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Pickups are a intergral part of your bass or guitar sound. At Fodera we offer a wide range of stock pickups so you can achieve your desired tone. Below are some of the brands and models that we carry.  Interested in using a pickup not listed below?  Contact our team and let us know what you have in mind! 

Fodera / Duncan Dual Coil

Designed in collaboration with Seymour Duncan, our passive Dual Coil pickups were designed to provide a punchy and focused tone with a natural and smooth upper midrange.  Compared to an active soapbar style pickup, the tone is warmer and more organic. Wired in parallel, these pickups offer a noise-free single coil sound with added body and weight yet come with the added flexibility of full single-coil operation providing the snap, warmth, and mid-range punch of classic single-coil Jazz Bass pickups.

JJ Pickups

Available in both single coil and humcancelling versions, these pickups are a a period correct reproduction of the originals. Warmth and mid-range punch combine to keep the pickups vintage integrity intact while also providing a clear and smooth top end.  Note: Single Coil options are of opposite polarity and wind makeing them hum-cancelling when both pickups are on.

P Pickup

This P -pickup is designed around the original 50's design delivering a warm and woody tone, with a slightly softer treble response. You will hear all of the familiar body and depth of a P-Bass, but a clear and smooth top end to dial in classic tones. This pickup is available to combine with our J pickup for a passive PJ set. 

Custom Humbuckers

These Custom Humbuckers from Seymour Duncan offer a full, even, and rich sound with smooth highs, thick lows, and growling midrange.  This even reponse makes it extremely versatile and great for all types of music and playing styles.

Single Coil Pickups

This single coil set will give you the authentic chime, sparkle, and feel that only vintage single coil pickups deliver.  This set is wound to provide better overall balance between each pickup and increased versatility without losing the vintage vibe. 

PJ Pickup Set

Most notably used by Victor Wooten, the EMG PJ Set are an active and modern sounding pickup set. The P-pickup delivers a punchy and tight low end, while the humcancelling J-pickup provides a tight mid-range and articulate high end response. Paired with our preamp, they can accommodate contemporary and traditional playing styles. These pickups are humancalling and are active.

JJ Pickup Set

The EMG J Set has classic jazz bass characteristics with a more modern and articulate sound compared to passive offerings.  These pickups feature ceramic bar magnet which offers a tight mid-range punch and articulate high end. These pickups are humcancelling and are active.

EMG 40 PJ & JJ Sets

For 5 and 6 string instruments we offer proprietary versions of EMG's 40 series which feature PJ or JJ pickup configurations in a soapbar style casing. The PJ set is a true PJ configuration and not the reverse-style P more commonly used.  Tonally they are identical both the PJ and JJ set available. These pickups are humcancelling and are active. 

AG 4P-60

This P-pickup is noted for its balanced and round overall tone. It catpures the classic vintage tone of 60's era p-pickups but features a  very even string-to-string response giving just the right amount of lows, mids, and highs. 

DCB Pickups

The DCB pickups use dual ceramic bar magnets that provide a dynamic and responsive attack with a punchy midrange and articulate high end. These soapbar style pickups are available for 4, 5, and 6 string instruments and are fully passive. These pickups cannot be coil split. 

Super Double Pickups

The Super Double  pickups use Alnico V magnets that provide a dynamic and articulate tone with a more aggresive attack compared to DCBs. These soapbar style pickups are available for 4, 5, and 6 string instruments and are fully passive. These pickups cannot be coil split. 

Imperial Humbuckers

The Imperial Humbucker features an airy top end, balanced mid-range, tight lows, remeniscent of original PAF pickups. Its medium output is in the vintage range with a hotter wound bridge pickup compared with a typical vintage set. 

Don't see the pickups you're looking for? No problem! We've installed many other pickups from companies such as Lindy Fralin, Bartolini, and many more. Contact and let us know what pickups you're interested in for your Custom build!

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