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. Richter JB-VVT Passive Control Plate

    $74.95
    JB Passive Control Plate with Shielding for Jazz Bass™ :: High Quality Dustproof Pots :: Rugged and Shielded :: :: Quick and Easy Mounting :: No Soldering Required :: The Richter JB PASSIVE control plate is an easy mounting component...
  2. 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...
  3. 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....
  4. 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...
  5. Richter HA-1 Onboard Headphone Amplifier

    $94.95
    Outstanding Audio Performance - Low Noise Amplifier Design - Rugged and Shielded - 3.5 mm Output Jack
    HeadAmp HA-1 HeadAmp onboard The RICHTER HA-1 onboard headphone amplifier was designed for the use inside a bass or guitar. It provides low noise, smooth, full and precise signal reproduction without loosing any details on sound even in deep...
  6. Nordstrand 2B+ 2-Band Bass Preamp (with 2 EQ Pots)

    $88.50
    2B+ 2 band bass preamp with 2 eq pots
    New for 2017! 2b+ 2-Band Preamp with 2 EQ Pots The new 2 band boost only preamp offers flexibility, practical simplicity, and amazing tone shaping potential. Offering more boost than our standard 2 band preamp the 2B+...
  7. Richter PB-1 Preamp/Booster

    $94.99
    Linear precision Amplifier for E-guitar and - bass
    The RICHTER PB-1 onboard Booster is an linear precision Amplifier for E-guitar and - bass. It provides a trim pot for the adjustment of the gain (0 to 18 dB) and an outstanding audio performance by careful design and the use of the best components...
  8. Bartolini AGDB/918-2 Adjustable Dual Input Gain Buffer

    $72.00
    Adjustable Dual Gain Buffer
    The AGDB/918-2 is an Adjustable Gain Dual Buffer/Pre-Amp. It features two independent buffers with adjustable low-noise gain from 0 to 12dB with a superior flat frequency output response and low noise floor. This preamp can be used with either 1 -...
  9. Bartolini MPB2-918 Magnetic and Piezo Buffer

    $84.00
    Bartolini Mag/Piezo Buffer
    Designed for buffering/blending of piezo signal for use with magnetic pickups. Also used to get the piezo signal up to good levels even when magenetic pickups are not employed. Bartolini recommends the MPB2-918 for use on bass. Known to work...
  10. Bartolini TC3 Preamp

    $32.00
    The TC3 is a discrete preamplifier/booster with preset minimum gain of 12dB - can be boosted up to 40dB - for low to medium output pickups - 9 volt only.
    The TC3 discrete preamplifier/booster with preset minimum gain of 12dB - can be boosted up to 40dB - for low to medium output pickups - 9 volt only. The TC3 can be wired in a way that boosts the signal up 12dB without altering the signal. It...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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,...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Bartolini TC1 Preamp

    $32.00
    The TC1 preamplifier is designed to improve the performance of electric instruments by increasing the signal level, modifying the tonal quality with a wide range of options and decreasing the treble losses in the cable.
    The TC1 preamplifier is designed to improve the performance of electric instruments by increasing the signal level, modifying the tonal quality with a wide range of options and decreasing the treble losses in the cable. The TC1 preamp can be...
  17. 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....
  18. Bartolini AGB/918-2 Adustable Single Input Gain Buffer

    $48.00
    Adjustable Single Input Gain Buffer/Preamp
    The AGB/918-2 is an Adjustable Gain Buffer/Pre-Amp. It features an adjustable low-noise gain from 0 to 12dB with a superior flat frequency output response and low noise floor. This preamp can be used with either 1 - 9 volt battery ( 9 volt...
  19. 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...
  20. NOLL TCM2 2-Pickup 4-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb - Bass

    $98.64
    2-pickup, 2-band, 4-knob Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) - Blend - Treble - Bass
    Control Configuration 2-Pickup 2-Band System Volume Push-Pull(Push-Pull Active/Passive) Blend Treble Bass ...
  21. Nordstrand 2-Band 2B Preamp Module (With EQ Pots)

    $88.50
    2B Module
    Nordstrand 2B Module (Module and EQ Pots) Includes 2 EQ pots. Does not include output jack or battery clip. Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  22. Nordstrand 3-Band 3B Preamp Module (With EQ Pots)

    $96.00
    Includes 3-50K EQ pots
    Nordstrand 3B Module Unwired module supplied with potentiometers. No battery clip, output jack. Technical Specifications Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module Treble: ...
  23. Noll Mixpot Piezo and Magnetic Buffer

    $69.55
    Noll MixPot
    The MixPot 1 is a miniature onboard pickup mixing preamp, mounted to the underside of a balance pot (center click). The preamp allows the ability to combine Piezo and magnetic pickups, two magnetic pickups or two Piezo pickups without any additional...
  24. 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....
  25. Mike Pope Flexcore Preamplifier Premium Accessory Kill Switch - Black

    $31.00
    Mike Pope Flexcore Preamp Premium Accessory Kill Switch - Black Short and flat type, Black. Kill Switch to to mute output of bass.
  26. Richter Passive Tone Control

    $17.16
    The passive tone pot is an additional element for BassXX products.
    Richter Passive Tone for BassXX Preamps The passive tone pot is an additional element for BassXX products. It is mounted on the basic circuit board of each BassXX-electronic.