The HEV2 electric violin by Hidersine is an excellent option for students who wish to practise in silence, using headphones. No more annoying the neighbours, siblings or scaring the cat! However, when plugged into an amplifier, the possibilities are endless. Not only will your electric violin sound like a regular acoustic instrument, but you could plug into your tablet or PC to record, or use third-party software to add countless effects. Supplied as an outfit, the Hidersine HEV2 is complete with a quality bow, and supplied in a rectangular protective case.
Hidersine’s HEV2 delivers a fantastic tone when amplified or when using headphones, as it will sound just like a regular violin. However, the fun doesn’t stop there. You want to practise without anyone else hearing? No problem, just pop on a pair of headphones or earbuds and play to your hearts content with almost no audible acoustic tone. Want to play loud and proud? Then plug the violin into an amplifier and crank it up. Want to experiment with your sound? Then use some guitar effects pedals or an app on your phone to add effects to your violin playing for awesome results.
Although a fantastically useful tool for a violin student, the Hidersine HEV2 is not solely for use in this context. As the violin is built to high standards, observing the traditional scale and construction of acoustic violins, any player of any standard can pick it up and play immediately. Proficient players can choose this instrument as a backup or additional tool in their musical arsenal, choosing to use the HEV2 as an experimentation tool. Perhaps you fancy busking, but don’t fancy taking your vintage violin out on the streets. Just grab a small amp and your HEV2 and you’re all set.
- Body: Birch with Flamed Maple Veneer
- Neck: Maple
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Tailpiece: Carbon composite
- Pickup: Piezo under-bridge
- Includes Case and Bow