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    DiMarzio DP148 Ultra Jazz Bridge Pickup DiMarzio DP148 Ultra Jazz Bridge Pickup
    DiMarzio DP148 Ultra Jazz Bridge Pickup

    Lows are deeper, highs are more percussive, and the mid-range is round but not muddy.

    $59.99
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    $84.99 (save 29%)
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  2. Fender Custom Shop '62 P Bass Pickups Fender Custom Shop '62 P Bass Pickups
    $119.99
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  3. DiMarzio Ultra Jazz Bass Prewired Pickup Set DiMarzio Ultra Jazz Bass Prewired Pickup Set
    DiMarzio Ultra Jazz Bass Prewired Pickup Set

    Easy to install to make lows deeper, highs more percussive, and the mid-range round but not muddy.

    $199.99
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    EMG MM HZ Passive 4 String Bass Pickup EMG MM HZ Passive 4 String Bass Pickup
    $89.00
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    Fender Replacement J-Bass Pickup Cover Fender Replacement J-Bass Pickup Cover
    Fender Replacement J-Bass Pickup Cover

    Pickup cover is a replacement for the jazz bass.

    $14.99
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    Fender P Bass Bridge Cover Fender P Bass Bridge Cover
    Fender P Bass Bridge Cover

    Original factory equipment to restore your Precision Bass.

    $17.99
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    EMG EMG-45DC Dual Coil 6-String Active Bass Pickup EMG EMG-45DC Dual Coil 6-String Active Bass Pickup
    $99.00
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    DiMarzio Split P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard DiMarzio Split P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard
    DiMarzio Split P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard

    The DiMarzio Split P™ pre-wired pickguard is EQ'd to expand the range of your bass by extending both low- and...

    $169.99
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    $219.99 (save 23%)
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  1. Fender Pure Vintage '74 Jazz Bass Pickup Set Fender Pure Vintage '74 Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    $149.99
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    Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 3.5 4-String Bass Guitar Pickup Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 3.5 4-String Bass Guitar Pickup
    Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 3.5 4-String Bass Guitar Pickup

    These are 3.5" pickups for a 4-string bass from Lace's environmentally friendly Alumitone series.

    $89.95
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    EMG EMG-MMTW Music Man Twin Active Bass Pickup EMG EMG-MMTW Music Man Twin Active Bass Pickup
    $120.00
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    Fender Precision Bass Pickup Cover Fender Precision Bass Pickup Cover
    $14.99
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    Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup
    $119.00
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  2. EMG HZ Passive Bass Pickup EMG HZ Passive Bass Pickup
    $89.00
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    EMG 40HZ Passive 5 String Bass Pickup EMG 40HZ Passive 5 String Bass Pickup
    $89.00
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  4. Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Bridge Pickup Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Bridge Pickup
    Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Bridge Pickup

    Maintains authentic J-Bass tone and character but with extended frequency response and articulation.

    $159.95
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  1. Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 4.0 5-String Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 4.0 5-String
    Lace Alumitone Bass Bar 4.0 5-String

    These are 4.0" pickups for a 5-string bass from Lace's environmentally friendly Alumitone series.

    $112.00
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    $159.99 (save 30%)
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    EMG J-X Active Bass Pickup Set EMG J-X Active Bass Pickup Set
    EMG J-X Active Bass Pickup Set

    Offers increased headroom with an organic and open tone while maintaining the clarity and response that EMG's...

    $179.00
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    $229.99 (save 22%)
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  3. Aguilar AG 5J-60 '60s Era 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 5J-60 '60s Era 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    $189.00
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    $249.00 (save 24%)
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  4. Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer
    $29.99
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Being able to customize your bass is just one of the benefits of modern instrument design. Manufacturers have made it relatively easy to switch out pickups in order to allow the bassist to upgrade or experiment with different styles. Since these little devices have a big impact on your bass tone, it’s a good idea to ensure yours is operating just the way you want it. The two main types of bass pickups are magnetic and piezoelectric or ‘piezo’ for short. Both respond differently to the bass’ vibrations so examining their differences is key to figuring out what you want. Magnetic pickups like the EMG JVX Bass Pickup Set and the Fender Custom Shop 60s J-bass option use interior magnets to absorb the string vibrations and transmit them to your amp. These typically are installed under the strings but do not make contact. The magnetic force is very effective in transmitting not only your bass tone but the powerful vibration behind it. Piezo pickups like the Dtar Bass Soundspot pickup operate by using crystals to absorb the bass vibrations and are often mounted either under the saddle or on the bridge. You’ll often find the piezo styled pickups paired with the standard magnetic option and a preamp. They work using direct contact so the result is more precise which is why these are considered to be higher end. Different pickup designs also can have an impact on your bass tone. Single coil pickups like the Basslines AJB-5 Active bass pickup are known to have a distinct hum and offer a bright and clear tone. Jazz bass pickups like the Joe Barden J-style line are still considered single coil and are also one of the more common options for jazz player since they are considered to have a ‘fat’ and punchy tone. Humbuckers, like the Dimarzio DP120 Model One do away with the hum that single coil pickups are known for, giving you a clean and warm tone. Soap bar pickups on the other hand, like the Lace Alumintone Bass Bar have a more modern feel with the tightly sealed construction and tendency to be used with 5 or 6 stringed bass guitars. They have a crystal clear tone that is ready to be manipulated by your pedal board. Your bass tone is only as good as the pickup that registers it. When you want to be able to create a signature sound, finding a bass pickup that pairs perfectly and makes your carefully chosen bass sound even better is ideal. The array of options available gives you the opportunity to try out different pickups and change it up any time you want.

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