Tuner pedal recommendations

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by horseman308, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. jackal

    jackal Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    If you have a wah pedal early in your signal chain, I'd go with the Boss. If I put a wah pedal without a boss in front of it, it tone sucks something awful, with the boss tuner in front of it, no tone suck.
     
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    That's an interesting point. I should have said this in the first post.

    I do things a little bass ackwards on my board. I run a standard Cryaby with a true-bypass mod as the first pedal in my chain. Right now, my tuner is last before going into the amp. That's where it fit best on the board.

    Here's the total chain:

    Crybaby > Dyna Comp > MXR Custom B@d@ss OD > Mini Fooger Trem > Phase 90 > Mini Flashback > Tuner.

    I make sure to always turn off all the previous pedals before tuning, but I really should move it before the wah and see how it works. I haven't really noticed any big tone suck, but a buffer isn't a bad idea.

    I'll probably still get a tuner, but I should think through this part first.

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  4. horseman308

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    Interesting. Apart from what's on the website, what do you like that sets it apart from the Boss, TC, or others?

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    I'm with you! I have no need to spend more. These seems quite solid too.
     
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    I have the first gen Polytune and a Korg Pitchblack and they're both just fine. I don't know if they transpose like you want. You really should consider learning what notes you're tuning your strings to.
     
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    Sennheiser has a similar set-up, but word is the tuner is a little slow on the uptake. How is the Shure's tuning responsiveness?
     
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    I do know the notes, as I often tune with a Snark at home. It's just that at gigs, where I might get just a couple seconds to check tuning between songs and guitar changes, it's easier to remember all the intervals in open E or open G by their "real names" than to remember them all but a half-step down.

    But you're not wrong, either.

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    It's immediate, there is no delay that I notice. Its the GLXD16 model. It has a stack of features which I have barely looked at including alternate tunings etc. - all good for the tweakers out there. Really a snark does the trick for anything around home... but not good live cuz where I need the ability to see in the dark and be able to mute while changing guitars.

    The bonus of combining the tuner and the wireless into one pedal (which is bullet proof) is smart and gets rid of a lot of junk. The wireless is top notch and has a rechargeable long life battery. Really IMHO cant be beat.
     
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    I agree, the Peterson Strobostomp HD is the best, it's in real time, (so it's fast), it will do buffered, or unbuffered and it's very, very accurate. A little pricey @ $129, but will do a lot of stuff, alternate tunings, different instruments, large and easy to read display, and even a choice of different background screen colors. The only downside is it is a battery eater, if you don't use a DC power supply!
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    Which is a HUGE plus.
    What better way than start you effects chain with a nice buffer in order to preserve your signal?
     
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    Love my TC electronic noir (black) mini. You will never buy another tuner. Had a few. This is the one
     
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    True, and I wish they had better quality buffers. Made in Taiwan garbage now. Imho.
     
  14. Nick Fanis

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    Nah,

    Good enough for MILLIONS of players in the history of music,good enough for me,never had a problem with "sound degradation" using BOSS pedals,but of course I have the bad habbit of listening with my EARS not through the internet or my EYES :D


    go to 7.34

     
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    Lol, and you think the pros use the new made in Taiwan stuff - with no mods.

    MIJ boss is very expensive. It's good iconic gear, but you're in boutique pricing.
     
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    Korg Pitch Black+ (on my pedalboard) or a Peterson Strobo Clip.
     
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    You are still listening with your EYES,there was NEVER a MIJ TU2 ...ALL where made in Taiwan.

    The entire BOSS pedal line was made in Taiwan since 1990...(until the recent waza thing came into play)
     
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    I have the Joyo pitchblack copy, works great. I also have a Joyo Power Tune, which has a built in power supply to power the rest of the pedalboard, also works great.

    Most recently, I put a Zoom MS-50g on my board. I use it for EQ and Reverbs, and as a tuner, saving on real estate. It's also there in case my amp dies and I need to run direct to the board with an amp sim.
     
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    I've used the Korg Pitchblack since about 2010 -- does what is says on the box and is built to last.
     
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