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. Mike Pope Flexcore 3t.1 1-Pickup 6-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 6-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treble - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  2. Mike Pope Flexcore 3t.1stk 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treble - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  3. Mike Pope 3t.2 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid Hi Mid The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  4. Mike Pope 3t.2st 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Passive Tone Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible...
  5. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.1stk 1-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treble - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass Active/Passive Switch The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Mike Pope Flexcore 3stk.2stk 1-Pickup 3-Knob 1-Switch 4-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Sw

    $299.00
    1-Pickup 3-Knob, 1-Switch Vol/Tone Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - A/P Switch
    Control Configuration Volume/Passive ToneStack Treble/Bass Stack Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack Active/Passive Switch Description The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely...
  9. EMG VMC Variable Mid Control

    $99.00
    1-Band: 1 Knob Mid/Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Mid/Mid Stack The VMC (Variable-Mid-Control) is perfect for dialing in just the tone you want. Using the cut to reduce the mids gives you that classic full bottom end with a snappy high end. By boosting...
  10. EMG BTC-HZ System 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack The BTC HZ System is intended for EMG-HZ passive pickups as well as other manufacturers passive pickups. The BTC HZ System comes supplied Volume, Blend, and...
  11. Seymour Duncan STC-3M4 3-Band Preamp with 4 Knobs

    $139.00
    3-Band: 1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Treb - Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Treble Mid Bass Tone Circuit designed for Music Man Stingray bass comes with a prewired 4-knob control harness. The STC-3M4...
  12. Lakland LH3 2-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid - Coil Sel. Sw

    $182.40
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob, 1-Switch VPP A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid - Coil Sel. Switch
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble Mid Bass Coil Selector Switch(Bridge Pickup) Working in conjunction with Lakland Bass Guitars in Chicago, Hanson...
  13. EMG BTC System 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack As a complete control system for 2 pickup basses the BTC includes an Active Bass control, a BTC control, and a Master Volume control. The Active Balance...
  14. EMG BQC Control 1 or 2-Pickup 2-Knob 3-Band Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $119.00
    3-Band: 2- Knob Treb/Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack The BQC Control features a bass and treble equalizer on a concentric (stacked) pot along with the concentric (stacked) mid-control. It takes up very little space...
  15. EMG BQS Control 1 or 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $119.00
    3-Band: 3-Knob Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Treble Bass Mid/Mid Stack Similar to the BQC, the BCS Control works with any active or passive pickup and takes up almost no space. But with the BQS you’ll get separate bass and treble...
  16. EMG BQS System 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $179.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble Bass Mid/Mid Stack The BQS System, as a complete control system for your bass guitar, includes Active Balance, Master Volume, and EQ circuits. Unlike...
  17. EMG BTC Control 1 or 2-Pickup 1-Knob 2-Band Treb/Bass Stack

    $99.00
    2-Band: 1-Knob Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Treble/Bass Stack Why not equip your bass with the most widely used EQ System in the world? With the BTC you’ll get a bass and treble equalizer on a concentric (stacked) pot that will work with any...
  18. EMG BTS Control 1 or 2-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Treb - Bass

    $99.00
    2-Band: 2-Knob Treb - Bass
    Control Configuration Treble Bass The BTS Control 2-band equalizer is similar to the BTC Control, except with the BTS you'll get separate controls for the bass and treble. Often preferred for their less selective,...
  19. EMG BTS System 2-Pickup 4-knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble Bass As a complete control system for two pickpup basses the BTS includes an Active Balance Control, separate BTS Bass and Treble controls, and a Master Volume...
  20. Nordstrand 2B-MM 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Treb - Bass

    $160.00
    1 Pickup, 3 Knob: Volume, Treble, Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass For everyone looking for that old school pre-Ernie Ball® Music Man@reg; tone, Nordstrand Pickups has the preamp for you. The 2B-MM preamp is a faithful reproduction...
  21. EMG BTS-HZ System 2-Pickup 4-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass

    $129.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble Bass The BTS HZ System is intended for EMG-HZ passive pickups as well as other manufacturers passive pickups. The BTS HZ System comes supplied Volume, Blend,...
  22. EMG BQC-HZ System 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $179.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack The BQC HZ System is intended for EMG-HZ passive pickups as well as other manufacturers passive pickups. The BQC HZ System comes supplied...
  23. EMG BQS-HZ 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $179.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble Bass Mid/Mid Stack For passive pickups, the BQS HZ System features a pre-wired balance control (blend) and master volume with separate bass and treble...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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....
  28. 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...
  29. Seymour Duncan STC-2ASB 2-Band Preamp for Active Pickups

    $139.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP - Blend- Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with active pickups....
  30. Seymour Duncan STC-2PSB 2-Band Preamp for Passive Pickups

    $139.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP - Blend- Treb/Bass
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with PASSIVE pickups Designed...