For the bassist entering the world of the pure electric upright, this instrument offers the combination of design, performance and affordability exceeding any other instrument in its class. True to the NS tradition, the WAV readily captures the essence of an acoustic, yet opens up a wide range of new possibilities.
With electronics are fully based around the NS patented Polar Pickup System, the WAV upright bass is available in 4 or 5 string models with several color choices to please the eye as well. The WAV proudly shares the same elegant, modern body design, ergonomics and performance support options of its companions in the NS line.
- LENGTH: 132 cm (52″)
- WIDTH: 15 cm (6″)
- THICKNESS: 10 cm (4″)
- WEIGHT: 4-String 8lbs 12.8oz (4.0 kg); 5-String 9lbs (4.1 kg)
- SCALE LENGTH: 106 cm (41.73″)
- STRINGS: 4 or 5 (Low B). Compatible with most standard ¾ size double bass strings.
- FINGERBOARD: Asymmetric relief for easy playability in every position. Intonation referenced with cascading dot markers.
- TRUSS ROD: Two-way truss rod, accessible at neck.
- TUNING HARDWARE: Fully encased worm gear tuners, black finish.
Willis Music Company has been serving the local community since 1899 and the online community since 2010. With our rich history, we have always had a focus on music education. From our internationally known educational piano catalog to one of the top retail music chains in America the focus on education has always remained. In 2005, Willis partnered with the Hal Leonard Corporation who now handles product development, production, and distribution for the Willis catalog in the America’s and beyond. With the 2013 acquisition of Moeller Music, Willis strengthened its commitment and dedication to school music programs in all markets. At the same time, Willis began representing the renowned Yamaha Band and Orchestra line of instruments. As a family-run company, all of us at Willis are tremendously proud of the legacy that began with Charles H. Willis so many years ago and continues through the Cranley Family today and we are committed to continuing with the same dedication for years to come. Our mission is to be the epitome of forte in your musical life. We strive to focus on people, offer the highest value in quality products and services, reach potential through empowerment, tradition of integrity, and enrich lives by encouraging music participation. Thank you for your trust in Willis Music Company and we will always strive to be your trusted music company.