elements, Ozone Elements, RX Elements, BreakTweaker, Stutter Edit 2, Iris 2, Trash 2 as well as Exponential…

4
(4)
Recently Viewed
DSM & Humboldt Simplifier DLX Amp/Cab Sim

DSM & Humboldt Simplifier Deluxe Amp/Cab Simulator; Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar; Pre-Amp, Power-Amp and Cab-Simulator; all Analog 0 Watt Dual Channel Amp, with Cab Simulator, multistage Reverb, and versatile connectivity options; All, in an extremely small format; 2 Studio…

Recently Viewed
Fender SQ Affinity P Bass MN PJ OW

Fender Squier Affinity Precision Bass PJ Olympic White; Electric Bass, Affinity Series; Body: Poplar; Neck: Maple; Neck Mount: Bolt On; Neck Form: C; Fingerboard: Maple; Inlays: Black Dots; 20 Medium Jumbo Frets; Nut: synthetic Bone; Nut Width: 41,3 mm (1,63");…

Recently Viewed
XAOC Devices Moskwa II

XAOC Devices Moskawa II; Eurorack module; 8 Step Rotosequencer; 8 steps, each with CV control knob and on/off button; for each step programmable functions like slew (portamento), slew probability, gate/trigger probability; up to 8 gate/trigger pattern programmable for each step;…

Recently Viewed
Casio CT-S1WE

Casio CT-S1WE Keyboard with Piano-Look - 61 touch-responsive keys, 64-note polyphony, AiX Sound Source, 61 sounds, Reverb, Chorus, Delay, DSP, Master EQ, Volume Sync EQ, connection to free Chordana Play For Keyboard App, Midi, transpose, metronome, midi record, headphone/line stereo…

Recently Viewed
Fender SQ Affinity Tele Lake Pl. Blue

Fender Squier Affinity Telecaster Lake Placid Blue; Telecaster Electric Guitar; Affinity Series; Body: Poplar; Neck: Maple; Fingerboard: Laurel; Neck Mount: Bolt-On; Neck Shape: C; Inlays: Pearloid Dots; 21 Medium Jumbo Frets; Nut: synthetic Bone; Nut Width: 42 mm (1,65"); Scale:…

Recently Viewed
Zhiyun WEEBILL-S Gimbal

Zhiyun WEEBILL-S Gimbal; Three-axis gimbal for DSLR and mirrorless system cameras; simple and safe handling thanks to new algorithms and stronger motors even for fast movements; compact dimensions make the gimbal the perfect companion for reportage and action shots; ergonomically…

Recently Viewed
Zhiyun Smooth Q3 Gimbal

Zhiyun Smooth Q3 Gimbal; professional 3-axis stabiliser for smartphones; integrated fill light with three brightness levels; gesture control and Smart Following for automated tracking of people in the field of view; panorama mode with "Magic Clone" function; ZY Cami app…

Recently Viewed
Blue Microphones Snowball iCE USB Black

Blue Microphones Snowball iCE USB Black; Plug 'n Play USB microphone for recording and podcasting; USB condenser microphone; polar pattern: cardioid; perfect for vocal and music recordings as well as podcasts; frequency response: 40 Hz - 18 kHz; sample rate:…

Recently Viewed
Behringer MIC300 Tube Ultragain

Behringer MIC300 Tube Ultragain; 1-channel tube preamp for Mic and Instrument; hand-selected 12AX7 tube; built-in limiter; 20dB pad; phase reverse switch; +48V phantom power; gain and output volume controls; LED meter; connections: XLR Mic-Input, Instrument-Input 6.3 mm jack balanced, XLR…

Recently Viewed
XAOC Devices Ostankino II

XAOC Devices Ostankino II; Eurorack Modul; expander for Moskwa II sequencer (item 521036); expands Moskwa II with CV inputs for Random Play, Slew, Probability, Transpose, Range, Clock Rate, First Step, Last Step; oputput for the internal clock signal; individual gate…

Recently Viewed
Casio CT-S1RD

Casio CT-S1RD Keyboard with Piano-Look - 61 touch-responsive keys, 64-note polyphony, AiX Sound Source, 61 sounds, Reverb, Chorus, Delay, DSP, Master EQ, Volume Sync EQ, connection to free Chordana Play For Keyboard App, Midi, transpose, metronome, midi record, headphone/line stereo…

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.