Marcus Miller V7 Swamp Ash-5 TS

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: Swamp ash
  • One piece maple neck
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Scale: 34" (Long scale)
  • 20 "Medium small" frets
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Distance between the strings: 18 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 18.42 cm (7.25")
  • Pickup: 2x Marcus Super Jazz single coils
  • Marcus Heritage-3 electronics with frequency control
  • Volume/Tone control (Dual Pot)
  • Pickup blender
  • Treble control
  • Middle frequency control (Dual Pot)
  • (Active/Passive) Bass mini-toggle switch
  • Fitted with 2x 9V batteries
  • Marcus heavy mass bridge
  • Comes with the following strings: Daddario EXL170-5 strings .045 - .130
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Colour: Tobacco Sunburst
  • Made by Sire
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Colour Sunburst
Body Swamp Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Aktive, Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Chose it and did not regret it

Igor Sedov, 23.01.2018
Introduction
I tried different designs of bass, but the most convenient form for me is the Jazz bass. Original Fender Jazz bass American I cannot afford. Therefore, I was looking for something budgetary, maybe Mexican. Looking through many thematic forums, videos on YouTube and comparing cost, I saw on Thomann?s main page Sire Marcus Miller V7, I was very interested. Reviews and comparisons on the Internet is not so much, and look in the store so in general there was no possibility. The main thing that I noted for myself from the reviews, is that it is much better than its price. The last thing I thought about before buying is the number of strings. Having weighed all the pros and cons, I decided to buy a five-stringed Swamp Ash body with a maple fretboard.

Packaging
Having received the treasured cardboard box with the image of Marcus Miller playing bass, it noted the minimalism of the shipping seals, which among other things very correctly fixed the bass and very well protected it from mechanical damage.

First impressions
The bass looks gorgeous and expensive, glossy varnished surfaces! The neck of the five-string bass is massive, and the bass itself is not the easiest. I checked the setting - everything is perfect, only I adjusted each string in tone (the difference in temperatures during transportation was affected). The strings go through the body by default. The distance between the strings at the bridge is large, almost like in the classical four-string version of Jas Bass. It was very important for me! Two 9V batteries have already been installed, a nice little thing.

Sound
In the passive mode, a good sound, in the best traditions of Fender JB. The string "B" sounds deep and distinct. My friend has a Jazz bass "Flea sig" (Mexican), he just just installed a new set of Ernie Ball strings (by the way, in V7 stand Daddario), it was decided to compare both basses to the Fender Rumble 100 with the same settings. According to our general feelings, Marcus Miller V7 had a more transparent sound. Feelings of playing on it are also excellent. I was pleased to receive congratulations on a good purchase from the owner of the Jazz Bass :)

Preamplifier
The preamp fully copes with its duties in the entire range of its settings. I did not use much for them, but the very fact that you have on board an additional equalizer section with a parametric mid frequency is very pleasant.

The result
Would I buy this bass again? - Yes! Really, funny money is asking for it! You immediately get a good Jazz bass, good strings and a preamplifier. If you want Fender, but are limited in money - it is your choice!
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Brilliant guitar for the price

PhilJA, 21.06.2017
I will echo what has already been said in previous reviews an in the media about these Sire basses. They are simply astonishing quality for the price.

If you look very closely, some of the finishing kit shows that it is from slightly cheaper origins and doesn't have that premium feel, but these guitars are awesome where it matters.

The choice of body and neck woods and how they're used are first class. The fingerboard and fretwork are excellent quality and play like a much more expensive instrument. And the sound is wonderful - full, punchy, warm and with a hint of growl. There is a monster pre-amp and tone control that provides endless tone shaping. It even sounds great in passive mode. The tone/volume/pickup choice knobs and active/passive switch knobs are a little crowded and often I find myself knocking one of them while using another, but I would rather have all these features than not.

If you're thinking of adding one of these to your collection and can't make up your mind, do it. You can't go wrong with at the price these retail for. They simply make Squiers look cheap and nasty by comparison. The Tobacco Sunburst version I have is stunning to look at and highly enjoyable to play.
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