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DELANO PICKUPS

Hand wound custom pickups from Germany

Fender Jazz

JC 4AL - £180 per pair - In stock now

JC4 AL/M2 - £210 per pair - In stock now

JC5 AL - £200 per pair - In stock now

JC5 AL (Fender fit) - £200 per pair - In stock now

JC5 AL/M2 - £230 per pair - In stock now

JMVC 4 FE/M2 - £190 per pair - large pole pieces for 4 string bass - OUT OF STOCK

JMVC 5 FE - £230 per pair - large pole pieces for 5 string bass - In stock now

JC 4 HE/M2 - £180 per pair - In stock now

JC 5 HE - £200 per pair

JC5 5 HE D - £230 per pair

JC 6 HE/M2 - £298 per pair

Fender Precision

PC 4 AL - split coil humbucker - £79 - In stock now

PC 5 AL/M2 - 5 string split coil humbucker in 5 string- £106 - In stock

PMVC 4FE/M2 - £95 - split single coil pickup with large pole pieces -Out of stock

PMVC 5FE/M2 - £115 - split single coil pickup with large pole pieces for 5 string bass

PMVC 5FE - £115 - split single coil pickup with large pole pieces for 5 string bass

Musicman

MC 4 AL - dual coil humbucker - £100 - In stock now

MC 4 AL - V4 - parallel wired vintage humbucker - £115 - In stock now

MC 4 HE M2 - closed cover, quad coil - £115 - Out of stock

MC 5 AL - Dual coil humbucker - £110 - In stock now

MC 4 FE - Dual coil humbucker - £81 - In stock now

MC 4 FE/J-M2 - Double split coil humbucker - £112

MC 5 FE 17mm spacing, dual coil humbucker - £100

MC 5 FE 17.5mm spacing, dual coil humbucker - £100 in stock now

MC 5 FE/J - Quad coil humbucker - £135

MC 4 HE/S - Dual coil humbucker - £95 - Out of stock

MC4 HE/M 2 - Double split coil humbucker - £115

MC 5 HE/S - Dual coil humbucker - in 4 string MM shape - £104

MC5 HE/S-L - Dual coil humbucker, long - £112

MC 5 HE - Double, twin coil in-line humcanceller quad coil, 4 string MM case - £135

MC 6 HE/S - Dual coil humbucker - £115

MC 6 HE - Double twin coil in-line humcanceller quad coil - £135

Soapbar pickups

SBC 4 HE/S 6 string £120 each

SBC 4 HE/S-4 6 string £120 each

SBC 5 HE/S 5 string £230 for pair - In stock now

JSBC HE -

XTENDER

XTENDER DUO

Hybrid 4 - J and MM pickup in one, unique and awesome £140 - in stock now

Hybrid 5 - J and MM pickup in one, unique and awesome  £155 - in stock now


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The DELANO JC series are retrofit pickups for standard Jazz Bass™ type instruments and can be installed in any kind of bass with similar pickup routings. All JC series four and five string pickups use standard four string size shells (covers). Special five string JCs will fit into Fender USA™ five string Jazz Basses™ made after the mid nineties.


JC 4/5/6 AL/M2

JC 4 AL-H (alnico single coil) is our well revised version of the classic JB pickup™ .We examined the best vintage basses from 1960 to 1977 to create a harmonious blend between the woody low mid growl and warm articulate midrange early sixties pickups are famous for with the funky ‘twang’ of some better seventies examples, then we added a slight embellishment to the deep bass and bright harmonics range. The result is a well balanced single coil pickup that delivers everything from the best old school R&B tones to funky spank on steroids. JC4 AL pickups are available in matched pairs or as single units.



JMVC 4/5/6 FE/M2

These split coil humbuckers are the result of consequent research and modern winding technology.

The gorgeous visual impact of their 9,5mm pole pieces is clearly audible: Ultra fast transient attack, powerful low-end response, detailed midrange and brilliant highend for direct in-your-face, take no prisoners bass tone. Even the very bottom range of droptuned basses will stay tight, focused and alive. JMVCs can handle massive tone tweaking and interact superbly with active circuits and effects. They are available in matched pairs or individually.





JC 4/5/6 HE/M2

A high end splitcoil humbucking JB™ fourstring pickup with the narrow sensing area of a classic single coil, the JC4 HE/M2 gives you a full range single coil tone with none of the headaches of previous designs.

Our advanced coil design employs carbon steel blades, special ferrite magnets and full shielding. Its full bass and tight lowmids blend fine with very articulate midrange into sparkling harmonic overtones. Just the right amount of output works great in full passive operation and interacts meticiously with today´s internal or external preamps and/or EQs. JC4 HE/M2 pickups are available in matched pairs ore as individual units.





JC 4/5/6 AL

The JC4 AL (alnico single coil) is our well revised version of the classic JB pickup™ .We examined the best vintage basses from 1960 to 1977 to create a harmonious blend between the woody low mid growl and warm articulate midrange early sixties pickups are famous for with the funky ‘twang’ of some better seventies examples, then we added a slight embellishment to the deep bass and bright harmonics range. The result is a well balanced single coil pickup that delivers everything from the best old school R&B tones to funky spank on steroids. JC4 AL pickups are available in matched pairs or as single units.




PC 4/5 AL

The DELANO PC series offers a range of different transducer designs in the familiar Precison Bass™ pickup shape.They are direct retrofit units and can be installed in any electric bass that is outfitted with a P-bass™ style pickup cavity.

Since its invention in 1957, the splitcoil P-Bass™ pickup is the proven industry standard of electric bass transducers. Its basic design was not substantially altered visually since, but tone-wise, the changes are definitly audible. The alnico PC4 AL is our tribute to lovers of classy vintage P-bass™ tone. We carefully morphed the great "oomph" and greasy swamp bottom late 50ies to early 60ies pickups are famous four with the grinding wire attitude of ´68 to´73 examples and then added a slight DELANO twist to enhance dynamics and articulation. From groove to grind, old school to nu, the PC4 AL delivers with authority.


PMVC 4 AL-H

How to improve a classic pickup design: Delano takes the classic P-Bass™ pickup design a major step forward. The big alnico 5 poles grab all the strings movements with zero loss. Specially engineered for the combination with the TheHybrid 4 pickup, make up for a bass transducer ready to redefine the word PRECISION.

Just imagine meaty P-Bass™ tone with in-your-face Stingray™ style grind and attack, then you got at least the frame of the picture. Due to its tight broad frequency range, this is a GREAT pickup for nu-school funk and rock players, it loves droptuned basses and massive tone tweaking.






PMVC 4 FE/M2

How to improve a classic pickup design: Delano takes the classic P-Bass™ pickup design a major step forward. The big ferrous poles grab all the strings movements with zero loss. Specially engineered ferrite magnets and custom wound coils make up for a bass transducer ready to redefine the word PRECISION.

Just imagine meaty P-Bass™ tone with in-your-face Stingray™ style grind and attack, then you got at least the frame of the picture. Due to its tight broad frequency range, this is a GREAT pickup for nu-school funk and rock players, it loves droptuned basses and massive tone tweaking.







PMVC 5 FE/M2

PMVC 5 FE/M2 Specifications:

Type:

splitcoil humbucker

Looking for a fivestring bass pickup in a P-Bass™ shell that stands really apart from all others? DELANO has it.

Five sturdy 9,5mm diameter ferrous pole pieces are not for looks only: Tight, lightning-fast transients on top of meaty fullrange fivestring, ultra precision bass tone. Exceptional in combination with our MC5 FE, MM style™ bridge pickup, but equally fine as a standalone. The pickup shell with three poles is for the lower (usually B,E,A) strings, the other one taking care of the upper (D and G) strings. The PMVC5 FE is also highly recommended for droptuned fivestring basses.



PC 4/5 HE/M2

The DELANO PC4 HE/M2 is our extended range high-end version of this classic bass pickup.

Massive carbon steel blades transmit a strong magnetic field to the perfectly matched coils, permitting a fuller and tighter bass response and a lively directness throughout the entire spectrum. Sparkling brightness on top of just the right amount of velvety midrange make up for a great all round tone that will always sound fresh. Excellent choice for one-pickup instruments but works equally well with bridge pickups and active electronics like our DELANO 2 and 3-band circuits.





MC 4/5/6 AL

DELANO MC series humbucking pickups are fashioned in the popular MM Stingray™ double coil pickup shape They feature a very wide string sensing area and come in many special versions to offer the widest possible range of tonal colors for todays demanding bass players.

Two rows of strong 9,5 mm diameter alnico 5 magnets and two custom coils produce a fat and grinding bass humbucking tone that also sounds great in single coil or parallel modes. Very warm bass and low mid response, accentuated mids and bright percussive top end make the MC4 AL a great choice for one pickup instruments where versatility is the key factor. Its full range moderate output design interacts great with onboard active electronic circuits and it still has enough punch and clarity when used in full passive operation.



MC 4/5/6 AL/V4

Do you remember the bright and ballsy ‘twang’ of vintage B 00 series Stingray™ basses and think you can´t find that tone anymore?

In our MC4 AL/V4 alnico vintage style fourstring humbucking pickup we painstaikingly recreated that timeless voice to the very detail, from the custom sized big alnico 5 magnets and fibre bobbins to the right style wire and windings and both coils in parallel wiring. We just added proper magnet grounding (no more annoying buzz when you touch the magnets) and shielding plus a teflon insulated silver conductor output cable. The tone?… Its THERE!




MC 4/5/6 FE

The DELANO MC4 FE fourstring humbucker uses strong ceramic magnets and eight 9,5 mm diameter plated ferruos polepieces. Compared directly to our alnico version, you will find punchier bass, more linear dynamic response throughout the entire frequency range characterized by in-your-face ultra fast transients that make ghost notes really jump out and a brightly sparkling top end that never sounds artificial.

Low tuned instruments won´t mud up and will maintain a strong and tight bottom end making the MC 4 FE an excellent allround bass pickup for players that cover anything from trad to modern to grinding nu school styles.







MC 4/5/6 FE/J M2

The DELANO MC4 FE fourstring humbucker uses strong ceramic magnets and eight 9,5 mm diameter plated ferruos polepieces. Compared directly to our alnico version, you will find punchier bass, more linear dynamic response throughout the entire frequency range characterized by in-your-face ultra fast transients that make ghost notes really jump out and a brightly sparkling top end that never sounds artificial.

Low tuned instruments won´t mud up and will maintain a strong and tight bottom end making the MC 4 FE an excellent allround bass pickup for players that cover anything from trad to modern to grinding nu school styles.






JSBC 4/5/6/7 HE

JSBC 4/5/6/7 HE Specifications:

Type: twin coil in-line humcanceller

This ultra slim „twin-coil in line“ humcancelling soapstick bass-transducers are precision engineered to bridge the gap between two different schools of basspickup design. The tightfocus and pristine harmonics of a classic single coil, but fully humbucking.









MC 4/5/6 HE/S

The DELANO MC4 HE/S is our highend MM style™ dual coil humbucking pickup. Its custom coils are precision hand wound around two sturdy silicon steel blades on top of our specially engineered double magnet array, all hidden by a closed structured black resin pickup cover.

The entire unit is fully shielded and specially treated to prevent hum, microphonics and RF interference even in most demanding applications. The sound is fat, bright and clean, with lots of bass and lowmid muscle and sparkling highend sheen. Switching to parallel produces a very open and bright tonality, great for clean funk, chords and tapping.






MC 4/5/6 HE/M2

The discrete visual appearance of our highend HE series MM™ shape humcanceller pickup is pure understatement: Four separate coils are hidden under the MC4 HEs closed cover, offering a lot of tone shaping options, including totally humfree in-line single coil, and series/parallel modes. While the obtainable tonal colours cover an extremely broad range of voicings, the basic HE sound is all that you would expect from a modern high end bass pickup.

Extended range with very deep and tight bottom, velvet midrange, airy presence and shimmering brightness with rich harmonics, a class of its own.








SBC 4/5/6/7 HE/S

DELANO SBC series bass pickups are dual or quad-coil highend electric bass humbuckers in the classic bass soapbar shapes, available for four, five, six and seven- string basses. They represent the leading edge in dedicated bass transducer technology. Unbelievably full and open sound throughout the entire spectrum with tight bottom, airy midrange and heavenly harmonics unrivalled by ANY other bass pickup. Finally your bass CAN sound like it should. Available as individual units or in perfectly matched pairs.

The DELANO SBC4 HE/S was developed to overcome many of the obstacles normally associated with most of the proven dual coil bass humbucking designs. We killed the nasal muddiness, broadened the spectrum and enhanced even order harmonics. How we did it? We simply listened. Because we love to listen. To the music, the players, into the hearts of the instruments. Listen to catch every subtle detail. Hear what is there. Understand what is missing. Think we found it. It is the air. So we put it inside. Finally there is a bass pickup that perfectly blends the fullbodied warmth of a humbucker and the airy openness of the best vintage single coils with crystal clear top end definition into pure luxurious bass tone.


SBC 4/5/6/7 HE/S-4

We took the development of our soapbar bass humbuckers another big step further by incorporating four separate coils.

The result is the same great bass tone of our SBC4 HE/S, plus options, options, and options. And they all make sense: do you want a P-bass™ type, cross coils in series pattern for that great old school vibe in your neck pickup, or inverse, like the old YAMAHA BB series™ just to give you an idea what is possible. With a pair of SBC4 HE/S-4 quad coil humbuckers properly placed, having the characters of all your favorite basses on hand in one instrument is not just a dream anymore. But that is just the beginning….








Delano The Hybrid 4/5

An uncompromising pickup series that combines in one single construction the two most legendary sounds in bass history!

Part 1: J-Bass™ – Single coil bridge pickup with the immortal characteristics of early 60’s pickups. AlNiCo 5 magnets, classic fibre bobbin and gauge 42 wire. Part 2: Sting Ray™ Humbucker – Low resistance neck coil with 9.5 millimetre AlNiCo 5 magnets. Authentic sound guaranteed in this setting too, thanks to the special engineered bridge J-coil: the second MM™-coil is integrated inside. Switching concept: The integrated switch management lets you get both of these great classic sounds at the touch of a toggle, each one reconstructed exactly in its original form with all its strengths and nuances of character.

Switching concept:
The integrated switch manager lets you get both of these great classic sounds at the touch of a toggle, each one reconstructed exactly in its original form with all its strengths and nuances of character: Passive function in single-coil mode, active function with the DELANO SONAR 2- or 3-band EQ activated in Humbucker mode. The internal switching of the pickup is lightning fast, too! For maximum sound authenticity we recommend the custom neck version of our J™-single coil JC4AL/H or JC5AL/H for the neck position. With both pickups switched on, this JJ-arrangement typically produces a noise-free output.

No trouble with treble:
The ’Hybrid’ set includes a specially designed treble pot that works as a typical passive tone control for the J™-sounds in the passive mode and doubles as the active treble EQ in the Sting Ray™ setting. The neutral setting is located conveniently in the middle position; when switching, it’s easy to get the basic settings you need.

Additional features:
In the humbucking mode – we call it ’Ray’ mode – you’re able to combine the hybrid pickup with the neck pickup, too. This is an additional feature. But take note, that use of the neck side single coil pickup typically causes hum, if driven with the active electronics. To achieve an authentic ’Ray’ sound, you should turn the balance knob fully backwards – and so your bass is hum-free.







TheXtender HE/S


TheXtender bass pickup range is made to bring up the sound of your instrument to new frontiers. You most certainly have never experienced fat bass tone voiced that pure and sweet ever before. Imagine the amalgam of history and future.

Welcome to 21st century bass tone: X-tra massive bottom, maximum-definition, gutsy midrange growl and a world class wide open top end – these are the key ingredients of a new sound character that has simply no match in electric bass history.
These pickups comes in our newly designed oval-shaped protector shell, which means way more than just fancy looks. This fresh form factor offers a radically different approach to magnet array and string sensing pattern which greatly affects the way the DELANO TheXtender is capable to interact with the motion of the strings.
The DELANO TheXtender – a new breed of bass pickup that pours out unbelievable strength of TONE on any 4-, 5 or 6-string bass – even in full passive operation.