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. John East Marcus Retro 1-Switch (Without Scratch Plate)

    $325.00
    The Marcus Retro 01 was brought about due to requests from players owning the Marcus Miller basses.
    Control Configuration Volume/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack Passive Tone Push/Pull Active/Passive Pickup Blend Switch Description New For 2013! All New Marcus Retro's...
  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. 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...
  4. 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 +/-...
  5. 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...
  6. Mike Pope Flexcore 1stk.2stk 2-Pickup 4-knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Vol - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Sw

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

    $299.00
    Mike Pope Flexcore 2stk.2stk 2-Pickup, 4-Knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Blend - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Blend Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Active/Passive Switch The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Bartolini 4.7AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Sw

    $216.00
    Bartolini 4.7AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  11. Bartolini 4.7 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol - Bl - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Sw

    $208.00
    Bartolini 4.7 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...