The actual hard thing while talking about this version is focusing the differences with the Hi-End one, having the Kimandu bass the same charm, same design and same product philosophy, keeping the same main features but using a production process letting us to offer it at an incredible price!
Each instrument comes with a wood specs label for body, neck and fingerboard.
BODY: ALDER or OKUME' ( NINJA RB BASS SHAPE DESIGN)
NECK: 1PC FLAT SAWN MAPLE
FINGERBOARD: SELECTED PLAIN MAPLE
34" scale, 24-FRET / 2.4mm, GraphTech Black Rusq NUT, Black DOTS (side)
Markbass Ultralight Custom machine heads, 20:1 ratio, Black
Markbass Custom bridge 5-string with zinc saddles, black
Markbass Custom Soapbar
The Kimandu bass features a Markbass custom electronic as well, simple, intuitive and effective even on extreme settings.
Controls are VOLUME/VOLUME/TONE (with an active/passive switch on Tone) letting an incredible pickups blending capability compared to a regular Blend control and with active BASS/MID/TREBLE… so you’re not gonna have resounding bass or blowing treble. The frequency values have been chosen to offer a wide range of tones that you can use on any setting. The TONE control (working also in the passive mode) has been defined by Richard as the “G Point” because of its accurate efficacy letting to move from smooth and warm tones to bright and hi-fi ones, everything in a one of a kind “sensual” way.
KILIMANJARO / KIMANDU RAMP (optional) for Kimandu 5 and for Kilimanjaro 4/5 - Ebony
MB BASS BAG STANDARD (included)