Sire V7 Vintage Ash 4-String
WITH MARCUS MILLER
FEATURES OF THE V7
THE WOOD CHOICE FOR THE BODY: PREMIUM SWAMP ASH TONE WOOD / NORTH AMERICAN ALDER.
IT IS BUILT WITH SWAMP ASH / NORTH AMERICAN ALDER WHICH IS A HIGH QUALITY TONE WOOD THAT IS NOT COMMON IN THIS PRICE RANGE BASS.
MARCUS MILLER JAZZ PICK-UP SET APPLIED WITH PICKUP GAPS OF 70’S JAZZ BASSES
US-MADE PLAIN ENAMEL MAGNET WIRE ARE USED IN NECK PICK-UPS AND US-MADE HEAVY FOMVAR MAGNET WIRE ARE USED IN BRIDGE PICK-UPS.
VINTAGE JAZZ BASS SOUNDS ARE COMPLETED WITH 70’S STYLE PICK-UP GAPS AND DIFFERENT PICK-UP COIL CONFIGURATIONS.
MARCUS VINTAGE-S BRIDGE A 60’S STYLE BRIDGE, SCREW TYPE
FEATURES A JAZZ BASS BRIDGE OF BASIC FORM OF 60’S STYLE. WITH SCREW SHAPE SADDLES, LINE SPACINGS ARE ADJUSTABLE AND VARIATIONS OF SOUND DEPENDING ON LOCATION OF STRING CAN BE RECEIVED THROUGH BODY THRU OPTION.
THE TOP QUALITY NEW MARCUS MILLER 3BAND EQ / PREAMP SYSTEM.
SIRE’S 3-BAND EQ PREAMP IS A NEW DEVELOPMENT FOR THE MARCUS MILLER SERIES BASS IN ORDER TO MEET THE NEEDS OF MARCUS MILLER’S VERSATILITY AND TO COVER VARIOUS STYLES OF MUSIC.
LIVING LEGEND AND HIS BASS
MARCUS MILLER AND SIRE WANTS TO SEE EVERYONE ENJOYING AND PLAYING MUSIC. TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN, MARCUS MILLER AND SIRE HAVE BEEN ON A MISSION FOR PAST SEVERAL YEARS TO BUILD THE BEST QUALITY BASS AT A PRICE THAT IS UNHEARD OF AND MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE. THE RESULT IS A NEW LINE OF MARCUS MILLER BASS MODELS THAT ARE AWESOME SOUNDING, FANTASTIC LOOKING, AND HIGH QUALITY BUT EXTRAORDINARILY LOW PRICED. WE ARE HAPPY THAT SIRE MARCUS MILLER BASSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND ANTICIPATE MORE PEOPLE TO PLAY AND ENJOY MUSIC.
CORE TECHNOLOGY FOR GOOD SOUND
SIRE preamp is a perfect example that represents our technology and philosophy integrated into our instruments. With multiple tone controls, you can have total command in finding and getting the tone you want. The use of 18v battery enables the player to attain unaltered natural sound with strong and powerful output. With 3 band EQ, the player can have versatility in sound that can be suited for all occasions of music sessions. All models come with option for active and passive setting. Even in the passive mode, volume, tone, pickup balancer is fully functional, giving the player more controls for the tone in any mode.
All models also come with sweepable midrange control option that Marcus Miller advocates as a must have option. The middle frequency control knob allows the player to set sound frequency anywhere between 80Hz~2K Hz. This option will be very handy in finding the desired sound.
MARCUS VINTAGE JAZZ
JAZZ BASS TYPE
Jazz bass type is the industry standard bass model with its signature vintage sound. This is an all around bass that is suitable for fingering, slap and all techniques and style of playing. With both classic and modern feel and design, this new base can produce the desired sound for any genres of music from soft to strong metal grunge music.
BODY MATERIAL – SWAMP ASH / NORTH AMERICAN ALDER
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.
NORTH AMERICAN ALDER
A popular choice for most bass guitars is the North American Alder. Other basses at this price range commonly use Basswood or Agathis tone wood but Sire Guitars chooses the traditional North American Alder which is known for its strong clear full- bodied sound, with beefy mids and excellent lows that is perfect for the traditional jazz bass sound.
MARCUS VINTAGE-S BRIDGE
Tuning Gear: Sire Premium open gear
Equipped with SIRE’s own premium open gear head machines developed with accurate gear ratio, the head machines are very reliable in turning.
Nut is one of the most important parts of the guitar that influences the performance, playability, and tone of the instrument. Depending on the quality of the material and elasticity, the nut can improve the sound or degrade the sound. Although bone nut is more costly and harder to work with, it is considered to deliver more balanced, clearer and smoother tone than plastic or eurite material.
EASE OF PLAYABILITY 1 PIECE HARDMAPLE NECK
THE NECK IS MADE WITH ONE-PIECE HARD MAPLE. THE NECK IS MADE WITH CANADIAN HARD MAPLE. WITH ITS HARDNESS AND STRENGTH IT MINIMIZES THE MOVEMENT AND STABILIZES THE NECK TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL SHAPE AND CONDITION. ALSO THE ONE-PIECE NECK MINIMIZES THE LOSS OF VIBRATION AND MAXIMIZES THE TONE SUSTAIN AND MAINTAINS THE TONE TO LASTS.
Maple fingerboard delivers clear highs and sharpness in tone. The clear and clean sound of maple fretboard is desire by many players.
SWAMP ASH BODY
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