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MF MD HG Ask Our Gearheads 07-08-14

Bass Pickups

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  1. Aguilar DCB-G4 Bass Pickup Set Aguilar DCB-G4 Bass Pickup Set
    $225.00
    MSRP:
    $300.00 (save 25%)
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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
    MSRP:
    $84.99 (save 29%)
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    Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup
    Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup

    Adds depth and smooth tone.

    $109.99
    MSRP:
    $141.00 (save 22%)
    1 Used:
    $70.39
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  4. 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
    MSRP:
    $159.99 (save 30%)
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  1. Shadow 4 String Acoustic Bass Bridge Pickup with Saddle Shadow 4 String Acoustic Bass Bridge Pickup with Saddle
    $79.99
    MSRP:
    $114.95 (save 30%)
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  2. Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup
    Bartolini 9J1 Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup

    Reduces hum, increases tonal range, and adds growl.

    $74.99
    MSRP:
    $88.00 (save 15%)
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  3. Dtar Twin Soundspot XL Pickup Dtar Twin Soundspot XL Pickup
    Dtar Twin Soundspot XL Pickup

    The Twin Soundspot XL is designed to be used for capturing the lower registers of such diverse instruments as...

    $90.30
    MSRP:
    $129.00 (save 30%)
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  4. Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer
    $29.99
    MSRP:
    $34.99 (save 14%)
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  1. Aguilar AG 5J-70 5 String Jazz Bass Pickup Neck Aguilar AG 5J-70 5 String Jazz Bass Pickup Neck
    Aguilar AG 5J-70 5 String Jazz Bass Pickup Neck

    Jazz bass style with the perfect balance of lows to highs.

    $95.00
    MSRP:
    $125.00 (save 24%)
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    Basslines STC-2S-BO Blackouts 2-Band Tone Circuit with Separate Bass and Treble Potentiometers Basslines STC-2S-BO Blackouts 2-Band Tone Circuit with Separate Bass and Treble Potentiometers
    Basslines STC-2S-BO Blackouts 2-Band Tone Circuit with...

    STC-2S-BO Blackouts Tone Circuits are for nearly all basses, due to their selectable treble frequency and can...

    $59.95
    MSRP:
    $79.00 (save 24%)
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  3. 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
    MSRP:
    $75.00 (save 27%)
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  4. Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Covers Fender Original Jazz Bass Pickup Covers
    $9.99
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  1. Bill Lawrence JB2 Jazz Bass Bridge Position Pickup Bill Lawrence JB2 Jazz Bass Bridge Position Pickup
    Bill Lawrence JB2 Jazz Bass Bridge Position Pickup

    The JB2 is the original Bill Lawrence 'Black-Label' vintage single coil Jazz Bass Pickup designed for the...

    $32.24
    MSRP:
    $75.00 (save 57%)
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    EMG 45HZ Passive 6 String Bass Pickup EMG 45HZ Passive 6 String Bass Pickup
    $89.00
    MSRP:
    $109.99 (save 19%)
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    Basslines SRB-1 Pickup for Rickenbacker Bass Basslines SRB-1 Pickup for Rickenbacker Bass
    Basslines SRB-1 Pickup for Rickenbacker Bass

    Improves tone and output over stock Rickenbacker bass pickups; also reduces noise and hum. Neck and bridge...

    $98.95
    MSRP:
    $141.00 (save 30%)
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  4. EMG EMG-35CS Active Ceramic Steel Bass Pickup EMG EMG-35CS Active Ceramic Steel Bass Pickup
    $99.00
    MSRP:
    $129.99 (save 24%)
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    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
    MSRP:
    $199.99 (save 20%)
    2 Used:
    $108.79
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  2. Fender Original '57 / '62 P Bass Pickup Cover Fender Original '57 / '62 P Bass Pickup Cover
    $9.99
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  3. EMG HZ Passive Bass Pickup EMG HZ Passive Bass Pickup
    $89.00
    MSRP:
    $109.99 (save 19%)
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  4. Aguilar DCB-D4 Bass Pickup Set Aguilar DCB-D4 Bass Pickup Set
    $255.00
    MSRP:
    $340.00 (save 25%)
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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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