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. Delano MC6 HE 6 String DL5(MusicMan Xtend) Size Quad Coil Pickup

    $190.00
    6 string Quad Coil MusicMan Pickup
    Four humcancelling coils in a XL-sized MM style™ 6-string pickup, the DELANO MC6 HE has a very large sensing area. Strong ceramic magnets, carbon steel blades and a custom quad coil array provide a well-balanced highend sixstring bass sound...
  2. Aguilar AG 6J-HC 6 String AG 6J Size Humcancelling Set

    $249.00
    6 String Split Coil Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickup Set.
    The AG 6J-HC split-coil pickups give you noiseless Jazz Bass tone that works for all playing styles. With traditional single-coil pickups, bassists are plagued by hum when the neck and bridge pickups are at different volume levels. While other hum-canceling...
  3. Aguilar AG 6PJ-HC 6 String AG 6PJ Size Humcancelling Set

    $249.00
    6 String Split Coil Humcancelling P/J Pickup Set
    The Aguilar AG 6 P/J-HC's are well-balanced pickup sets that provide a flexible array of tones, whether using each pickup alone or in combination. Now you can get the thunderous lows of the neck pickup or the midrange cut of the bridge - or both -...
  4. Bartolini 'Classic Bass' Candybar Dual-Coil In-Line Humcancelling

    $76.00 - $192.00
    *Sets and Singles for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses*
    The Skinny Soapbar Dual-Coil In-Line Humcancelling is a dual in-line (hum-cancelling) design features deep tone, strong lows The "Classic Bass" series bass pickups are passive designs featuring an extended and more resonant frequency...
  5. Bartolini 'Classic Bass' Soapbar Dual-Coil Humcancelling

    $116.00 - $248.00
    * Sets and Singles Available in 11 different sizes for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses *
    Soapbar Sets and Singles Available in 11 different sizes for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses Soapbar shaped bass pickups. The dual coil design features powerful lows and low-mids – bright treble. The “Classic Bass” series bass...
  6. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Soapbar Dual-Coil Humcancelling

    $119.00 - $280.00
    *Sets and Singles available in 8 different sizes for 4, 5, and 6 String Bass*
    Soapbar shaped bass pickups. The dual coil design features deep tone. The “Original Series” bass pickups with passive designs. They are cast in epoxy to remove unwanted feedback and microphonics. BB – BB4C, “4...
  7. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Soapbar Quad-Coil Humcancelling

    $176.00 - $368.00
    *Sets and Singles availble in 5 different sizes for 5 and 6 String Basses*
    The quad coil design is splittable and features deep tone. The "Original Series" bass pickups with passive designs. They are cast in epoxy to remove unwanted feedback and microphonics. Please check the physical size of the...
  8. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Soapbar Split-Coil Humcancelling

    $128.00 - $264.00
    *Sets and Singles availble in 4 different sizes for 5 and 6 String Basses*
    The split coil design features a deep tone. The "Original Series" bass pickups with passive designs. They are cast in epoxy to remove unwanted feedback and microphonics. Please check the physical size of the pickups you...
  9. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Candybar Dual-Coil In-Line Humcancelling

    $79.00 - $199.00
    *Sets and Singles for 4, 5, 6 and 7 String Basses*
    The humcancelling split coil design features deep tone with strong low and midrange, and a top end that is slightly rolled off. The "Original Series" bass pickups with passive designs. They are cast in epoxy to remove unwanted feedback...
  10. Bartolini 'Singularity' Soapbar True Single Coil

    $92.00 - $239.00
    *Soapbar Bass Sets and Singles for 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Singularity Bass Pickups provide massive single coil voice in soapbar shapes. The asymmetric blade design yeilds powerful lows and low-mids along with bright treble due to its precise sensing aperture. The pickups support a wide range of string...
  11. Nordstrand 6 String Jazz Bass

    $123.00 - $302.00
    6 String Jazz Style Pickups Uniquely sized 6 String Jazz Style pickups Please check the physical size of the pickups you want to replace to make sure the replacements fit properly. NJ6 Single coil 6 string jazz-type...
  12. Nordstrand Big Singles

    $88.00 - $274.00
    *Soapbar sized Single Coil*
    Big Singles Single Coil Soapbar pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes These pickups are all about huge, full, loud, aggressive single coil tone. They use the same magnet layout as the Fat Stack, and the resultantly big coil...
  13. Nordstrand Big Splits

    $109.00 - $312.00
    Big Splits Split Coil Humcancelling Soapbar pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes These are a split coil version of the Big Single. They are very close to the Big Single tonally with a full rich pallette. They use the same...
  14. Nordstrand 5 and 6-String Fat Stacks

    Regular Price: $131.00

    Special Price $117.90 - $312.00

    Fat Stacks Stacked Coil Humcancelling Soapbar pickups for 5, & 6 String sizes These are a proprietary Nordstrand design. The traditional bi-pole magnet layout was, literally, twisted in a new direction. By rotating the...
  15. Nordstrand Dual Blades

    $99.00 - $248.00
    Dual Blade Dual Blade Humbucking Soapbar pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes This is a modern design dual blade humbucking pickup. It features four NEO magnets paired with three steel blades. This provides an even string...
  16. Nordstrand Jazzbars

    $84.00 - $240.00
    Jazz Bar Soap Bar Jazz Style Bass Pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes the jazz bar pickup line (jb series) makes available all the standard nordstrand jazz style pickups in the most popular soapbar size covers. Jazz...
  17. Nordstrand Dingwall FD3

    $152.00 - $336.00
    FD3 Soap Bar Offset Split Coil Bass Pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes These pickups are a result of a conversation Carey had with Sheldon Dingwall shortly after the 2013 namm show. The idea was to offer the great unique pickups...
  18. Nordstrand Big Blades

    $91.50 - $284.00
    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 Big...
  19. Nordstrand CND for Ibanez Replacements

    $118.04 - $168.20
    *Replacement Pickups for Ibanez Basses*
    This pickup is sized perfectly for replacement of "Carey Nordstrand Designed" pickups that are found on some Ibanez basses. These pickups do not include a plastic cover. You will need to use the original pickup cover that is found on the bass. Some...
  20. Delano JC HE Series Jazz Bass Humbucking Series

    Regular Price: $129.00

    Special Price $85.30 - $406.00

    *Sets and Singles for 4, 5 and 6 String Basses*
    A high end splitcoil humbucking JB™ fourstring pickup with the narrow sensing area of a classic single coil, the JC HE gives you a full range single coil tone with none of the headaches of previous designs. Please check the physical size...
  21. Delano MC HE/S Dual Coil Series MusicMan

    $135.00 - $172.00
    *For your 4, 5 and 6 String MusicMan Basses*
    The DELANO MC HE/S is our highend MM style™ dual coil humbucking pickup. Its custom coils are precision hand wound around two sturdy silicon steel blades on top of our specially engineered double magnet array, all hidden by a closed structured...
  22. Delano MC HE Quad Coil Series MusicMan

    $164.00 - $190.00
    *For your 5 and 6 String MusicMan Basses*
    The closed cover MC HE can offer a rainbow of tonal colours, especially if used with the DELANO active 2 or 3-band circuit. Very articulated extended range fivestring bass sound with great detail and definition throughout the entire spectrum...
  23. Delano SBC HE/S Dual Coil Series Soapbar

    $135.00 - $332.00
    *For your 4, 5 and 6 String Basses*
    DELANO SBC series bass pickups are dual coil highend electric bass humbuckers in the classic bass soapbar shapes, available for four, five, and six string basses. They represent the leading edge in dedicated bass transducer technology. Unbelievably...
  24. Delano SBC HE/S-4 Quad Coil Series Soapbar

    $164.00 - $390.00
    *For your 4,5 and 6 String Basses*
    We took the development of our soapbar bass humbuckers another big step further by incorporating four separate coils. The result is the same great bass tone of our SBC HE/S, plus options, options, and options. And they all make sense:...
  25. Delano JSBC HE Split Coil Series Skinny Soapbar

    $132.00 - $360.00
    *For your 4, 5, 6, and 7 String Basses*
    This ultra slim “twin-coil in line” humcancelling soapstick bass-transducers are precision engineered to bridge the gap between two different schools of basspickup design. The tightfocus and pristine harmonics of a classic single...
  26. Delano Xtender HE Quad Coil Soapbar

    $169.00 - $454.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Our TheXtender bass pickup range is made to bring up the sound of your instrument to new frontiers. You most certainly have never expirienced fat bass tone voiced that pure and sweet ever before. Imagine the amalgam of history and future. Welcome...
  27. Delano Xtender HE/S Dual Coil Soapbar

    $148.00 - $374.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Our TheXtender bass pickup range is made to bring up the sound of your instrument to new frontiers. You most certainly have never expirienced fat bass tone voiced that pure and sweet ever before. Imagine the amalgam of history and future. Welcome...
  28. Delano Xtender D/HE Split Coil Soapbar

    $148.00 - $187.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Our TheXtender bass pickup range is made to bring up the sound of your instrument to new frontiers. You most certainly have never expirienced fat bass tone voiced that pure and sweet ever before. Imagine the amalgam of history and future. Welcome...
  29. Delano Xtender D/HE-M2 Split Coil Soapbar

    $148.00 - $187.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Our TheXtender bass pickup range is made to bring up the sound of your instrument to new frontiers. You most certainly have never expirienced fat bass tone voiced that pure and sweet ever before. Imagine the amalgam of history and future. Welcome...
  30. Delano JSBC TF 'Times Square' Skinny Soapbar

    $180.00 - $452.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    This ultra slim twin-coil in line humcancelling soapstick bass-transducers are precision engineered to bridge the gap between two different schools of basspickup design. The tightfocus and pristine harmonics of a classic single coil, but fully humbucking. The...
  31. EMG TW Series Dual Mode Soapbar

    $119.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    Inside the EMG TW are two independent tonal options: a single coil and a humbucker with EMG's renowned preamp circut. The single-coil mode is our JCS pickup built with ceramic magnets and steel pole pieces for a rich, warm tone. The humbucker...
  32. EMG J Series Soapbar

    $99.00 - $109.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    The EMG J is our original J pickup in a Extended series housing for 4, 5, & 6 string bass. This pickup has its coil located in the back of the housing - closer to the bridge - which gives it sweeping harmonic overtones and punch. This quiet...
  33. EMG JCS Series Soapbar

    $99.00 - $109.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    The EMG JCS is our JCS pickup in our extended range housing. This pickup utilize ceramic magnets with steel pole pieces for a smooth top end. This twist on jazz bass tone, gives players a much warmer sound and a smoother attack with less high...
  34. EMG P Series Soapbar

    $99.00 - $109.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    The EMG P is our P bass pickup in an Extended range housing with the treble magnet closer to the neck (like a Spector or Yamaha bass). The EMG P covers a wide sonic palette of classic and modern bass sounds. Because the P utilizes ceramic magnets...
  35. EMG CS Series Soapbar

    $89.00 - $109.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    The EMG CS is a big sounding modern humbucker for players looking to tame the higher frequencies in their bass tone. The two coils loaded with ceramic magnets and steel poles provide warmth and punch with a smooth top end and plenty of output....
  36. EMG DC Series Soapbar

    $99.00 - $109.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    The EMG DC is a powerful modern sounding humbucker for bass players looking to cut through a big loud mix. The two coils loaded with ceramic bar magnets provide punch and clarity with a crisp top end and plenty of output. This extremely versatile...
  37. EMG P Series Precision Bass Pickup

    $104.00 - $119.00
    *For 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    One of EMG’s original designs and our most popular bass pickup since its introduction in 1979; the EMG P covers a wide sonic palette of classic and modern bass sounds. Because the P utilizes ceramic magnets coupled with short, squat coils, the tone...
  38. Aguilar Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickups

    $189.00 - $249.00
    Aguilar Split Coil Humcancelling Jazz Bass Pickups
    A direct replacement for 4 and 5 string Fender Jazz® and other J-style basses, these split-coil pickups give you noiseless Jazz Bass tone that works for all playing styles. With traditional single-coil pickups, bassists are plagued by hum...
  39. Aguilar P/J Bass Pickups

    $185.00 - $249.00
    Aguilar Split Coil Humcancelling P/J Pickups
    The Aguilar P/J Bass Pickups are well-balanced sets of pickups that provides a flexible array of tones, whether using each pickup alone or in combination. Now you can get the thunderous lows of the neck pickup or the midrange cut of the bridge –...
  40. Aguilar DCB Soapbars

    $195.00 - $255.00
    Aguilar Dual Coil Soapbar Bass Pickups
    The DCB® soapbar pickups use dual ceramic bar magnets that provide a dynamic and responsive attack that works for all playing styles. These pickups have well-developed overtones and singing sustain in the body and decay of the notes. The...
  41. Aguilar Super Singles Soapbars

    $165.00 - $199.00
    Aguilar Single Coil Soapbar Bass Pickups
    The Super Singles® give you massive single coil sound in a soapbar size. Players can expect all the articulation and dynamics of a single coil pickup combined with great sustain and harmonic development. These pickups have excellent string-to-string...
  42. Aguilar Super Doubles Soapbars

    $195.00 - $255.00
    Aguilar Dual Coil Soapbar Bass Pickups from Aguilar feature two rows of alnico five pole pieces creating a thick yet articulate tone, complete with hum-canceling performance
    It's time to double down! This brand new pickup from Aguilar features two rows of alnico five pole pieces creating a thick yet articulate tone, complete with hum-canceling performance. A perfect blend of strong dynamics and rich complex overtones. AG...
  43. 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....
  44. 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...
  45. Nordstrand BigRig 6 String

    $156.00 - $312.00
    Nordstrand BigRig 6 String
    BigRig The BigRig 6 is a pickup came about very organically, as a result of a conversation with bassist Alberto Rigoni. A dual 51 P style pickup, one pole per string, was the initial concept, but offset pole pieces are iconic for Nordstrand....
  46. 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...
  47. Lace Aluma Stealth Bass Soap Bar Pickup

    $112.00 - $119.00
    The Aluma® Stealth Bass Soap Bar is designed by Jeff Lace to enhance and replace, as an upgrade to bass guitars using conventional size soap bar pickups. All with no batteries!
    Lace Aluma Stealth 4 string Extended range for Bass! The new Alumitone® Aluma Stealth Bass Soap Bar were designed by Jeff Lace to enhance and replace, as an upgrade to bass guitars using conventional size soap bar pickups. Bass...
  48. Bartolini '2J Squared' Pickups

    $152.00 - $336.00
    Bartolini 2J Squared Pickups
    2J Squared Series Soapbars They are 2 J Bass Pickups in a soapbar shape. While we started making these decades ago, we are releasing them in all of our Bass Soapbar shapes. Ideal for the most flexible bass, they can be split to individual...
  49. 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...
  50. EMG 45HZ 6 String M5(EMG 45) Pickup

    $89.00
    The EMG 45HZ, is our passive Extended series pickup for 6 string bass.
    The EMG 45HZ, is our passive Extended series pickup for 6 string bass. This modern passive model features a humbucking design for low noise and plenty of output. Using ceramic bar magnets with steel, the tone is warm with a smooth attack and a big...
  51. Lace Alumitone 4.5 6 String M5(EMG 45) Size Dual Coil Pickup (Chrome)

    $139.00
    6 String Dual Coil Humcancelling EMG 45 Size Pickup
    The new Alumitone® Bass Bars® were designed by Jeff Lace to enhance and replace, as an upgrade to bass guitars using conventional size soap bar pickups. The Bass Bar© Alumitone® pickups feature zero noise, ultra wide frequency...
  52. Nordstrand Series Wind Dual Coils

    $131.00 - $374.00
    Series Dual Coils Dual Coil Humcancelling Soapbar pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes This is a modern design dual coil humbucking pickup. Pickups like these are usually found on very high end basses. They use Alnico V...
  53. Nordstrand Parallel Wind Dual Coils

    $131.00 - $374.00
    Parallel Dual Coils Dual Coil Humcancelling Soapbar pickups for 4, 5, & 6 String sizes This is a modern design dual coil humbucking pickup. Pickups like these are usually found on very high end basses. They use Alnico...
  54. Delano SBC TF 'Times Square' Soapbar

    $206.00 - $484.00
    *For your 4, 5, and 6 String Basses*
    DELANO SBC series bass pickups are dual-coil highend electric bass humbuckers in the classic bass soapbar shapes. They represent the leading edge in dedicated bass transducer technology. Finally your bass CAN sound like it'should. The custom...