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. Bartolini XTCT 3-Band Preamp(High Impedance)

    $76.00
    XTCT 3-band Preamp Module
    The XTCT 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....
  2. Delano Sonar 3 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass

    $129.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble Mid Bass Description Scaling new heights in perfecting the tonal capabilities of magnetic pickups, the Delano...
  3. Delano Sonar 3MS/E 2-Pickup 5-Knob 1-Switch 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass - Mid Sw

    $164.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob, 1-Switch VPP A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass - Mid Switch
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble Mid Bass Mid Switch Description Scaling new heights in perfecting the tonal capabilities of magnetic...
  4. Delano Sonar 3MS 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass

    $156.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 5-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid - Bass
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble Mid Bass Description Scaling new heights in perfecting the tonal capabilities of magnetic pickups, the Delano...
  5. EMG BQC System 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $179.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob Vol - Blend - Treb/Bass - Mid/Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Blend Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack Built specifically for EMG pickups, the BQC System works as a complete control system for bass guitars. It incorporates a pre-wired...
  6. Glockenklang 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid

    $200.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack Mid Description Recommended for use in Rock, Jazz, Solo, Reggae applications. Tight low-end that is focused...
  7. John East DJ Retro

    $299.00
    Same as J Retro, but with curved plate to work on Lakland Darryl Jones model basses. Top knobs and plate are chrome, bottom knobs are black.
    Control Configuration Volume/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack Mid/Mid Stack Blend & Pickups Switch Active/Passive Switch Description Same as J Retro, but with curved plate to work...
  8. Seymour Duncan STC-3A 3-Band Preamp for Active Pickups

    $135.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Push/Pull(Slap-Switch) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Mid High headroom, low-noise, 3-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with active pickups. Comes...
  9. Seymour Duncan STC-3P 3-Band Preamp for Passive Pickups

    $135.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid
    Control Configuration Volume Push/Pull(Slap-Switch) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Mid High headroom, low-noise, 3-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with passive pickups. Comes...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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....
  20. Seymour Duncan STC-3ASB 3-Band Preamp for Active Pickups

    $165.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Blend - Treb/Bass - Mid
    Controls: Volume (w/Slap Switch push-pull) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Midrange High headroom, low-noise, 3-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with ACTIVE...
  21. Seymour Duncan STC-3PSB 3-Band Preamp for Passive Pickups

    $165.00
    3-Band: 2-Pickup, 4-Knob VPP - Blend - Treb/Bass - Mid
    Controls: Volume (w/Slap Switch push-pull) Blend Treble/Bass Stack Midrange High headroom, low-noise, 3-Band active onboard EQ preamp voiced specifically for fretless basses with PASSIVE...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. NOLL TCM 3P 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Treb Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $248.75
    2-pickup, 3-band, 5-knob Volume (Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Blend - Treble/Treble Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Blend Treble(Boost/Cut)/Treble(Frequency) ...
  25. 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) ...
  26. NOLL TCM 3P 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Treb Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $256.86
    2-pickup, 3-band, 4-knob Volume/Blend(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Stack - Treble/Treble Stack - Bass/Bass Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Blend Stack Treble(Boost/Cut)/Treble(Frequency) ...
  27. NOLL TCM 3PM Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl Stack - Hybrid Treb - Mid/Mid Stack - Bass P/P A/P

    $291.51
    2-pickup, 3-band, 4-knob Volume/Blend Stack - Hybrid Treble - Midrange/Midrange Stack - Bass (Push-Pull Active/Passive)
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-band System Volume/Blend Stack Mid(Boost/Cut)/Mid Frequency Bass(Push-Pull...
  28. NOLL TCM 3PM Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $280.97
    2-Pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull/Blend Stack (Push-Pull Active/Passive) Treble/Bass...
  29. NOLL TCM 3PM 2-Pickup 5-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Mid/Mid stack - Bass

    $164.03
    2-pickup, 3-band, 5-knob Volume Push-Pull (Active/Passive) - Blend - Treble - Midrange/Midrange
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Blend Treble Midrange(Boost/Cut)/Midrange(Frequency) ...
  30. NOLL TCM 3PM 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid/Mid Stack

    $195.87
    Volume(Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Blend - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange/Midrange Stack
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Blend Treble/Bass stack ...