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Supertone J Jazz Bass Pickup Upgrade 

More punch, bottom and mids for your Jazz Bass*

Direct replacment for Jazz Bass Pickups

No modifications required.

pole pieces provide consistent string distance along with calibrated pickup voicing for incomparably broad, flat frequency output.

Supertone JTM pickups are designed to keep up with the massive output of M&V Atlas Precision Bass replacement pickups for the fattest, hardest hitting P-J setup on the planet. 

14K ohms nominal

Available with 2 or 4 leads for series or parallel coil circuits or switching. 

While the iconic sound of the Fender Jazz Bass* has helped create some of the most memorable bass lines in music history, some folks have found the stock pickup sound to be too thin, too noisy, and lacking the "guts" and thickness of Precision Bass* or Soap Bar style humbucking pickups. 

The new Supertone JTM series is 100% noiseless (unlike stock single coil Jazz Bass* pickups) and adds depth, thickness and warmth comparable to Precision Bass* pickups.  AlNiCo

Supertone J Jazz Bass

Replacement Pickup

M&V Type II Humbuckers

A balanced blend of powerful dual-coil

humbuckers with single-coil pickup clarity

Hand scatter-wound, non-potted pickups with the magnet slugs inside oversize bobbin construction (instead of a single bar magnet underneath the bobbin, as in traditional PAF humbuckers) opens a new world of power and clarity for Humbucker players.  Taller bobbin design and revised internal architecture retains the power of dual coil humbuckers but adds the highs and snap missing in typical PAF style humbuckers. Get the bite and clarity of single coil pickups with the richness, power and hum-free operation of dual coil humbuckers. 

Typical  "PAF" humbucking pickups have a single rectangular bar magnet mounted underneath the two pickup bobbins. In Type II M&V Humbuckers, the magnets are literally mounted inside the bobbin, as in Fender*-style guitars. The magnets are directly under the strings.  The magnet directly under the string is one of the major reasons single coil pickups sound so much more transparent and clear than typical dual coil humbuckers. 

The pole pieces in the pickup shown above are Alnico magnet slugs that are normally found in single coil Stratocaster* pickups.

Magnets-in-bobbin is what makes our Type II pickups a balanced blend of both  humbuckers and single coil pickups, but without the usual single coil noise. 

The sheer power and humbucking of PAFs is preserved, while the frequency response and presence is greatly broadened by proximity of magnets too the strings. Players have described M&V Type IIs as sounding similar to very powerful P-90's but completely without any hum. 

M&V's own oversize bobbins fill the standard PAF pickup ring without a cover, allowing room for more pickup windings, and sometimes taller bobbin profiles are featured for more highs. 

Custom pickup designs can be produced on a special order basis. 

Pickups are available with Alnico 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 or ceramic magnets, with resistance ratings ranging from 2K to 15K.

The pole pieces in the pickup shown above are Alnico magnet slugs that are normally found in single coil Stratocaster* pickups.

Custom exotic wood bobbin faces are available. 

The M&V Type II shown with custom Bubinga covers.  Call to discuss options.

The M&V Type II Tall-Bobbin can be ordered with Alnico 2 or 5 poles, choice of over- or under-wound, varied height, etc. Call to discuss options.

M&V Type II Tall Bobbin Humbucker