40 1/2" or 41 1/2", Weight: 18 lbs.
Length: 53.5" or
Neck: Rock maple
undyed black ebony.
Body: All models
have semi-hollow alder body core with fully hollow carved spuce top.
Sunburst or Cherry Sunburst, Black, (Natural wood, & custom colors
- Messenger active
electronics feature separate dedicated pizz and arco transducer pickups
with dual EMG pre-amps (w/ mono 1/4" output jack). Volume, tone, and
active pan pot provide an infinite mix of pizz (pan left), and arco
(pan right) sounds. Low impedance (2K ohm) output is compatible with
all amplifiers,, and can plug directly into recording consoles, or
P.A. mixing boards with or without the use of a direct box. Nine volt
battery lasts over 1 year of normal playing.
- Custom DLX model
integrates the Barbera multi-transducer pizz/arco bridge component
into the arco (pan right) position, expanding the tonal range even
- BTS model (Barbera
Transducer Systems) features the Barbera multi-transducer bridge passively,
with a passive volume control.
John Knutson / Knutson
P.O. Box 945
Forestville, CA 95436 U.S.A.