Graauw Instrumenten

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De Grasshopper

The „Grasshopper“ is a ‚silent‘ folding travel cello, when collapsed with the following dimensions: lenght x width x height: 79x16x19 cm.

The Grasshopper unfolds in a few simple motions to be a functional instrument.

Breast and arm supports (the necessary reference for thumb position), are attached separately with screws manipulated solely by hand.

grasshopperpicture5The Grasshopper is designed for cellists wishing to practice on tour or during vacation. The Grasshopper can be taken on flight as carry-on baggage and be used effectivly in a hotel room as such without disturbing other occupants.

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Equipped with piezo electrical sensors and headphone-amplifier, the cellist can monitor him/herself. Connecting to a (bass)amplifier is also possible.
 

The Grasshopper costs € 1785.00 including padded functional bag, headphone and 9-V battery.

 

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