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Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set  

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The Bartolini 9J1 4-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set features a hum-canceling dual in-line coil design. The 9J1 has a bright Neck tone and deep Bridge ton...Read More

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Reduces hum, increases tonal range, and adds growl.

The Bartolini 9J1 4-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set features a hum-canceling dual in-line coil design. The 9J1 has a bright Neck tone and deep Bridge tone. The #1 windings yield much more "growl" from the Bridge pickup. They are very similar in tone to Bartolini's 94J 4 string pickups, just ever so slightly brighter at the bridge.

FEATURES
  • Black shell
  • Hum-canceling
  • Bright neck tone
  • Deep bridge tone

Give your 4-string bass a new sound with these pups. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set

  • Neck pickup dimensions
  • 3-1/16" - 3.60"/ 91mm
  • Bridge pickup dimensions
  • 3-3/4" - 3.73" / 95mm
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Bartolini9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves sound (9)
  • Good quality (7)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Functional (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (5)
    • Practicing (4)
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      • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    4.0

    Great upgrade but be mindful...

    By xrock79

    from Ellenwood Ga

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

        I bought these to replace the stock pickups in a Tobias Toby 4 string that has an active tone control. The installation was easy enough (if you know how to use a soldering iron) and was able to do it myself. while installing however, i noticed the description sheet that was included stated 'Bartolini pickups can be used with 250K range tone and volume control knobs. Using 500k ohm controls will result in a slight increase in the upper treble range of the instrument' .
        The toby i have has 500k pot knobs and I had to seriously compensate for the additional treble through my amp's eq. To me, it sounded very hollow...which could work for some settings, but wasn't for me. after some tweaking, i was able to get in the neighborhood of what i was looking for.
        On the up side, these bad boys have punch for DAYS, unbelievably quiet and really pick up all the subtle nuances the instrument makes which i wasn't use to.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Sound Investment!

        By Slipjig John

        from Leeds, UK

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

          I bought these to replace the elderly Reflex Red active set-up in my 1984 Tokai Jazz Bass replica. The purchase process was smooth and delivery was within the stated time frame. Fitting the pickups was simple, and having gigged with the bass since the changeover I can thoroughly recommend them...the sound is smooth, with plenty of heft and punch.

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          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Made a cheap bass sound expensive

          By Doodareeno

          from Yo mamas house

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

              I put these in my Mexican J Bass, and the difference is night and day. I am a guitarist by trade, but do a lot of pickup gigs on bass, and this was my back up bass, but it has moved to headline status. Any tone that you could want to get out of a Fender Jazz bass is possible with these pups. The only problem I had was that there were no screws provided, and the ones on the stock pups were too small. Not a big deal, but worth mentioning.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good Bottom End

              By Slingshot3

              from Sedona, Az.

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              Pros

              • Excellent Tone
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound
              • Well-made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bar Gigs
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                These pickups deliver exactly what I purchased them for...better overall tone and plenty bottom-end.

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect solution for Jazz bass

                By LocoBaka

                from USA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Fretless
                  • Hum Cancelling
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                  These hum canceling pickups are an excellent solution to the annoying hum that is characteristic of standard issue Fender Jazz bass single coil pickups. These pickups sound incredible, with excellent definition and growl, ideal for funk, jazz, and classic rock, and with no hum.

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                  (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Product

                  By Nitesh

                  from Westlake Village, CA

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                        Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                        Fully satisfied

                        Comment on this review

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great buy!

                        By Drewwest

                        from Denver, CO

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Pros

                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                            Two years ago I bought an early 90's MIM Jazz bass as a back up. I loved the tone originally and it was an awesome buy. In the past couple months it has become VERY noisy. To the point that I stopped performing with it. I remembered the Bartolini 9j1's from some Modulus basses I had played in the past and decided to buy them to save my jazz bass. I am EXTREMELY pleased with the tone! So smooth and punchy. NOT noisy. If your jazz bass is making noise or you are looking for a great upgrade, I highly recommend these.

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                            (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Bartolini 9J1 Jazz bass pickup set

                            By RadicicGuitars

                            from St.Louis, MO

                            About Me Experienced

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Improves Sound

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                                As a luthier, I have used, installed and tested lots of different brands of pickups. Bartolini 9J1 set is excellent pickup set, very even response from string to string. Many other pickup brands have G string louder than the other,or one of the strings quieter than the other, but Bartolini doesn't have that problem. They use steel rails with split coil design, instead of single pole pieces. The rails are responsible for that even sound. You can get them very close to the strings without disturbing the intonation. 9J1 is a hum canceling ,dead quiet set, but being a humbucker piskups, they are very natural sounding pickups. They are little hotter than most stock bass pickups and in my opinion they do not need pre amp boost. Bartolini says that 9J1 work just fine as a passive set, with regular 250 K pots. The neck pickup measures 5.73 K, and the bridge pickup is at 6,73 K. They are little more expensive but well worth of every penny! I only wish that they made it as a four conductor wire, it would be more sound choices, but all in all, it is excellent pickup set. Bartolini's customer service/tech response was top notch too.

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                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                great pickups!

                                By BassJoe

                                from New Mexico

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality
                                • Improves Sound

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Concerts
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                                  great product! easy to install, not extremely "hotter" than my stock duncan's but much more distinct tonal changes. Very happy with these in my 77' mod jazz bass

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                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Sound Brilliant!!!!

                                  By Gd5759

                                  from Sydney, Australia

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                                  Pros

                                  • Good Quality
                                  • Improves Sound

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Concerts

                                    Comments about Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Pickup Set:

                                    Wonderful pickups, made my jazz bass sound perfect.

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