Nordstrand 2B-3b 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack

SKU:BBG 7159


  • 2-band, 2-pickup, 3-knob
  • Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive) - Blend - Treble/Bass Stack
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Nordstrand makes these by hand and they need a little time. Based on past experience, it typically takes 4-8 weeks to get these to us. Order it now, to reserve your place in line, and we will ship it to you when we receive it from Nordstrand.


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Nordstrand 2B-3b

Control Configuration

  1. Volume (Push/Pull Active-Passive)
  2. Blend
  3. Treble/Bass Stack

Technical Specifications

  • Overall Gain: +/- 10db by a trim pot on the module
  • Treble: +/- 12db @4khz
  • Bass:+/- 12db @ 50hz
  • Battery life is estimated to be around 180 hours for an Alkaline 9v. Adding an additional battery for 18v will provide more headroom and longer battery life.

    Module dimensions; L 1.33" (34mm) x W .905" (23mm) x D .433" (11mm)

    Question: Where Can I Buy a Nordstrand 2B-3b 2-Pickup 3-Knob 2-Band Vol P/P A/P - Bl - Treb/Bass Stack?

    Answer: You can buy this from Best Bass Gear by Calling 877-839-3531 or Emailing us at or chatting with our Bass Techs


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    Great Upgrade For Any Bass
    By Jeremy
    Just picked up an open box 2B-3A version of this preamp (for one-pickup basses) and installed it into a MM SUB bass w/ fretless neck. The tone and presence has now greatly improved, and the "clanky" sound that can come from the stock import preamp of these basses is now at a minimum. The stock pre also has known issues with extremely high (and non-adjustable) output as well as very uneven volume taper along the travel of the volume pot. This Nordstrand preamp fixes these issues and makes the instrument worthy of any live or studio situation. Install is fairly easy as well with included diagram and the components have a solid, well-made feel to them. Highly recommended!