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. Bartolini 3.3 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $148.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Blend 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 our industry...
  2. 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...
  3. Seymour Duncan STC-2A 2-Band for Active Pickups

    $105.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with active pickups. Comes with prewired 3-knob harness. Seymour Duncan Tone Circuits will add a tremendous amount...
  4. Seymour Duncan STC-2P 2-Band for Passive Pickups

    $105.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with passive pickups. Comes with prewired 3-knob harness. Seymour Duncan Tone Circuits will add a tremendous amount...
  5. Richter JB-VBT Passive Control Plate

    $69.95
    JB plate replacement for Jazz bass with Volume, Blend, Tone
    Richter JB-VBT Preamp - JB plate replacement for Jazz bass The RICHTER JB PASSIVE control plate is an easy mounting component for passive bass guitars like the Jazz Bass TM. It provides a volume pot, a balance pot and one tone control pot....
  6. Noll TCM3 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bal - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack Chrome

    $249.00
    Noll TCM3 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bal - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack Chrome
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume(Active/Passive Push-Pull) Balance Mid Treble/Bass...
  7. 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 +/-...
  8. 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...
  9. 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?...
  10. 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...
  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. Bartolini 3.3AP 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $159.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Blend Treble/Bass stack Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument....
  13. Glockenklang 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $160.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack Description Recommended for use in Rock, Jazz, Solo, Reggae applications. Tight low-end that is focused and warm.Due...
  14. 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...
  15. EMG BTC-HZ System 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack The BTC HZ System is intended for EMG-HZ passive pickups as well as other manufacturers passive pickups. The BTC HZ System comes supplied Volume, Blend, and...
  16. EMG BTC System 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack As a complete control system for 2 pickup basses the BTC includes an Active Bass control, a BTC control, and a Master Volume control. The Active Balance...
  17. EMG BQS Control 1 or 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $119.00
    3-Band: 3-Knob Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Treble Bass Mid/Mid Stack Similar to the BQC, the BCS Control works with any active or passive pickup and takes up almost no space. But with the BQS you’ll get separate bass and treble...
  18. 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...
  19. Seymour Duncan STC-2ASB 2-Band Preamp for Active Pickups

    $139.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP - Blend- Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with active pickups....
  20. Seymour Duncan STC-2PSB 2-Band Preamp for Passive Pickups

    $139.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP - Blend- Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with PASSIVE pickups Designed...
  21. 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...
  22. NOLL TCM 3PM Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $260.97
    2-Pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull/Blend Stack (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass...
  23. NOLL TCM2 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol/Bl Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Tone P/P A/P

    $234.63
    2-pickup, 2-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Passive Tone (Push-Pull Active/Passive)
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 2-Band System Volume/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack Passive Tone (Active/Passive...
  24. NOLL TCM3 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb-Bass Stack - Mid

    $113.37
    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 ...
  25. NOLL TCM3 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid

    $153.00
    2-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Blend Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack ...
  26. Nordstrand 2B-3a 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Bass

    $156.00
    2-band, 1-pickup, 3-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Treble - Bass
    Nordstrand 2B-3a Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Treble Bass Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  27. Nordstrand 2B-3b 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    2-band, 2-pickup, 3-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Blend - Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 2B-3b Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  28. Nordstrand 3B-3 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    3B-3 ( 1 pickup - 3 Knob)- Volume (pull passive)- Mid (pull frequency selector)- Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 3B-3 New for 2015! Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active/Passive) Mid(Push/Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/-...
  29. Richter 3BP 1 or 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb/Bass P/P A/P Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $242.77
    1 or 2-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume - Treble/Bass Stack (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Midrange Stack (Parametric)
    Richter 3BP 3-band Preamp The BassXX Preamp (pronounced "Bass-ics") is a filter-based pre-amp which provides very flexible parametric EQ control with sweepable mids. Its outstanding sound performance is achieved through careful circuit...
  30. NOLL TCM 4XM 2-Pickup 3-Knob 4-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $179.30
    2-pickup, 4-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Lo Midrange/Hi Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 4-Band System Volume/Blend Stack Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass stack Lo...