Deering Crossfire™ 5-String Electric Banjo
This black beauty Crossfire electric banjo is a stage performer's dream come true and will play as loud as an electric guitar without feedback. It can be used with electronic effects, pedals, etc. With tone a volume controls on the banjo itself and an actual working banjo head stretched over a brass tone ring, this banjo has the convenience of an electric guitar but with a banjo sound.
This Crossfire has two powerful, active, magnetic pick-ups under the head; one in the neck position and the other by the bridge and both powered by a single 9 volt battery.. By a flick of the toggle switch, you can play the bridge pick-up or the near-the-neck pickup or both at the same time.
You can plug this Crossfire into any keyboard amp, acoustic amp, guitar amp or run it directly into your PA system. While it will sound different in these systems, your versatile Crossfire can play through many systems. You can play almost silently if you play it un-plugged which can extend your practice hours at home or in a hotel.
Whether high volume on stage, or un-plugged on the couch when the kids are sleeping, this Crossfire will work with you in every environment.
Blond Maple with an Ebony Fretboard
Diamond Shaped Mother of Pearl inlays
The neck has an adjustable truss-rod
22 Nickel-Silver Frets
Alder Body Painted Highly Polished Gloss Black
Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11″ Frosted Top Head
Rolled Brass Tone Ring
24 Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts
Two EMG Magnetic Pick-ups are Under the Head
Three Way Pick-up Switch
Tone & Volume Adjustment Knobs
1/4″ Jack Plug
It has a banjo tone and can be altered with effects pedals and midi interfaces.
It will not sound exactly like an acoustic banjo just as an electric guitar does not sound the same as an acoustic guitar.
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Includes a Deering Crossfire Delta Case
Neck Width at the Nut 1 ¼″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 ¼″
Overall Instrument Length 38 ½″
Body Diameter 13 ½″
Instrument Weight 9.6 lbs
Available in Tenor
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.