Artisan B5 Plus AS Press ReleaseApril 28, 2016
On January 21, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH, Cort Guitars announced an updated version of the popular B5 Plus AS bass guitar. This new upgraded model is a part of the Cort Guitars’ highly-regarded Artisan Series and now features the Markbass MB-1EQ, further adding value and continued quality improvements in the instrument. The new bass is now available through authorized Cort dealers and distributors worldwide.
The B5 Plus AS bass features a lightweight and resonant swamp ash body with a 34” scale 5-piece wenge and rosewood neck topped with rosewood fretboard and matching headstock. The major upgrade for this year is the inclusion of the new Markbass MB-1 EQ to complement the pair of Bartolini MK-1 pickups. This model comes complete with Hipshot Ultralight tuners and black hardware for a high-end look and functionality. The B-5 is also available in 4-string and left-handed models.