Electric String Instruments


We are proud to offer NS Design and Wood Violins products. Some models available on a custom order basis. Contact us for more information.


NS Design WAV Models. Designed by Ned Steinberger. Made in India.

NS Design WAV Violin

High-Value, Entry model offers amazing features and aesthetic appeal for a moderate price. Case included.

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$599.00
$649.00

NS Design WAV Cello

High-Value, Entry model offers amazing features and aesthetic appeal for a moderate price. Padded bag and Tripod stand included. 5 String model is tuned A to low F. High E tuning available on request.

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$849.00
$949.00

NS Design WAV Bass

High-Value, Entry model offers amazing features and aesthetic appeal for a moderate price. Padded bag and Tripod stand included.

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$1,049.00
$1,199.00

NS Design NxT Active Series. Designed by Ned Steinberger. Made in Czech Republic.

NS Design NxT Active Violin

World-Class electric instruments on a budget. Light weight and well balanced. Case included. Includes removable reference bout. Easily adjustable bridge string height. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output.

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$1,369.00
$1,469.00
$2,799.00
$2,999.00

NS Design NxT Active Viola

World-Class electric instruments on a budget. Light weight and well balanced. Case included. Includes removable reference bout. Easily adjustable bridge string height. Polar Pickup System for failful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output.

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$1,449.00

NS Design NxT Active Cello

World-Class electric instruments on a budget. Easily adjustable bridge string height. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output. 5 String tuning is A-low F. High E tuning available on request. Padded bag and Tripod Stand included.

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$1,599.00
$1,799.00
$1,949.00
$2,199.00

NS Design NxT Active Bass

World-Class electric instruments on a budget. Easily adjustable bridge string height. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output. Padded bag and Tripod Stand included. Omni bass has shorter, 34 inch, scale length to make an easy transition for Electric Bass players.

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$1,599.00
$1,749.00
$1,699.00
$1,799.00

NS Design CR Series. Designed by Ned Steinberger. Made in Czech Republic.

NS Design CR Violin

The preeminent electric violin on the market today. Crafted of solid maple, with an elegant flame maple face. This lightweight solid-body design transfers the full spectrum of sound to the pickup without feedback, and is very stable even with changes in temperature and humidity. The Adjustable Chin Rest is optional, offering a range of positions for individual fit, style and comfort, providing entirely new levels of ergonomic support. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output.

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$2,649.00
$2,849.00
$2,759.00
$2,959.00
$2,799.00
$2,999.00

NS Design CR Viola

The preeminent electric viola on the market today. Crafted of solid maple, with an elegant flame maple face. This lightweight solid-body design transfers the full spectrum of sound to the pickup without feedback, and is very stable even with changes in temperature and humidity. The Adjustable Chin Rest is optional, offering a range of positions for individual fit, style and comfort, providing entirely new levels of ergonomic support. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output.

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$2,799.00

NS Design CR Cello

The preeminent electric cello on the market today. Crafted of solid maple, with an elegant flame maple face. This lightweight solid-body design transfers the full spectrum of sound to the pickup without feedback, and is very stable even with changes in temperature and humidity. The Adjustable Chin Rest is optional, offering a range of positions for individual fit, style and comfort, providing entirely new levels of ergonomic support. Polar Pickup System for faithful string instrument tone reproduction. Dual model output means you can use the battery powered active system, or choose passive output. 1 minute of charging equals 16 hours of active output.

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$3,079.00
$3,319.00
$3,479.00

NS Design CR Bass

CR Series electric upright bass, with its exceptional versatility and tone quality, is an indispensable tool for a wide range of touring professionals and recording artists. The lean, solid-body CR Series bass takes its place in a long history of fine instruments crafted in the Czech Republic. The CR Series neck and body are made from select maple. The full scale fingerboard is graduated for consistent response from note to note, with adjustable relief and bridge height to suit all playing styles. The Polar Bridge Pickup System combines great sound with directional sensitivity, for a rich and expressive response to arco and pizzicato technique. Optional EMG™ magnetic pickups expand the range to include classic electric bass sounds.

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$3,359.00
$3,559.00
$3,599.00
$3,949.00

NS Design CR Traditional

The "Traditional" version of the NS Double Bass is set up to satisfy the needs of the experienced upright bassist. The standard 106 cm acoustic upright scale length is preserved to insure that fingering and string tension will be consistent with acoustic instruments. While the neck shape is traditional, the small body allows unrestricted access to the upper register of the fingerboard. A small brass button on the back of the neck provides a tactile reference for the traditional "D neck" position. Dot markers provide a subtle but effective intonation reference.

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$3,399.00
$3,759.00

NS Design CR Omni Bass

This Omni Bass was designed for the bass guitarist looking for upright bass performance characteristics, as well as for upright bassist looking for a more portable performance partner. With its familiar 34 inch bass guitar scale, the four and five string fretless and fretted models all use identical fingering to that of the conventional bass guitar, yet deliver dynamic new plucked and bowed sounds for the serious bass guitarist who wants to expand his expressive range. Tuned to E or down to low B, this radical electric bass combines the tonal purity of the acoustic upright with the awesome power of the full-blown electric, resulting in the most versatile bass on the market today.

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$3,149.00
$3,349.00
$3,349.00
$3,549.00

NS Design CR EU Series

Our flagship double bass, the EU Series is made in the Czech Republic to the exact specifications of the original US Series instrument. The revolutionary design is molded with concentric laminations of graphite and rock maple that run the entire length of the instrument for maximum sonic integrity. The back of the neck is curved inward to follow the arch of the graphite fingerboard, resulting in a slim, easy to play neck with full access to the upper register.

$5,299.00
$5,299.00

NS Design Accessories.

NS Design Flight Cases

Flight cases are available to protect your NS Design instrument in more demanding situations. Aluminum edged plywood construction, foam interior, recessed hardware and handle and lock latches.

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$220.00
$440.00
$480.00

NS Design Gig Bags

Each instrument comes with a gig bag, but if you should require a replacement, here they are.

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$60.00
$140.00
$140.00

NS Design Tripod Stand for Cello and Bass

A Tripod stand comes standard with the instrument, but should you need a replacement, here they are.

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$188.00
$96.00

NS Design Endpin Stand for Cello

The Cello End Pin Stand has traditional knee and chest contact points for seated play. The height, knee rest position and instrument angle are adjustable. The knee rest folds so the stand fits in the gig bag.

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$244.00

NS Design Endpin Stands

The Bass End Pin Stand offers full freedom of movement. Height, tilt and “right bout” angle are fully adjustable providing a more conventional feel. The conversion kit is an accessory that allows a bass fitted with the end pin stand, to fit in the standard tripod stand, when not in use.

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$144.00
$56.00

NS Design Boomerang Strap System

The Boomerang Strap System gives the player full mobility, and the freedom to play in virtually any position without stress and fatigue. The simple design incorporates two support arms and a pivoting friction hub that holds the instrument firmly in place, yet allows the instrument to be moved into virtually any position in relation to the hands and body as it is played.

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$164.00

NS Design Adjustable Chin Rest.

If you could take all the energy you use to hold your violin and apply it to your playing, would you play differently? Optimal chin rest position is crucial for player comfort. Full adjustment allows each player to customize the chin rest to fit vastly different body shapes and playing styles. Using the hand to overcome the friction allows the player to instantly adjust the chin rest angle as desired.Height of the chin rest can be lowered by 72dpi chinrest2reversing the inner hub so it is on the bottom side of the attachment plate. Thicker washers can be used to raise the chin rest. This item is standard on the CR-ACR model instruments.

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$120.00

NS Design Balanced Shoulder Rest

The Balanced Shoulder Rest liberates violinists from the limitations of holding the violin. It uses the physics of a simple lever to counterbalance the weight of the instrument. A flexible, weighted aluminum arm wraps gently around the upper torso, lightly but securely spreading the load over the shoulder, chest, and upper back. Adjustable connecting screws allow the musician to maneuver the instrument into optimum playing position and fine-tune it for comfort. The violin stays securely in place without help from the hands or chin, but it remains mobile and responsive to the player’s movements.

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$150.00

NS Design Thumb/Neck Heel

This accessory gives the player a reference point for shifting, as on an acoustic instrument.

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$40.00
$40.00

Wood Violins. Inspired by Violinist Mark Wood. The appearance of these instruments is stunning, but that should not fool serious players. They are serious instruments and perform at the highest level as the primary choice of many working professionals.

Wood Violins Stingray

This model represents the best value of any electric Violin on the market today. A case is included. These are available in fretless model only. They are feather-weight, no heavy batteries or preamps. And, they feature cutting-edge transducer pickups. Includes a case. Red or Black. Color selection is made in the shopping cart. Also known as model SVX.

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$699.00
$899.00
$849.00
$1,049.00

Wood Violins Viper

The flagship model of the Wood Violins line. Mark Wood himself plays a 7 string fretted Viper. Viper players often refer to their instruments as Vipers, not Violins, because they are truly in their own class, especially when fretted.

With In-House Pickup
$2,450.00
$2,599.00
$2,599.00
$2,750.00
With Barbera Pickup
$2,899.00
$2,950.00
$3,050.00
$3,199.00
$3,550.00
$3,550.00
$4,350.00
$4,550.00

Wood Violins Custom Stingray

Same body shape as the standard Stingray, but made offered with the same range of finishes and other custom options as the Viper and Sabre.

With In-House Pickup
$1,699.00
$1,899.00
$1,899.00
$2,099.00
With Barbera Pickup
$2,049.00
$2,249.00
$2,349.00
$2,549.00

Wood Violins Sabre

Probably the most understated look of any Wood Violins model. The Sabre pays homage to the popular Stratocaster pattern of the electric guitar world. This instrument is played with traditional chinrest and shoulder rest, an has traditional pegs too.

With In-House Pickup
$2,199.00
$2,399.00
$2,599.00
$2,799.00
With Barbera Pickup
$2,549.00
$2,749.00
$3,049.00
$3,249.00

Wood Violins Cobra Cello

The Cobra Cello is a versatile instrument that can be played with convincing acoustic tone or with loads of effects. The patented harness system gives Cellist the ability to stand and move on stage. It also permits good posture, unlike playing a traditional instrument.

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$3,699.00
$4,199.00
$4,199.00
$4,699.00
$4,799.00
$5,299.00

Wood Violins Acoustic-Electric

These instruments start out as the Kohr K500, and receive electrificaiton at the Wood Violins shop in NY. Electronics, special fittings and finish detail, as well as the setup, are done there before the transformation is complete. Standard Outfits include the HC 399 model dart case and a Glasser Fiberglass bow. DeLuxe outfits include the HC399 oblong model case, and a carbon graphite bow.

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$699.00
$1,299.00
$1,499.00
$850.00
$1,549.00

Wood Violins Combo Amplifier and Wha pedal

10 watt amplifier. 7 inch speaker. 2 band EQ, distortion, delay effects. Headphone output.

$159.00
$119.00