California U•BASS®

The newest generation of California U•BASS® offers a refined approach to Kala’s original short-scale solid body bass design. Known for its quality craftsmanship, versatility, and head-turning low end, this beloved series has an established legacy among professionals in the bass industry. Every California U•BASS® is handcrafted at the Kala USA Workshop in Petaluma, California. Boasting exceptionally deep lows and outstanding craftsmanship, it makes a perfect fit for the next-level bass player. Specialty components have been added to deliver the huge low end and versatility this series is known for. Graph Tech’s HeliumX® Bridge with Ghost® Saddles provides adjustability for flawless intonation, and the LR Baggs custom preamp produces incredible bass tone with clarity in the mid-range and upper registers. Each California U•BASS® comes with a Deluxe Padded Gig Bag.

HeliumX® Bridge with Ghost® Saddles

These low mass saddles by GraphTech offer unmatched string vibration and harmonic transfer to the body letting the full potential of the instrument show. Versatility is also second to none, as the HeliumX® bridge is fully adjustable allowing for perfect intonation and action height.

LR Baggs EQ

Designed and manufactured exclusively for Kala, the LR Baggs active electronics system is a powerful and versatile tool in shaping any tone you can imagine. To control this system, you have a master volume knob, Treble boost/cut knob, and a Bass boost/cut knob.

Magnetic Backplate

By popular request, the California U•BASS® now comes standard with a magnetic backplate. With this upgraded feature, access for mid-set battery changes is a breeze and you can be assured that it will stay securely in place during performances and jam sessions.

Made in USA

Each California U•BASS® is handcrafted at the Kala USA Workshop in Petaluma, California.