Bass Pickups

Best Bass Gear is proud to carry a wide array of bass guitar pickups from manufacturers including Aero, Aguilar, Bartolini, Delano, Dimarzio, EMG, Fender, Lakland, Nordstrand, and Seymour Duncan. We are dedicated to assisting you in getting the perfect pickup(s) that will provide you with the best possible tone of your desire and fit your current bass or custom build.

  1. Seymour Duncan AJB Active Stacked Pickups

    $119.00 - $189.00
    Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    Increased output active pickup for blues, classic rock, heavy rock and metal. The bridge pickup has a solid bottom with a dip in the mids for warmth and clarity. A fully discrete, ultra quiet, 9-volt preamp delivers low impedance output...
  2. Seymour Duncan Antiquity I Pickups

    $89.00 - $198.00
    '50s Style Jazz, Tele®, and Split-P Bass Pickups
    Jazz Bass Configuration The neck position is wound "top going" and North polarity. The bridge position is wound "top coming" and South polarity. When used in combination with each other the pickups will be hum-canceling. Both pickups have the...
  3. Seymour Duncan Antiquity II Pickups

    $89.00 - $198.00
    '60s Style Jazz, Tele®, and Split-P Bass Pickups
    Jazz Bass Configuration The Jazz Bass pickup is made to the specifications of the mid-'60s production instruments and is very similar to the pickups re-wound for Jaco back in the early '80s. The pickup is wound for the right amount of output...
  4. Seymour Duncan Apollo Split-Coil Jazz Bass Pickups

    $95.00 - $189.00
    4- and 5-String Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickups
    Jazz Bass 4-String Configuration Linear humbucking pickup set for Jazz bass adds punch and articulation missing from standard Jazz bass pickups while minimizing noise. The Apollo Jazz Bass pickup set has a traditional look, but the punchy...
  5. Seymour Duncan ASB0 Blackouts Dual Coil Pickups

    $109.00 - $219.00
    Dual Coil Humcancelling Active Bass Pickups
    Active pickups and electronics voiced for the aggressive bass tones of metal, classic metal, punk and heavy Blackouts for Bass represents the active bass soapbar pickup specifically voiced for aggressive music. Instead of the radical EQ boosting...
  6. Seymour Duncan ASB2 Phase II Split Coil Pickups

    $115.00 - $209.00
    Active Soapbar EMG 40 Size Pickup Set
    Active "soapbar" pickups for 5-string and 6-string basses. Similar to Phase I, but with slightly harder attack and a modern, hi-fi tone with a smooth and broad response. Unique split-blade design delivers the punch of a single coil, without hum....
  7. Seymour Duncan ASB Phase I Split Coil Pickups

    $115.00 - $209.00
    Split Coil Humcancelling P2 Sized Pickup Set
    Moderate output, active "soapbar" pickups Unique split-blade design eliminates string-spacing issues. The tone is traditionally voiced and warm with a detailed and natural high end. Includes logo covers. Neck and bridge models available...
  8. Seymour Duncan SRB Rickenbacker Pickups

    $109.00 - $218.00
    Dual Coil Humcancelling Rickenbacker Pickup Set
    Humbucking upgrade for Rickenbacke® 4000 series basses for neck and bridge position. Adds output and humcancelling. Great for all styles of music. This Rickenbacker neck position replacement adds warmth, clarity, and increases the tonal range...
  9. Seymour Duncan SCPB Single Coil Pickups

    $65.00
    Single Coil 51P Bass pickup
    SCPB-1 Vintage Single Coil Configuration Vintage-correct true single-coil. Perfect for country, pop, surf, blues, and classic rock. A tribute to the old early-'50s "Tele Bass." Uses the same bobbins, magnets, wire, and black yarn for...
  10. Seymour Duncan SJ5 Single Coil Pickups

    $75.00 - $145.00
    SJ5S Five String Configuration This pickup captures the tone, feel and articulation of a great '62 Jazz Bass. We adjusted the coil geometry and winding configuration to compensate for the different nature of extended range instruments. It's...
  11. Seymour Duncan SJB Single Coil Pickups

    $65.00 - $158.00
    Single Coil Vintage Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    SJB-1 Vintage Single Coil Configuration This pickup gives you the traditional sound of a vintage pickup for Jazz Bass™. The single coil construction brings out the warmth and fullness of the instrument while maintaining clarity and definition....
  12. Seymour Duncan SSB NYC Dual Coil Pickups

    $125.00 - $285.00
    Dual Coil EMG 35 Size Bass Pickup Set
    The NYC is a Passive Dual Coil pickup with a double row of exposed Alnico pole-pieces available in EMG 35 & EMG 40 sizes. The four conductor cabling allows for a wide variety of wiring modes for different tonal options. Wire the pickup...
  13. Seymour Duncan STK Stacked Coil Pickups

    $85.00 - $170.00
    Stacked Coil Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    STK-J1 Classic Configuration Vintage-voiced humcancelling Stack ® pickup. Perfect for country, pop, blues, and classic rock. This is one of our most popular pickups. It captures the same great tone, presence and response of the SJB-1...
  14. Seymour Duncan SSB Phase I Dual Coil Pickups

    $65.00 - $125.00
    Dual Coil Humcancelling EMG 35 Size Pickup Set
    Moderate output, passive "soapbar" pickup for four- or five-string bass. Passive alternative to battery-powered pickups for four string bass players. The tone is simple and organic, with added warmth and punch.. Direct replacement for EMG®35...
  15. Nordstrand Big J-Blade Series

    $169.00 - $204.00
    Nordstrand Big J-Blade Series Pickups
    Big J-Blades The newest addition to our line of original Signature pickups, the Big J-Blade is Jazz-style single coil pickup, with a continuous sensing blade offered in two different winds to provide the style of tone specific to the...
  16. Dimarzio Will Power Pickups

    $99.99
    Dimarzio Will Power™ available in both Middle and Neck positions.
    Billy Sheehan has used the original DiMarzio Model P® and Model One™ bass pickups for many years. Because of the demands Billy puts on his system, we made several modifications to existing models in order to deliver even more of what he wanted....
  17. Nordstrand 4-String Fat Stacks

    $109.00 - $216.00
    Fat Stacks Stacked Coil Humcancelling Soapbar pickups for 4 String sizes These are a proprietary Nordstrand design. The traditional bi-pole magnet layout was, literally, twisted in a new direction. By rotating the pole 45 degrees...
  18. No Box/Demo Bartolini XXP46M-B 6 String P4 Size Deep Tone Split Coil Neck Pickup

    $99.00
    No Box/Demo Bartolini XXP46M-B 6 String P4 Size Deep Tone Split Coil Neck Pickup
    No Box, Tested for function. Please see photos for cosmetic condition. The XXP46M-B is a P4 shape soapbar pickup for the neck position. The split coil design features deep tone.The pickup is designed for extended string width of 74 to 95mm...
  19. Guild DS-1 Bi-Sonic Pickup

    $125.00 - $128.00
    The Guild classic Bi-Sonic bass pickup is a vintage single coil re-issue of the Hagstrom pickup found on the original Guild Starfire® basses, and now the new M85 bass. Whether you want to channel your inner Jack Casady, Phil Lesh or want...
  20. Delano JMVC5 FE 5 String Jazz L/L Size Split Coil Set

    $258.00
    5 String Split Coil Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    This is a Delano JMVC5 FE 5 L/L set The DELANO JC series are retrofit pickups for standard Jazz Bass type instruments and can be installed in any kind of bass with similar pickup routings. The humfree twin coil JMVC5 FE ultra fast...
  21. Nordstrand Power Blade 4 string P style Set

    $128.00
    Nordstrand Power Blade 4 string P style Set
    The Power Blade This pickup is the latest addition to our blade arsenal. With its thick steel blade, optimized wind, and ceramic magnets providing an authoritative low-end punch, the Power Blade will distribute a forcefield of fat slap fury...
  22. Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder Pickups

    $65.00 - $139.00
    4- and 5-String Aggressive, High-Output Jazz, Tele®, and Split-P Bass Pickups
    SCPB-3 '51 Tele® Bass High output true single-coil. The quarter-inch diameter pole pieces add more string sensitivity than the Hot model. Aggressive tonal response with strong bottom end and lots of mids. Adds tremendous tonal...
  23. Seymour Duncan Hot Pickups

    $65.00 - $170.00
    4-String High-Output Jazz, Tele®, and Split-P Bass Pickups
    SCPB-2 '51 Tele® Bass Hot single-coil. A high-output take on the Vintage. In this case, we increase the coil windings for higher output, more punch, and a thicker bottom-end than the Vintage Dimensions: Length = 2.88"(73.1mm)...
  24. Nordstrand Big BladeMan

    $169.00 - $204.00
    Nordstrand Big BladeMan
    Nordstrand Big BladeMan Beware - this pickup emits an unsettling amount of raw power, creating the possibility that those who wield the Big BladeMan may engage in band practices and performances that may singe the frayed ends of corrosive...
  25. Nordstrand Nordenbocker Pickup

    $113.00
    Nordbacker - Rickenbacker Replacement The classic Nordstrand Big Single is now available in Rickenbacker size, a drop-in replacement that fits without marring your bass. It even uses your stock pickup screws. Louder and more aggressive tones...
  26. Nordstrand Big Blades - Warm & Wooly Tone

    $91.50 - $284.00
    Warm & Wooly Tone
    Big Blades Big Blade Soapbar Bass Pickup Big Blade is a result of the pursuit of a continuous sensing blade style pickup whose tone brings with it the huge, rich, and powerful characteristics so well established by our famous...
  27. DiMarzio DP120 Model One Bass Humbucker Pickup

    $89.99
    Originally designed as a direct replacement for Gibson® EB series neck pickups, the Model One™ has found new life as a woofer/tweeter in multipickup bass setups. By combining the Model One&tradde; with Split P™, DiMarzio Model P®,...
  28. NO BOX DEMO Nordstrand Big Single 5 String Single Coil Bridge Pickup

    $82.65
    NO BOX DEMO Big Single 5 Bridge Please see photos for cosmetic condition. Tested for function. Includes black screws. Bartolini® P2 Length = 4.27"(108.46mm) Width = 1.27"(32.26mm)
  29. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Dual In-Line Humcancelling Pickups

    Regular Price: $84.00

    Special Price $59.38 - $184.00

    *Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses*
    These pickups are split coil hum-cancelling designs - think of them as a "P-Bass pair in box". These are wound to yield more "growl" from the Bridge pickup. They are very similar to Bartolini’s old 94J pickups, just ever so...