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Wittner Augsburg Violin Chinrest - 4/4 Size

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Wittner Augsburg Violin Chinrest - 4/4 Size | WA256 44
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About This Item

Make your chinrest as tall as you need!

It is recognized by many violinists and violists that shoulder rests are only half of the equation when finding the most comfortable and effective way to hold their instruments. Chinrests often get ignored as a static part of the instrument, when really research has shown that it may be more important in offering a relaxed posture that fits your unique body!

The Augsburg and Zuerich Chinrests by Wittner are not only made from comfortable and hypoallergenic plastic, but they come with interchangeable risers to adjust the tilt in a way that allows for different instrument and jaw angles. Additional 8 mm risers can be added in pairs to make the chinrest as tall as is needed, reducing tension in players with longer necks or who prefer playing without a shoulder rest.

Made in Germany.

Features/Specs

Chinrest Clamp Adjustment Range: 32 mm – 40 mm (1.26 in. – 1.57 in.)

Warranty Info

1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with SHAR's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at [email protected]

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Customer Questions

Question by:

  • Joe Schenkman
  • Rochester, VT

Asked On: 03/23/2019

Can you close the average violin case with chin rest on?

SHAR Answer:

Hi Joe! Yes, most cases will have no problem closing. You may need to adjust the chinrest to a lower position to fit properly in a shallow case. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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Question by:

  • ROBERT LOWRY
  • PARLIN, NJ

Asked On: 12/21/2018

I am looking for an adjustable chin rest like this that is side mounted. Do you have one like that?

SHAR Answer:

Hello Robert! Unfortunately, all of our adjustable chinrests are mounted over the tailpiece. The Wittner Zuerich chinrests are mounted over the tailpiece, but are oriented to the side slightly. I hope this helps!

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Question by:

  • Afton Ulve
  • York, PA

Asked On: 07/27/2017

In inches what is the total hight of the Wittner Augsburg violin chin rest when fully adjusted?

SHAR Answer:

Hi Afton, thanks for your question. This chinrest is adjustable in height from approximately 3/4" to 1". Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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Question by:

  • Anonymous
  • WEST COLUMBIA, SC

Asked On: 02/10/2017

Is it fairly easy to adjust?

SHAR Answer:

This chinrest includes detailed assembly and adjustment instructions. Please note that the chinrest must be removed from the instrument to be adjusted. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-248-7427.

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