Ampeg v-4bh rack tuner

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Harrod182, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. Harrod182


    May 2, 2004
    i was looking at buying an ampeg v-4bh and also wanted a rack tuner to sit on top but looking at the ampeg website the head does not have a tuner out or an effects loop does any 1 have this amp or know how i would go about using a rack tuner on this?

    thanks for the help

    a thousand question and not enough
    time to ask them all.
  2. MohawkHarry


    May 21, 2000
    Those heads where made for the old school crowd, short on features and meaner than a pitbull. tuner out - instrument in, see if the tuner has a bypass switch.
  3. Harrod182


    May 2, 2004
    im looking at a korg DTR1000 or maybe the DTR2000 i do not know much about these i have just read good reviews. as for the head i played it before but i was so shocked buy the lovely tone i kinda forgot to look what features it had :)
  4. MohawkHarry


    May 21, 2000
    I use a cheap small tuner that has a true bypass, so I can turn the tuner off while its in my effects chain to my amps imput, I'm shure rack tuner probably will work in the same manner.
    E-mail Korg or go to their website and down load the manuel.
  5. Harrod182


    May 2, 2004
  6. You can come out of the Pre amp out on the back of the amp like on the SVTCL head.

    It works fine for a send signal to a tuner etc.

  7. Rockbobmel

    Rockbobmel Supporting Member

    Get a Boss TU-2 floor box.
  8. wildsponge


    Oct 21, 2004
    Novato, CA
    If you are just putting that and a tuner with nothing else in a rack, save yourself and get a floor pedal tuner. That being said:

    Boss TU-2 pretty much industry standard I didn't go with it though because it's accuracy is +/-3cents which is kind of a lot.

    Korg DT-10 I bought this because it's accuracy is +/-1 cent. Only downside is that it's slightly bigger than the Boss TU-2. I love mine

    If you are already set on a rack setup though, get a high quality rack tuner. The korg DTR-1000 is what I would get. The DTR-2000 is way overkill. Just plug into the tuner's instrument input and go to the amp from the amp out. A good quality tuner such as the Korg will have a mute button for silent tunning and will not affect your tone to a noticable point.

    Hope that helps.