San Diego, CA – Carvin, the name musicians everywhere trust for high quality USA-made guitars, basses, instrument amplifiers, recording equipment, and sound reinforcement products, is pleased to announce our newest Custom Shop basses, the Brian Bromberg Signature B24 4-string and B25 5-string.
The new Bromberg basses feature a sleek, ergonomic body shape, designed for superior balance, playability and tone. The deep neck cutaway allows easy access all the way up to the 24th fret. New single-coil RAD-J alnico pickups have a radiused top to match the fingerboard radius, which provides more consistent output across the strings; RAD-H humbuckers are optional. Controls consist of volume, pickup blend, stacked concentric bass and high frequency, stacked concentric mid frequency and sweep. High-impedance input circuitry and an active volume pot unloads the pickups for better top-end and quicker response. The P-Series piezo bridge option with individual string pots and blend control is offered, increasing the tonal versatility of the instrument further. A 4A flamed maple top with matching headstock is standard, with an alder body and Eastern hardrock maple neck in a neck-through design. Body and neck woods, including premium mahogany, walnut, swamp ash and koa are available, along with 4A quilted maple, flamed koa, figured claro walnut, burled maple and spalted flamed maple top woods. A 34” scale ebony fingerboard with abalone 12th fret Bromberg inlay and medium jumbo nickel-silver frets is standard; fretless versions, with or without lines, are also offered. Multiple neck options are available, including fingerboards woods; fretwire materials & sizes; dot, block, diamond and Signature inlays in genuine abalone and mother-of-pearl; and gloss, satin and tung-oiled back-of-neck finishes. A wide assortment of translucent finishes, including our deep triple step finishes, are available.
The B24S and B25S “standard” model Bromberg basses have no exotic top wood, and can be finished in any of our standard solid or optional metallic solid or translucent finishes.
The Brian Bromberg Signature Series 4-string and 5-string basses are available from Carvin’s Custom Shop at www.carvin.com/customshop/bromberg.
Since its launch in 1946, Carvin has specialized in building and selling high quality musical instrument products direct to the consumer. The company’s innovative factory-direct approach has grown from a catalog mail order service into a large-scale manufacturing / retail business with a strong Internet presence. Today, Carvin customers can instantly purchase everything from customized, handcrafted instruments to tour-ready professional audio systems. With more than 60 years of achievement, Carvin continues to grow its relationship with musicians worldwide by offering an extensive range of guitars, basses, instrument amps, recording, and P.A. products.