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Fender Banjo PB-180E 5 string open back electro acoustic

Includes lightweight carry bag / gig bag.

It’s a standard open back 5 string Banjo but with the added bonus of a passive (ie no battery required) Fishman pickup built into the bridge so you have the option of plugging it directly into an amplifier. Although we feel it would benefit from going through some sort of pre-amp like the L R Baggs Para D.I which can be found here:
But any EQ pedal would do the job too.
It’s just passive pickups are a little ‘quiet’ and often require a boost even before it gets to a mixing desk / amp.


Known for their vibrant tones, open-back banjos have been a staple for bluegrass and folk players alike since the inception of the genres. The Fender Paramount PB-180E Banjo is perfect for the player looking for a traditional styled banjo with functional modern appointments. This model features a mahogany rim and neck with a Remo Fiberskyn® head, and comes equipped with proprietary Fishman® electronics to amplify your sound. Whether you’re just starting out or an experienced player, this banjo is a perfect addition.

Other features include a comfortable neck profile, walnut fingerboard with snowflake inlays, arm rest, genuine bone nut, and gig bag.

Open-back banjo
Mahogany rim and neck
Remo Fiberskyn® head
Satin finish
Fishman® pickup system
Gig bag included

Shipping Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 115 × 48 × 20 cm
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