Best compact pedal tuner??

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  1. riffpowers

    riffpowers Member

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    I'm thinking about getting a pedal tuner.
    My 1st choice was the korg dt10, but its too big and won't fit on my board.
    Has anyone got any suggestions for a good quality compact tuner that doesn't suck tone and is good value??
     
  2. mcormier

    mcormier Guest

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    peterson if you have room for it
     
  3. slowburn

    slowburn Supporting Member

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    I've got a fender pt-10. it works fine for my uses. fender makes a newer one called the pt-100 that has a bigger note display.
     
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    peterson strobostomp..
     
  5. AlexVoulgarakis

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    +1000
     
  6. riffpowers

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    I'm sure its great, but its quite a bit more than I wanted to spend.
     
  7. ScottR

    ScottR Silver Supporting Member

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    why not just get a cheap tuner and a true bypass loop box, when you want to tune just switch the loop box to the tuner, then you could use any cheap $10 out there with no tone suck
     
  8. Dr.Tom

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    I just ordered a strobostomp and a VS-II but have been using Boss TU-2's with no problem. I have a boss Tu-2 in my 2 pedalboards and in the pedalboards of our other 2 guitarists. They work just fine and are not space hogs. I got the strobostomp and the VS-II for setups/intonation.
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    You can also intonate your guitar with the peterson.
    Nice bonus.

    Mike
     
  10. gitpicker

    gitpicker Silver Supporting Member

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    Check out the recent thread on the Planet Waves tuner - $10 cheaper than the Korg, smaller footprint, and "true hardwire bypass" (whatever that is!). These are new, so there is no info in the thread concerning accuracy, but Planet Waves makes some good stuff, so this one may be a winner...

    worth checking out IMO.
     
  11. Fifthstone

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    +1 on the Peterson Strobostomp. I always used to think I was tuned up, but the Peterson showed me just how TUNED UP I could be, and it makes a much bigger difference than I would've thought. True bypass as well.

    If space is a concern, I've also used a Sabine tuner which just sticks onto the body of the guitar and worked quite well. No tone sucking obviously, and it comes off easily. I had used it for years before switching to the Peterson and it's as accurate as any pedal I had tried up until the Peterson.
     
  12. VanStone

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    Fender PT-100 does a fine job and won't cost you an arm and a leg.

    V
     
  13. slowburn

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    I think someone was selling one on this board for like $20 the other day.
     
  14. slowburn

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    you can intonate with any tuner. I use the pt-10 and it works just fine. is it as accurate as the peterson? no, but it's like 1/4th the cost too.
     
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    A Arion works fine for me..... MF had then on sale recently....
     

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