Warwick Introduces 5-String Streamer CV Bass

Warwick’s Streamer CV bass is getting a little bigger with the introduction of a five-string model to the lineup. The model, which was originally debuted in 2013, combines the company’s Streamer model with a vintage aesthetic.

Warwick 5-String Streamer CV Bass

The Warwick Streamer CV 5 is built with a US swamp ash body matched with a one-piece maple neck topped by a rosewood fingerboard for fretted versions and a tigerstripe ebony fingerboard for fretless versions. Fretted models have 21 jumbo bronze frets that are finished with Warwick’s Invisible Fretwork Technology. A cream pickguard sets off the retro look.

Warwick fits the bass with a set of passive MEC J/J Alnico V pickups paired with passive MEC electronics. The controls include volume knobs for each pickup as well as tone controls for treble and bass.

The Warwick Streamer CV 5 comes in natural oil, colored oil, and high polish finishes. It’s made at the Warwick Custom Shop in Markneukirchen, Germany and is available for order now starting at $3,399.

Warwick Streamer CV 5 Bass Specs:

Scale Length:34″ (long scale)
Tuners:Warwick machine heads with wooden knobs
Nut:Just-a-Nut III Brass
Neck:1-piece maple neck
Fingerboard:Rosewood fingerboard (fretted), Tigerstripe ebony fingerboard (fretless)
Inlays:Dot inlays
Side Dots:Illuminated Side Dots
Fretboard Radius:9.5″
Frets:21 Jumbo Bronze (extra hard) frets with IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
Body shape:curved body shape
Body (top / back):US swamp ash body
Pickups:Passive MEC J/J Alnico V pickups
Electronics:Passive MEC electronics
Potentiometer:Volume (Neck) / Volume Bridge / Tone Treble / Tone Bass
Pickguard:Cream pickguard
Bridge system:2-piece solid brass Warwick Bridge
Strap pins:Warwick security locks
Left-Handed Option?Yes
Finishes:Natural oil finish, Colored oil finish or High polish finish
Hardware color:Black, Chrome or Gold hardware
Strings:Warwick EMP-strings 045″ – 135″ (38301M)
Weight:4.0 kg
Accessories:Warwick User Kit
Case:Flight Case by RockCase (RC 10830 SA W)
Certificate:Individually issued certificate of authenticity

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  1. Doc.Hoc.

    Pricey but its most likely worth every penny.

  2. DB

    I love Warwick and have owned several over the years. They are still my over all favorite. But I have to say that I hate when they put pick guards on there basses!

    Also yeah the price is a bit high.