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  1. Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer Fender Fatfinger Bass Sustain Enhancer
    $29.99
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    $34.99 (save 14%)
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  2. Aguilar AG DCB-D2 5-String Bass Guitar Pickup Set Aguilar AG DCB-D2 5-String Bass Guitar Pickup Set
    $225.00
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    $300.00 (save 25%)
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  3. Aguilar DCB-G4 Bass Pickup Set Aguilar DCB-G4 Bass Pickup Set
    $225.00
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  4. Aguilar AG 4M 4-String MusicMan Pickup Aguilar AG 4M 4-String MusicMan Pickup
    $109.00
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    $145.00 (save 25%)
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  1. Aguilar AG 5J-HOT - Hot 5 String Jazz Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 5J-HOT - Hot 5 String Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    $205.00
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    $275.00 (save 25%)
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  2. 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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    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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    Basslines SJ5-3S Quarter-Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz Bass Set Basslines SJ5-3S Quarter-Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz Bass Set
    Basslines SJ5-3S Quarter-Pounder Pickup for 5-String Jazz...

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

    $124.99
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    $179.00 (save 30%)
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    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. Aguilar AG 4P/J-HC 4-String Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 4P/J-HC 4-String Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set
    $185.00
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  3. 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
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    $88.00 (save 15%)
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    EMG P-X Active Bass Pickup Set EMG P-X Active Bass Pickup Set
    EMG P-X Active Bass Pickup Set

    The P-X Active Bass Pickup Set offers increased headroom with an organic and open tone while maintaining the...

    $109.00
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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
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    DiMarzio Model P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard DiMarzio Model P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard
    DiMarzio Model P Bass Pre-Wired Pickguard

    The DiMarzio Model P® pre-wired pickguard is a hum-cancelling two-piece pickup and pickguard that brings big,...

    $139.99
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    Shadow SH 951 Single Side Upright Bass Bridge Pickup Shadow SH 951 Single Side Upright Bass Bridge Pickup
    $95.01
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    $164.95 (save 42%)
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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
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    $159.99 (save 30%)
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    Basslines SRB-1 Pickup for Rickenbacker Bass Basslines SRB-1 Pickup for Rickenbacker Bass
    $98.95
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    $141.00 (save 30%)
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  2. Shadow 4 String Acoustic Bass Bridge Pickup with Saddle Shadow 4 String Acoustic Bass Bridge Pickup with Saddle
    $79.99
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    $114.95 (save 30%)
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    DiMarzio DP249 Area J Neck and Bridge Pickup Set DiMarzio DP249 Area J Neck and Bridge Pickup Set
    DiMarzio DP249 Area J Neck and Bridge Pickup Set

    Vintage J Bass sound with hum canceling.

    $129.99
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    $179.99 (save 28%)
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  4. 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
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    $129.00 (save 30%)
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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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