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    Fender N3 Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups Set of 2 Fender N3 Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups Set of 2
    $104.94
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    $199.99 (save 48%)
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    Shadow SH 951 Single Side Upright Bass Bridge Pickup Shadow SH 951 Single Side Upright Bass Bridge Pickup
    $112.80
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  3. Bartolini MMC MusicMan Bass Pickup Bartolini MMC MusicMan Bass Pickup
    Bartolini MMC MusicMan Bass Pickup

    Bright, smooth humbucker - strong lows and low mids.

    $99.99
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    $134.00 (save 25%)
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    EMG JHZ Passive Bass Pickup Set EMG JHZ Passive Bass Pickup Set
    EMG JHZ Passive Bass Pickup Set

    Increased output and lower noise.

    $99.00
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    $159.99 (save 38%)
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  1. Dtar Bass Soundspot Pickup Dtar Bass Soundspot Pickup
    Dtar Bass Soundspot Pickup

    The D-TAR Bass Soundspot Pickup is designed to reproduce the sound of any acoustic bass or cello. Simply place...

    $111.30
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    $159.00 (save 30%)
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  2. Aguilar AG 5M - 5 String MusicMan Pickup Aguilar AG 5M - 5 String MusicMan Pickup
    $119.00
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    $159.00 (save 25%)
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  3. Aguilar 6SS-D4 Super Single 6-String Single Coil Soap Bar Set Aguilar 6SS-D4 Super Single 6-String Single Coil Soap Bar Set
    $225.00
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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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  1. Bill Lawrence PB1 Vintage Alnico P-Bass Pickup Bill Lawrence PB1 Vintage Alnico P-Bass Pickup
    Bill Lawrence PB1 Vintage Alnico P-Bass Pickup

    The PB1 is the original Bill Lawrence 'Black-Label' vintage single coil Precision Bass Pickup. It is made of...

    $54.95
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  2. Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer
    $29.99
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  3. Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Covers Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Covers
    $9.99
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  4. Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup
    $119.00
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  1. Fender Original '57 / '62 P Bass Pickup Cover Fender Original '57 / '62 P Bass Pickup Cover
    $9.99
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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.

    $112.00
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  3. Basslines AJJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Active Jazz-Bass Pickup Set Basslines AJJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Active Jazz-Bass Pickup Set
    Basslines AJJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Active Jazz-Bass Pickup Set

    Active, vintage-voiced, hum-canceling pickups for 4-string Jazz and P-Basses with an exposed pole piece look....

    $157.95
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    $226.00 (save 30%)
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  4. Basslines SJ5-3N Quarter Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz Bass Guitar Basslines SJ5-3N Quarter Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz Bass Guitar
    Basslines SJ5-3N Quarter Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz...

    This is a high-output true single-coil pickup for 5-string bass guitar. Recommended for blues, classic rock,...

    $66.95
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    $95.00 (save 30%)
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    Basslines APJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Electric Bass Pickup Set Basslines APJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Electric Bass Pickup Set
    Basslines APJ-2 Lightnin' Rods Electric Bass Pickup Set

    Active, vintage-voiced, hum-canceling ppickups for 4-string Jazz and P-Basses with an exposed pole piece look....

    $157.95
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    $226.00 (save 30%)
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  2. EMG EMG-35CS Active Ceramic Steel Bass Pickup EMG EMG-35CS Active Ceramic Steel Bass Pickup
    $99.00
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    $129.99 (save 24%)
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  3. Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Bridge Pickup Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Bridge Pickup
    Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Bridge Pickup

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

    $159.95
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  4. Basslines ASB-BO-5s Blackouts for 5-String Bass - Neck & Bridge Set Basslines ASB-BO-5s Blackouts for 5-String Bass - Neck & Bridge Set
    Basslines ASB-BO-5s Blackouts for 5-String Bass - Neck &...

    The full-length dual blades of the ASB-BO Blackouts accommodate maximum string spacings up to 3.10" for a...

    $187.95
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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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