The NXTa violins, also known as the NXT active violins, are known for their versatility, convenience, and incredible performance capability.
The fretted fingerboard is perfect for beginning violinists or musicians who are used to fretted instruments.
That's because they feature the option of active output electronics. On the side of the instrument, you can push the volume knob to select between active or passive mode.
Unlike the NS Design WAV violins that only have passive mode, the active mode allows you to charge the active circuit built into the NXTa violin. And because it is self powered, you can plug it into any high or low impedance device. No direct box required, and no signal is lost; resulting in a stronger and clearer sound.
There's a toggle switch on the side of the instrument to choose between arco or pizzicato mode, to enhance the sound you're going for. The ergonomics and craftsmanship of this instrument is also remarkable. It only weighs 1.3 lb. And it's very comfortable and easy to play!
"I have never played an electric violin that has felt as natural yet versatile as the NXT. My live sets would be literally impossible without this instrument!" - bad snacks
✔️ Polar ™ pickup system - The most advanced violin pickup there is
✔️ Fretted fingerboard - Perfect for beginning violinists or musicians used to frets
✔️ Dual mode output - Choose between passive or active mode
✔️ Arco / pizzicato switch - Enhance your desired sound
✔️ Adjustable bridge - To accommodate different playing styles
✔️ Self-clamping tuners - For smooth and accurate tuning
✔️ Custom shoulder rest - Adjust the padded base to your shoulder for a secure and comfortable fit
✔️ No batteries required - charge it through any AC outlet
The most advanced violin pickup there is. The Polar ™ pickup system is what separates the NS design violins from all the other electric violins out there. It is designed to capture every nuance and bowed response to create brilliant tones and sonics to your amplifier or speaker system.
Arco / Pizzicato Switch
The pickup system responds either to lateral string vibrations (bowing), or vertical vibrations (plucked). The switch on the NXTa allows you to enhance your desired sound.
With active mode, the NXTa can be plugged straight into any low or high impedance device without a direct box. And because there's no signal loss, each sound remains clear and strong, even with extra long cables. The capacitor-powered active circuit can be fully charged in 60 seconds with 16 hours of playing time.
With passive mode, the NXTa can be played through an amplifier with an impedance of 1 meg ohm or great (3-10 is recommended). You can also play it through a direct box, which provides performance capabilities identical to the original NXT.
The tuning system is light years ahead of traditional tuning pegs. It grips the strings more tightly so they do not go out of tune as frequent as traditional acoustic violins. Plus the micro-tuning knobs make tuning very smooth and precise.
The adjustable bridge allows violinists to explore playing styles of different genres. Adjust it higher for a more traditional violin feel. Or adjust it lower for fast performance like an electric guitar.
The shoulder rest allows you to shape and adjust the padded base to your shoulder and chest for a more secure and comfortable fit.
Weight: 585 grams