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McNeela Premium Electro Acoustic Irish Bouzouki

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McNeela Premium Electro Acoustic Irish Bouzouki

This is an Irish style flat back bouzouki, perfect for playing traditional Irish music. Whether strumming chords or plucking tunes, this versatile instrument offers a rich, resonant tone with plenty of volume. Whatever your style of playing, this premium bouzouki has something to offer.

It comes with an added pickup, transforming it into an electro acoustic bouzouki that's ready to plug in and play, making it perfect for live performance and gigging musicians.

Crafted from quality materials, the McNeela Premium Irish Bouzouki features a spruce top with mahogany back and sides; rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay and floating bridge. This is a highly resonant instrument with plenty of sustain. The flat back design offers that unique Irish bouzouki sound with a rich, resonant low end and clear, bright high register.

The low action and flat back design combine to offer a comfortable playing experience that will help you play for hours on end.

Key Features of the McNeela Premium Irish Bouzouki:

  • Irish style flat-back bouzouki
  • Pickup
  • Electro acoustic
  • 8 Strings
  • 24 Frets
  • Floating Bridge
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay
  • Geared tuners with pearlescent buttons
  • GDAD tuning

Product Specifications

Top nut width: 31mm
Scale length: 683mm
Body width: 345mm
Body depth: 78mm
Weight: 1450g

What are the Advantages of a Floating Bridge?

Floating bridges are more versatile than fixed bridges and can be easily adjusted. This allows for ease of adjustments to intonation and string height.
The floating bridge is one of the main features that helps to create the bouzouki's characteristic biting sound, creating a bright top-end sound with plenty of attack.

What's the Difference Between an Irish Bouzouki and a Greek Bouzouki?

The bouzouki first became popular in Irish music in the 1970s. The so called Irish bouzouki is an adaptation of the much older original Greek stringinstrument. The three main differences between the Irish bouzouki and Greek bouzouki lie in the shape of the body, the length of the fingerboard and the tuning of the strings.

Greek bouzoukis feature the typical rounded back, and can be either three course (6 string) or four course (8 string) instruments. Greek bouzoukis are typically slightly larger instruments with a longer scale length of approximately 27 frets. The Irish bouzouki features a shallow, flat back which some find easier to hold. Irish bouzoukis typically feature a shorter scale length of approximately 24 frets.

The string sets or string pairs on a Greek bouzouki are typically tuned to octave intervals. Standard tuning for a Greek bouzouki is CFAD. Irish bouzouki pairs are tuned in unison to GDAE or GDAD. This tuning lends itself well to accompanying traditional Irish music.

More Information for Irish Bouzouki Players:

Good to Know:

  • 30 day money back guarantee from the day you receive your bouzouki. See our Shipping & Returns Policy.
  • 1 year warranty - all our new bouzoukis offer a one year guarantee for parts and service.
  • Free backup service for one year.
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Product Delivery

Ireland

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Next day delivery

United Kingdom

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 5-7 days delivery

Europe

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7 days delivery

USA

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7-10 days delivery

Rest of world

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 10-14 days delivery

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