Mike Campbell
  • Black
  • 2-Tone-Sunburst
  • Trans-Orange
  • Mike Campbell
  • Outlaw
  • Ice-Pearl

Starplayer Bass

For a long time, a bass instrument’s “cool factor” didn’t much matter. More important was the sound, which had to be just right – and, if the one playing the bass was cool, then that was good enough. The Starplayer Bass now proves, however, that a low-tone instrument can have, in addition to great sound, an extremely cool look as well! This semi-acoustic bass, with its classic guitarmaking craftsmanship, arched top, arched bottom and bent sides, speaks to Duesenberg’s philosophy: to take the best design elements from the golden era of guitar-making and combine them with the most modern, functional equipment features of today – for example, Z-Tuners, fully adjustable saddles, precisely placed bass humbucker, and much more (see technical specifications!). 

It’s no wonder that the creme de la creme of international bassists are only too happy to take the stage with this bass, which despite its medium scale (77.5 cm) lays down an extraordinary foundation, while simultaneously providing rich overtones. This bass both sings and swings – and it’s a true joy to play!

The Duesenberg Starplayer bass ships with Duesenberg BSRS1 strings (nickel roundwound steel, medium scale: 050 – 070 – 085 – 110), which are also available at all Duesenberg retailers and through the online shop.

Starplayer Bass Ice-PearlStarplayer Bass OutlawStarplayer Bass Trans-Orange

Specs

Special Models
Mike Campbell: lake-placid-blue/white finish, nickel pickguard
Outlaw: skai-leather on top and headstock, nickel pickguard
Ice-Pearl: pearl mosaic on top and headstock, nickel pickguard
Neck
Type: traditionally glued in
Wood: 1-piece maple
Width: 41 mm / 1.6" (nut), 53,5 mm / 2.11" (12th fret)
Thickness: 21 mm / 0.8" (1st fret), 24 mm / 0.95" (12th fret)
Shape: D
Fingerboard: indian rosewood
Radius: 30,5 mm / 12"
Inlays: pearloid dots
Frets: 22 jumbo 2,8 x 1,0 mm
Scale length: 770 mm / 30.3"
Trussrod: steel dual-action
Headstock: black veneer
Body
Type: Semi-acoustic with sustain block, bent sides, f-hole
Top: laminated spruce
Back, sides: laminated flamed maple
Size: 46 x 34 x 7 cm / 18.11" x 13.39" x 2.76"
Binding: cream
Pickguard: cream
Finish: PUR lacquer. Back and sides trans-black.
Hardware
Tuners: Duesenberg Z-Tuners, "Art Diego" buttons
Bridge: Duesenberg bass bridge
Tailpiece: Duesenberg trapeze tailpiece
Strap pins: Kluson Multi-Lock
Hardware color: nickel
Strings: Duesenberg BSRS1 (050-070-085-110)
Electrics
Pickup (neck): Duesenberg Bass-Bucker
Pickup (bridge): Duesenberg Bass-Bucker
Wiring: 2 volume, 1 tone, on/off slide switch
Accessories
Case: Custom Line case (not included)
Tools: all required allen keys (included)

Artists

Internationale Künstler

Curt Smith

Tears For Fears

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Ron Blair

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

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Weitere Künstler

Weitere großartige Künstler, die unsere Duesenberg Starplayer Bass spielen, findet Ihr in unserer Künstlerdatenbank

Clips

Audio
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Neck Pickup
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Both Pickups
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Bridge Pickup
Video
Avantasia (feat. Scorpions' Klaus Meine)

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Ron Blair (Tom Petty)

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Starplayer Bass bei den Heavytones

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Starplayer Bass on Tour with Aerosmith

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Reviews

Duesenberg Starplayer Bass "Mike Campbell"

Gitarre & Bass 11/09[more]

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Duesenberg Starplayer Bass

Gitarre & Bass 10/2001[more]

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