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  1. Fender Noiseless J Bass 2-Pickup Set Fender Noiseless J Bass 2-Pickup Set
    Fender Noiseless J Bass 2-Pickup Set

    Sounds just like a '60s Jazz Bass without the hum.

    $159.99
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  2. 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.

    $94.49
    MSRP:
    $159.99 (save 41%)
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  3. Seymour Duncan SMB-4a MusicMan Alnico Bass Pickup Seymour Duncan SMB-4a MusicMan Alnico Bass Pickup
    $84.95
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    $121.00 (save 30%)
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  4. Seymour Duncan SMB-5A MusicMan Alnico 5-String Bass Pickup Seymour Duncan SMB-5A MusicMan Alnico 5-String Bass Pickup
    $84.95
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    $121.00 (save 30%)
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  1. Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Pickup Set Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Pickup Set
    Joe Barden Pickups J-Style 5 String Bass Pickup Set

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

    $284.95
    MSRP:
    $325.00 (save 12%)
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  2. Aguilar AG 4P-HOT Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 4P-HOT Bass Pickup Set
    $119.00
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    $159.00 (save 25%)
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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.

    $134.99
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  4. 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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    $300.00 (save 25%)
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  1. Seymour Duncan STK-J2 Hot Stack Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan STK-J2 Hot Stack Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup
    $75.95
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    $109.00 (save 30%)
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  2. Aguilar AG 5J-70 5-String Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 5J-70 5-String Bass Pickup Set
    Aguilar AG 5J-70 5-String Bass Pickup Set

    Dynamic vintage tone for today's five-string basses.

    $189.00
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    $249.00 (save 24%)
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  3. Seymour Duncan SPB-1 Vintage Precision Bass Pickup Set Seymour Duncan SPB-1 Vintage Precision Bass Pickup Set
    $64.95
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    $93.00 (save 30%)
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  4. 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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  1. EMG EMG-MMCS Music Man Active Bass Pickup EMG EMG-MMCS Music Man Active Bass Pickup
    $109.00
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    $139.99 (save 22%)
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  2. Bartolini 59J1 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set Bartolini 59J1 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    Bartolini 59J1 5-String Jazz Bass Pickup Set

    Reduces hum, increases tonal range, and adds growl.

    $139.99
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    $187.00 (save 25%)
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    $80.63
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  3. Bartolini Classic Bass Series 5-String Bass MM-StingRay Quad Coil Pickup Bartolini Classic Bass Series 5-String Bass MM-StingRay Quad Coil Pickup
    $153.00
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    $191.00 (save 20%)
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  4. Seymour Duncan SJB-2 Hot Jazz Bass Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan SJB-2 Hot Jazz Bass Neck Pickup
    $57.95
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    $83.00 (save 30%)
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  1. Basslines Vintage Jazz Bass Pickup Basslines Vintage Jazz Bass Pickup
    Basslines Vintage Jazz Bass Pickup

    Traditional Jazz Bass tone.

    $57.95
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    $83.00 (save 30%)
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  2. Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup Lace USAB Ultra Slim Acoustic Bass Pickup
    $119.00
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    $169.99 (save 30%)
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  3. 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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  4. 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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    $129.99 (save 24%)
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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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