Black Knight PP


Black Knight PP variant with pitch-black fretboard, played by Marty O’Brien of Disturbed and Daughtry.


  • Pickups: 2 x BITE 1000mV split coil pickups, available in traditional or reverse layout – 1000 millivolt passive record output that bites through your mix
  • Circuit & Controls: 
    • Master Volume
    • 4-Way Parallel/Series Selector
      B (bridge solo)
      P (bridge + neck parallel / traditional J circuit, reduced output)
      N (neck solo)
      S (bridge + neck series /maximum output, booster)
    • Master Tone
  • Reinforced headstock heel for extra output and sustain



  • Body Color: Black Blast
  • Pickguard: Black 3-ply
  • Headstock: 4-in-line, matched black



  • Body: Alder (alnus)
  • Neck: Vintage tinted hard maple (acer saccharum) with satin speed finish
  • Fretboard: By default roasted black locust (robinia pseudoacacia) & black block inlays, sealed under clearcoat. Other available variants include roasted hard maple (also flamed or birdseye patterned) and pitch black non-tropical ebony lookalike. 
  • Nut: Black Graph Tech®



  • Control Knobs: Black Diamond Domes
  • Tuners: Black Cloverleaf, compact lightweight, encapsulated 1:17 precision gear
  • Bridge: Black GOTOH® 3mm solid brass, 19mm string spacing, mounting screws on all sides for gapless coupling and guideways to stabilize the saddles sideways



  • Scale: 34″ standard scale
  • Nut Width: available with 38.1 mm (1.5″) or 41.9 mm (1.65″)
  • Neck Profle: C
  • Weight: ca. 3,8 kg (8.4 lbs)
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5″ 
  • Fret Count: 20 frets
  • Frets: Our standard fretwire is 18% nickel silver in medium jumbo dimensions: crown width 0.090″ (2,28mm) x crown height 0.055″ (1,40mm)


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Yes, we know, PP, it’s funny. That said, here’s Thomas Milacher demoing a BITE PP custom bass with 4-way parallel/series circuit: bridge only – neck only – PP parallel and, oh boy, brace for impact everyone: PP series!

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