is this better than the sv-175?
My young grandson has both and he prefers the SV-500 as his main violin with a graphite bow. He uses the SV 175 as his practice violin but both are good. The SV-500 is very attractive and he has been proud of it. Both have good tone.
does it come with bow and case?
Https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/b00g234fk0/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=utf8&psc=1&smid=atvpdkikx0der does “outfit” means it is shipped without case?
The case comes with it. It also may have a bow.