Marcus Miller V7 Alder-4 BMR

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • One-piece maple neck
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Scale: 34" Long scale
  • 20 Medium small frets
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Bone nut
  • String spacing: 20 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 18.42 cm (7.25")
  • Equipped with 2x 9V batteries
  • Pickups: 2 Marcus Super Jazz
  • Marcus Heritage-3 electronics with frequency control
  • Volume/tone control (Dual poti)
  • Pickup mix control
  • MF control
  • Middle / Middle frequency control (Dual poti)
  • Bass mini switch (active/passive)
  • Marcus Big Mass bridge
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL170 .045 - .100
  • Colour: Bright metallic red
  • Incl. additional chrome pickup cover
  • Made by Sire
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Further information

Colour Red
Soundboard Alder
Neck Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Aktive, Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
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This - THIS is a bass worth getting!

30.06.2016
Well, what can I say about this? It simply blows most basses out of the water. The fit and finish on this thing is 100%. The sound blew me away (You will spend a LOT of time tweaking the knobs to get your own sound, but the variety is mind blowing).

I went for the red, and the metallic paint is extremely eye catching. Photographs don't do it justice! Most people seem to have gone white, natural, or tobacco. The red, in my eyes, is the best option!

I can't fault this bass, and having compared it to a Fender Jazz.... I would take the Sire. Get one, you won't be disappointed!

The one thing (and it's a minor thing) that could have been thought out better, was the stacked knobs. They function perfectly, but you will inevitably move the opposite knob you aimed for by mistake, and have to re-adjust. That is the only very minor thing I can fault the V7 on!
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Very much "wow" ...

13.09.2016
So, now I have the bass for almost two months, and there was yet another evaluation. And that must also be, I think.

In short: the bass here makes me a giant fun!

All the technical details, from the neck profile to the electronics etc. pp, I leave the other reviews, there is certainly already said everything and much better than I ever could.

Therefore, at this point once again my quite subjective evaluation:
After an in-house bass, this is my second bass, and as I have come to the Sirebasses, I do not know any more. Probably when browsing on the Thomann site.
Actually, it should be a Swamp-Ash model in Sunburst, which also came afloat? But had besides rattling riders still 1-2 other quirks, so that he unfortunately went directly retoure.
Even during the return processing, otherwise completely problem-free on the part of Thomann, let me then the red execution not loose. A pretty "venture"? In comparison to my guitars, which could be moved in the direction of the sunburst MAXIMUM, in addition to black and natural, for years; And I already found that already, well, fancy. Now, well, then now times times red. For this I wanted to try the Alder model after some research. And so it became the here!

The bass is simply a splendor: color, visual, sound!
I play it temporarily dry, without amp, simply because I like sound, response and dynamics so really well. The active electronics sounds great, is extremely variable, which is already enough in other reviews described. As a beginner, I practice but then much more about the passive mode, in order to get into the sound formation at all. And here, too, I find it extremely flexible, and it's just fun, in all possible variations in the pickup and tone settings.

Oh so and Slap: that was not exactly my main interest so far. ... so far ... For this bass here forces to slap, does not help synonymous nix? Also that goes just dry well.

A 5-string, same color & same wood, I had also there. Also the was fantastic. Again quite different sound, more massive, more sustained, perhaps also because of the string-through configuration in which he came; But also here a / two minor processing defects led unfortunately to the return. But it was a tight number. And sometime a 5er comes, which must be simple. But until then and at all: A real joy, my new Sire, quite clear!

Lobeshymne end.
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