Preamps

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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.

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  1. EMG 1 or 2 Pickups Wiring Kit

    $49.00
    EMG 1 or 2 pickup wiring kit - Short Shaft
    EMG 1 or 2 pickup wiring kit - Short Shaft All of the solderless components for install in one package! This kit includes everything needed for installation in a 1 or 2 pickup configuration. This kit is for active pickups. What's...
  2. Seymour Duncan STC-2S-BO 2 Band EQ Separate

    $59.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Separate Add versatility to your bass with our 2-band onboard active EQ with separate bass & treble controls, and switchable treble frequency. On board Tone Circuits add tremendous tonal versatility....
  3. John East BTB-01 1 or 2-Pickup 1-Knob 2-Band Treb/Bass Stack

    $150.00 - $160.00
    The BTB-01 is based on the middle stack of the J-Retro 01 bass preamp. It consists of a single dual concentric knob stack with controls for Bass, Treble, and Bright functions.
    Control Configuration Treble/Bass Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-01 is based on the middle stack of the J-Retro 01 bass preamp. It consists of a single dual concentric...
  4. John East Mid Sweep 1 or 2-Pickup 1-Knob 1-Band Mid/Mid Stack

    $110.00 - $120.00
    The MID SWEEP 01 is a stand-alone mid control which can be used on its own or cascaded in conjunction with other modules, including additional MID SWEEP 01s.
    Control Configuration Mid/Mid Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The Mid Sweep 01 is a stand-alone mid control which can be used on its own or cascaded in conjunction with other...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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,...
  10. Seymour Duncan STC-2C-BO 2 Band Preamp EQ with Concentric Knobs

    $59.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Stack Add active EQ to your P or J without any drilling with this 2-band onboard active EQ with stacked basstreble pot, and switchable treble frequency. On board Tone Circuits add tremendous...
  11. Darkglass Tone Capsule 1 or 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Module Bass - Lo Mid - High Mid

    $169.95
    Darkglass Tone Capsule The Tone Capsule is a new, unusual take on onboard preamplifiers. It's designed to respect your instrument's natural character while expanding exponentially the tonal possibilities. The Tone Capsule is...
  12. 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...
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