Harley Benton BZ-7000 NT review: specs & price

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7-String Electric Bass

The Harley Benton BZ-7000 NT is a 7-String Electric Bass with a Deluxe Series, 2 Trussrods, 24 Frets, Graphite nut, With 18 V 3-band active/passive EQ, Black...

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Description Beatles Cavern BassDoubleneck Electric Guitar/Electric BassElectric-Bass7-String Electric Bass8-String Electric BassE-Bass6-String Electric Bass8-String Electric BassAcoustic-Electric Traveler BassElectric BassSemi-Hollow Electric-BassE-BassElectric BassSemi-Hollow BassElectric BassElectric Bass7-String Electric BassElectric BassElectric Bass6-String Bass-/Baritone Guitar
FretboardRosewoodPau FerroJatobaJatobaWengeRosewoodJatobaJatobaMapleSatinwoodRosewoodRosewoodSatinwoodResinatorSatinwoodRosewoodEbonolRosewoodSatinwoodRoseacer
ScaleShortscaleLongscaleShortscaleLongscaleLongscaleMediumscaleExtra LongscaleLongscaleShortscaleLongscaleShortscaleMediumscaleLongscaleShortscaleLongscaleLongscaleExtra LongscaleLongscaleLongscaleShortscale
Nut width42 mm-42 mm63 mm-42 mm54 mm45 mm44 mm-42 mm42 mm----62 mm--42 mm
ColourSunburstBlackSunburstSunburstBlackSunburstNaturalNaturalBlackYellowBlackSunburstWhiteBlackRedBlueNaturalBlackBlackSunburst
BodyMaplePlywoodMapleMahogany, WalnutAlderMapleAshAshMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleAsh, NatoMapleMapleBasswood
NeckMaple, BirchMapleMapleMaple, PurpleheartMapleMapleMaple, JatobaMaple, JatobaMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple, NatoMapleMapleMaple
Frets2221222224222424222422222421242424242421
Pickup SystemHHMiscellaneousHH-JJHHHHHHPiezoHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHSSS
ElektronicPassivePassivePassiveActiveActivePassiveActive, PassiveActivePassivePassiveActivePassivePassivePassivePassivePassiveActive, PassivePassivePassivePassive
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup-2 Lipstick single coils per neck2 original Höfner StapleSRAS Super J (neck), SRAS Super J (bridge)-2 Höfner Staple Nickel----2 original Höfner Staple pickups---------
Top--Spruce woodBurlap/ash/walnut-SpruceSpalted mapleSpalted maple--Spruce woodSpruce--------
Neck attachment----Bolt-on--------------Bolt-on
Pickups----2 Active MEC J/J-2 ESP SB-6 humbuckersActive ESP Designed SB-5N (neck) and ESP Designed SB-5B (bridge) humbuckerShadow undersaddle piezo system2 Steinberger humbuckers-2 Höfner Staple Nickel with close spacing2 Steinberger humbuckers-2 Steinberger humbuckers2 Steinberger humbuckers2 G & B humbuckers2 Steinberger humbuckers2 Steinberger humbuckers3 HBZ Customwound Alnico 5 vintage-voiced single coils
Controls----Volume, Balance, Treble, Bass-----------Volume with push-pull function, balance, bass, mids and treble--Volume & Tone
Machine heads----Warwick---Enclosed with a 14:1 gear ratio----------Kluson-style
Nut----Warwick Just-A-Nut III---Phenolic resin----------Graphite
Bridge----2-Piece Warwick---Phenolic resin----------Tune-O-Matic
Hardware----Chrome---Chrome----------DLX
Strings----Warwick Red---D'Addario EXL 165-----------
Back and sides-----Flamed Maple-----Flamed Maple--------
Factory stringing-----Höfner H1133B flat wound .040 - .100 (item 137000)-----Höfner H1133B flat wound .040 - .100 (item 137000)--------
Neck profile------Extra Thin UThin U-----------C
Fretboard radius------400 mm------------350 mm
Fretboard inlays--------Black dots----------Block pearloid
Build---------Headless--Headless-HeadlessHeadless--Headless-
3-Piece neck-thru-body---------Maple--Maple-MapleMaple--Maple-
Tuning----------------B E A D G C F--E, A, D, G, B, E (one octave lower than an electric guitar)

Description

The Harley Benton BZ-7000 NT is a 7-String Electric Bass with a Deluxe Series, 2 Trussrods, 24 Frets, Graphite nut, With 18 V 3-band active/passive EQ, Black DLX hardware, Bushing bridge & DLX diecast machine heads. The retail price is 313.28 £.

Specifications

BodyAsh, Nato
Top and backSycamore
5-Piece neck-throughMaple/nato
FretboardEbonol
ScaleExtra Longscale
Nut width62 mm
Pickups2 G & B humbuckers
ControlsVolume with push-pull function, balance, bass, mids and treble
Ex-factory string gauges.017 - .025 - .040 - .060 - .080 - .100 - .130
TuningB E A D G C F
ColourNatural
NeckMaple, Nato
Frets24
Pickup SystemHH
ElektronicActive, Passive
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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