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 3.3 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $148.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob Vol - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Blend 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 our industry...
  2. 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...
  3. Seymour Duncan STC-2A 2-Band for Active Pickups

    $105.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with active pickups. Comes with prewired 3-knob harness. Seymour Duncan Tone Circuits will add a tremendous amount...
  4. Seymour Duncan STC-2P 2-Band for Passive Pickups

    $105.00
    2-Band: Treb/Bass
    Controls: Treble/Bass Stack High headroom, low-noise, 2-Band active onboard EQ preamp designed for use with passive pickups. Comes with prewired 3-knob harness. Seymour Duncan Tone Circuits will add a tremendous amount...
  5. Noll TCM3 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bal - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack Chrome

    $249.00
    Noll TCM3 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 4-Knob 3-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bal - Mid - Treb/Bass Stack Chrome
    Control Configuration 1-Pickup 3-Band System Volume(Active/Passive Push-Pull) Balance Mid Treble/Bass...
  6. 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...
  7. Nordstrand 2B+3b 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $163.50
    PREWIRED 2B+3b: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), blend, and treble/bass stack
    New for 2017! PREWIRED 2B+3b: 2 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), blend, and treble/bass stack The new 2 band boost only preamp offers flexibility, practical simplicity, and amazing tone shaping potential....
  8. Vannetti V2B 2-Band Prewired Preamp

    $201.00 - $247.00
    2-Band preamp with unique Dual Presence Filter, custom wired to your specifications
    Developed by Best Bass Gear's own Rob Giovannetti, the Vannetti V2B 2-Band is a unique offering in the world of onboard preamps. Inspired by the classic active electronics of the late 1970s, the V2B has been designed not to be "transparent," but to...
  9. Noll TCM3 PM 3-Knob Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Stack

    $244.50
    Noll TCM3 PM 3-Knob Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid Stack
    Control Configuration Addition passive tone control available as single shaft pot or as a concentric pot with active treble control. Tone roll-off in passive mode on every single shaft...
  10. Nordstrand JC-3b PREWIRED 3-band Vol P/P - Bl - Treb P/P - Mid - Bass P/P

    $246.00
    The JC-3b preamp is specifically configured to work with the Dual Big BladeMan pickups
    JC-3b Preamp JC-3b - PREWIRED - 3 band bass preamp with volume (pull passive), blend, treble (push/pull neck pickup - series down, parallel up), mids (1kHz down, pull up for 400Hz), bass (push/pull bridge pickup - series down, parallel up) The...
  11. 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 +/-...
  12. 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...
  13. 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?...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Bartolini 3.3AP 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $159.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume (w/Active-Passive Push-Pull) Blend Treble/Bass stack Description A Pre-Wired harness saves the time and aggravation of wiring your pre-amp and pots into your instrument....
  17. Glockenklang 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

    $160.00
    2-Band: 2-Pickup, 3-Knob VPP A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack
    Control Configuration Volume Active/Passive Push/Pull Blend Treble/Bass Stack Description Recommended for use in Rock, Jazz, Solo, Reggae applications. Tight low-end that is focused and warm.Due...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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....
  24. 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...
  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 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...
  27. NOLL TCM2 Jazz Bass 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol/Bl Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Tone P/P A/P

    $234.63
    2-pickup, 2-band, 3-knob Volume/Blend Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Passive Tone (Push-Pull Active/Passive)
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 2-Band System Volume/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack Passive Tone (Active/Passive...
  28. 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 ...
  29. NOLL TCM3 2-Pickup 3-Knob 3-Band Vol/Bl P/P A/P Stack - Treb/Bass Stack - Mid

    $153.00
    2-pickup, 3-band, 3-knob Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Blend Stack - Treble/Bass Stack - Midrange
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 3-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive)/Blend Stack Treble/Bass Stack ...
  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: ...