Kumbengo Koras

Professional-Grade Instruments

There is only one grade of instrument at Kumbengo Koras, that is professional grade. We use the same high quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship with every kora we build.

 

 

SPECS:

Model: Pro
Serial #:
Cost: starting at $1350.-US

TUNING:

Key: F (can be transposed as high as A)
Scale: heptatonic
Range: F2 – A5 (87.307 Hz – 880Hz)
Note Layout: Traditional

STRINGS:

Number: 21 (22nd String Bb2 optional, inquire about additional)
Material: Nylon, Nylon Wound
String Gauge: for more information, click here

PICKUP SYSTEM:

Brand: Optional, for more information, click here
Pre-amp:
Pickups:

NECK:

Wood Species: Maple or Mahogany Core
Construction: Solid or re-inforced w. Carbon Fiber
DesignClassic (Slotted) or Chromatic (Solid)
Inlay: Optional
Veneer: Optional
Finish: French Polish

TUNERS:

Brand: Grover Sta-Tite
Turn Ratio: 14:1 or 18:1
Material: Nickel Plated Steel, Gold Plating Optional

GOURD:

Size: X-small to X-large
Decoration: Optional

Stain: Optional

FASTENERS:

Type: Screws
Material: Nickel Plated Steel, Brass Optional

SOUND TOP:

Material: Cow-skin, inquire about other available species
Country of Origin: Various
Thickness: Various

BARS:

Wood Species: Mahogany, Maple, inquire about other options
Surface: Textured or Turned
Finish: French Polish

BRIDGE:

Wood Species: Maple, inquire about other options
Style: Beveled
Finish: French Polish

BRIDGE PLATE:

Wood Species: Maple
Finish: French Polish

TAILPIECE:

Style: Trapeze
Material: Steel

Classic Koras:

Chromatic Koras: