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    DiMarzio Model P DP122 Replacement Pickup for Fender P Bass DiMarzio Model P DP122 Replacement Pickup for Fender P Bass
    DiMarzio Model P DP122 Replacement Pickup for Fender P Bass

    Breathe new life into any bass by replacing its stock pickup with a DiMarzio Model P. This hum-canceling...

    $69.99
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    $94.99 (save 26%)
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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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    Roland GK-KIT-BG3 Divided Bass Pickup Kit Roland GK-KIT-BG3 Divided Bass Pickup Kit
    $260.99
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    EMG EMG-P Active P-Bass Pickup EMG EMG-P Active P-Bass Pickup
    EMG EMG-P Active P-Bass Pickup

    Natural presence, powerful lows, punchy midrange, and superior definition

    $95.00
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    $129.99 (save 27%)
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    DiMarzio DP120 Model One Bass Humbucker Pickup DiMarzio DP120 Model One Bass Humbucker Pickup
    DiMarzio DP120 Model One Bass Humbucker Pickup

    By combining the Model One LF pickup as the "woofer" with a split P, DiMarzio Model P, or DiMarzio Model J as...

    $89.99
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    Fender N3 Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups Set of 2 Fender N3 Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups Set of 2
    $159.99
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    Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Pickup Set Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Pickup Set
    Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 4 String Bass Pickup Set

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

    $284.95
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    $325.00 (save 12%)
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    DiMarzio DP552 Area J Jazz 5-String Bass Neck/Bridge Pickup Set DiMarzio DP552 Area J Jazz 5-String Bass Neck/Bridge Pickup Set
    DiMarzio DP552 Area J Jazz 5-String Bass Neck/Bridge Pickup...

    Warmth, sustain, and a clean, singing tone.

    $139.99
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    $199.99 (save 30%)
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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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    Aguilar AG 5J-HC 5-String Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 5J-HC 5-String Bass Pickup Set
    $219.00
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    $289.00 (save 24%)
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    EMG 45HZ Passive 6 String Bass Pickup EMG 45HZ Passive 6 String Bass Pickup
    $89.00
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    $109.99 (save 19%)
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    EMG 40HZ Passive 5 String Bass Pickup EMG 40HZ Passive 5 String Bass Pickup
    $89.00
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    EMG 35HZ Passive 4 String Bass Pickup EMG 35HZ Passive 4 String Bass Pickup
    EMG 35HZ Passive 4 String Bass Pickup

    A dual-coil design for low noise and plenty of output.

    $89.00
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    EMG EMG-40DC Dual Coil 5-String Active Bass Pickup EMG EMG-40DC Dual Coil 5-String Active Bass Pickup
    EMG EMG-40DC Dual Coil 5-String Active Bass Pickup

    Beefy yet brilliantly clear sound.

    $99.00
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    Basslines SCPB-3 Quarter-Pound Single-Coil P-Bass Pickup Basslines SCPB-3 Quarter-Pound Single-Coil P-Bass Pickup
    Basslines SCPB-3 Quarter-Pound Single-Coil P-Bass Pickup

    High output, true single-coil.

    $52.16
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    $83.00 (save 37%)
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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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    EMG JVX Bass Pickup Set EMG JVX Bass Pickup Set
    EMG JVX Bass Pickup Set

    A set of two bass pickups with a combo of vintage and new design ideas to deliver classic tone with modern...

    $179.00
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    $229.99 (save 22%)
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    Fender Custom Shop '62 P Bass Pickups Fender Custom Shop '62 P Bass Pickups
    $119.99
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    Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Set Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    $119.99
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    Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Bass PJ Set Pickup Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Bass PJ Set Pickup
    $122.95
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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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