Wittner Isny Shoulder Rest

By Wittner

£66.00 inc VAT & Free Delivery in the UK
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Unique shoulder rest specially designed for use in conjunction with Wittner side, central and Augsburg chinrests. (Not supplied)Centrally mounting with infinite range of adjustment. Once the shoulder rest has been adjusted to suit it can be detached and remounted without losing the personal setting. For use with Wittner chin rests only. (Not supplied). Traditional fit is for chinrests with a wide bar clamp-see Teka plastic for an example- NOT double clamp as in Hill pattern chinrests.


  • Hypo allergenic plastic.
  • Ultra light weight
  • Infinite adjustment via ball joints.
  • Memory feature to lock personal setting
  • Made in Germany
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Customer reviews:

Rating Summary
23/12/2014 10:56
Woking, United Kingdom


good concept but can be tricky to fit
8 out of 14 found the following review helpful

Pros: it's a good concept as a different type shoulder rest which is supposed to have less contact with the viola and therefore perhaps not affect the sound quality

Cons: it is tricky to mount. It looks like the gap between the shoulder rest and the viola is too small so once the lever is detached for transportation, it needs to be forced back in - which shouldn't be the case. It could be that the viola we have has a profile which is not so flat so it is more difficult to fit the shoulder rest on it. We now need to take it to a specialist to seek advice if we are doing something wrong or it simply is not a good fit for our viola.

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13/11/2019 10:47
North Holmwood, United Kingdom


Ingenious, but not robust enough for my needs
1 out of 1 found the following review helpful

Pros: Ingenious design achieving minimal contact with the back of the instrument. Capable of pretty extreme adjustments.

Cons: Not quite reliable enough, for me anyway. Also, the extent of adjustment didn't allow me to have the instrument in my favoured position. It didn't fall to pieces as I played, but it did change the angle at which I'd adjusted it - sometimes suddenly. I didn't like to be too aggressive with the adjustment screw for fear of damaging the slippery ball it was biting into. One was warned not to over-tighten.

Other: I'm pleased to have had the opportunity of trying this out, but have since opted for something less ingenious and more robust and stable, combined with a change of chinrest.

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16/08/2017 07:15
Quan 11, Viet Nam


I like this Wittner Isny Shoulder rest
2 out of 3 found the following review helpful

Pros: very good, it does not affect the sound quality.

Cons: A little difficulty to fit with chinrest.

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