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The Realist RV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin  

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    Ned Steinberger and David Gage have conceived a truly acoustic amplified violin—the Realist Violin™. The RV Pro Series 4- and 5-String Violins feature a high-quality aged spruce top, flamed maple ribs and back and a rich acoustic tone. The integrated Realist transducer ensures the highest acoustic fidelity. The ergonomically placed, acoustically integrated jack keeps the instrument balanced and conveniently conceals the cable. The integrated volume knob enables the player immediate access to volume control onstage. Whether you're into rock, hip-hop, bluegrass, or good old fiddling, the Realist RV Pro Series 4- and 5- String Violins are the answer.


     
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    The RealistRV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin
     
    5.0

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    • Quality craftsmanship (3)

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        5.0

        Excellent!

        By sdfstudios

        from Illinois

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Accurate Pickup Sound
        • Comes With Nice Case
        • Easy To Play
        • Good Acoustic Sound
        • Quality Craftsmanship
        • Rich Sound

        Cons

        • May Be Prone To Feedback
        • May Require Setup

        Best Uses

        • Country
        • Loud Bands

        Comments about The Realist RV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin:

        This is a nice and relatively inexpensive five string violin. It has one of the most accurate and natural sounding pickups on it that I have heard. The violin itself is well-made and very playable.

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        5.0

        Really nice electro/acoustic violin

        By sdfstudios

        from Illinois

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy To Play
        • Quality Craftsmanship
        • Rich Sound
        • Very Big Sound

        Cons

        • Can Be Prone To Feedback

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Rock Jazz Blues

        Comments about The Realist RV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin:

        Really nice instrument. Came in perfect condition with all accessories. It came with a really nice pro style case. The violin iteself has a very good acoustic sound and a really good plugged in tone, probably the best I have heard. The acoustic sound is good enough and sweet enough to compete with all but the best acoustic violins. The low C and G strings are very rich and chewy and very viola like. This instrument tends toward the darker end like a viola, but the E still has a nice presence and a sweet tone.

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        5.0

        Professional Sound

        By pistolpete303

        from Denver, CO

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        Pros

        • Quality Craftsmanship
        • Rich Sound

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            Comments about The Realist RV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin:

            Very impressed by the sound that came out of this violin when I first plugged it in. Very big upgrade over anything I've used before. Great country sound. [@]. Sounds great acoustic jamming and for large venues alike.

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            5.0

            Awesome!

            By Shepperd

            from Dallas, TX

            Comments about The Realist RV Pro Series 4/4 Size Acoustic-Electric Violin:

            I received my Realist RV Pro 5-string today. Played it this evening for open mic, absolutely awesome. Excellent resonance, warm, clear sound, easy to adapt coming from a 4-string fiddle. Tried it direct to amp and with a pre-amp (L.R. Baggs Paracoustic DI). Excellent tone, good for real violin sound amplified with a folk band as well as great effects response in alternative rock band. Very happy/satisfied with the purchase. Came in a nice Realist Pro case. Original strings were slightly oxidized but I changed them immediately to my preferred D'Addario Helicore (except for the C string). I absolutely recommend it!

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