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THE BITE SOUND
EXPLAINED

QUIZZED
BY RAUL

BUILD YOUR CUSTOM BASS
IN ONE MINUTE

OVER A BILLION CONFIGURATIONS

WHY A BITE BASS?

HIGH-OUTPUT PICKUPS

Our proprietary pickups generate a record 1000 millivolt output.

CUSTOM QUALITY WITHOUT THE CUSTOM PRICE

We still go all the custom way, cutting no corners.

0% TROPICAL WOOD

We leave the tropical wood in the rainforest.

EASY MODIFICATION

Seeking change? Modify your sound & look in no time.


CONFIGURATOR EXPORT PRICES STARTING AT €798

If you are outside the EU, you will see prices net of Austrian VAT (20%). Build your bass in the configurator, add it to the cart and enter your delivery address. The VAT status of your price including shipping costs ultimately depends on your delivery location. 

 

TEST A BITE BASS AT HOME
HERE'S OUR RETURN POLICY


Cancel your purchase up to 14 days after receipt of your bass, 
no questions asked. Yes, even if it's an individually built custom bass. This is unheard of.

Easy cancellation instructions this way!

 

TEST A BITE BASS IN VIENNA

We welcome visitors to our winter garden whenever lockdown rules permit. Feel free to bring along your bass or amp for sound comparison.

Always schedule an appointment in advance, thank you.

 


CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS

We take rigorous precautions for your and our well-being. We generally wear masks at work plus gloves when cleaning your bass before shipment.

When visiting us, please wear your mask and be prepared to wash your hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival. Thank you!

CUSTOMERS

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DAVID, Spain

"Flawless, perfect.
Sounds full and rich!"

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KOEPPE, Germany

"Super fat and balanced sound. Waaay exceeds my expectations!"

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SIMON, Austria

"Love my BITE PP!"

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GERHARD, Germany

"Stunningly beautiful, broad sound spectrum, cuts through the band mix, incredible output level, needs no booster, no compressor."

Ludwig, Germany
Ludwig, Germany
5/5

Incredible Sound, good handling, beautiful design, high quality materials - altogether: good work BITE-Guitars and thank you for this beautiful bass!

4 weeks ago
Bernhard, Germany
Bernhard, Germany
5/5

Great instrument and super smooth experience configuring it. Wolfgang and team were super responsive and supportive! Will for sure buy again... looking for 5 strings... 😉

4 weeks ago
Martin Særmark-Thomsen, Denmark
Martin Særmark-Thomsen, Denmark
5/5
I have owned several basses in the same or higher price range. None of them added anything to my playing, so I kept browsing between my 20+ cheap, mainly stock Squier basses. Then I took a chance and...
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1 month ago
Mr. T, Norway
Mr. T, Norway
5/5
Great experience overall. The configurator is brilliant and the ordering process easy. Friendly and service-minded, fast delivery, "bullet-proof" packaging. The instrument is flawless, beautiful and v...
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1 month ago
Bram, Netherlands
Bram, Netherlands
5/5

Awesome bass, superb playability, great service.

1 month ago
The Max, Austria
The Max, Austria
5/5

Smooth, powerful, punchy. Simply great!

2 months ago
cay33, USA
cay33, USA
5/5
Lead time was 3 weeks, I got my Jawbone 2 months ago. The bass arrived completely wrapped in thick foam inside a thick box with add-on pieces of cardboard protectors inside. The bass was flawless, not...
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2 months ago
Stan the man, Australia
Stan the man, Australia
5/5
The bass guitar is exceptional, compared to others in our collection the build quality is first rate - as good as Carvin, better than ESP custom shop, leaves fender and gibson in the dust. Only 2 gui...
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2 months ago
LocoMoto, USA
LocoMoto, USA
5/5
what can I say? I first noticed the BITE brand through an alanaalberg video. the more I delved into their site, the more fascinating I found their approach to the bass guitar. I built my bass online, ...
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2 months ago
Elio Fiorillo, Italy
Elio Fiorillo, Italy
5/5
To me, the most important thing in an instrument is his playability and overall comfort, and this bass has plenty of it. Strings never feel stiff, the neck has the right space between the strings and ...
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2 months ago
Al, USA
Al, USA
5/5

Those BITE videos on youtube really do represent their true sound. Just incredible! I own a Rick 4003, a Stingray and a couple 7enders. My BITE outpunches them all 'nuff said.

2 months ago
KOEPPE, Germany
KOEPPE, Germany
5/5

Fat and clear sound!
Superb playability!
Excellent craftsmanship and quality!
Great service!
I advice to buy one 😉

2 months ago
James C, USA
James C, USA
5/5
Met my expectations for sure!! I love that bass. No issues whatsoever. Top notch craftsmanship and assembly. The setup was perfect even after shipping. I'd order another from Bite without reserva...
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2 months ago
Steve, USA
Steve, USA
4/5
Bite technical assistance during design and ordering of my bass was great. Quality and workmanship of bass was excellent. Great neck, thunderous output. Concerns - the pickup switch (i.e. knob) sta...
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2 months ago
Martin Kannekens, Netherlands
Martin Kannekens, Netherlands
5/5

It's a super bass!
Great sound and superb playability. I enjoy playing it every day. I hardly touch my other guitars anymore.

2 months ago
Jan, Switzerland
Jan, Switzerland
5/5
I'm absolutely happy with my Bite Custom Bass. Not so heavy, not so big and awesome sound and feeling......Btw. my Bass has a wonderful printed pickguard......I would like to have a Bite 5-Str...
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2 months ago
Dec, UK
Dec, UK
5/5

Quality build with my chosen spec.
Plays a dream

2 months ago
Subham Bhattacharya, UK, India
Subham Bhattacharya, UK, India
5/5
When I heard of Bite it was the middle of the covid-19 pandemic in 2020. I have always been a fan of the Fender like bass design however I have never owned a Fender(not even a Squier) and I don't thin...
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2 months ago
Adam, Canada
Adam, Canada
5/5
I love my Bite bass. Having my bass built was an easy process. They helped me pick out a neck that best suited me. I play it all the time, and recommend it to any bass player looking for a bass that n...
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2 months ago
Simon, Austria
Simon, Austria
5/5

outstanding build quality, fast and friendly. thank you!

2 months ago
Matthieu, France
Matthieu, France
4/5
The bass: great looking (blue Halstatt finish), light weight (bit of a neck dive when unstrapped on the lap), and an easy neck. The pickups are doing a good job, strong signal and nice sounding. When ...
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2 months ago
Leonardo, Switzerland
Leonardo, Switzerland
5/5

I'm so happy I bought it!! Sound is terrific! and look is great. I'm seriously thinking to get a five strings for Xmas!
Thanks guys you are doing a great job!

2 months ago
Florentin, Romania
Florentin, Romania
5/5

Amazing pickups and excellent customer service ! Thank you so much

2 months ago
David Bueso, Spain
David Bueso, Spain
5/5
I am the proud owner of the Heartbeat Bite bass and I am delighted with the amazing quality of the instrument, both construction and sound wise. It plays wonderfully, it is light, it has an amazing to...
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2 months ago
Ricardo Mestre, Portugal
Ricardo Mestre, Portugal
5/5
You need to be an experienced bass player to appreciate all the details that make a Bite bass such a fantastic instrument. I've been a bass player since 1994 - before ordering my JJ Bite bass, I've p...
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2 months ago
F. van der Haar, Netherlands
F. van der Haar, Netherlands
5/5
I love the way you can customize your own bass, the website works fantastic, contact with Wolfgang was swift, accurate and friendly and above all: the Bite bass looks, plays and sounds fantastic. I am...
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2 months ago
Alex, USA
Alex, USA
5/5
I was lucky enough to win my Bite Custom Bass in an online giveaway. After spending some quality time with it, here are my impressions:I went a little over the top with my aesthetic options, but w...
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2 months ago
Hannes, Austria
Hannes, Austria
5/5

- best powerful pickups on the market
- outstanding tone
- ergonomic (lightweight, no neck dive)
- great value for money
- sustainable product

No regrets.
Love my Bite Punch

2 months ago
Joerg, Austria
Joerg, Austria
5/5

Nice people, good quality built, great playability and killer sound. If I would have enough space at home then I would for sure order another one. Thank you bite guitars!! A++

2 months ago
Renaud Camiglieri, France
Renaud Camiglieri, France
4/5
I ordered a bass from Wolfgang, he kept me informed of the whole process by email. He is a passionate person and he sent me back the bass which became my main bass! Not a buzz, an extra tone, super ef...
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2 months ago

ARTISTS

ALANA ALBERG, Brazil

"The feeling of power in your hand."

CHARLES BERTHOUD, UK, USA

"Solid, very well-made, gonna last a long time."

NATHAN NAVARRO, USA

"This bass is even acoustically very loud - you can feel the notes resonating throughout."

SUZI QUATRO, UK

"Beautiful bass, nice to play AND great sound!"

OVERDRIVER DUO, Brazil

"I looove this bass!"
- Fabi Tereda

TOMMY LEE DEPP, Germany

"By far the best sounding and looking bass I've ever played. This thing is a beast!"

ALBERTO RIGONI, Italy

"Super versatile bass, sounds amazing."

PIER, b.a.s.s.p.o.r.n., Italy

"BITE replaced the nasal jazz sound with a thundering low end."

Ellen Alaverdyan, USA

"Sounds amazing, the neck is very comfortable!"

KAMIL PYREK, Poland

"This neck plays super fast & easy. Body weight & shape are perfectly comfortable."

Jasmine Wong, Hong Kong

"Customization makes this bass so much fun!"

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