Sire Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Swamp Ash Series
Premium Swamp Ash tone wood is usually found in higher priced instruments. Swamp Ash tone wood is known to produce a well-balanced tone. It is highly resonant and offers a nice balance of pleasant highs, firm lows, and a slightly scooped midrange which is great for slap playing.The characteristics of this wood enable players to emulate Marcus Miller’s tone a step further. The Vintage range offers a different look with Maple Fretboards and Big Block inlays.
The Necks 1 piece are made from Canadian Hard Maple, they feel and look premium quality. This 1 piece neck minimizes the loss of vibration giving you more sustain. The Neck has rolled fretboard edges which you would normally only see on custom shop instruments. Unlike typical fretboards the rounded edges give users a firmer and more natural grip.
Equipped with the Marcus Miller Heavy Mass bridge. It shares the characteristics of a Vintage Jazz Bass. It has heavy mass saddles which give a move punchy and rich tone. It is a string through body giving tighter, accurate and stable tone.
If all that isn’t enough to tempt you then the Marcus Heritage-3 Pre-Amp will tip you over the edge. Using a 18V battery it allows the player to attain an unaltered natural sound with strong and powerful output. The 3 Band EQ helps you get the tone you want for any situation. All models are built with the option of Active or Passive. In Passive mode you still have Volume, Tone and Pickup Balancer working for you. To top it all off instead of using plastic for the battery compartment cover, its Ash. Making it durable and long lasting!
- 4 or 5 String
- Colours: Antique White, Metallica Red, Natural & Tabacco Burst
- J-Revolution Pickups
- Premium Swamp Ash
- Canadian Hard Maple Neck - Satin
- Ivory Binding / Pearloid Inlay
- Fret Board: Hard Maple W/Big Block Inlays
- 1 Piece Neck
- Rolled Fingerboard
- MM Heavy Mass Bridge
- Bone Nut
- Active or Passive Mode
- 3 Band EQ