sbip cello

sbip cello is a four string electric cello made of aluminium and equipped with a pure magnetic pick up. So the sound is a unique symbioses of electric guitar and classic strings.

The sbip cello comes with a support system which allows to play while standing.

Even with this new freedom for cello players the sbip cello feels like classic cello in the sitting position.

  • magnetic pickups
  • aluminum light weight body
  • four string
  • wide range of tuning opportunities
  • support system for playing while standing
  • endpin as an option

Available Instruments

sbip cello C4171BL


The standard sbip cello in blue and black.

  • Blue body
  • Black neck
  • Magnetic sbip pickup
  • Machine heads
  • Flaxwood fingerboard


sbip cello gigbag


A gigbag designed for the sbip cello.

  • Soft Bag
  • Robust black textile
  • 3 mm padding
  • Separate bow compartement

sbip cello endpin


An endpin for the sbip cello. For playing in a traditional manner.

  • Aluminum endpin
  • Wooden knee supports
  • Adjustable
  • Foldable
  • Fits into the gigbag below

sbip pickup C-TA4171


The magnetic sbip pickup for common electric cellos (piezo cellos).

  • Original magnetic sbip pickup
  • To be mounted at the free end of the fingerboard
  • 1/4" output jack

Special Editions and B-Stock

sbip cello C4171 Special Edition with humbucker


  • Black body
  • Film coated (option)
  • Two magnetic sbip pickups (humbucker/SC)
  • Machine heads
  • Lead time two weeks

If you are interested in this instrument, please send us a short  noncommittal request with reference to the serial number: