Harley Benton Enhanced MP-5EB Lake Blue

5-String electric bass

  • Design: PB-style
  • Body: ergonomically shaped alder
  • Matching headstock
  • 6-Piece neck: Canadian hard rock maple
  • Fretboard: macassar ebony
  • Fretboard inlays: white block
  • Neck profile: modern C
  • Frets: 22 medium stainless steel
  • Nut: black TUSQ XL
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Pickups: Roswell MA5-B AlNiCo-5 humbucker (bridge) and Roswell PMA5-N AlNiCo 5 single-coil (middle)
  • Roswell GMA2 active / passive 2-band EQ
  • Volume control with push-pull function
  • Controls: balance, treble and bass
  • Pickguard: 3-ply white pearloid W/B/W
  • Bridge: WSC SK5
  • Hardware: chrome
  • Machine heads: WSC JB45
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL170-5SL .045 - .130 (Article Nr 164052)
  • Colour: hi gloss lake blue

Further Information

Colour Blue
Body Alder
Neck Maple
Fretboard Ebony
Frets 22
Scale Longscale
Pickup System PH
Elektronic Active, Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Lots of bass for the bucks
andyg666, 16.05.2019
First impression: a beautiful and completely serviceable bass that I could roll into a gig tomorrow with and be perfectly comfortable. I think it will be a great backup bass--which is why I got it. With a little setup work, higher end 3-band eq preamp, and ultra lite tuners I would have a tough time choosing between this guy and my main player that costs 4x as much.

There is a bit of neck dive, and it looks like it will require some drilling in the back of the headstock to drop in replacement tuners.

The balance between pickups is good. P pup is a bit louder and significantly bassier than the MM. Blended they sound best. The P itself is kinda dark, bordering on a little muddy. The MM is nice and barky but a bit thin on its own. The active setting is MUCH louder than the passive setting. No tone control in passive mode.

It will need a little setup work to take care of some slight fret buzz. A few simple tweaks should do it. No sharp fret ends, the neck feels great.
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Definitely worth!
Alberto Rigoni, 17.04.2019
That's the professional series of Harley Benton. I really love the pickup configuration (Music Man style and Precision). It sounds very very well. No neck-dive. Recommended!
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Colour: Blue
Harley Benton Enhanced MP-5EB Lake Blue
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Harley Benton Enhanced MP-5EB Lake Blue

5-String electric bass Design: PB-style, Body: ergonomically shaped alder, Matching headstock, 6-Piece neck: Canadian hard rock maple, Fretboard: macassar ebony, Fretboard inlays: white block, Neck...

  • Colour: Blue
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: PH
  • Elektronic: Active, Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton Enhanced MP-5MN Natural
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Harley Benton Enhanced MP-5MN Natural

5-String Electric Bass Type: PB-Style, Ergonomically shaped swamp ash body, Matching headstock, 6-Way bolted Canadian Hard Rock Maple neck, Maple fretboard, Black block fretboard inlays, Neck...

  • Colour: Natural
  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: PH
  • Elektronic: Active, Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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