S-5 Sputnik Balalaika is a traditional, three-stringed, Balalaiker 

Balalaika Sputnik – the long-awaited model balalaika with paticipant body. This type of balalaika was popular in pre-revolutionary Russia and was later inherited by the Soviet music industry. Some factories have produced such a balalaika in 1990-ies. The main features of the tool: the average size of the balalaika body, made of five wooden rivets, and concise finish. These qualities make the instrument as accessible as possible for musicians and balanced in its acoustic characteristics.  The Satellite is created on the basis of artel five-riveted balalains of the middle Volga region (Samara and Ulyanovsk region), early five-riveted samples of the Leningrad factory.Lunacharsky (1930), as well as balalaika music factory.Postysheva (G. Chernigov). 

The body is made of five set of rivets (maple, birch) and is connected by the historical technology of “binding to the handle”. Fingerboard maple with a birch panel. Scale typical 16-modal with a size of 435 mm. peg line system zaleplena open. The soundboard is made of resonant spruce. Characteristic wooden tie on the heel of the neck. Maple stand. Fresh and recognizable design. Verified historical style.  

  • Body: 5 rivets, size prima.
  • Menzura: 435mm.
  • Total length: 670mm. Materials: beech, birch.
  • Upper deck: resonance spruce.
  • Border: beech.
  • Neck: maple, oval.
  • Marking: pear.
  • The width of the upper sill: 28mm.
  • Fingerboard: birch.
  • Frets: 16, brass.
  • Stand: maple.
  • Rosette: a decorative print.
  • Peg line mechanics: on the bar, open.
  • Strings: BalalaikerSoundTraditional, steel.
  • Color: natural.
  • Finish: semi-Matt lacquer.

Product Features

  • The body is made of five set of rivets (maple, birch) and is connected by the historical technology of “binding to the handle”. Fingerboard maple with a birch panel. Scale typical 16-modal with a size of 435 mm. peg line system zaleplena open. The soundboard is made of resonant spruce. Characteristic wooden tie on the heel of the neck. Maple stand. Fresh and recognizable design. Verified historical style.
  • Body: 5 rivets, size prima. Menzura: 435mm. Total length: 670mm. Materials: beech, birch. Upper deck: resonance spruce. Border: beech. Neck: maple, oval.
  • Marking: pear. The width of the upper sill: 28mm. Fingerboard: birch. Frets: 16, brass. Stand: maple.
  • Rosette: a decorative print. Peg line mechanics: on the bar, open. Strings: BalalaikerSoundTraditional, steel. Color: natural. Finish: semi-Matt lacquer.