What kind of tuner do you have?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by dallas, Dec 27, 2005.


  1. dallas

    dallas Member

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    Mine was pretty worn out after being dropped several times at gigs, and some of the functions were not working. After browsing around I decided to get a Q12E chromatic. It comes with a case and and has a footswitch so you can mute the guitar when tuning live. So what do you have?
     
  2. westex

    westex Disgruntled Optimist Silver Supporting Member

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    Peterson Strobostomp. Best I've had.

    Wes
     
  3. Leftee

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    Strobostomp is in the future (near) for me. Right now a cheap Korg and a Fender PT-100 on my board.

    If you do your own setups, a SS would be a handy thing.
     
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    me too. Best tuner ever
     
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    Need I say Peterson Strobostomp any more?
     
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    You need to say what its being used for. If its a work bench, its a good choice; very accurate and a handy size. For gigging or a pedalboard its not a particularly well-thought out ergonomic design. When disengaged, operating on a power supply, strobostomp turns on a very bright green LED. It obscures everything else on the pedalboard in low light. And why is it on when the device is off? When engaged, the LED turns off but the strobe bars are too indistinct to see standing up over the pedalboard.
     
  8. dallas

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    Sounds like a great tuner, but the bright light could cause issues I guess. I read the reviews and all the owners think it's great. I don't know if I'm ready to shell out 189.00 for a tuner yet.
     
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    Another big thumbs up for the Strobostomp.
    Perfect? Nope. But it is, far and away, the best out there. (IMHO)
    It's so much more accurate than my bosses, it's ridiculous.
     
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    Strobostomp
    Boss TU-12H
     
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    What is the consensus when it comes to using a strobostomp on stage, in the dark, on your pedalboard at your feet, quickly between songs? Is it as easy to read as a boss tu-2?. My TU-2 works pretty good on stage. Not totally perfect though. but at least I can always read it in the dark. When I turn it on it turns off my signal so no-one hears me tune at 100 db. Does the strobostomp do these things. I hope so, I really want one.
     
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    Peterson 490 ST

    The Mercedes of Tuners..






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    I bought a Peterson VSI when they came out. I liked it so much I bought a Strobostomp when it came out also! Buy the Peterson!
     
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    I've got a Korg DT-2 that I bought in '87 or '88.
     
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    I have a TU-2, and a Strobostomp. Strobostomp also works well for setting intonation. I haven't had any problems due to light yet. Outdoors on a sunny day you can have problems seeing the status of just about any pedal, except the bright blue Keeley led.
     
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    -Live: Seiko ST-767. About $20 at a super-store. Great little tuner. Shows cents!

    -Shop: Peterson MT-100. Old school LED 'strobe' tuner. I use this one to double-check the readings from my Seiko.

    -Backup: Korg DT-10

    -Wishlist: Strobostomp & 490ST.
     
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    Strobostomp. I hesitated because of the price, but it is well worth it. I could not believe how easily I could hear the difference.
     
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    Korg DTR-1 (in a rack with the Peavy Valveverb, not used much these days)

    Korg DT-3. This thing has been through hell and back in the last 10 or so years and just keeps on ticking.

    A Strobostomp is probably somewhere in my future.
     
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    Korg Dt-10 and Peterson Strobostomp
     

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