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Need to ask a silly question about hook up rack gear, whats the chain?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Reuben Hernandez, Nov 22, 2017.


  1. I have the following gear:

    ETA Power Distribution
    Sure GLXD4 Wireless
    Korg Pitch Black Pro Turner
    GK 700RB Amp
    BBE 482 Sonic Maximizer

    What would be the most logical chain to hook all this up?

    I have connected all this stuff up but for some reason I cannot get a signal through when I go through the turner?

    When I by-pass the turner no problem. So what would be the best way to get all this going while having the turned in-line?

    Any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Reuben
     
  2. Amp has a tuner out? But that's problematic. Most as in 99.999% want to go mute when tuning. Ordinarily goes bass to tuner to the rest ( maximimisers usually go in the bin ).
     
  3. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    The tuner’s input on the front is instrument level, when you plug in there, it mutes the line level input in the back. Your bass should go into the front input.

    If you have an active bass, you may be able to use the rear input.
     
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  4. tedious1

    tedious1

    Feb 14, 2014
    Right on top of the power conditioner...
     
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  5. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Inactive

    Which should be on top of the tuner. Clip on tuners are so accurate and easy to use these days carrying the weight of a rack mount unit is just added work.
     
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  6. Spectre1966

    Spectre1966 Striving For Mediocrity Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Wallingford, CT
    I go thru my pedals, then from pedals to input on back of tuner, then output on back of tuner to my power amp. Works fine as long as the Korg is turned on otherwise no signal.
     
  7. agedhorse

    agedhorse Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 12, 2006
    Davis, CA (USA)
    Development Engineer-Mesa, Product Support-Genz Benz
    Most tuner outs on amp remain active when the amp's mute function is engaged... for just this purpose.
     
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  8. BadExample

    BadExample

    Jan 21, 2016
    Injiana
    Axe -> wireless -> Amp

    They threw the rest of your stuff away :(
     
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  9. Now look what you gone made me done! Yup, Auntie Google should be my user name. Turns out GK700RB has a mute button for tuning.
     
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  10. tedious1

    tedious1

    Feb 14, 2014
    LOL, Korg should start marketing a rackmounted combination tuner/power conditioner/sonic maximizer. A freakin one pitch strikeout right there!
     
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  11. 73jbass

    73jbass Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Ellenwood,Ga.
    Run your tuner through the effects loop,ditch the Sonic tone suck.
     
  12. basscooker

    basscooker Commercial User

    Apr 11, 2010
    cincy ky
    Owner, ChopShopAmps
    Lose the bbe the conditioner and the tuner and downsize to only the amp in an appropriate sized rack. Buy a snark.

    Bass>amp>cab done.
     
  13. Savage_Dreams

    Savage_Dreams

    Jan 8, 2007
    really only 2 possibilities, bad tuner, or youre not connecting to the right jacks.

    telling us exactly where youre plugging in at would help,
     
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  14. MYLOWFREQ

    MYLOWFREQ Supporting Member

    May 13, 2011
    Bass ->
    Sure GLXD4 Wireless ->
    GK 700RB Amp (input)

    GK 700RB (FX out) ->
    BBE 482 Sonic Maximizer ->
    GK 700RB (FX return)

    GK 700RB (tuner out) ->
    Korg Pitch Black Pro Turner

    ETA Power Distribution powers all:

    Sure GLXD4 Wireless
    GK 700RB Amp
    BBE 482 Sonic Maximizer
    Korg Pitch Black Pro Turner
     
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