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Marcus Miller M5 Swamp Ash 5-String Bass

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A 5-string modern bass with premium hardware and powerful electronics.

The Sire Marcus Miller M5 5-string bass is the middle version of Sire's M series of bass guitars. Featuring a 5-piece maple neck, this Sire 5-string bass is the perfect choice for modern players. It features a modern solidbody shape constructed from Swamp Ash; top-end hardware, including Sire's own diecasting gear machine heads, developed with accurate gear ratio for reliable tuning, and the popular Custom Big Mass 2 bridge; and Sire's powerful Marcus Pure-H Revolution pickups and the Marcus Heritage-3 preamp which 3-band EQ. These premium electronics allow players to carry out versatility in sounds that will be suited for all types of music sessions and performances. 

Jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller and Sire have been on a mission for the past several years to build the best quality bass at an accessible price—one that's available to all bass players. The result is a line of Marcus Miller bass models that have an amazing sound, fantastic new look and are high-quality but at a price that will enable all musicians to be able to play and enjoy the music they love.


  • Gloss-finished Swamp Ash solidbodied electric bass
  • C-shape, 5-piece hard maple/mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard
  • Sire Marcus Pure-H Revolution humbuckers (neck/bridge) with blend knob, Heritage-3 3-band EQ with mid frequency and coil tap switch for each pickup (series/split/parallel)
  • Marcus Custom Big Mass 2 fixed bridge, Sire premium diecasting gear tuning machines

The ideal bass for the modern player. Order today.


Marcus Miller M5 Swamp Ash 5-String Bass Specifications:

  • Body type: Solidbody Modern Bass, Double-Cut
  • Body wood: Swamp Ash
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: 5-piece hard maple/mahogany
  • Scale length: 35"
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: White pearl dot
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Sire Marcus Pure-H Revolution
  • Bridge: Sire Marcus Pure-H Revolution
  • Control layout: Master Volume/Tone (stack), Blend, Treble, Middle/Mid-Frequency (stack), Bass, 3 mini toggle SW (2 for pickup, 1 for active/passive)
  • Pickup switch: Blend knob
  • Special electronics: Heritage-3/3-band EQ with Mid Frequency
  • Bridge type: Fixed bass bridge
  • Bridge design: Marcus Custom Big Mass 2 bridge
  • Tailpiece: Not Applicable
  • Tuning machines: Diecasting gear
  • Color: Black
  • Number of strings: 5-string
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Country of origin: Indonesia
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