Chapman Standard Series ML1 Modern Electric Guitar – Black Blood

Brand: Chapman


For the guitarist looking for a simple, yet elegant instrument that doesn’t compromise on performance or tone, the Chapman Guitars ML1 Modern Standard is the perfect choice. Featuring high-quality appointments, powerful pickups, and a striking appearance – this guitar is ready to impress!

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Taking inspiration from it's highly-regarded Pro Series counterpart, the ML1 Modern Standard is simple, yet sophisticated, with a striking stained Ash top that you'll find hard to put down. This stealthy and streamlined guitar features a Macassar Ebony fretboard with beautifully rolled edges for supreme playing comfort and effortless fretting. Driven by a pair of high-octane Chapman Sonorous Zero humbuckers, this guitar delivers every detail and nuance of your playing with exceptional clarity and articulation. If you're looking for a simplistic companion that performs great and looks just as good, look no further than the ML1 Modern Standard.

Maple & Ebony - Perfection

The combination of a Macassar Ebony fretboard and a Flame Maple neck creates an irresistibly inviting and gratifying playing feel for any player. With a C-shaped neck profile, rolled fretboard edges, and a stunning satin finish, the ML1 Modern offers a smooth, comfortable playing feel and effortless fretting

Premium Body Construction

The thin, lightweight Alder body of the ML1 Modern is topped with a satin Ash veneer to offer the perfect mix of form and function for a range of guitarists and playing styles. Featuring an ergonomically sculpted design, the shape and build of the body also offers a well-balanced tonal foundation.


Voiced by a pair of Chapman Sonorous Zero humbuckers, the ML1 Modern boasts an impressively vast tonal palette. Get punchy, overdriven sounds with high-gain amplifiers, of discover glassy, articulate clean sounds with the 3-way pickup selector and coil-split function on the tone knob. No matter your style, the ML1 Modern will deliver!


  • Body
    • Top Material: Ash Veneer
    • Body Material: Alder
    • Body Finish: Satin
  • Neck
    • Headstock: Angled Heritage Headstock
    • Neck Material: Maple
    • Neck Finish: Satin
    • Neck Joint: Recessed Bolt-On
    • Neck Profile: C-Shape
    • Truss Rod: Dual Action
    • Fretboard Material: Macassar Ebony Fretboard with Rolled Edges
    • Fretboard Radius: 13.5"
    • Frets: 24 Jumbo Nickel
    • Scale Length: 25.5"
    • String Nut: 42mm Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL Nut
  • Electronics
    • Neck Pickup: Chapman Sonorous Zerø Humbucker (Ceramic, DC Resistance: 10.5kΩ)
    • Bridge Pickup: Chapman Sonorous Zerø Humbucker (Ceramic, DC Resistance: 12.5kΩ)
    • Switching: 3-Way Blade Pickup Selector with Push-Pull Coil Split on Tone Knob
    • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone (with Push-Pull)
  • Hardware
    • Bridge: Chapman String-Through Hardtail
    • Machine Heads: Chapman Classic Closed, 18:1 Ratio
    • Strap Buttons: Chapman Classic Strap Buttons

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 40 × 15 × 120 cm

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