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Malletech MJB Michael Burritt 5-Octave Marimba

Model # MJBA5.0 By: Malletech
    • $15,459.95 each List: $23,000.00, You Save: $7,540.05!
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  • Overview

    • Stiletto-Wide Bars
    • Enhanced Low Bar Geometry
    • Special Horizontal Smooth Tubing
    • Fully Adjustable Resonator Tubes
    • Hidden Belt-Driven Height Adjustment
    • Massive 4" Low Resonators
  • Item Details

    Malletech's MJB Michael Burritt Marimba has all of the sound quality of the Imperial Grand (maybe even better) but with Honduran rosewood bars the same width as the Stiletto model - so you don't need to stretch so far to reach octaves in the lowest register.

    This marimba also has a much more contemporary look, thanks to the slow-bent low resonators that extend horizontally. There's no coincidence that this marimba looks a little bit like a giant musical motorcycle.

    The bass bars on this marimba have been designed using a geometry that further enhances the low fundamental.

    This instrument is built without cutting corners to reduce cost, with many patented technologies and designs:

    Frame & Structure

    • Heavy-duty 2.25" solid oak frame ends and 1.0625" bar rails
    • Wide, tall bar posts that prevent cord binding and bars 'bottoming out' on the rails
    • Rubber dovetail 'Uni-Bracket' mounting system for rails and resonators
    • Antlers to support the resonators across the span of the instrument, preventing sag
    • Hidden centerpole that strengthens the frame and cannot be seen by audience
    • Custom heavy-duty hinges
    • Total nut-and-bolt assembly


    • Round resonator tubes in all registers for the best possible tone
    • 6-part design that one person can easily put together alone, without screws or wingnuts.
    • Ability to fit in the back of a hatchback vehicle

    Adjustments & Tuning

    • Metal-topped resonator tuning adjustment caps on every note
    • Z-Brace that strengthens the structure and adjusts the accidental row overhang distance
    • Nodal brace that allows for micro-adjustments of rail distance
    • Totally enclosed, crank-driven height adjustment system (removable crank)

  • Specifications

    Name Malletech MJB Michael Burritt 5-Octave Marimba
    Brand Malletech
    Model # MJBA5.0
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    Number of Orchestra Bells
    Number of Crotales
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    Octave Range5.0 Octaves
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    Is Tiltable
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  • Returns & Shipping


    If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days for a full refund, store credit, or a one-for-one exchange, on nearly everything in the store. The products must be in the condition in which you received them, in the original box and packaging.

    To see instructions on how to return items, please check out our Return Policy.


    This is a big item and it’s going to ship by freight - that means it has to come to you by 18-wheeler.

    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y’all!

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