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Version: Kontakt 5.5.1 / WAV

Rare Vintage Bass Piano



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Product Overview

BASSMEISTER is Kontakt instrument based on samples created with rare, vintage bass piano from East Germany. The piano was probably made sometime in 70s, it is upgraded version of keytar from 60s. It's a sort of Eastern Bloc answer to Rhodes bass piano, though it has a somewhat different design.

The sound is generated by vibrating metal strips, built into a comb shaped electric pickup.

The strips are not being hit, but lifted with a plastic-rubber level mechanism, at a certain point the metal strip slips off the lever and starts to vibrate. So, technically it is an electric lamellophone (like mbira/thumb piano). 

Kontakt Player


  • Two velocity layers with adjustable split point
  • 5x polyphonic round robin per key (separate round robin counters per key)
  • 390 samples, 44.1 kHz, 24 bit - selectable range of filters
  • LFO and envelope filter modulations
  • Integrated controls for chorus, flanger, delay and equalizer
  • Full version of Kontakt 5.5.1 or newer is needed for this instrument to work.


4 Stars (4)
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Verified Review

Yes, it's a master of BASS (in a unique way)

This instrument does what its name promises: a tool for creating deep, fat Basses. All necessary controls are available, the sound is clearly in analog domain, the effects are good. It's more for the tweaker because twelve snapshots show the possibilities but urges you to be creative yourself. However, for that price tag this is a welcome addition to my Bass arsenal.

Martin Juenke

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Verified Review

Bassmeister (I Knew What I Heard Was Raw)!

Just purchased this. Great little bass tool. A mangler to say the least.
Simple, original ,awesome and a joy to tweek.
If your looking for a signature bass tone this is it!
BUY- BUY-.BUY IT. Also,make sure you drag the Bassmeister snapshots into your
Kontak player as well.

Johnny Bojinoff

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Verified Review

Again Unexpected Sounds from SzcZ

I love Bass and this does not go unnoticed in my arsenal of Basses and Pianos, as that it what this has been sampled from and it is a great deal better value than other offerings out there!

Paul Corello

★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ Verified Review

it\'s ok

it's ok

Daniel Hogan

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