Electro Ukulele with Preamp ORTEGA RUPA5MM Pineapple
The Ortega RUPA5MM Electro Pineapple Concert Ukulele is crafted from sapele, delivering a powerful midrange and a great punch, along with a stunning grain. Its concert body features a unique Pineapple shape which produces a rich and clear sound, with excellent projection.
The mahogany neck is topped with a walnut fingerboard, which produce a warm tone and a pleasing aesthetic. For on-stage performers, the RUPA5MM is equipped with an active soundhole preamp and undersaddle pickup. Finally, the Ortega RUPA5MM is finished in a natural satin, along with laser engraving of a palm tree.
The Ortega RUPA5MM features a concert body shape, which produces rich and clear sound suitable for numerous techniques and styles of play. The RUPA5MM has 18 frets and has become the choice of preference for ukulele soloists due to its extended range.
In addition, the concert shape is slightly larger than standard soprano size and provides more volume due to more room for sound to vibrate around the body. In addition, its unique Pineapple shape offers an authentic appearance, and is a nice touch on its Hawaiian heritage.
The Ortega RUPA5MM is crafted from sapele, delivering a powerful midrange, as well as bright and airy trebles.
Sapele is also highly sustainable, making it a great choice for instrument manufacture.
Mahogany Neck & Walnut Fingerboard
Constructed from mahogany, the RUPA5MM Electro Pineapple Concert Ukulele's neck delivers a rich, warm, and resonant sound.
Its mahogany neck also responds greatly to numerous techniques and styles of play with equal ease. The neck is topped with a walnut fingerboard that not only offers a pleasing aesthetic but adds balance, warmth, and a unique earthy tone to the overall sound.
Active Soundhole Preamp / Pickup
The RUPA5MM Electro Concert Ukulele is equipped with an active soundhole preamp with an undersaddle piezo pickup, perfect for on-stage performances. Players can easily tweak their sound using the discreet, soundhole rotary options for volume and tone.
Concert Electro Ukulele Features:
- Active soundhole preamp/pickup allows for amplification at larger events
- Sapele body is lightweight and produces a powerful midrange and a great punch
- Unique pineapple shape offers a novelty appearance as well as traditional Hawaiian theme
- Satin finish with laser engraving offers smart appearance
- Concert body produces clear sound and has an extended range, making it ideal for ukulele soloists
- Walnut bridge and fingerboard enhance the overall sound
Electro Ukulele Ortega Specifications:
Body & Bridge
- Series: Bonfire Series
- Body Type: Concert
- Body Shape: Pineapple
- Back/ Side Wood: Sapele
- Top Material: Sapele
- Finish: Satin
- Binding:Tortoise style ABS
- Bridge: Walnut
- Scale Length: 380 mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Set-In
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Fingerboard: Walnut
- Number of Frets: 18
- Fingerboard Inlay: White Dots
- Nut Width: 36 mm
Electronics & Hardware
- Pickup/ Preamp: Active Soundhole Preamp With Undersaddle Piezo Pickup
- Tuners: Die Cast
- Strings ORTEGA UWNY-4-CC strings
- Hardware: Chrome