...SPECIFICATIONS...

Measuring-up

All Violectra models are based on the proportions of classical instruments given in the table below but can be altered to match most players instruments. Before placing an order please check these specifications, an string heights against your current instrument or state preferred specification.
Measuring Violin Specifications Chart:
LENGTH OF BACK   STRING LENGTH   BODY STOP   NECK STOP

(special thanks to Paul Sumner for artwork)

 

The Schaller tuning gears  can be supplied with the own replacement ebony buttons which can save weight. as shown in tables below.


All Violectra specifications given in mm.
MODEL
Length of Back
String Length
Body Stop
Neck Stop
Total Length
Total Width
Height at Bridge
7/8 Violin
344
318
190
127
505
198
78
4/4 Violin
356
328
195
130
526
205
85
Magginni Violin/Viola
365
334
200
133
Viola 1
394
370
219
146
582
227
100
Viola 2
404
370
222
148
Viola 3
411
382
229
153
7/8 Cello
716
675
390
273
1063
413
232
4/4 Cello
760
690
400
280
1110
438
338

STRING HEIGHTS: in mm. (measured off end of fingerboard)

MODEL
TREBLE low/high
BASS low/high
Violin
2.75/3.25
4.25/5.5
Viola
3.75/4.25
5.25/6.25
Cello
5.25/6.5
8.75/9.5
Weights:   Measured in the white - ex hardware (approximate guideline) 
MODEL
4 String Models
 
7/8 Violin
350
4/4 Violin
375
Magginni
395
Viola 1
450
Viola 2
 Viola 3
7/8 Cello
 
4/4 Cello
 
All specifications are given as approximate examples.
* Weights approximate as samples and exclude tuning gears

For Violin & Violas Models (Schaller Mini Guitar Tuners) please add

With Metal Buttons
With Ebony Buttons
Weight Saving 4.5gm each
136 gm for 4 strings   
118 gm for 4 strings   
18 gm
170 gm for 5 strings
147.5 gm for 5 strings
22.5 gm
204 gm for 6 strings
177 gm for 6 strings
27 gm
238 gm for 7 strings
206.5 gm for 7 strings
31.5 gm

           
For Cellos & Bass Violin/Viola Models (Schaller Bass Guitar Tuners ) please add

With Metal Buttons
With Ebony Buttons
Weight Saving
18.5gm each
207 gm for 3 strings
151.5gm for 3 string
55.5 gm
276 gm for 4 strings
202 gm for 4 string 
74 gm
345 gm for 5 strings 
252.5 gm for 5 string
92.5 gm
414 gm for 6 strings
303 gm for 6 strings
111 gm

 


 


 

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