Ray Ramírez Basses

Black Compact Bass with Flame Maple and Purple Heart Neck


The Ray Ramírez Compact Bass is the result of our years of research and development and the experience working with the finest professional bassists local and around the world. Our  new “Compact Bass” is available with this new undersized body design and also a lightweight body to provide an alternative to high flying rates when travelling to other countries with your Bass.

Our instruments are completely hand made and special attention has been given to: neck, body and electronics construction. The wood for all our necks is carefully selected for acoustic resonance, stability and beautiful grain. Our necks are made from a list of different domestic and/or exotic woods. Among them select Tiger Maple, Hard Rock maple, Bubinga, Purple Heart, Capa Prieto, Majó, etc.  We follow our wood selection with Urethane durable finishes and usie only the highest quality components available. Our pickups are custom Ray Ramírez, combined with some of the best active onboard circuits, among them: Bartolini, Aguilar, etc….

Our new model is a Custom Design that transcends what is available in music stores.  Our continued efforts to offer better and improved products to the bass players has resulted in this widely accepted instrument that is a pleasure to travel with.

The little giant, the Compact Series is the ultimate in the avenue. Compact body with Big sound are two of the features of the "Compact Series EUB". Its Elegant and dynamic design, the body contours perfectly proportioned, the sound with depth and high definition, made this instrument an appraised jewel among all bass players.

The Ray Ramírez Compact Series EUB offered the versatility of a lightweight, compact and elegant instrument. It's Fiberglass Body with a hollow interior and its unmatched Ramírez Electronic, provide an "Electro- Acoustic" nature  that results in a High Definition sound full of  "Sustain and Growl".

Each instrument is Hand Made by Ray Ramírez, putting special attention to  the most fine production, detail, quality and sound definition.

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  • Fingerboard: Ebony

  • Bridge: Maple

  • Body: Fiberglass

  • Finish: High Gloss Urethane. Various colors.

  • Scale Length: 41 1/2 inches

  • End Pin: Aluminum collar and metal tubing.

  • Nut: Ebony

  • Strings : Metal Flatwound or Nylon

  • Tuners: Chrome Standard Tuners

  • Electronics: Custom made Diaphragm magnetic pickups. The controls are passive for volume and treble.


  • Neck: Maple and Bubinga or Purple Heart center core $125.00

  • Hipshot  or Schaller Tuning Machines: Chrome, Black, Gold (Email for prices)

  • Strings:

  •   Thomastik Superflexible

  •   Thomastik Spirocore


Price includes Piezo bridge pickup and Magnetic/ Piezo Blender circuit in addition to the preamp system that you select. With the Blender circuit you can select between: Magnetic, Piezo or both sounds at the same time.


BARTOLINI NTBT PREAMP($375.00) - 2 band (Bass & Treble) Cut & Boost. Controls includes: Master Volume, Pickup Selector (Blender Pot), Bass-Treble (Boost & Cut) Concentric pot. 9 volt system (1 Battery) or 18 Volts system(2 Batteries) for more headroom

BARTOLINI NTMB PREAMP($425.00) - 3 band (Bass, Midrange, Treble) Controls includes: Master Volume, Pickup Selector (Blender Pot), Bass, Midrange, Treble (Boost & Cut) pot.  9 volt system or  18 Volt


Aguilar Amplification has emerged as one of the top manufacturers for high-end bass amplifiers in the industry.

AGUILAR OBP-3  ($425.00) The OBP-3 was built from the ground up to be the ultimate source of full-bodied tone, transparency, and versatility for your bass. Three bands of boost/cut and a selectable midrange frequency provides flexibility to dial in just the right tone. The treble control delivers up to 16dB of boost/cut at 6.5 kHz and captures the dynamic of a "Passive Tone Control" when rolled off. The powerful midrange control offers user selectable frequencies of 400 or 800Hz, each with a full 16dB boost/cut capability. The midrange retains constant bandwidth in any setting so there is no "muddy" frequency overlap. The bass control features a boost/cut of up to 18dB at 40Hz, adding Aguilar's signature thickness to any instrument. Combining high headroom and low noise, the OBP-3 is unmatched in providing tonal flexibility while retaining the true character of any bass.

Call or email us  for custom modifications and woods. Are you tired of losing gigs because you don't have the appropriate Electric Upright Bass to play Latin music with the True Latin Sound Pickup. Don't loose more gigs.

Order Now  with Just a low deposit amount of $300.00.

TO ORDER ONLINE: Press the corresponding Add to Cart button below to send the $300.00 DEPOSIT to start your order.

NOTE: The Balance Amount must be paid with United States Postal Service Money Order and will be requested when the Instrument is ready. Call for current time frame to complete an Instrument.

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