The original tone from the original design.
The Basslines SCPB single coil P bass pickup delivers the distinctive smooth output, increased treble, and full midrange of the original. In 1957, the designers of the original electric bass changed the pickup to a 2-coil system wired together to eliminate interference hum. They also used 2 pole pieces for each string to capture the greater string excursion of the bass guitar. Alnico V rod magnets.