Ovation B778TX-5 Elite TX Black

Acoustic Bass

  • Mid Depth Bowl
  • With cutaway
  • Top: Spruce, solid
  • Scalloped X Bracing
  • Multi-sound holes (bass side)
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Wenge
  • Bridge: Walnut
  • Scale: 864 mm (34")
  • Ovation OP Pro pickup system
  • Colour: Black
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Colour Black
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Round Back
Neck Maple
Fretboard Wenge
Incl. Pickup System Yes
Incl. Case No
Includes Gigbag No
Scale Longscale
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Great sounding acoustic bass
BladeRunner, 13.03.2018
I bought this bass because I needed it for an acoustic project, and Steve Harris played Ovation basses live so I was hooked immediately, because I'm a big Maiden fan.
The sound is crystal clear and sharp + it doesn't loos the bottom end because of his big round body so it sounds huge. You wont be disappointed with the electronics and the tone. Listen to the intro of "Blood on the worlds hand" from X factor and you'll get the idea.
The only thing I would like to point out that its very unbalanced when you stand up or sit down, and you have to get used to it's round body, its very different from standard acoustic body's. I would recommend trying it first If you have the possibility, but if you're familiar with the Ovation body's and they fit you, you will have no problem.
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Bon instrument
Gérard960, 19.04.2013
Esthétique trés réussie, finition globale trés satisfaisante, manche agréable, mais grave problème de frettage : la corde sol est injouable de la 15 à la 17° case, c'est la fret de la 17° qui touche, bien qu'elle soit en principe vérifiée en post fabrication.
En rehaussant le chevalet au mieux ça frise désagréablement avec une action trop haute de toute façon.
Grand merci au service client Thomann pour leur réactivité et leur diligence : retour de l'instrument et échange standard. Cette fois la basse est parfaite, excellente projection sonore en acoustique, même surprenante compte tenu du volume de la caisse. Bonne efficacité de l'amplification et de l'equaliser. Au total cette fois trés satisfait
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Die Suche hat ein Ende
Hansjürgen D., 10.01.2015
Habe mich in den letzten Wochen intensiv mit der Suche nach einem Akustik-Bass beschäftigt und dabei etliche ausprobiert. Auf den Preis hatte ich erst mal nicht geachtet.
Spiele in unserer Rockband meistens auf meinem edlen Fender Jazz-Bass, manche Songs, kann ich mir mit einen Akustik-Bass gut vorstellen.
Beim testen mit der Band (verstärkt) gefiel uns der saubere Klang, der geringe Klirrfaktor und dass er am wenigsten auf Rückkopplungen reagierte (was natürlich unserem Mixer besonders gut gefiel).
Bei der Lautstärke (akustik) habe ich mir bei allen Bässen mehr versprochen, der B778TX Elite Ovation-Bass ist aber einer der Lautstärksten und kann sich gegen die Akustikgitarren, auch ohne Plektron, durchsetzen.
Letztendlich war dann endscheidend, dass ich mit dem Ovation-Bass am besten klar gekommen bin. Hatte gleich ein gutes Gefühl, auch wegen dem schmalen Hals und dem kompakten, erstaunlich kleinem Korpus.
Mir gefällt auch, dass er sich eher "spartanisch" ohne "Firlefanz" präsentiert.
Preis-Leistungsverhältnis auch top.
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Ovation Accousticbass
NorbertF, 21.05.2012
Habe den Bass bei Thomann mit den anderen Accousticbaessen verglichen.

Der Sound war fuer Seine Groesse ganz gut. Die Lautstaerke hat mich ueberrascht, er war wesentlich lauter als alle anderen. Zuerst dachte ich, der ist voll aus Kunststoff und deswegen so laut. Wenn man den Deckel hinten abschraubt sieht man aber die Fichtendecke und die Verleimungen. Beim Spielen mit dem Piezzo Abnehmer war ich vom Sound begeistert.Vom Funk bis Doublebassklang ist alles moeglich. Auch das Stimmgeraet ist sehr praktisch.

Nach einer woche spielen haelt die Stimmung sehr gut.
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