black Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickup
two black Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickups
white Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickup
two white Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickups

Versatility without compromise. The Fluence Bass Soapbar pickup brings revolutionary Fluence Multi-Voice performance, dynamic range, and articulation to bassists.

The Fluence Bass Soapbar pickup brings revolutionary Fluence Multi-Voice performance, dynamic range, and articulation to 4 and 5-string bassists.

Based on Fishman’s convention-disrupting Fluence Core technology, a single bass pickup can now produce multiple timbres and sounds, each untethered from the other. Original and totally re-imagined, Fluence Multi-Voice pickups for electric bass are free from the hum, noise and frustrating inductance issues that plague even the most coveted wire-wound pickups, revealing pure, uncorrupted bass tone.

two black Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickups

Like all Fluence pickups, the Bass Soapbar pickups are multi-voice and can be powered by a Fluence rechargeable battery pack or a standard 9-Volt battery.

Fluence Bass Soapbar pickups can be split for single coil operation with a Jazz Bass string window. Also, the included Treble and Bass controls can be used to further expand the tonal palette.

Voicings for the Fluence Bass Soapbar pickup were created to offer players a wide palette of sounds that cover all playing styles.

two white Fluence Soapbar 4-string bass pickups

Fluence Bass Soapbar Pickup Voicings:

  • Voice 1 (Passive): Classic, fat and round
  • Voice 2 (Active): Full frequency, full dynamics
  • Voice 2 (Active with mid contour): Funk, Hi-Fi scooped
  • Single Coil Mode: Same voices as above but with Jazz Bass string window

Fluence Bass Soapbar pickup sets include:

  • 2-band EQ with separate treble/bass
  • Blend pot with easy in/out harness
  • Push-pull pot for volume/coil split
  • 3-way mini toggle switch for easy voice selection
  • All components required to achieve Fluence Bass wiring scheme

Fluence Bass Soapbar single pickups include:

  • Dual concentric (stacked) 2-band EQ for treble and bass
  • Push-pull pot for volume/coil split
  • 3-way mini toggle switch for easy voice selection
  • All components required to achieve Fluence Bass wiring scheme

Specifications

PEAK FREQUENCY

Voice 1: 2 kHz, voice 2: 7 kHz w/500 Hz mid contour, voice 2: 2.7 kHz w/mid flat (single Coil mode can be used with any of the voices)

MAGNETIC MATERIAL

Ceramic VIII

MAGNETIC CIRCUIT

Dual bar magnets

POLE SPACING

49 mm

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE

9.4 k

CURRENT DRAW

3.5 mA per pickup, 1.1 mA for the 2-band EQ

BATTERY

9-18V battery or optional rechargeable battery pack

BATTERY LIFE

Two pickups plus 2-band EQ - Up to 60 hours, single pickup plus 2-band EQ - Up to 110 hours