CUSTOM WOUND SPLIT COIL PICKUPS | EBONY FRETBOARD | GIGBAG INCLUDED

AN INSTANT CLASSIC FOR BASSISTS PURSUING AUTHENTIC RETRO TONE

The O Bass is the brainchild of Orange Technical Director and lead designer Adrian Emsley, whose inspiration came from his self-confessed love of vintage gear. Having spent a lifetime modifying all manner of bass guitars, the O Bass brings together all of his know-how in a unique and truly charismatic instrument.

Aside from its impeccably sleek lines and shapely aesthetics, the O Bass delivers the goods where it really matters. Plugging in reveals a sound with buckets of personality – familiar, yet somehow all of its own. A custom-wound split–coil pickup bears a very distinctive sonic mojo, with a well-balanced bass response and a bold and defined mid-range. Players with a softer touch will immediately find themselves in Motown territory, with earthy overtones in abundance. Dig in a little more aggressively and the O Bass responds with an infectious harmonic grind that harks back to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. As Emsley puts it, “It growls like a policeman’s dog!”

The O Bass first made an appearance in an early form as a demonstrator piece at the 2014 winter NAMM show, hidden from public view in the Orange booth. However, having been leaked on a number of videos on the internet, we were inundated with requests to put it into production.

Anybody after a P-type-bass without taking out a second mortgage should really check out this offering from Orange. Read the review.

Specifications...
Finish Options:Tear Drop Sunburst | Off-Black | Orange
Construction:4 string fretted single cutaway| Bolt on
Body:Okoumé (Aucoumea klaineana)|Tilia Basswood Veneer | A.B.S. Binding on Tear Drop Sunburst & Off-Black versions
Neck:Maple |Dual Action Truss Rod | Ebony Fretboard |A.B.S. Binding & Headstock Overlay
Electronics:1 x custom wound split-coil humbucker | Master Tone & Master Volume
Hardware:Nickle top-loading 4 saddle bridge & open gear tuners
Included Extras:Padded Orange Gigbag with printed Orange Crest | Alternative 3 Ply scratch plate (Tear Drop Sunburst/Off-Black finishes – Tortoise Shell | Orange finish – Black)
Scale Length864mm
RadiusR400 fingerboard
Width at Top Nut43*6mm nut
Strings045-.105
Weight (guitar only)3.4KG / 7.5lb
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FROM BEDROOM TO HEADROOM | TWIN CHANNEL | APPROVED BY BRENT HINDS

A TRUE CHANNEL SWITCHING TERROR

With an individual voice and character the Brent Hinds Terror is its own beast. Designed in collaboration with Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, the amp features two channels and a new gain structure that makes it a completely unique Terror.

The single control on the natural channel has been redesigned with more bottom end but retains the finely balanced and highly playable character of the Rocker series. The dirty channel has a different 3 stage gain structure. It’s brighter at lower gain levels and fattens up the more you dial the gain in. The new gain structure also means that the gain comes in more quickly.

Power switching options of 15, 7, 1 and 0.5 Watts make it perfect for bedroom, studio, and stage. Using the beefy Terror transformers, the Brent Hinds Terror is able to take full advantage of the EL84 output section, giving players the ability to create warm valve compression and saturation at neighbour friendly volume.