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Rackmount Tuners?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ZtuxBP14, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. ZtuxBP14

    ZtuxBP14 Supporting Member

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    Greeting fellow bass beaters,

    I recently just got back into playing and invested in a fairly decent rig and also decided to give a try with a rackmount tuner. I just purchased the Peterson Strobo Rack VS-R and hooked it up for 30 minutes...wow, great tuner, but man, this thing has got a lot of functions I'm never going to use. I am going to package this thing back up and get it ready for the ' bay or in the classifieds as it's waaaay too much for me.

    With that being said, the Guitar Center in my region does not stock any rackmount tuners, nor does any other music stores in my area. I'm just looking for some input on what good rack tuners are out on the market that are capable of reading Low B frequency and have less bells and whistles that any of you have messed with.

    Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks to all who respond.
  2. One Bad Monkey

    One Bad Monkey Supporting Member

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    Rocktron VersaTune. Functionality of the Peterson, super easy display, much lower price point.
  3. Nephilymbass

    Nephilymbass Supporting Member

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    I use a korg rack mount tuner. It's got its ups and downs. Good things are its very visable even on stages where I'm up to 30' from it and it's not confusing to use. Bad thing is they suck tone so i never tune silently. Hooked mine to my swr head it's connected to the tuner out, hooked to my sans amp RBI it's connected to the dry 1/4 out. So no tone suck issues but the trade off is no silent tuning that way
  4. Boom762

    Boom762 Hartke Whore - I AM the one who Booms! Supporting Member

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  5. the explode man

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  6. ArtechnikA

    ArtechnikA I endorsed a check once... Gold Supporting Member

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    Is this the PitchBlack Pro?
    I haven't noticed a tone loss, but maybe I don't know what I'm listening for... How would you characterize the tone change ?

    Are you using an active or passive bass ?

    I have a couple of options for taking it out of the loop and I'm ambivalent on the silent tune function, although it is convenient having a mute...

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