Physical ConditionThis Hohner bass is in great condition with only some minor wear! There are a few light scratches on the top around the playing area. There. Basses Bass Headless & BB – Hohner B2A Headless. HOHNER SPAREPARTS + MERCHANDISE. Hohner B2A electric bass, Making Music, Jun

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Hohner B2A electric bass. And it feels a little unbalanced like hohndr to me: For me the ideal travel bass. I find that the body lacks a bit of I couldn’t tell you the serial number of the transistors or the specific wiring configuration inside, but I could tell you that I would have liked a separate bass and treble control to maximise the potential as they say of the range offered by active electronics.

Opinions are very divided in general, to me, this is not the form that prompted me to buy it but try as I did Because that’s just what it is.

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There is an ingenious little detail: Our members also liked: Gear in this article: But what else can we tell you? You can also get interesting sounds passive, playing with the controls – there is a very nice grain that emerges There are two pickups, and wait for it active electronics. Or, of course, we could just say hurrah that here’s a good, well-priced, playable bass.

Anything else provides a really weak sounding tone, dialing back on the bridge volume or tone knob makes the sound really muddy. Pick it up and play it, you scream, reasonably. Made in Japan the only gap silent home electronics blowing, especially in active mode: Dialing back on the neck pick up the sound looses it’s fullness and begins to produce a honk to the sound.


Yes friends, this has the patent Steinberger tuning system legally licensed to Hohner. Steinberger system is truly revolutionary. I slapper with a lot, but I admit that it lacks a little bright compared to others.

Hohner B2A electric bass (MM Jun 86)

With my bass trainer Tascam GT-R1 in a bag designed for a rifle! Maybe the B2A thinks it’s a microphone. So you slot them in, twirl the very effective It took me a while before finding a comfortable position for the thumb of the right hand microphone just over the bodybut hohne more problems. What I call jolly good on a passive bass but a little limiting on an active bass. B2s as the day we share the adventure try an amp for rehearsals where we want to travel light Is played seated without difficulty.

Despite that houner, the sounds are powerful when you flick into overdrive or active as Hohner would sayand given the slightly-thicker-than-run-of-the-mill-Jap-necks feel of the neck I was quickly running around all over the fretboard and pretending to passing folk that I was indeed a superb bassist. Pictures in my profile. Small Print Terms of use Privacy. My least favorite thing about this bass is the sound, I’ll never use it for gigging or recording as my Fender jazz bass is much more versatile and sounds much better to my ears.

The air of professionalism is also heightened by the presence of an XLR connector next to the normal jack socket, but quite honestly I’ve never owned an XLR plug and wouldn’t know where to plug the other end. In fact, yes, we’ll go with that. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. The game can be fast and accurate if we seek is a versatile hohnef to lower its price range.


One could of course draw a number of conclusions from this. Much better on a strap. If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services.

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I have not done much testing before taking it, but without regret, and I think I would do this choice. The only setting on the knobs on the bass that I like is with all the knobs set to maximum.

Request a new review. A rather different B22a copy, in that it comes with the blessing of Ned Steinberger, the man who invented headless basses.

This is a Hohner “Steinberger licensed” is the famous low stick. Next article in this issue Synth Sense.

Sort by most recent most useful. As I said before the active portion of the electronics was removed by the previous owner so I can’t really comment on that but I’d imagine that hkhner makes the bass much more versatile and useable.

To play it on your lap, you flick out a nohner knee rest. The thin jazz bass style neck is easy to navigate and the gloss finish is smooth and doesn’t impinge on playability. Twenty seconds to change a string, reckon Hohner. We arrive at a precision and stability that buries all my other basses on this point.