Preamps

Best Bass Gear is proud to be able to offer you a wide array of onboard preamps for your EQ and tone shaping needs. We offer systems custom prewired in house and also wired by the manufacturer with a large selection of control configurations for almost any bass.We stock only the highest quality manufacturers including ACG, Aguilar, Bartolini, Glockenklang, John East, Mike Pope, Nordstrand, and Seymour Duncan.

  1. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-1 Preamp

    $169.00 - $189.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The Aguilar OBP-1 is a boost only preamp able to be used in conjunction with active or passive pickups. No modification is required for use with Active pickups such as EMG®, Warwick® MEC and other active pickups as we build the pre-wires in...
  2. Richter PB-VT Passive Control Unit

    $49.95
    Precision Bass replacement unit with Volume, Tone
    Richter PB-VT passive replacement kit with shielding The RICHTER PB PASSIVE Control Unit is an easy mounting component for passive bass guitars like the Precision Bass™. It provides a volume and a tone pot. A shielded PCB replaces...
  3. Nordstrand 2B+3a 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P - Treb - Bass

    $156.00
    PREWIRED 2B+3a: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), treble, and bass
    New for 2017! PREWIRED 2B+3a: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), treble, and bass The new 2 band boost only preamp offers flexibility, practical simplicity, and amazing tone shaping potential. Offering more...
  4. Vannetti V2B 2-Band Prewired Preamp

    $201.00 - $247.00
    2-Band preamp with unique Dual Presence Filter, custom wired to your specifications
    Developed by Best Bass Gear's own Rob Giovannetti, the Vannetti V2B 2-Band is a unique offering in the world of onboard preamps. Inspired by the classic active electronics of the late 1970s, the V2B has been designed not to be "transparent," but to...
  5. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-2 Preamp

    $179.00 - $199.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The OBP-2 was designed to give bassists fat tone while being small enought fit into tight control cavities. Wire this preamp with one 9 volt battery and it will fit into just about any instrument. With +/-18dB of bass boost and cut at 40Hz and +/-...
  6. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-3 Preamp

    $187.00 - $213.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The Aguilar OBP-3 was built from the ground up to be the ultimate source of full-bodied tone, transparency, and versatility for your bass. Three bands of boost/cut and a selectable midrange frequency provides flexibility to dial in just the...
  7. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $230.00 - $245.00
    The BTB-MMSR 4 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not an exact copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass Mid Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR 4 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics...
  8. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Treb - Bass

    $175.00 - $185.00
    Control plate not included. The BTB-MMSR has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not a copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray?...
  9. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $230.00 - $245.00
    Control plate not included The BTB-MMSR 3 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not a copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR 3 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics...
  10. Bartolini 2.2AP 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $148.00
    2-Band: 1-Pickup, 2-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument. They feature...
  11. Bartolini 2.3AP 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Bass

    $144.00
    2-Band: 1-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Treble Bass Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument. They feature...
  12. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.1 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible preamp system capable...
  13. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.1stk 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Treble Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible preamp system capable...
  14. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.2 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid Hi Mid The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible preamp system capable...
  15. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.2stk 1-Pickup 3-Knob Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible preamp system capable...
  16. Mike Pope Flexcore 3t.1 1-Pickup 6-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 6-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treble - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  17. Mike Pope Flexcore 3t.1stk 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treble - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  18. Mike Pope 3t.2 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid Hi Mid The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  19. Mike Pope 3t.2st 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  20. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.1stk 1-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treble - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass Active/Passive Switch The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and...
  21. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.1stk 1-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treble - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Treble Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Bass Active/Passive Switch The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  22. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.2 1-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid Hi Mid Active/Passive Switch The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  23. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.2stk 1-Pickup 3-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup 3-Knob, 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive ToneStack Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Active/Passive Switch Description The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely...
  24. Seymour Duncan STC-3M4 3-Band Preamp with 4 Knobs

    $139.00
    3-Band: 1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Treb - Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Treble Mid Bass Tone Circuit designed for Music Man Stingray bass comes with a prewired 4-knob control harness. The STC-3M4...
  25. Nordstrand 2B-MM 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Treb - Bass

    $160.00
    1 Pickup, 3 Knob: Volume, Treble, Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass For everyone looking for that old school pre-Ernie Ball® Music Man@reg; tone, Nordstrand Pickups has the preamp for you. The 2B-MM preamp is a faithful reproduction...
  26. Seymour Duncan STC-3M3 3-Band Preamp with 3 Knobs

    $139.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Treb/Bass - Mid
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Treble/Bass Stack Midrange Tone Circuit designed for Music Man Stingray bass comes with a prewired 3-knob control harness. The STC-3M3...
  27. NOLL TCM 3P 1-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Treb Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $223.28
    1-Pickup, 3-band, 4-knob Volume (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Treble/Treble Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack - Bass/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble(Boost/Cut)/Treble(Frequency) ...
  28. NOLL TCM 3PM Precision Bass 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol/Tone Stack P/P A/P - Mid/Mid Stack

    $195.50
    1-pickup, 2-band, 2-knob Volume/Passive Tone (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 2-band System Volume(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Passive Tone Stack Mid(Boost/Cut)/Mid...
  29. NOLL TCM2 Precision Bass 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol/Tone P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack

    $149.16
    1-Pickup, 2-band, 2-knob Volume/Passive Tone Stack(Active/Passive Push-Pull) - Treble/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 2-Band System Volume/Passive Tone Stack(Active/Passive Push-Pull) Treble/Bass Stack ...
  30. NOLL TCM3 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb-Bass Stack - Mid

    $119.37
    1-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass Stack Midrange ...