Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 BK 2nd Gen review: specs & price

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The Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 BK 2nd Gen is an Electric Bass with a Alder body, Bolt-on one-piece maple neck, Maple fretboard, 20 Medium Small Frets,...

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Name Fender AM Pro Jazz Bass V MN BKSandberg California II TM5 MN NTMarcus Miller V7 Swamp Ash-5 SG 2nd GenFender Player Series J-Bass V PF PWTSandberg California II TM 5 PF BLBMarcus Miller V9 Alder 5 BS 2nd GenMarcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 AWH 2nd GenFender AM Elite JazzBass V ASH MN TBSFender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V SBSandberg California II SL TM 5 BB MNMarcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 BMR 2nd GenFender SQ CV 70s Jazz Bass V MN NATMarcus Miller V3 5 MA 2nd GenMarcus Miller V7 Vintage Swamp Ash-5 WB 2Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 TS 2nd GenMarcus Miller V7 Alder-5 BMR 2nd GenMarcus Miller V7 Alder-5 BK 2nd GenFender SQ CV 70s Jazz Bass V MN BLKMarcus Miller V3 5 TS 2nd GenHarley Benton Enhanced MJ-5MN Natural
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Description Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric BassE-Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric-Bass5-String Electric BassElectric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String electric bassElectric BassElectric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass5-String electric bass5-String Electric Bass5-String Electric Bass
BodyAlderAshAshAlderAshAlderAlderAshAlderMapleAlderMapleMahoganySwamp AshAlderAlderAlderPoplarMahoganySwamp Ash
NeckMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Neck profileSlim C-C--CC-C-CC neck profileCCCCCC ShapeCModern C
FretboardMapleMapleMaplePau FerroPau FerroEbonyMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleEbonyEbonyMapleMapleMaple
Fretboard radius241 mm (9.5")-241 mm-14"241 mm184 mm12.7 to 35.6 cm (5" - 14")-14 inches184 mm241.3 mm (9.5")-184 mm184 mm241 mm241 mm241.3 mm (9.5")-350 mm
Nut width47.6 mm-46mm mm47.6 mm45 mm (1.77")45 mm46 mm-47.6 mm45 mm (1.77 inches)46 mm47.6 mm (1.88")45 mm46 mm46 mm46 mm46 mm47.6 mm (1.88")45 mm46 mm
ScaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscale
Pickups2 V-Mod Jazz Bass single coils1 Delano J-Style and 1 Power humbucker2 x Super Marcus J Revolution Jazz2 New Player Series AlNiCo V jazz single coils1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)-2 Marcus Vintage J Revolution Jazz Single Coils--1 Sandberg single coil and 1 humbucker2x Marcus Vintage-J Revolution Jazz2 Fender-designed Alnico single coils2 Marcus Standard Jazz Bass single coils2x Marcus Vintage-J Revolution Jazz2 Marcus Vintage-J Revolution Jazz Single Coils2 Marcus Super-J Revolution Jazz2 x Marcus Super-J Revolution Jazz Single Coils-2 Marcus Standard Jazz Bass J-Revolution single coilsRoswell MA5-B AlNiCo-5 humbucker (bridge) and Roswell JMA5-N AlNiCo-5 single coil (center)
ColourBlackNaturalGreenWhiteBlueBrownWhiteSunburstSunburstBlackRedNaturalRedWhiteSunburstRedBlackBlackSunburstNatural
Frets2022202022202021202220202020202020202022
Pickup SystemJJJHJJJJJHSSJJSSJJJHJJSSJJJJJJJJJJSSJJJH
ElektronicPassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassivePassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveActiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassivePassiveActiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassiveAktive, PassivePassiveActiveAktive, Passive
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Hardware-ChromeChrome-----Nickel / chrome-----------
String spacing--18 mm---18 mm--------18 mm18 mm---
Controls--Volume/Tone (dual pot), Pickup Blender, Treble, Middle/Middle Frequency (dual pot)-Master volume, balance, treble, bass-Volume/Tone (dual pot), pickup blender, treble, middle / middle frequency (dual pot), bass--Master Volume (Push / Pull), Balance, Treble, Bass-Volume 1 (neck), Volume 2 (bridge), Master ToneVolume/Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble, Middle/Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), BassVolume/Tone (dual pot), pickup blender, treble, middle/middle frequency (dual pot)Volume / Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), BassVolume/Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble, Middle/Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), BassVolume / Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), BassVolume 1 (neck pickup), Volume 2 (bridge pickup), Master ToneVolume/Tone (dual pot) - Pickup Blender - Treble - Middle/Middle Frequency (dual pot) - Bass-
Finish--Sherwood Green-------Bright Metallic Red--White blonde------
Neck attachment----Screwed----Bolt-on----------
Pickguard----White pearl----Black----------
Electronics----2-Band EQ active / passive----2-band EQ active / passive----------
Pickup-----2 Marcus Super Jazz Revolution single coils-2x 4th generation noiseless jazz bass single-coil2 Dual-coil ceramic noiseless jazz bass single-coil--------2 Fender-designed Alnico single-coils--
Fretboard inlays-----------Black Block-----Black block--
Ex-factory stringing-----------Nickel-plated steel .045-.130-------D'Addario EXL170-5SL .045 - .130 (Article No. 164052)
Strings---------------D'Addario EXL170-5 (045 - 130)Daddario EXL170-5 .045 - .130---

Description

The Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder-5 BK 2nd Gen is an Electric Bass with a Alder body, Bolt-on one-piece maple neck, Maple fretboard, 20 Medium Small Frets, Bone Nut, Marcus Heritage-3 Electronics with Frequency Control, Active / passive mini-switch, Equipped with 2x 9 V batteries, Marcus Vintage-S bridge, Chrome hardware & Made by sire.

Specifications

Neck profileC
ScaleLongscale
Fretboard radius18.42 cm (7.25")
Nut width46 mm
Pickups2 Marcus Vintage-J Revolution Jazz Single Coils
ControlsVolume / Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), Bass
String distance18 mm
ColourBlack
BodyAlder
NeckMaple
FretboardMaple
Frets20
Pickup SystemJJ
ElektronicAktive, Passive
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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