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  1. Bartolini Classic Bass Series 4-String BB Soapbar Dual Coil Neck Pickup Bartolini Classic Bass Series 4-String BB Soapbar Dual Coil Neck Pickup
    $108.00
    MSRP:
    $135.00 (save 20%)
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  2. Bartolini Classic Bass Series 4-String M4 Soapbar Dual Coil Neck Pickup Bartolini Classic Bass Series 4-String M4 Soapbar Dual Coil Neck Pickup
    $108.00
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    $135.00 (save 20%)
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  3. Aguilar AG 4P-HOT Bass Pickup Set Aguilar AG 4P-HOT Bass Pickup Set
    $119.00
    MSRP:
    $159.00 (save 25%)
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  4. Aguilar AG 5P-60CL '60s Era 5-String P Bass Pickup Aguilar AG 5P-60CL '60s Era 5-String P Bass Pickup
    $119.00
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    $159.00 (save 25%)
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  1. 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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  2. Aguilar AG 4M 4-String MusicMan Pickup Aguilar AG 4M 4-String MusicMan Pickup
    $109.00
    MSRP:
    $145.00 (save 25%)
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  3. Bartolini Classic Bass Series 5-String American Std J Bass Deep Tone Pickups Set Long/Short Bartolini Classic Bass Series 5-String American Std J Bass Deep Tone Pickups Set Long/Short
    $147.00
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    $184.00 (save 20%)
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  4. 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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    $79.00 (save 24%)
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  1. DiMarzio DP248 Area J Bridge Pickup DiMarzio DP248 Area J Bridge Pickup
    DiMarzio DP248 Area J Bridge Pickup

    Sounds like a vintage J Bass pickup with hum canceling.

    $69.99
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    $94.99 (save 26%)
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  2. Bartolini Original Bass Series 4-String J Bass Dual In-Line Bridge Pickup Long Bartolini Original Bass Series 4-String J Bass Dual In-Line Bridge Pickup Long
    $78.00
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    $98.00 (save 20%)
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  3. Bartolini Original Bass Series 4-String J Bass Dual In-Line Neck Pickup Short Bartolini Original Bass Series 4-String J Bass Dual In-Line Neck Pickup Short
    $78.00
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    $98.00 (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. Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Jazz Bass Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Jazz Bass Neck Pickup
    $57.95
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    $83.00 (save 30%)
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  2. Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound Jazz Bass Bridge Pickup
    $57.95
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    $83.00 (save 30%)
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  3. 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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    $130.19
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  4. Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup
    Bartolini 8S P-Bass Pickup

    Adds depth and smooth tone.

    $139.99
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    $141.00 (save 1%)
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  1. Aguilar DCB-G5 Bass Pickup Set Aguilar DCB-G5 Bass Pickup Set
    $255.00
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    $340.00 (save 25%)
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  2. EMG JAX Bass Pickup Set EMG JAX Bass Pickup Set
    EMG JAX Bass Pickup Set

    A set of two bass pickups with vintage sound, an expansive midrange, and commanding lows.

    $179.00
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    $229.99 (save 22%)
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  3. 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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  4. 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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No matter whether you're in the process of piecing together a new electric bass from scratch or just looking to update a trusty instrument, there are plenty of reasons to look into bass pickups. Because they affect everything that comes after them (including your pedals and amplifier) pickups have a big impact on your sound. There are a few major variables to consider when looking for the right pickups for your instrument and musical style. Pickups can be either single or double-coil, moderate or high-output, passive or active and vintage or modern. We'll take these terms one at a time, starting with coil: all magnetic pickups contain a wire coil wrapped around a spindle. The original pickups were single-coil, which delivered great sound but could be noisy since they would transmit electrical hum along with the vibration of the strings. The industry response to this was the "humbucker," which used two coils to cancel out the hum for a cleaner sound. That doesn't make single-coil pickups wrong, though—just different. Today, each coil type is used to give a specific tonal character. If you're looking for bright, crisp sound with sharp note definition, you're leaning toward single-coil bass pickups. For a more powerful, heavier sound, consider Humbuckers. Your choice of output is mostly going to depend on how much distortion you want. Higher-output (or "hotter") pickups send a stronger signal to the amplifier, meaning that you'll probably get distortion at any setting. If you want a clear, lighter sound, stick with moderate-output pickups. The higher the output, the darker the tone tends to become. Maybe you're wondering why you can't have distortion and definition together. In fact, you can: that's one way that the difference between active and passive pickups comes into play. Active pickups are models with built-in preamps that give them the highest output of any pickup and also do some shaping of the tone before it even gets to your main amp. Active pickups are a popular choice for the bass since they produce a signal that's noise-free yet very strong. Deciding on a pickup is the art of choosing how to combine all of these technical characteristics to create the right sound for you. For example, consider an active dual-coil pickup for room-shaking bass power or a single-coil moderate output pickup for lively, agile tones. Looking for an even more unique sound? Consider a vintage pickup. These are made using pre-1970 craftsmanship techniques to emulate the character of pickups from that era. Reading up on particular vintage-style pickups is a good idea, since each one has its own unique behaviors. Whether you go vintage or modern, active or passive, the key is to find the best pickups for your personal tastes. It's really is a matter of preference, so you can be sure that as long as you've done your homework, whichever pickups you choose will be the right ones for you.

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