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. Nordstrand 2B-3a 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Bass

    $156.00
    2-band, 1-pickup, 3-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Treble - Bass
    Nordstrand 2B-3a Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Treble Bass Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  2. 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: ...
  3. Nordstrand 2B-3b 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    2-band, 2-pickup, 3-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Blend - Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 2B-3b Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  4. Nordstrand 2B-4b 2-Pickup 4-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass

    $163.50
    2-band, 2-pickup, 4-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Blend - Treble - Bass
    Nordstrand 2B-4b Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Blend Treble Bass Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  5. Nordstrand 2B-4c 2-Pickup 4-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Tone - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    2-band, 2-pickup, 4-knob Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Blend - Passive Tone - Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 2B-4c Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) Blend Passive Tone Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim...
  6. Nordstrand 3-Band 3B Preamp Module (With EQ Pots)

    $96.00
    Includes 3-50K EQ pots
    Nordstrand 3B Module Unwired module supplied with potentiometers. No battery clip, output jack. Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  7. Nordstrand 3B-3 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    3B-3 ( 1 pickup - 3 Knob)- Volume (pull passive)- Mid (pull frequency selector)- Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 3B-3 Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active/Passive) Mid(Push/Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the...
  8. Nordstrand 3B-4a 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol/Vol Stack - Tone P/P A/P - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    3B-4a ( 2 pickup - 4 Knob)- Volume/Volume Stack- Passive Tone (pull passive)- Mid (pull frequency selector)- Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 3B-4a Control Configuration Volume/Volume Stack Passive Tone (Push/Pull Active/Passive) Mid(Push/Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: ...
  9. Nordstrand 3B-4b 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol/Tone Stack - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid P/P

    $163.50
    3B-4b ( 2 pickup - 4 Knob)- Volume/Passive Tone Stack- Blend- Mid (pull frequency selector)- Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 3B-4b Control Configuration Volume/Passive Tone Stack Blend Mid(Push/Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim...
  10. Nordstrand 3B-5a 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid P/P - Bass

    $171.00
    2-pickup, 3-band, 5-knob Volume Push-Pull (Active/Passive) - Blend - Treble - Mid (Push-Pull) - Bass
    Nordstrand 3B-5b Control Configuration Volume Push-Pull (Active/Passive) Blend Mid(Push/Pull) Treble Bass Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db...
  11. Nordstrand 3B-5b 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Tone - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $171.00
    3B-5b ( 2 pickup - 5 Knob)- Volume (pull passive)- Blend- Passive Tone- Mid (pull frequency selector)- Treble/Bass Stack
    Nordstrand 3B-5b Control Configuration Volume (Push/Pull Active/Passive) Blend Passive Tone Mid(Push/Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Technical Specifications Overall Gain: ...
  12. Richter MX2 Active Piezo and Magnetic Mixer

    $117.44
    Active Piezo and Magentic Mixer
    MX2 Active Piezo & Magnetic Pickups The Richter MX2 active mixer preamp combines two buffered high impedance inputs via a blend potentiometer to one output. In the center position - provided by a center detente - the input signals...
  13. Richter 3BP 1 or 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb/Bass P/P A/P Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $242.77
    1 or 2-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume - Treble/Bass Stack (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Midrange Stack (Parametric)
    Richter 3BP 3-band Preamp The BassXX Preamp (pronounced "Bass-ics") is a filter-based pre-amp which provides very flexible parametric EQ control with sweepable mids. Its outstanding sound performance is achieved through careful circuit...
  14. NOLL TCM 4XM 2-Pickup 3-Knob 4-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $179.30
    2-pickup, 4-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Lo Midrange/Hi Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 4-Band System Volume/Blend Stack Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass stack Lo...
  15. Noll Mixpot Piezo and Magnetic Buffer

    $69.55
    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...
  16. John East MPM-02 Piezo Magnetic Buffer

    $110.00
    John East Piezo Magnetic Buffer
    The MPM-02 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...
  17. Bartolini 5.2AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid P/P - Bass

    $192.00
    Bartolini 5.2 A/P Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  18. Bartolini 2.4AP Compact Preamp 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $184.00
    Bartolini 2.4 AP
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  19. Bartolini 5.4 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid - Mid Sw

    $199.00
    Bartolini 5.4 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble Mid Bass Mid...
  20. Bartolini 2.5AP Compact Preamp 1-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Mid P/P - Treb - Bass

    $176.00
    Bartolini 2.5AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control Configuration Volume...
  21. Bartolini 3.4 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol/Vol Stack - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $196.00
    Bartolini 3.4 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control Configuration Volume/Volume...
  22. Bartolini 4.6AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $199.00
    Bartolini 4.6AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  23. Bartolini 4.6 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Mid P/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $188.00
    Bartolini 4.6 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control Configuration Volume Blend Mid...
  24. Bartolini 4.7AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Sw

    $216.00
    Bartolini 4.7AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  25. Bartolini 4.7 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 4-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol - Bl - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Sw

    $208.00
    Bartolini 4.7 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  26. Bartolini 5.2 Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb - Mid P/P - Bass

    $184.00
    Bartolini 5.2 Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  27. Bartolini 5.3AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Vol - Treb - Mid - Bass - Mid Sw

    $208.00
    Bartolini 5.3AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  28. Bartolini 5.4AP Compact Preamp 2-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid - Mid Sw

    $208.00
    Bartolini 5.4AP Compact Preamp
    The new Bartolini NTMB Systems have eliminated the second module and have only the single 1-3/4" x 1" x 1/2" module. There is also a weight saving on the new systems of 20 grams. Control...
  29. Glockenklang 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass - Mid

    $200.00
    Glockenklang - 3 Band
    Controls: Volume Push/Pull Active Passive - Blend - Treble - Bass - Mid The Glockenklang 3-band onboard preamp is active/passive switchable (at the Volume via a Push/Pull), has a balance(blend) pot with...
  30. 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“...