LAVA U

Lights up your life

Every detail carefully crafted and custom designed The advanced bionic structure brightens up your tone, whilst the built in FreeBoost™ pickup allows you to play effects without plugging in.

music-with-LAVA U
music-with-lava music with LAVA U watch the film

Iconic design reimagined

Warmer, Softer on every curve.

Warmer, Softer on every curve.

The first ever screwless machine head.

The design we’ve been dreaming of. With a thousand hours of careful consideration, a form that expresses love and elegance has been created.

The design we’ve been dreaming of. With a thousand hours of careful consideration, a form that expresses love and elegance has been created.

BreatheNet™ Bionic

Brightens up your tone like never before

Replay

We didn’t just design a new structure, we also invented a new way in which the materials used can intuitively grow. Using mechanical simulations and algorithms, we created a 142 piece bionic structure that produces a brighter tone in a far more organic way.

LAVA U

Simple & Portable

Enjoy superior sound and build quality anywhere you go, get inspired by adventures or vacations.

Weatherproof

Anywhere could be your stage

anywhere anywhere

Paris

Average temperature: 2.72°C - 25.2°C
Average humidity: 68% - 84%

Reykjavik

Average temperature: -2.38°C - 14.22°C
Average humidity: 74.4% - 81.6%

Wellington

Average temperature: 5.88°C - 20.27°C
Average humidity: 78.9% - 86%

WASHINGTON

Average temperature : -12.27°C - 37.11°C
Average humidity: 58% - 69.7%

Paris France

Average temperature: 2.72°C - 25.2°C

Average humidity: 68% - 84%

Reykjavik Iceland

Average temperature: -2.38°C - 14.22°C

Average humidity: 74.4% - 81.6%

Wellington New Zealand

Average temperature: 5.88°C - 20.27°C

Average humidity: 78.9% - 86%

WASHINGTON United States

Average temperature : -12.27°C - 37.11°C

Average humidity: 58% - 69.7%

With our patent pending carbon fibre composite AirSonic body material, you can now take your LAVA U anywhere. Capable of adapting to temperature of -20℃ to 60℃ , and humidity of 10% -90% , from the desert to polar regions, it won’t let you down.

Enjoyable playing experience img

Exceptional neck

Enjoyable playing experience

LAVA MUSIC have refined the manufacturing process of both the neck and fretboard of the LAVA U.

Every fretboard is CNC machined with a curve for comfort while playing, with an ultra stiff carbon fibre rod inside the neck to improve stability and sound.

L2 mini.

Colourful effects and sound via our smallest ever preamp system

Replay

The L2 mini preamp designed by LAVA MUSIC and Double Acoustics, enables you to play with superior sound quality and built in effects like Reverb, Delay and Chorus, with or without plugging in.

fun to play

Fun to play the lightest and smallest instrument we’ve ever made

The L2 mini preamp has been reduced to half the size of the original L2 preamp but with all the same features.

Built in FreeBoost™ technology allows you to play effects without plugging in, producing a more natural sound via the internal mic.

L2-Mini

FreeBoost™

Change your sound with one finger. No cables, No amps.

lava imgs
View "Reverb"
lava imgs
View "Chorus"
lava imgs
View "Delay"

FreeBoost™ technology uses the back of the LAVA U as a speaker. Turn it on with just one finger, to enrich your tone with built-in Delay, Reverb and Chorus, all without even plugging in.

lava

Space Case

Specifically designed for the LAVA U.

Combining elegance, simplicity and space aged inspiration, there has been no compromise on the design, materials or craftsmanship which has created the luxurious mould of the Space Case.

fun to play

Transparent design

Matches up your style and music.

L2-Mini

Unique expression from every angle, the best instrument case we’ve ever created.

L2-Mini
L2-Mini
L2-Mini

Retro meets Contemporary

Shot by Eponine H.

View the Gallery

lava

Sparkling, Beautiful Finishes, featured on all colours.

By mixing a sparkling pearl powder with the colourful mat finishes of the LAVA U, we have created a beautiful, one of a kind look and feel.

lava

23-Inch Comes with Space Case
26-Inch Comes with Space Case
23-Inch Comes with Space Case Featuring L2 mini preamp system with FreeBoost™ technology
26-Inch Comes with Space Case Featuring L2 mini preamp system with FreeBoost™ technology
Colors & Finishes

Sparkle Red / Sparkle Pink / Sparkle Purple / Sparkle Black / Sparkle Blue / Sparkle Gold

Soundboard material / Body material

AirSonic™ carbon fiber composited

Strings

LAVA designed Crystal Strings

Hardware

LAVA designed screwless machine head

Others

LAVA U instruction manual

Press and lock. Ultra simple single strap lock design.

Press lightly to fasten the buckle and attach in a flash.

Replay

Press lightly to fasten the buckle and attach in a flash.

1.

BreatheNet (plus TM logo) is a specially designed guitar soundboard structure. We reference the honeycomb structure as a natural occurring form used as design inspiration for our soundboard. This allows us to create a soundboard that is thinner and lighter with excellent acoustic properties.

2.

The climate data of Reykjavík is from Icelandic Met Office (precipitation days 1961–1990). See http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Reykjav%C3%ADk#Climate

The climate data of Wellington is from for Wellington International Airport (1960–2018, Temperature 1962–2018). See more http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellington#Climate

The climate data of Washington is from Reagan National Airport in 1981−2010 normals. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington,_D.C.#Climate

The climate data of Paris is from Parc Montsouris, elevation: 75 m or 246 ft, 1981–2010 normals. See http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Paris#Climate

3.

The L2 mini preamp system includes a series of circuit boards to pick-up and change the sound, allowing the player to choose different effects without connecting to external pedals or an amplifier.

4.

The FreeBoost™ technology picks up the sound produced via an internal speaker. The patent of the FreeBoost™ belongs to Double Acoustic.

5.

The Ideal Strap U is purchased separately