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Strobers United - Peterson Tuners Club

Discussion in 'Pedal/Effects Owners Clubs' started by Rodrigging, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Rodrigging

    Rodrigging Tele-Meister

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    Nov 20, 2010
    United States
    A place to gather for the owners of the finest tuners on the planet.
    I may play like crap, but my craps in tune.
     
  2. kiwicano

    kiwicano TDPRI Member

    30
    Nov 19, 2010
    Albany, Auckland, NZ
    Ive been a peterson user since getting my first VSII back in 04. i toured with it for ages.. they even put me on their website under the roadies section , Now a days I am touring with the strobosoft iPad version side of stage . I wouldn't use any other brand
     
  3. wmsimpson

    wmsimpson Tele-Holic

    894
    Sep 29, 2009
    USA
    I have a Stobo Flip, a Strobo Clip, and a Stomp Classic. I think I may be a little anal about being in tune. :p
     
  4. kiwicano

    kiwicano TDPRI Member

    30
    Nov 19, 2010
    Albany, Auckland, NZ
    I'm way obsessive about tuning..haha
    1x macbook Strobosoft
    1x iPad iStrobosoft
    1x iPhone iStrobosoft
    1x StroboClip
    1 x VSII in my workshop

    next on order will be a stomp classic for the touring tool box.
     
  5. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    Fort Collins, CO
    I've got a blue Strobo-Stomp (V1?) that I got two years ago on the TDPRI Classifieds. While it's not on my pedalboard, it's my go-to tuner for set ups and the like. I want one of the clip-on tuners.
     
  6. brianswindall

    brianswindall Tele-Afflicted

    Got a clip on strobe which the clip broke on. Looking at a blue Peterson Strobostomp. Opinions?
     
  7. Cooper Black

    Cooper Black Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 13, 2012
    Asheville, NC
    Peterson StroboPLUS HD

    Battery lasts a long time. Had mine since July, use it daily and I've charged once, back in October.
     
  8. orangedrop

    orangedrop Friend of Leo's

    Aug 20, 2010
    New York
    I have it for the iPad and the Stroboflip.

    How are you getting signal into the ios systems, and are you finding them very accurate?

    Thanks?
     
  9. jkingma

    jkingma Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I've got a Strobo Clip. Best tuner I've ever used.
     
  10. Larry F

    Larry F Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

    Nov 5, 2006
    Iowa City, IA
    The first tuner I bought was a Sonic Research pedal 5-6 years ago. A couple of years ago, I bought an iPhone strobe tuner, then another for iPad. I also had a Peterson clip-on tuner. I was fairly happy with the Peterson tuners, but I had a little trouble getting the "wheels" to stop turning. Whenever I tuned from bottom to top, I went through them again, and saw that the wheels. For kicks, I brought out the old Sonic Research tuner. Well, it quite demonstrably and consistently was better. Not sure what my next move is.
     
  11. PhatBoy

    PhatBoy Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 17, 2003
    OKC, OK
    I too have a VS1 (v1)
     
  12. vernon

    vernon Tele-Meister

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    Jul 8, 2012
    granby, ct
    Any guitar worth playing is worth playing in tune. I bought a used VS-1 virtual strobe and use it as my fine tuning and intonating (set-ups) tuner. I appreciate the accuracy and am strangely comforted by the fact that perfection is nearly unattainable... but worth chasing.
     
  13. City Sirens

    City Sirens Tele-Meister

    232
    Jun 27, 2004
    Cygnus X-1
    1st generation Strobostomp user:

    [​IMG]

    Got the app on my iPod Touch too...
     
  14. 73Telecaster

    73Telecaster Tele-Meister

    330
    Feb 18, 2011
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Stomp Classic Strobotuner owner here. Best tuner I've used.
     
  15. orangedrop

    orangedrop Friend of Leo's

    Aug 20, 2010
    New York
    Larry, have you tried a Stroboflip?

    I think plugging into a device that has a quartz, or some other true oscillator as a comparator makes a big difference in the jumpiness.

    Now that I read your above comment, I recall trying the iStrobosoft app on the iPad and IIRC, found as did you, that it is hard to get it stopped.

    If you get the guitar dead on pitch, the Peterson box freezes dead.



    well said, so very well said!:lol:
     
  16. Thought you might like to see the genesis of the Peterson Strobe...Conn built these way back, as well as a couple smaller models, both tube and solid state. Peterson bought Conn's electronic division a while back. My "Stroboconn" that I pictured is all tube...circa '58 or so. To watch a piano tuner that knows his stuff with this gear is amazing. The overtones and ghost tones picked up by this machine can be used by those in the know to perfectly temper any complex instrument. This, although overkill, works great for any guitar or similar stringed instrument for tuning, but comes into it's own when intonating any instrument...especially tempered tunings. These as a bonus came with the Astatic JT-3 mic, a mainstay with the harp players.
     

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  17. Scantron08

    Scantron08 Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 14, 2010
    Jackson, MS
    Former StroboStomp I user - current StroboStomp II user.

    Gen. 2 is way better. Less battery suck (really wondering about that "true bypass" claim), and more presets, including pedal steel.
     
  18. spellcaster

    spellcaster Tele-Meister

    496
    Sep 8, 2009
    Duncan, B.C.
    I bought a Stroboflip three years ago because I needed something better for intonating my builds. It's a great tuner. I've never tried any of the other settings, but I'm getting curious about the sweetened tunings.
     
  19. City Sirens

    City Sirens Tele-Meister

    232
    Jun 27, 2004
    Cygnus X-1
    Can't live without the sweetened tuning!
     
  20. orangedrop

    orangedrop Friend of Leo's

    Aug 20, 2010
    New York
    thank you for the memories!
    I had the solid state one about the size of a Pignose.

    It is very much missed.

    Do you use your rig to tune pianos?

    Try it my strobin' brother, it takes but a press of a button to toggle;)

    Me thinks thee will dig it!
     
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