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Tuner Handling Question

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by timidbassist, Jul 12, 2005.


  1. Hey I am bidding on a Fender RT-1000 rack tuner and like everything except I just noticed he said it tunes to a bass' low G (24.5 Hz). Now am I right to assume that G is the third fret G on the E string, or is that an entire octave down? I am not familar with relating frequencies to notes. I play in a tunning of DGCF so that could be a problem, I would need to be able to tune down to a low D. If it means it wont go that low, will the Korg ones go that low?
    Thanks,
    Dave
     
  2. iamthebassman

    iamthebassman

    Feb 24, 2004
    Austin,Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    If it helps I'm pretty sure the open E is around 40Hz.
     
  3. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Open E is around 41.5Hz. He's probably referring to the range in which the tuner picks up requencies, so that won't be a problem unless you're playing an absurdly strung ERB.
     
  4. can you even hear 24.5hz? that seems really low
     
  5. knuckle_head

    knuckle_head Commercial User

    Jul 30, 2002
    Seattle
    Owner; Knuckle Guitar Works & Circle K Strings
    Yes... yes you can.

    Take a listen