Epiphone Toby Deluxe-V 5 String Bass, Gloss Ebony

Epiphone Toby Deluxe-V 5 String Bass, Gloss Ebony

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Epiphone is proud to introduce what will surely become a player's classic, the new five-string Toby Deluxe-V.

  • Epiphone Toby Deluxe-V 5 String Bass, Gloss Ebony

    Epiphone is proud to introduce what will surely become a player's classic, the new five-string Toby Deluxe-V.

    Main Features

    • Five string electric bass
    • Solid radiata body
    • Hard maple neck with a Tobias™ Asymmetrical Neck profile
    • Active electronics with Active Tonexpressor™
    • Colour: Gloss Ebony (EB)
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    The original 'Toby' brought real innovation to modern bass players who were hungry for an instrument that could accommodate new styles and sounds. Now, Epiphone and Tobias team up again to put the Toby bass back on the cutting edge where it belongs with the Toby Deluxe-V.

    The Toby Story
    The original Toby Bass was designed by Michael Tobias and featured the classic ergonomic body shape that bassists find so easy to play. Toby basses have a focused, 'finished' sound that combines the punch of an upright bass with all the clear detail of an electric. For even greater sonic variety, the Toby Deluxe-V adds a 5th string tuned to low B. The combination of a low B and the Toby Deluxe's Active Tonexpressor™ Bass Enhancement Control gives bassists the chance to break through into new dimensions on stage and in the studio at a price that any player can afford.

    Give Me Five
    The Toby Deluxe-V features a solid radiata body and a flush-mount low profile fully adjustable bridge. Like all Toby basses, the Toby Deluxe-V includes a hard maple neck with a Tobias™ Asymmetrical Neck profile, which is a bolt-on design with recessed bolts and washers for easy adjustments. The unique Toby headstock features the iconic Toby logo and Deluxe Diecast machine heads with a 14:1 ratio. Toby basses were among the first to feature an asymmetrical neck, a design in which the neck is thinner on the lower side than on the upper side. The asymmetric shape feels less bulky than standard bass necks for maximum hand comfort even when playing with 5 strings. Adjustments to the truss rod are made at the body end. While these satin finished necks might 'feel' thinner, there is still sufficient thickness on the upper side to provide for excellent strength, stability and – best of all – deep, rich tone. Your thumb will find easy reference as your hand glides up and down the fretboard. The neck has a 34 inch scale length for enhanced clarity, a rosewood fingerboard with a 12 inch fingerboard radius and a black 1.90 inch nut.

    Toby Electronics
    The Toby Deluxe-V features classic Tobias-designed pickups with a Tobias TBR™ Dual Rail Humbucker Humbucker in the neck position and a Tobias TBT™ Dual RailHumbucker at the bridge. Controls are black, all metal knurled knobs and include Master Volume, Pickup Blend with centre Detent, and Master EQ. In addition, an Active Tonexpressor™ Bass Enhancement Control enables you the option of creative blends and is a powerful ally on stage when you need to make fine adjustments to cut through dense mixes. The Active Tonexpressor™ uses an easy-to-change 9-volt battery.

    Epiphone Tough Hardware
    Epiphone is known for making the best hardware in the business and that of course extends to the Toby Deluxe-V which includes Deluxe Diecast tuners with a 17:1 ratio to ensure tuning stability along with a fully adjustable flush-mounted, low-profile all metal bridge.

    Epiphone Toby Deluxe-V Specifications

    Body: Radiata
    Neck: Hard maple
    Neck Shape: Tobias™ Asymmetrical Neck profile
    Neck Joint: Bolt-on, extended with recessed bolts/washers
    Scale Length: 34 inch
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Fingerboard Radius: 12 inch
    Nut width: 1.90 inch
    Neck Pickup: Tobias SCR™ Split-Humbucker
    Bridge Pickup: Tobias SCT™ Split-Humbucker
    Controls: -1-neck volume
    1-Pickup blend with centre detent
    Master EQ
    Active Tonexpressor™ Bass Enhancement Control with 9-volt battery and inside back cavity cover
    Knobs: knurled, all metal
    Bridge: flush-mount, low-profile, fully adjustable
    Machine Heads: Deluxe Diecast tuners, 17:1 ratio
    Truss Rod: Metal, fully adjustable
    Truss Rod Cover: ABS - Black at body end
    Colour (gloss): Ebony (EB)
    Typical Weight (+/- 5%): 7.9 lbs

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    Brand Epiphone
    Condition New