About this banjo
The Phoenix 6 String banjo has a beautiful organic tone that results in warm and well-rounded full notes. When amplified, these characteristics are enhanced by a combination of brilliant highs via the piezo pickup and warm mid range from the Kavanjo®.
As well as a master volume control, players can dial in the tone even more with the addition of a blend control, the centre position of which is marked with a centre notch. This allows for a seemingly endless combination of Kavanjo® and piezo mix, bringing out the best from both pick ups and truly enhancing the natural sound of the banjo itself.
Maple Stained Golden Honey
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Slender Deering Neck Shape
Guitar Style Tuners (planetary tuners available as an option)
Violin Grade Maple 3-Ply Rim
Deering 6-string Tailpiece
11″ Kavanjo® Renaissance Banjo Head
Deering Patent Pending Bridge Plate
Peizo Pickup Under the Bridge Plate
Beveled Tension Hoop
24 Nickel Plated Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts
24 Nickel Plated Bracket Shoes
Gold Polymer Coated Armrest & Tension Hoop, Tailpiece, and 2-piece Flange
Tone & Pickup Blender Controls
Maple, Honey Stained
Trimmed in Black
Warm round full notes sound at full volume acoustically and are enhanced with
brilliant highs via the piezo pickup and warm mid range from the Kavanjo®.
The tone is adjustable with the blender control to bring the best from both pickups.
Bright round clear notes ring with the happy resonance of the banjo.
Neck Width at the Nut 1 3/4″,
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
Overall Instrument Length 38″
Weight Approx. 8 lbs
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
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