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. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-1 Preamp

    $169.00 - $189.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The Aguilar OBP-1 is a boost only preamp able to be used in conjunction with active or passive pickups. No modification is required for use with Active pickups such as EMG®, Warwick® MEC and other active pickups as we build the pre-wires in...
  2. Richter PB-VT Passive Control Unit

    $49.95
    Precision Bass replacement unit with Volume, Tone
    Richter PB-VT passive replacement kit with shielding The RICHTER PB PASSIVE Control Unit is an easy mounting component for passive bass guitars like the Precision Bass™. It provides a volume and a tone pot. A shielded PCB replaces...
  3. Nordstrand 2B+3a 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P - Treb - Bass

    $156.00
    PREWIRED 2B+3a: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), treble, and bass
    New for 2017! PREWIRED 2B+3a: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), treble, and bass The new 2 band boost only preamp offers flexibility, practical simplicity, and amazing tone shaping potential. Offering more...
  4. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-2 Preamp

    $179.00 - $199.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The OBP-2 was designed to give bassists fat tone while being small enought fit into tight control cavities. Wire this preamp with one 9 volt battery and it will fit into just about any instrument. With +/-18dB of bass boost and cut at 40Hz and +/-...
  5. Prewire - Aguilar OBP-3 Preamp

    $187.00 - $213.00
    Custom pre-wired preamp
    The Aguilar OBP-3 was built from the ground up to be the ultimate source of full-bodied tone, transparency, and versatility for your bass. Three bands of boost/cut and a selectable midrange frequency provides flexibility to dial in just the...
  6. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb - Bass - Mid/Mid Stack

    $230.00 - $245.00
    The BTB-MMSR 4 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not an exact copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass Mid Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR 4 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics...
  7. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Treb - Bass

    $175.00 - $185.00
    Control plate not included. The BTB-MMSR has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not a copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble Bass Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray?...
  8. John East MMSR 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $230.00 - $245.00
    Control plate not included The BTB-MMSR 3 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics very similar to the original MM Stingray 2 Band EQ, but is not a copy of the original circuit.
    Control Configuration Volume Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack Available in Black, Chrome, or Gold Finish Description The BTB-MMSR 3 Knob, including Mid Sweep, has been designed with characteristics...
  9. Bartolini 2.2AP 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack

    $148.00
    2-Band: 1-Pickup, 2-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Treble/Bass Stack Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument. They feature...
  10. Bartolini 2.3AP 1-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Bass

    $144.00
    2-Band: 1-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Treble Bass Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument. They feature...
  11. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.1 1-Pickup 5-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Lo Mid - Hi Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Treble Lo Mid Hi Mid Bass The Mike Pope Flexcore is a 1 to 4-band preamp that is an extremely nimble and flexible preamp system capable...
  12. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.1stk 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Treb - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull 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 preamp system capable...
  13. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.2 1-Pickup 4-Knob 4-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid - Hi Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull 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 preamp system capable...
  14. Mike Pope Flexcore 3.2stk 1-Pickup 3-Knob Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack

    $299.00
    1-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Treb/Bass Stack - Lo Mid/Hi Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull 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 preamp system capable...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. Seymour Duncan STC-3M3 3-Band Preamp with 3 Knobs

    $139.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Treb/Bass - Mid
    Control Configuration Volume/Slap Switch Push/Pull Treble/Bass Stack Midrange Tone Circuit designed for Music Man Stingray bass comes with a prewired 3-knob control harness. The STC-3M3...
  26. NOLL TCM 3P 1-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb/Treb Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $223.28
    1-Pickup, 3-band, 4-knob Volume (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Treble/Treble Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack - Bass/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble(Boost/Cut)/Treble(Frequency) ...
  27. NOLL TCM 3PM Precision Bass 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol/Tone Stack P/P A/P - Mid/Mid Stack

    $195.50
    1-pickup, 2-band, 2-knob Volume/Passive Tone (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 2-band System Volume(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Passive Tone Stack Mid(Boost/Cut)/Mid...
  28. NOLL TCM2 Precision Bass 1-Pickup 2-Knob 2-Band Vol/Tone P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack

    $149.16
    1-Pickup, 2-band, 2-knob Volume/Passive Tone Stack(Active/Passive Push-Pull) - Treble/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 2-Band System Volume/Passive Tone Stack(Active/Passive Push-Pull) Treble/Bass Stack ...
  29. NOLL TCM3 1-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Treb-Bass Stack - Mid

    $119.37
    1-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass Stack Midrange ...
  30. 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: ...