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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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 +/-...
  7. 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...
  8. 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?...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...