Active 5-string Jazz Bass pickup with an evenly voiced tone, and increased output.
For those looking to move to an active J pickup configuration, this is the place to begin. The neck pickup blends definition and punch in one powerful pickup with a brilliant response and clarity to a low B. Blend this pickup with the bridge model for the complete package and a new tonal palette for your 5-string. A fully discrete, ultra quiet, 9-volt preamp delivers low impedance output with excellent dynamic range. This pickup uses blades instead of individual pole pieces, and so it can be used for both 4-string and 5-string Jazz Basses. This neck pickup will accommodate string spacings up to 3.00″ (76.2mm).. NOTE this is a traditional sized 5-string Jazz Bass pickup and will not retrofit Fender Jazz V models.Pair with our active 5-string Jazz Bass bridge model for a perfectly matched set.Hand built in Santa Barbara, CA, our Active 5-String Jazz Bass pickup uses a ceramic bar magnet, and comes with a 3-conductor lead wire.