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ZETA JV45 Jazz Fusion 5-string fretted violin with dot inlay, gloss black

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The iconic Jazz Fusion is ZETA’s flagship electric violin, made famous by jazz fusion violinist Jon-Luc Ponty. The ZETA Jazz Fusion delivers a clean, electric violin tone that transmits less bow change sound than almost any other piezo transducer system. This fretted 5-string Jazz Fusion has ZETA's "Z-style" fret markers, and is finished in high-gloss black--a classic look--and has a dotted fretboard inlay pattern similar to a Fender guitar.

A fretted 5-string model, this particular Jazz Fusion has the "Z-style" fret inlays, and is finished in a classic gloss black. The ZETA Fusion is a semi-hollow construction of lightweight basswood or mahogany. Instead of a traditional tailpiece, it has a fixed attachment point for the strings that preserves the proper angle of strings across the bridge. There are no upper bouts, so fast shifts up and down the neck do not require the left hand to come around the upper part of the body. This can really increase up your improvisational freedom. For those who want that physical cue, a metal rod comes with the instrument that can be installed in the body to emulate the rib of the violin.? The Jazz Bridge has 2 sensors per string, and is much thicker than ZETA’s other bridges. It is height adjustable with a tiny allen wrench. There are two directional piezo pickups per string, perpendicular to each other. They read the movement of the string at 90 degree angles, effectively canceling out unwanted harmonics and bow noise. Each paired pickup signal is divided and run to separate internal gain controls so that the string level can be balanced for analog uses, while allowing the output to be separated cleanly for MIDI applications. The Jazz bridge delivers a clean, electric violin tone that is favored by artists world-wide. The overall sound of the Jazz bridge is full and satisfying, and it transmits less bow change sound than then almost any other piezo transducer system.


  • ‘Zeta’ ebony chinrest and ebony tailpiece
  • Onboard preamp
  • Onboard volume control
  • 1/4? output jack
  • Multi-pin MIDI output jack
  • Custom ZETA case included

MIDI Compatibility

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