Marcus Miller V3 5 TS 2nd Gen review: specs & price

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5-String Electric Bass

The Marcus Miller V3 5 TS 2nd Gen is a 5-String Electric Bass with a Marcus Heritage-3 electronics with frequency control, Active/Passive mini switch & Made...

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PRODUCT COMPARISON

Name Sandberg California II TM 5 EB NT 35"Sandberg California II SL TM 5 BK MNSandberg California II SL TT 5 TB PFSandberg California II TM 5 BM HCAR LPBSandberg California II TT 5 MN NTSadowsky NYC Standard 5 Peacock BurstSadowsky NYC Vintage 5 MangoSadowsky Metro Vintage RV5 NATSadowsky NYC 5-24 Burl Maple MNSandberg California II TT5 RW BBSandberg California II TM 5 RW HCAR MRMarcus Miller V7 Swamp Ash-5 BMR 2nd GenFender SQ Contemporary Act. J-Bass VFender AM Ultra J Bass V MN PRBSandberg California II SL TT 5 BB MNHarley Benton Enhanced MJ-5EB CremeHarley Benton Enhanced MJ-5EB Lake Bl BundleSandberg California II TM5 RW BKBSandberg California II TM 5 MN RBSandberg California II TM 5 BM RB
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Description Electric bass5-String Electric BassElectric bass5-String electric bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric BassElectric bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String electric bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric BassHarley Benton Enhanced MJ-5EB Lake Blue5-String Electric BassElectric bassElectric bass
BodyAlder-CedarAlderAshAlderOkoumeAshAshAshAlderSwamp AshAshAshCedarAlderAlderAshAshAsh
NeckMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Neck attachmentBolted-Bolt-onBolted------Bolted---Bolt-on---BoltedBolted
FretboardEbonyMaplePau FerroMapleMapleMadagaskar RosewoodAfrican BlackwoodPau FerroMapleRosewoodRosewoodMapleMapleMapleMapleEbonyEbonyRosewoodMapleMaple
Nut width45 mm (1.77")-45 mm (1.77 inches)45 mm (1.77")45 mm (1.77")4.8 cm48 mm47.6 mm1.875"-45 mm (1.77")46 mm47.6 mm48 mm (1.87")45 mm (1.77 inches)46 mm46 mm-45 mm (1.77")45 mm (1.77")
ScaleExtra LongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscale
Fretboard radius14"-14 inches14"14"12"12"12"12"-14"241 mm--14 inches350 mm350 mm-14"14"
PickguardBlack-BrownshellBlackBlack-----Parchment---Black---WhiteBlack
Pickups1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)--1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)2 Sandberg single coils2 Sadowsky hum cancelling2 Sadowsky hum cancelling2 Sadowsky humbuckers-2 Delano J-Style single coils1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)2 Marcus Super-J Revolution single coils-2 Ultra Noiseless Vintage Jazz Bass single coils-Roswell MA5-B AlNiCo-5 humbucker (bridge) and Roswell JMA5-N AlNiCo-5 single coil (middle)Roswell MA5-B AlNiCo-5 humbucker (bridge) and Roswell JMA5-N AlNiCo-5 single coil (middle)1 Delano J-style single coil and 1 Delano Power humbucker1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)
Electronics2-Band EQ active / passive-2-band EQ active / passive2-Band EQ active / passive------2-Band EQ active / passive---2-band EQ active / passive---2-band EQ active / passive2-Band EQ active / passive
ControlsMaster volume, balance, treble, bass-Master Volume (Push / Pull), Balance, Treble, BassMaster volume, balance, treble, bassMaster volume, balance, treble, bass-----Master volume, balance, treble, bassVolume / Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble, Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot) and Bass--Master Volume (Push / Pull), Balance, Treble, BassBalance, Treble, Bass--Master volume, balance, treble, bassMaster volume, balance, treble, bass
Hardware finishChrome--Nickel (aged)--------------BlackChrome
Machine headsSandberg, lightweight-Sandberg lightweightSandberg, lightweight------Sandberg, lightweight---Sandberg lightweight---Sandberg, lightweightSandberg, lightweight
ColourNaturalBlackSunburstBlueNaturalPeacock BurstNaturalNaturalNaturalBlueRedRedBlackRedBlackCreamBlueBlackRedRed
Frets2222222222212121242222202021222222222222
Pickup SystemJHJHJJJHJJJJJJJJJJJJJHJJHHJJJJJHJHJHJHJH
ElektronicAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassivePassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, Passive
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup--2 x Sandberg Single Coil-----2 Sadowsky J-Style Single Coils---2 Squier SQR Ceramic humbuckers-2 x Sandberg Single Coil-----
Hardware Finish--Chrome-------Nickel (aged)---Chrome-----
Bolted neck----Maple--------Maple------
Top-----Flamed mapleMango-Master grade Burl Maple-----------
Weight-----3.72 kg4.15 kg-Approx. 3.22 kg-----------
Neck profile-----------CCModern D-Modern CModern C---
Split switch---------------Humbucker / single coilHumbucker / single coil---

Description

The Marcus Miller V3 5 TS 2nd Gen is a 5-String Electric Bass with a Marcus Heritage-3 electronics with frequency control, Active/Passive mini switch & Made by Sire. The retail price is 309.62 £.

Specifications

BodyMahogany
NeckMaple
FretboardMaple
Neck profileC
Frets20
ScaleLongscale
Nut width45 mm
Pickups2 Marcus Standard Jazz Bass J-Revolution single coils
ControlsVolume/Tone (dual pot) - Pickup Blender - Treble - Middle/Middle Frequency (dual pot) - Bass
ColourSunburst
Pickup SystemJJ
ElektronicActive
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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