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Justin Meldal-Johnsen is a bassist, best known for his work with Grammy Award-winning artist Beck. He is also currently serving as the touring bassist in Nine Inch Nails.

Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Justin's bass rig. Justin has used so much equipment over the years let's try to focus on the more recently seen gear.

Justin on bass 

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Basses
Note: It has been said that Justin owns around 50 basses


- Fender Geddy Lee Jazz Basses (x2) with DiMarzio Model 1 pickups

Fender Geddy Lee Signature Jazz Bass

- custom Fender Jaguar Basses (x2) with P-Bass pickups

Fender Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Cobalt Blue

- Fender Custom Shop Pino Palladino Signature Precision Bass

- Fender American Standard Precision Bass

Fender American Standard Precision Bass with Rosewood Fingerboard

- Gibson Thunderbird Basses (x2)

Gibson Thunderbird IV Electric Bass Guitar

- Guild acoustic bass

- King DoubleBass

- Fender Coronado




Amps and Cabinets
- Palmer ADIG-ST speaker simulator

- QSC Audio PLX3402 power amp

- Aguilar DB 410 cab

Aguilar DB 410 4x10 Inch Bass Cabinet

- Aguilar DB 810 8x10 Bass Cabinet

Aguilar DB 810 8x10 Bass Cabinet

- Aguilar AG 500 amplifier head

Aguilar AG 500SC Single Channel Bass Head

- Aguilar DB 750 amp

Aguilar DB 751 975W Bass Amp Head



In the past Justin has been seen using:
- Ampeg SVT-4PRO heads

Ampeg SVT-4PRO Tube Bass Amp Head

- SVT-410HLF cabinets

Ampeg SVT-410HLF Classic Series Bass Cabinet

- SVT-18E cab




Effect and More
- Furman PL-Plus power conditioner

Furman PL-Plus C Power Conditioner

- Sennheiser wireless

- Westone in-ear monitors

- Tech 21 SansAmp PSA 1.1

Tech 21 Sansamp PSA1.1 Preamp

- T.C. Electronic G Force

- Eventide ModFactor 2

Eventide ModFactor Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

- Line 6 PODxt

- Dunlop/Bradshaw Power Distribution Center

- Rocktron All-Access MIDI control

- Voodoo Lab GCX switcher

- Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass

- Prescription Electronics Depth Charge

- Tech 21 SansAmp GT2

- Malekko B:Assmaster

Malekko Heavy Industry Barker Assmaster Bassmaster Distortion Pedal

- Guyatone MD2 Micro Digital Delay

- Guyatone Phase Shifter

- Prunes & Custard Harmonic Generated Intermodulator

- Yamaha EQ rack unit




Strings and Picks
- D’Addario nickel roundwound bass strings gauges .050–.105

D'addario Exl160 Gauge Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings

- Dunlop Tortex picks



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