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Bypassing rack tuners

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bassman20, Dec 28, 2005.


  1. Just curious, those of you who use a rack tuner, do you bypass the unit while playing or not? And if you don't bypass, have there been any ill effect doing so?

    -Johnny-
     
  2. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    NJ
    no and no
     
  3. Lol! the Korgs look kinda cool with that light zing'n back and fourth. It's amusing to see people looking at the gear and wondering, "what the #@!& is that thing?" :eyebrow:
     
  4. Maverick Blues

    Maverick Blues Being a Thumper is all about ATTITUDE!

    Apr 28, 2005
    Richmond, VA
    As my tuner's built into my preamp, it'd be a little difficult to bypass it. :)

    Presuming your equipment is working properly, if you drive your tuner from a dedicated "tuner out" or similar, there shouldn't be any issues.

    'rick
     
  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I use a separate out to the tuner.
     
  6. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    NJ
    I'm ashamed to admit, that's why I leave it on all the time
    :rollno: I get asked at least once a gig what it is, dumbasses :D

    PS, How did you know I had a Korg ?
     
  7. Jonesy4fnk

    Jonesy4fnk Supporting Member


    +1....not sure if leaving the tuner in the signal chain would alter the tone (or create another possible buzz), but I'd rather not have it in the chain just in case.
     
  8. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Ditto!

    A dedicated tuner out is a wonderful thing! :cool: