Quick-Cam Neck Connection Our necks are adjustable and removable
Heli-Mount Technology Perfect head tension, easy setup and adjustments
Cyclotronic System Better sound from ball bearing rim-tonering interface
Compensated Bridge The solution to intonation issues and the gateway to great sound
Comfort Armrest Increases right hand circulation and comfort
High Ratio Tuners Super precision 14:1 right angle tuners
In-Line Tailpiece 6 way adjustable
Exotic Hardwood Tone Ring Pounds lighter, amazing sound
Tunneled 5th string Easy, intuitive fretting
Radiused Fingerboard 7-12" compound radius for comfort and playability
Nechville Clearcoat Finish Won't crack or check like other finishes
Gotoh Tuners High quality 4:1 tuning machines
Multi-pickup system with controllers for acoustic banjo. Now replaced by Warp Drive
Built in sliding capo system, as found in our Nuvo banjo.
A traditional shaped peghead design, as found on our Orion, Classic Aries, Atlas, Moonshine and Saturn banjos.
A bridge that is curved to compensate for difference in distances of strings from the tailpiece to the tuner. Enables the banjo to intonate properly up and down the neck, as found on our Enterprise bridge.
The radius of the neck varies as you move up or down the neck, designed to fit the contour of the hand at that location.
Nickel plated Heli-Mount frame. Standard on the Vintage and Photon.
Ball bearing support system found in Heli-Mount banjos. Enhances tone and facilitates smooth turning when tensioning the head.
Black Heli-Mount frame. Standard for most models.
Our compensated banjo bridge, shaped like a certain starship.
Heli-mount frame for openback banjos, as found on our Moonshine EX model.
A banjo that has a traditional pot and a Nechville neck. Connected by the Flux Capacitor.
Wedge-shaped adapter used to connect a Nechville neck with a traditional pot, this making it a Flex-Tone banjo.
The act of using a Flux Capacitor to convert a conventional banjo to a Flex-Tone.
Peghead design used on our Phantom, Meteor, Cosmos and Universal banjos. Strings stay in line all the way down to the peghead.
The frame designed to Nechville which houses the tone ring, rim, Cyclotronics and head. Cast from aircraft grade aluminum alloy to be strong but significantly reduce weight of the banjo.
Special geared wrenches used to tension the head on a Heli-Mount banjo.
A frailing bridge with a raised fifth string.
A banjo tailpiece that keeps strings in a straight line from the bridge. Keeps strings in tune and assists in a clear, pure tone. Nechville tailpieces have an inline design for these reasons.
Nechville’s 40 hole tone ring.
Not a clever play on words. Its the last name of our founder, Mr. Tom Nechville.
Peghead shape with one tuner on one side and three on the other, as found on the Nextar and Zeus banjos.
A super custom banjo built to order but including Nechville’s Capobility system.
A banjo with a tunneled fifth string.
Curved fingerboard. Standard on several Nechville models. Built for comfort and for speed.
A translucent head made by Remo used on many of our banjos. Known for their clarity and even tone.
Rolling fifth string nut
A rolling nut that fits on the fifth fret of a Phantom. Reduces drag on the string as it enters the tunnel. Available as an option on many Phantoms, standard on walnut Phantoms.
Six string electric banjo. Very popular with contemporary country artists.
Midi-capable electric banjo when paired with a midi-processor such the Roland GR-33. Integral part of Nechville’s Cosmos and Universal models.
Exotic hardwood flathead tone ring with no skirt. Designed to mount on Cyclotronics system. Reduces weight of banjo.
Triple T (aka TTT)
A Timber-Tronic tone ring with a fitted Titanium hoop mounted to it. A more metallic sound than Timber-Tronic.
Ball bearings used in Nechville’s Cyclotronics system. Includes bearings made of steel, Delrin and ceramics. Each material has its own unique tonal qualities.
Tunneled Fifth String
Found on our Phantom banjos. A brass tube is inserted into the neck before applying the fingerboard. Fifth string slides into the tunnel and comes out to a tuner found on the peghead. Used in place of the fifth string tuner found at the fifth fret on most banjos.
The Warp Drive is our current pickup solution. It features a proprietary circuit board that combineds and blends the signals from two sources into one mono signal.