Oscar Schmidt Comfort Series Bass Ukulele Review


This is a nice bass ukulele.  While it may not stand out as much as some of the bass ukes that use more exotic wood cuts for the top, the mahogany body is a standard for a solid Bass Ukulele.

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This Oscar Shmidt is designed to have the sound of an upright bass in the body of a baritone Ukulele, which adds a unique model to our lineup in discussing best bass ukuleles.  


  • Bass Ukulele
  • Mahogany top 
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Satin Finish
  • Built-In Preamp Tuner w/volume, bass and treble controls
  • Rosewood binding, armrest and comfort cutaway

Made of Mahogany with a Rosewood fingerboard and rosewood bindings, the Oscar Shmidt U-Bass has the standard ukulele body in a baritone size with a standard bass guitar tuning.   The black die-cast open gear bass tuners do a great job of keeping the Aquilla Bass Ukulele Strings in tune.  

This bass uke has become a standard for beginner and intermediate ukulele players.


9.2 Expert Score

Oscar Schmidt Comfort U-Bass

Oscar Shmidt makes a solid Bass Ukulele at a fair price.  I mean, his name is Oscar Shmidt, have you ever thought about that?  

Good old Oscar is using Mahogany to craft his U-Bass.  With a Satin Finish, Osc’ was able to make a very good looking instrument.

Old Mister Schmidt made a solid piece of equipment and should be proud of himself.  We also should be proud of Ol’ Oscar.  Old Oscar Schmidt.  The man that made the bass Ukulele that we all love and adore.

Thanks Oscar Schmidt.

  • The wood choices for the body, fretboard and bridge are terrific.
  • These are produced at a high rate and some people have complained about faulty electronics. Be sure to check the return details to make sure if you get one of these issues you can easily get it replaced.

Price history for Oscar Schmidt OUB200K Comfort Series Bass Ukulele with Preamp, Volume, Bass and Treble Controls - Natural
Latest updates:
  • $298.98 - August 1, 2022
  • $300.67 - July 31, 2022
  • $298.98 - July 24, 2022
  • $298.94 - July 23, 2022
  • $299.00 - July 14, 2022
  • $299.05 - July 3, 2022
  • $299.11 - June 30, 2022
Since: February 20, 2022
  • Highest Price: $300.67 - July 31, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $269.95 - April 9, 2022