Quirky VOX travel bass

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Quirky VOX travel bass

Postby Rhian Batson » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:31 am

Quirky travel bass with the traditional tear drop body design. The article states a street price of 350 US.
http://www.notreble.com/buzz/2012/09/05/vox-introduces-apache-series-bass-guitars/

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Vox Apache Bass Series Specs:
Body shape: APACHE I Bass: Teardrop style / APACHE II Bass: Phantom style
Body: Basswood
Neck: Hard Maple
Finger board: Rosewood
Fret: 21
Scale length: 762 mm
Position mark: Dot 6mm, White Acrylic
Side Position: Dot 2mm, White
Machine head: Sealed compact tuners
Nut: 38mm
Pickup: VOX single coil Bass pickup
Bridge: Chrome
Strap pins: Chrome
Strings: .045˝ – .105˝
Headstock color: Natural / Black “APACHE” logo
Neck Finish: Natural amber
Body Colors:
APACHE I Bass: White; Seafoam; Salmon Red; 3-Tone Sunburst
APACHE II Bass: White; Seafoam; Salmon Red; Black
Rhythm Patterns: 66 total: 10 Genres x 6 Rhythm Patterns + 6 Bass Guitar Song Patterns
Tempo range: 40~240 BPM
Controls: Knobs (Level, Tempo, Genre), Buttons (Start/Stop, Variations)
Tuner: E-String (4th String) with LED indicators
Audio Input/Output Jacks: Aux In, Phones Output, Instrument Output
Amplifier power: Aprox 0.7W RMS @ 8Ω
Controls: Knobs (Volume, Tone, Drive), Switches (Bright, Standby)
Speakers: VOX Original 4-inch Speaker 8Ω (×1)
Batteries: AA [R6/LR6] (x6)
Battery Life: Approx. 26 hours (with alkaline batteries)
Weight: APACHE-I Bass: Approx. 3.3 kg / APACHE-Il Bass: Approx. 3.5 kg
Accessories: AA batteries (x6), Soft Case, Strap, Owner’s manual
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Re: Quirky VOX travel bass

Postby GonzoBass » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:59 am

With a built in amp, tuner and drum machine.
I like it!
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Re: Quirky VOX travel bass

Postby Rhian Batson » Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:41 pm

There really is a ton of functionality under the hood which in a travel bass is pretty cool IMO. I was hoping for a tort guard option though [smilie=cheeky-smiley-025.gif]
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Re: Quirky VOX travel bass

Postby kennans » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:02 am

I am totally going to get one of these.

Oh. My. GOD! Seafoam Phantom!?! Seriously?
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