6-String Jazz Pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Hurezeanu, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. Hurezeanu


    May 13, 2005
    Does anyone know of any companies that make nice sounding jazz/jazzy pickups suitable for 6-string basses? can be active of passive... Thanks!
  2. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    not sure if Nordstrand makes them or not. They have a "coming soon" label next to their 6 string Signature Dual Coil (JJ) pickups. Might be worth checking into. Sorry if this didn't help any. I have seen 6 string jazz pickups by some company in NY City, but can't remember the name. Just that it had "New York" in the name.
  3. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    www.aeroinstrument.com has 6-string J bass pickups. They are available (according to their website) only with covered pole pieces.
  4. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    Bartolini makes some, they have the same dimensions as regular 4-string J pickups but cover 6 strings.
  5. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    How does that work?
  6. LM Bass

    LM Bass

    Jul 19, 2002
    Vancouver, BC
    Another vote for Aero here.
    I use their pickups in my main bass.
    Sounds like a Jazz, only with 2 extra strings.

    Larry likes to use square pole pieces, which help eliminate the
    "Dead C-string" effect. It works pretty well too, balanced sound all across the bass.