Giannini VSA-2 EQ Sapelle Top Brazilian 10-String Acoustic-Electric Viola
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The beautiful tone and look of sapele in a comfortable playing shape.
The 10-string viola is a mainstay of Brazilian and Latin music, but due to the number of tunings that are available, the viola can be incorporated into many styles of music. The top two treble courses are tuned in unison, while the bottom three courses are tuned in various octaves. 10-string violas have the shimmer of a 12-string guitar with a much smaller body.
The satin finish Special "C" shape neck allows easy access and great playability. The Giannini GT4M preamp lets you plug into an amp and with volume, tone and presence controls you can taylor the sound your way. The VSA-2 EQ even includes a built-in chromatic digital tuner.
- Body type: Classical Traditional Brazilian viola shape
- Cutaway: No
- Top wood: Sapele top
- Back & sides: Sapele
- Bracing pattern: Giannini Brazilian viola bracing style
- Body finish: Walnut Satin open pore finish
- Neck shape: Special "C" shape
- Nut width: 1.73" / 44mm
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Neck wood: Nato with double action truss rod
- Scale length: 22.84" / 580mm
- Number of frets: 19 Nickel Silver + Zero Fret
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Giannini
- Configuration: Piezo under saddle pickup
- Preamp EQ: 3-band
- Feedback filter: Phase
- Tuner: Yes
- Headstock overlay: Rosewood
- Tuning machines: Nickel 5+5 machines with white buttons
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Saddle & nut: Nut: Bone / Saddle: Bone
- Number of strings: 10
- Special features: Built in chromatic digital tuner
- Case: Sold separately or Included
- Accessories: (included with instrument) Allen wrench for truss rod adjustment
- Country of origin: China
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