Bass Pickups

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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.

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  1. Bartolini 'B-Axis' Humcancelling Pickups

    $88.00 - $192.00
    *Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses*
    Based on the Original 1970’s Bartolini HI-A design, the B-axis series Precision Bass® (P Bass® ) and Jazz Bass® ( J Bass® ) have gained the interest of highly respected by musicians and luthiers alike for their Huge Punchy Tone,...
  2. Bartolini CBJD-1 'Classic Bass' Dual In-Line Humcancelling

    $79.00 - $168.00
    *Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses*
    The "Classic Bass" Jazz bass pickups are highly respected by musicians and luthiers alike for their deep tone, strong lows, low mids tone. They feature a dual in-line humcanceling coil design. The "Classic Bass" series...
  3. Bartolini CBJD-3 'Classic Bass' Bright Tone Dual In-Line Humcancelling

    $79.00 - $168.00
    *Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses*
    “Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses”The CDJD-3 pickup is the Jazz Bass® ( J Bass® ) replacement pickup set. It is highly respected by musicians and luthiers alike for its bright, enhanced treble tone....
  4. Bartolini CBJS-1 'Classic Bass' True Single Coil

    $72.00 - $152.00
    “Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses”The CBJS-1 pickup is the Jazz Bass® ( J Bass® ) replacement pickup set . The set is highly respected by musicians and luthiers alike for its deep tone, strong lows,...
  5. 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 lowsThe "Classic Bass" series bass pickups are passive designs featuring an extended and more resonant frequency...
  6. Bartolini 'Classic Bass' Candybar True Single Coil

    $68.00 - $152.00
    *Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses*
    The Skinny Soapbar Single Coil design features powerful lows and low-mids – bright treble.The “Classic Bass” series bass pickups are passive designs featuring an extended and more resonant frequency range. They have far more...
  7. 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...
  8. Bartolini SU 'Original Bass' True Single Coil

    $76.00 - $159.00
    *Jazz Bass Sets and Singles for 4 and 5 String Basses*
    Single Coil, Deep Tone. These pickups are wound to yield much more "growl" from the Bridge pickup. They are very similar in tone to the old Bartolini 94J 4 string pickups, just ever so slighlty brighter at the bridge. Tonally, these have...
  9. 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...
  10. Nordstrand 5 String Jazz Bass Single Coil

    $96.00 - $198.00
    *Sets and Singles for your 5 String Basses*
    NJ5 Single Coil 5 String Jazz Bass Pickups Please check the physical size of the pickups you want to replace to make sure the replacements fit properly.NJ5 Single coil 5 String jazz bass pickups Five...
  11. Nordstrand 5 String 51 P bass

    $93.00 - $131.00
    '51 Precision Bass Pickups Original 5 String Precision Bass pickup Please check the physical size of the pickups you want to replace to make sure the replacements fit properly.51P5 Original 5 String Precision...
  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 Jazz Bars

    $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...
  14. Nordstrand Big Blades - Clean and Clear Tone

    $91.50 - $284.00
    Clean & Clear Tone
    Big Blades - Clean and Clear Tone 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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....
  19. 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...
  20. EMG J Series Jazz Bass Pickup

    $99.00 - $189.00
    *For 4 and 5 String Basses*
    The original EMG J Set became an instant hit with its sweeping harmonic overtones, punch and quiet operation. This pickup set has classic jazz bass characteristics with a broader tonal frequency range that adds dimensions and clarity to your...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  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. Bartolini 'Original Bass' Dual In-Line Humcancelling Pickups

    $79.00 - $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...
  28. Dimarzio DP548-BK 5 String Jazz L Size Ultra Jazz Split Coil Bridge Pickup

    $69.99
    5 string Ultra Jazz Split Coil Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup Only
    The Ultra Jazz 5® has many of the same qualities as the 4-string Ultra Jazz®, but it's been specifically designed to meet the demands of 5-string basses. By means of a unique application of Virtual Vintage® technology, the Ultra Jazz...
  29. Dimarzio DP547-BK 5 String Jazz L Size Ultra Jazz Split Coil Neck Pickup

    $69.99
    5 string Split Coil Jazz Bass Neck Pickup Only
    The Ultra Jazz 5® has many of the same qualities as the 4-string Ultra Jazz®, but it's been specifically designed to meet the demands of 5-string basses. By means of a unique application of Virtual Vintage® technology, the Ultra Jazz...
  30. Dimarzio DP550-BK 5 String Jazz L Size Area J Split Coil Neck Pickup

    $79.99
    5 string Split Coil Jazz Bass Neck Pickup Only
    Been waiting for a bass pickup that sounds like a vintage J Bass pickup and cancels hum? Your wait is over. Bass pickups are usually described with aggressive terms such as amazing punch and thundering lows, but that's not the sound of vintage...
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