Common features:

  • 20 (6110 Dunlop) jumbo frets.
  • 864mm. bass scale (34″).
  • 400mm fretboard radius (15,75″).
  • Thin “F resin” fretboard to give a precise attack without dead notes (info).
  • Double way working truss-rod steel bar, allows favorite neck relief adjustment.
  • Hardened multi laminated neck, made up with 0,8mm. thick wood plies, with Maple sides.
  • Asymmetrical (helicoidal) neck shape for comfortable playing .
  • Tilted back headstock, one piece with the neck.
  • Set-in Neck
  • Natural or see-through color available.
  • MANNE Piezo and Magnetic pick-ups (info).
  • Standard spacings between strings : nut  9,5mm at nut (38mm nuth width) , Bridge: 19mm


  • Between strings at nut: 9,5mm,
  • Nut width: 4= 38,5), 5=50mm, 6=60mm o a richiesta
  • Between strings at bridge: 4=19mm, 5=18mm, 6=17mm


It is a model born from the great experience of almost two decades of building the Acoustibass model, but with some fresh new developments and a more classic look.

The body is made in Sycamore, fully chambered and topped with figured Italian poplar burl. The bass is built with our recipe of a thin resin fretboard over a maple neck with hard beech laminate core. The pickups include a magnetic element placed in the round center plate at the neck position and a custom designed high-output piezo in our latest release of the Manne Piezo Bridge with updated and improved components and design, which together now make it truly state-of-the-art.

Bass players appreciate its great performance with its acoustic voice that can be fulfilled by blending in the magnetic pick-up using a simple but elegant pan knob/pot. We are working about making it available also as a standup bass.

More info on the piezo bridge:


Vibrabass 32"

The Vibrabass “Malaman model” is an instrument engeeeneered with Federico to get a sound very similar to doublebass but with a personal character and great playability. Has a 32″ scale, a special dumping system to recreate a specific sound envelope and an easy access to upper frets.

AVAILABLE FRETTED same features. 

Federico Malaman and the Vibrabass

Federico Malaman testing the fretted VibrabassFederico Malaman Original

Posted by Manne guitars on Thursday, 20 July 2017

The Eden Rabin International project with Federico Malaman .