Strings Magazine picks

Musilia Cello Cases as one of their

Top Ten new products...

 


Here's what they had to say...

"Looking for an ultralight cello case with strength, durability, and the ability to accommodate a seated cellist’s posture needs?

Musilia’s new carbon-fiber cello cases were designed by a professional cellist from a family of cellists, and seem to have addressed all the familiar issues: weight, safety, nonstandard dimensions, ease of carrying, and even the irritating noise of rattling hardware.

Starting with weight, the lightest model, MCC301, weighs just five pounds, thanks to the use of ultralightweight materials. The more affordable MCC201 weighs 6.3 pounds, while the hybrid carbon/fiberglass MCC101 weighs in at 7.7 pounds.

The no-frills interior sports a unique suspension
system that adjusts easily to fit any full- or near-full-sized instrument. A foam block at the upper end holds the cello button firmly in place with the neck suspended in air. A cross bar keeps the case rigid at the neck. The lower bouts are suspended on foam pads mounted on carbon-fiber springs, each adjustable by a two-way screw for a custom fit.

The case holds two bows. Latches, handles, and simplified strap hardware are all designed to reduce noise. A classy touch.

Since so many accidents involve torn straps or the hardware used to secure them, Musilia has devised a system with a single nylon strap and simple plastic strap adjusters. Several smooth-edged strap-holder inserts are inset into the case to reduce snagging, and reinforced with layers of carbon fiber for strength. The strap can be rigged in various backpack or over- the-shoulder configurations to suit the player.

It comes with high-quality shoulder pads and even a wedge-shaped back cushion."

 

Musilia Cello Cases are exclusively distributed in North America by Nova Strings.  More information...

 

 

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