Music Man - 5 strg 3coil, alnico V SMB-5A 3C

$209.00 StreetBuy


3-coil alnico magnet direct replacement for 5-string Music Man basses with a 3-coil pickup and a 3-way blade switch.


The strong, clear lows and a precise high end from these pickups can make your MM sing. Now you can have the same vintage vibe as the 2-coil design, and with more frequency response. Using your existing preamp, we offer you more tonal range and the MM midrange bite without being harsh. This 3-coil alnico magnet 5-string pickup is designed to replace any 5-string Music Man 3-coil pickup(Stingray or Sterling models). It gives you three tonal settings that are accessed via your instruments 3-way blade switch series, parallel, and split. All three settings are hum-canceling, and your stock preamp is gain compensated so that all three settings have the same output level. It offers the benefits of our 2-coil pickup a warmer low end, and a more detailed high end. NOTE this pickup is designed for use with the stock Music Man pre-amp and selector switch intended for 3-coil system. Will not work with our STC-3M3 or -3M4 preamps.Hand built in Santa Barbara, CA, our 3-coil alnico Music Man replacement pickup uses oversized alnico 5 rod magnets, Forbon flatwork, 4-conductor leadwire, and is vacuum wax potted for squeal free operation. Comes with black cover.



Music Man – 5 strg 3coil, alnico V Video

Tone Profile

  • 639.8mV
  • E.Q.


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