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. Aguilar OBP-1 2-Band Preamp Module

    $119.00
    Aguilar OBP-1 Module Only
    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. Aguilar OBP-2 2-Band Preamp Module

    $107.50
    Aguilar OBP-2 Module Only
    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 +/-...
  3. Aguilar OBP-3 3-Band Preamp Module

    $106.50
    Aguilar OBP-3 Module Only
    The Aguilar OBP3 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 right...
  4. Bartolini AGDB/918-2 Adjustable Dual Input Gain Buffer

    $72.00
    Adjustable Dual Gain Buffer
    The AGDB/918-2 is an Adjustable Gain Dual Buffer/Pre-Amp. It features two independent buffers with adjustable low-noise gain from 0 to 12dB with a superior flat frequency output response and low noise floor. This preamp can be used with either 1 -...
  5. Bartolini TC3 Preamp

    $32.00
    The TC3 is a discrete preamplifier/booster with preset minimum gain of 12dB - can be boosted up to 40dB - for low to medium output pickups - 9 volt only.
    The TC3 discrete preamplifier/booster with preset minimum gain of 12dB - can be boosted up to 40dB - for low to medium output pickups - 9 volt only. The TC3 can be wired in a way that boosts the signal up 12dB without altering the signal. It...
  6. Nordstrand 3B Module

    $168.00
    Nordstrand 3 Band Module
    Description Nordstrand preamps are a clear, transparent, and sonically aggressive preamp capable of allowing you to dial your ideal tone in from the onboard active EQ. The Nordstrand preamp has gain control onboard to allow precise control...
  7. Bartolini NTMB+GF 3-Band Preamp Voiced For Fretted Bass

    $99.00
    Bartolini NTMB + GF 3-band preamp module
    The NTMB+ GF is a preamp voiced for fretted bass with fully independent Bass, Mid and Treble controls with very low noise and wide boost/cut range. It is a single module for ease of installation and includes a gain trim. The sound is very clear...
  8. Bartolini NTMB+GFL 3-Band Preamp Voiced For Fretless Bass

    $99.00
    3 band preamp with fully independent bass, midrange, and treble
    The NTMB+ GFL is a preamp voiced for fretless bass that incorporates fully independed Bass, Mid and Treble controls with very low noise and a wide boost/cut range. It is a single module for ease of installation and includes a gain trim. The...
  9. Bartolini TC1 Preamp

    $32.00
    The TC1 preamplifier is designed to improve the performance of electric instruments by increasing the signal level, modifying the tonal quality with a wide range of options and decreasing the treble losses in the cable.
    The TC1 preamplifier is designed to improve the performance of electric instruments by increasing the signal level, modifying the tonal quality with a wide range of options and decreasing the treble losses in the cable. The TC1 preamp can be...
  10. Bartolini XTCT-LZ 3-Band Preamp(Low Impedance)

    $76.00
    XTCT-LZ 3-band Preamp Module
    The XTCT-LZ is a tone control module designed for electric guitars, basses, and other electronic musical instruments. It yields a very wide range of boost or attenuation of the Bass, Midrange, and Treble regions of the musical instrument spectrum....
  11. Bartolini AGB/918-2 Adustable Single Input Gain Buffer

    $48.00
    Adjustable Single Input Gain Buffer/Preamp
    The AGB/918-2 is an Adjustable Gain Buffer/Pre-Amp. It features an adjustable low-noise gain from 0 to 12dB with a superior flat frequency output response and low noise floor. This preamp can be used with either 1 - 9 volt battery ( 9 volt...
  12. Nordstrand 2-Band 2B Preamp Module (With EQ Pots)

    $88.50
    2B Module
    Nordstrand 2B Module (Module and EQ Pots) Includes 2 EQ pots. Does not include output jack or battery clip. Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  13. Nordstrand 3-Band 3B Preamp Module (With EQ Pots)

    $96.00
    Includes 3-50K EQ pots
    Nordstrand 3B Module New for 2015! Unwired module supplied with potentiometers. No battery clip, output jack. Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  14. Noll Mixpot Piezo and Magnetic Buffer

    $53.55
    Noll MixPot
    The MixPot 1 is a miniature onboard pickup mixing preamp, mounted to the underside of a balance pot (center click). The preamp allows the ability to combine Piezo and magnetic pickups, two magnetic pickups or two Piezo pickups without any additional...
  15. John East MPM-01 Piezo Magnetic Buffer

    $110.00
    John East Piezo Magnetic Buffer
    The MPM-01 consists of two identical configurable high impedance buffer input amplifier stages. Designed for piezo as well as magnetic pickups, they can be configured to correctly mix piezo and magnetic pickup signals. Features 2 Class A...
  16. Delano Sonar Xpure 1 or 2 Pickup Buffer/Preamp

    $109.00
    Evolution or intelligent design? Let`s say you can have both..... The Sonar Xpure is a member of our highly acclaimed SONAR Series of active on-board bass electronics, effectively bridging the gap between „active“...
  17. Bartolini XTCT 3-Band Preamp(High Impedance)

    $76.00
    XTCT 3-band Preamp Module
    The XTCT is a tone control module designed for electric guitars, basses, and other electronic musical instruments. It yields a very wide range of boost or attenuation of the Bass, Midrange, and Treble regions of the musical instrument spectrum....