Violin Bass - Ignition - SE

Product number: HI-BB-SE-SB
Limited Edition Ignition Höfner 500/1 Violin Bass. Sunburst. (Non-CITES)



A special Limited Edition of our famous Ignition 500/1 Violin Bass. This version has a fully hollow body and of course, comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece. Additional for this edition it is fitted with the famous Höfner "Tea Cup" knobs and has a traditional Höfner logo on the body, just like the basses in the early 1960s! The Ignition Violin bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Hofner sound on a budget.

Including a Certificate of Authenticity and the famous BASSMAN sticker.

This version is non-CITES with the rosewood fingerboard being replaced by thermo-modified Jatoba.

This video features a standard model, producing exactly the same tones as this Limited Edition.



Instrument: Ignition Bass Ltd Ed.  
Model: HI-BB-SB-SE  
Category Term Description
Body Shape Ignition Violin Bass
Wood Top Spruce + body decal
Wood Back Flame Maple
Wood Sides Flame Maple
Binding Top White
Binding Back White
Binding Sides White
Centerblock None
Neck Wood Maple
Construction One Piece
Headstock Shape Ignition Violin/Club Bass 
Logo and Artwork Script
Neck Joint Hofner Violin/Club Bass Set Neck
Joint At 16th Fret
Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret 21mm
Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel 22mm
Heel Cap  
Fingerboard Wood Thermo.modified Jatoba
Scale 30"/76cm
Nut Width 42mm
Width At 12th Fret 50mm
Inlays Dots
Binding White
Side Dots Yes
Number Of Frets 22
Bridge Material Rosewood
Type Hofner Fretted
Hardware Tuners Single Nickel 
Tuner Buttons Pearl finish
Tailpiece Trapeze Nickel
Nut Material Plastic
Pickguard Pearloid plastic
Pickup Neck Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
Pickup Middle  
Pickup Bridge Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
Potentiometer Knobs H909/15 Tea Cup knobs
Strings Hofner Round Wound
Approximate Weight Kg 2,3
Setup Action Bass String at 12th Fret 3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret 2mm
All Specifications subject to change  



Click for review "It is an exceptional instrument at this price and it is very unique sounding." User review at Talk Bass forum.


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