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Zoom G2.1u Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal

Zoom Guitar Effects Pedal
USB interface.
Built in drum machine.
Includes Cubase LE.
Includes adapter.

G2.1u: Taking multi-effects to the next level Conventional floor-type multi-effect processors are designed to sound good when they are plugged into a guitar amp.  Modeling processors are designed for recording in line.  Until now, there was no product that could handle both scenarios with equal finesse.

Introducing The G Series from Zoom. Each G Series Pedal offers two algorithms: One for live and one for recording.  The sound you created at practice or in the studio can now be brought straight to the stage.  Or take the sounds you worked out during a rehearsal and apply them seamlessly in the recording studio.  Your creative scope has suddenly doubled.

16 amp/stomp modeling

9 effect modules

54 effect types

40 user patch + 40 factory patch

6 bands EQ

USB audio interface

Built-on Expression Pedal

Harmonized pitch shifter

World fastest patch change

Built-in PCM drum machine

96kHz Sampling Brings Out Authentic Sounding Tube Amp Harmonics
Everyone knows that the sound of tube amplifiers is the ultimate in guitar tone.  By employing high-accuracy sampling at 96kHz, G Series pedals faithfully model these sonic properties, right up to the highest harmonic register.  Dynamic range is also excellent, thanks to 24-bit A/D/A conversion.  These extremely high levels of digital processing also make your playing sound cleaner and clearer thanks to the fast processing speeds.

ZFX-3: A New-Generation DSP from Zoom
The heart of any multi-effect device is its processor and decoder section. Zoom has reached a new level with its newly developed ZFX-3 chip.  32-bit architecture ensures smooth and detailed signal processing.  Accuracy and speed bring out the character of your instrument without restrictions.

54 High-Quality Effects Made Possible by 32-Bit Processing
A total of nine effects modules are included, including dynamics, ambience, drive, and modulation.  Together they offer 54 types of effects.  The Harmonized Pitch Shifter lets you play along in key.  Use long delays or multi-tap delay of up to 5000 milliseconds.  Select dynamic flanger and have the effect level controlled by picking intensity. Select from 3 types of modulation waveforms for the tremolo.  A multitude of high-performance choices opens up totally new territory in this class.  Touch up the harmonic register with the 6-band equalizer.  The cabinet simulator gives a choice of mic positions.  The G Series has in incredible level of flexibility and the ability to create an awesome array of great tones.

Latest Modeling Technology Supports 16 Different Drive Sounds
By digitally simulating the clipping action of analog devices such as tubes and diodes, the G Series faithfully duplicates the distortion of tube amps and vintage effects.  This includes not only the superficial sound character but also elements such as depth and dynamics.  As you start using the G Series, you will be amazed by the realistic balance between fundamental notes and harmonics that is essential to a great analog tone.

The Right Tools for the Job: Editing Controls with Analog Feel
The 3 rotary knobs let you tailor 3 different parameters at the same time.  This could be the equalizer bass/midrange/treble, or the chorus depth/rate/mixing level, or the delay time/feedback/mixing level.  It's like having an array of stomp boxes ready for action.  In play mode, the 3 knobs are assigned to drive effect gain, tone, and patch level.  This lets you quickly match the unit's performance to the guitar or amp type, room acoustics, or other factors.  Delay time and modulation rate settings can be made directly via the intuitive TAP key input.

Preset Patches Ready to Use for Recording or Live Performance
The unit comes preprogrammed with a total of 40 preset effects patches.  20 pairs of similar sounding and similarly named effects are optimized respectively for use with a guitar amp on stage or for recording with DAW software or a mixer.  There are settings for duplicating well-known amps and stomp boxes, settings that are modeled on the signature sound of famous guitarists, as well as totally
original Zoom creations.  There is also enough built-in memory to store up to 40 of your own effects patches.

World's Fastest Patch Change Speed: 5ms
Thanks to the speed of Zoom's new processors, that annoying interval when switching patches has been all but eliminated.  With its amazing speed of 0.005 seconds, the G Series pedals never miss a beat. When changing from rhythm to lead, you no longer need to press the switch slightly in advance.  Simply push the foot switch and start playing the solo phrase.  No more fear of losing the rhythm when making patch changes.

Built-In Auto-Chromatic Tuner for Guitar
The guitar tuner can be called up instantly by pushing two foot switches together.  High-brightness LED indicators make the note readout easy to see also on a dark stage.  The calibration range is 435 to 445Hz, and mute tuning without sound output is also possible.

ZNR Makes Those Playing Pauses Silent
Zoom Noise Reduction (ZNR) was developed specifically for guitar.  While keeping any alteration of the original sound to an absolute minimum, ZNR shuts out unwanted noise in the playing pauses.  Even the tails of long sustain notes come out beautifully, with natural release.  Additional flexibility is provided by two noise gates.  The vintage type Dirty Gate is a great match for fuzz sounds, while the high-speed muting of the Gate setting brings heavy riffs into clear focus.

Integrated Drum Machine with PCM Sound Sources
Realistic drum sounds derived from PCM sources are arranged in a variety of rhythm patterns for different musical genres.  The 40 rhythm variations include the steady 8-beat of Rock and Pop, funky 16-beat, a "Jazzy" 4-beat, some great shuffle riffs for blues sessions, and many more choices.  Rhythm training is a cinch, and the rotary knobs let you quickly make tempo or level adjustments.

Ultra Low Noise Design: 120dB SN Ratio and -100dB Noise Floor
Specifications such as a signal-to-noise ratio of 120dB and noise floor of -100dB demonstrate a level of performance that is unsurpassed in this class.  Background noise is a thing of the past, leaving the unit free to produce only its own superbly transparent sound.  Especially when using reverb effects such as Hall, Room, or Spring, the low noise floor combined with 96kHz sampling and 32-bit processing results in breathtaking performance.

Sturdy Metal Chassis and Rubber Damping for Superior Toughness and Durability
The combination of a solid metal chassis with shock-absorbent rubber damping ensures that the unit can stand up to the rigors of use on stage.  Take it on the road or into the studio, the G Series will not let you down.

2-Way Power Allows Use Just About Anywhere
Thanks to its circuit design optimized for low voltage operation, the unit will run for more than 7.5 hours on a set of four IEC R6 (size AA) batteries.  The AC adaptor (AC-0006) can be plugged in for extended studio work, whereas on stage you never need to worry about AC power.

Optional Foot Switch Allows Versatile Remote Operation
With an optional foot switch (FS01) you can set tempos for delay time and modulation rate.  Other selectable functions include bank switching, drum machine start/stop, and delay hold on/off switching.

Expression Pedal Adds Further Versatility to Your Guitar Play
The built-in expression pedal is a great way to control effect parameters in real time.  Control the vintage wah, pitch shift, or adjust the volume dynamics.  Go beyond conventional pedal effects by varying drive gain or modulation rate, and adjusting the mixing ratio of delay and reverb.  The dedicated Pedal Assign key and status LED indicators make it a cinch to select the effect to control.  Effect on/off switching is also possible by pushing the pedal fully down.

USB Port Enables Computer Recording
The USB port allows the unit to function as an audio interface for a computer.  Simply connect a USB cable to utilize the high-quality sound of the G2.1u in a computer-based recording system.  The high-performance DAW application "Cubase LE" comes bundled with the unit, so you can start creating sophisticated music straight away.  Because playback from the DAW application can be monitored at the G2.1u itself, there are no latency problems during recording.  Powering the unit from the computer via the USB bus is also supported.

Technical Info
Effect Types: 54

Effect Modules: 9

Maximum Simultaneous Effects: 9

Patch Memory: User 40+Preset 40, Total 80

Sampling Frequency: 96kHz

A/D Conversion: 24-bit, 64 times over-sampling

D/A Conversion: 24-bit, 128 times over-sampling

Input: 1/4 in. phone jack (Rated input level: -20dBm, Input impedance: 1M ohms)

Output (Line / headphones combined): 1/4 in. stereo phone jack(Maximum output level: +5dBm, Output load impedance: 10k ohms or higher)

Control Input: Expression pedal, Foot switch

USB: Type B (Based on USB 1.1)

Display: 2-digit 7-segment LED display, Parameter LED, Pedal assign LED

Power Requirements: AA size(LR6)battery x 4(Optional), or AC adaptor DC9V/300mA/

Center minus type (AD-0006 recommended)

Battery Life: 7.5hours (with alkaline batteries)

Dimensions: 255(W)x165(D)x79(H)mm

Weight: 1100g (without batteries)

Included Accessories: AD-0006(AC adaptor)

Optional Accessories: FP02(Expression pedal), FS01(Foot switch), AA size batteries , USB cable

Boss BD-2 Blues Driver Overdrive and Distortion Pedal

Boss Blues and Distortion Pedal

Classic "blues" guitar tones with tube amp simulation.
Warm distortion and overdrive.

Boss BD-2 Blues Driver Overdrive and Distortion Pedal delivers the creamy, yet crunchy sound associated with great blues guitar.  Instant access to the kind of warm overdrive and emotive distortion usually reserved for 30-year-old tube amps.


Classic "blues" guitar tones with tube amp simulation.

Warm distortion and overdrive.

Responds to nuance and volume changes.

AC adapter or 9V battery operation.

5-year warranty.

A Vintage Tube Amp Sound in a Compact Pedal
Boss knows the sound that guitarists want and has the technological expertise to provide it, thanks to decades of experience in guitar-oriented products like the popular OD1 and DS1 compact pedals. Now Boss introduces the BD2 Blues Driver - a compact pedal that gives you the classic, bluesy sound of a vintage tube amp.  Whether it's on-stage, in the studio, or practicing at home, the BD2 Blues Driver gives you that classic tube amp sound.

The Roots of Great Sound
The tube amp has given the guitar a rich history of great sounds, from smooth jazz to screaming rock to crying blues.  And while the guitar is a naturally expressive instrument, the tube amp makes it even more expressive, bringing out the subtle nuances of different types of guitars, pickups, and playing styles.  The tube amp has shared center stage with some of history's greatest guitarists and that same
classic sound remains popular today.  But with the BD2 Blues Driver, you don't have to own a vintage tube amplifier - now you can get that same great sound and expressiveness in a compact pedal.

Back to Basics with the BD2
When the situation calls for straight-ahead, down-home blues/rock, the BD2 Blues Driver lives up to its name.  Light distortion, fat overdrive, or smooth, warm sustain - the BD-2 gives you all the textures you need to sing, cry, or scream.  These classic sounds are available for the first time in a compact pedal.  So when it's time to get back to basics, just stomp on your trusty blue pedal - the BD2
Blues Driver.  All the warmth and sustain of a tube amp is at your command.

The BD2 Blues Driver Drives it Home
From the rehearsal studio to the concert stage, the BD2 delivers the goods, even when playing through a solid-state amp.  So you don't have to invest big bucks in a vintage tube amp to get that vintage sound.  Even when practicing at home at low volume, you can still get the sound of a cranked tube amplifier without tormenting neighbors.

Fingertip Control
As for the controls - nothing fancy here, just a Gain and Tone control like your favorite amp, along with an overall Level control.  These simple controls give you a full range of possibilities.  Crank the Gain for hard-driving distortion or pull it back for a smooth sound with a mild edge.  The Tone control lets you get a variety of classic guitar sounds - from blues-breakin' British to American tweed.  And like a fine amplifier, the BD2 sound varies with your choice of guitar and pickups and it responds to the unique feel of your playing style.

Technical Info

Nominal Input Level: -20 dBm

Input Impedance: 1 MOhm

Nominal Output Level: -20 dBm

Output Impedance: 1 KOhm

Noise Level: dBm (IHF-A, Typ.)

Controls Pedal: Switch, Level Knob, Tone Knob, Gain Knob

Indicator: CHECK Indicator (serves also as battery check indicator)

Connectors: Input Jack, Output Jack, AC Adapter Jack (9V DC)

Power Supply: 9V DC: Dry Battery 9V type (6F22/9V), AC Adapter

Current Draw: 13 mA (9V DC)

Dimensions (W x D x H): 70 x 125 x 55 mm (2-3/4 x 4-15/16 x 2-3/16 in.)

Weight (including battery): 400 g (14 oz.)

Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D): 3 x 4 x 1.06 in.

Shipping Weight: 6 lbs.

Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal

Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal

Digital delay effect.
Speedy, precise adjustment of delay time.

This compact pedal provides a digital delay effect with outstanding quality equivalent to that of a dedicated rack-mount delay unit.  In addition to 3 delay time modes, a Delay Time control is furnished, giving you speedy, precise adjustment of delay time continuously within a range of 12.5ms to 800ms.  The HOLD function repeats the delay indefinitely.

T-Rex Mudhoney Fuzz Distortion Effects Pedal

T-Rex Distortion Pedal

2 year unconditional warranty.

The Mudhoney is the ultimate "fire and brimstone" machine.  With the boost function disengaged, it provides a mild to fierce boost (depending on gain setting), with lots of bottom, easily recreating psychadelic guitar sounds of the '60s.  When the boost is engaged, the gain becomes much more sensitive and is capable of unleashing the most hairy "in your face" fuzz mania by adding a wild subharmonic beneath the selected fuzz setting.  Unlike most other units, the Mudhoney is able to maintain a tight bottom end, even in the most extreme settings.  The volume is unity gain in the 12 o'clock position and provides up to 3 dB boost in the maximum position.

Budda BudWah Guitar Wah Pedal

Budda Wah Pedal

Although the wah has been with us for many a year, the newer designs have not addressed some of the problems inherent with the older circuitry.  For example, take the loading and muddiness of the signal when the wah has been bypassed, the narrow frequency range and the use of substandard parts for assembly.  Taking these issues into account, Budda Amplification researched the original Vox wah and designed a modern version incorporating the original specifications with upgraded tonal characteristics.

Analyzing the original "Fasel" inductor was the first measure taken to obtain the tonal sweep that made the original Vox wah the tool that it was.  Budda's design offers a frequency band that has the mid range honk and top end boost of a vintage pedal without the harshness.  The next step was to conquer the tonal loss and muddiness that occurs when you bypassed the wah.  By implementing a "hardwire bypass" modification, Budda has been able to eliminate the wah completely from the circuit so that you retain your amp's and guitar's true tonal characteristics.

SKB PS45 Professional Pedalboard with Hard Case

SKB PS45 Pedalboard

Integrated power supply.
Removable cover.

SKB, an innovator in responding to the needs of working musicians announced a new state-of-the-art pedalboard, the new SKB PS-45 Professional Pedalboard.  Utilizing SKB's patented design, the new PS-45 Pedalboard offers the durability and protection expected from SKB, but with power supply efficiency that is second to none.


8 x protected 9V DC outlets -- 100 MA per outlet, 1A maximum combined current for all outlets

3 x widely spaced 120V AC -- 15A outlets, allows enough room for "wall warts"

8 x 3.5mm miniplug to 2.1mm x 5mm DC connector

1 x 3.5mm miniplug to 3.5mm miniplug

1 x 3.5mm miniplug to 9-volt battery clip

Technical Info

Mount Dimensions: 27 in. x 15 in.

Overall Dimensions: 28 3/4 in. x 20 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in.

Weight: 23 lbs.

Warranty: Lifetime

TC Electronic G-System Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

TC Electronic G-System Processor

9 effects simultaneously.
4 switchable effects loops.
USB connection.

In the past, guitar multi-effects units have been a much maligned bunch. Written off as "entry-level only" for many years, these multi-use effects boxes have come a long way since their initial inception.  TC Electronics, one of the biggest innovators in audio processing tools in the last 30 years, strives to make believers out of of nay-sayers.

Founded by Danish brothers in 1976, TC specializes in audio interfaces, computer hardware, audio software, studio processors, rack effects, and most importantly, pedal-based guitar and vocal effects.  The G-System is their flagship, a tank-like Megalodon that brings the best of what multi-effects processing has to offer the modern guitarist.

Options A'Plenty

Thanks to the inclusion of two independent DSP sections, the TC G-System is capable of running up to nine of the twenty five onboard effects simultaneously.  Try as we might, we can't find a need for any more than that.  Prefer the rack/MIDI control side of being a guitarist?  TC thought of that too, allowing you to unhinge the "brain" unit from the G-System (known as the GFX01), rack it up in a standard 19" box, and still retain control via the remaining floorboard.  Plus, the floor unit has MIDI connections for controlling any of your other favorite MIDI gear.  Do the 18 knobs leave you wanting more?  Connect up to four external expression pedals for added control over virtually any effect or parameter.

Since you're going to be using this with an amplifier, TC Electronic even went so far as to make the G-System smart enough to control and switch your favorite amplifier,
allowing you to leave your amp's footswitch at home.  And with the USB connection, you'll be able to stay on top of your firmware updates for years to come, all free from TC.  And since this unit is all about the little things, we'd like to mention one more little thing--unlike most others, this TC piece has extremely fast, silent program changes, that even allow for controllable delay spillovers!

Total Integration for Tonal Integration

While certainly capable of replacing the majority or entirety of your pedalboard, that is not the aim of this TC unit: the G-System was built with the common needs and functions at the heart of being a guitarist in mind.  TC recognizes that of all of the different kinds of pedals we use, distortion, overdrive, and fuzz are a subjective matter of personal taste, which is why they decided to leave them out of the G-System completely.  By the same token, the G-System incorporates another brilliant feature--the ability to route up to four of your favorite effects pedals or units via four switchable, mono, analog loops, allowing placement wherever you choose in your signal chain.

Having the option to put your other pedals within your chain wasn't good enough for TC--they went above and beyond, allowing you to control those effects with four of the eighteen oversized, knurled metal knobs.  Do you have a preamp you favor?  TC thought of that too, offering an additional insert point, ready to accept your favorite external pre.  Oh, and those pedals we mentioned earlier, the ones you patched in yourself?  No need to bring out an extra power strip, because the G-System has an array of four 9V DC outlets, ready to supply juice to your favorite stompboxes.

Continuing the design aesthetic of total control, the G-System allows you to reroute and change up the footswitch layout to whatever your guitar-playing heart desires.

Teach Yourself Guitar and Play Like A Pro!

Greatest Guitar Riffs of All Time
  • Hendrix
  • Rush
  • Dick Dale
  • The Stones
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Queen
  • Chuck Berry
  • and more!


Greatest Guitar Riffs of All Time - Part I
Learn the greatest riffs ever recorded from  the late 50's to the present day.
Running time: approx. 60 min.

MVP is proud to continue to provide quality music and educational materials for the next generation.  After providing quality video instruction for the past decade, they are ready to move forward with you into the next millennium.

Videos are more affordable than ever, and MVP provides for all aspects of music education.  MVP's commitment to the best service, best prices, and highest quality has helped them remain the standard bearers for this field.

From playing blues harmonica to setting up your own home studio, MVP has a video that can show you the way.  As they continue to bring new titles to the market, you will find that MVP is still the "definitive source" for the broad scope of video instruction now available.

eMedia Guitar Songs Instructional Software
eMedia Guitar Songs

Learn to play hit songs in all styles, including rock, blues, country, classical and folk genres.

This new version now has a variable-speed MIDI track for slowing down the music and separate audio tracks including no-guitar, guitar-only and bass-only.

eMedia Guitar Songs presents over 20 songs made famous by artists such as Eric Clapton, Melissa Etheridge, Heart, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Santana, Talking Heads, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Who and more!  Song playing tips are included for both bass and guitar players.

Includes a realistic animated fretboard which now even shows bends and vibrato in addition to fingering positions in real-time.  Also includes an automatic tuner and metronome!  Options for guitar tablature or standard notation available on each song.

Famous Songs:
eMedia has chosen 21 songs by legendary artists for Guitar Songs.  This is the easiest way to learn how to play classic songs.  You have the option to learn using either guitar tablature or standard music notation.  In addition, the music tracking feature highlights tablature or notation in real-time as the music plays, making it easy to follow along.  Sections of music can be highlighted, looped and even slowed down with variable-speed MIDI tracks.

Rock Songs

"Behind Blue Eyes" - The Who

"Baby, I Love Your Way" - Peter Frampton (Played and sung by Peter Frampton!)

"Oye Como Va" - made famous by Santana

"I'm the Only One" - Melissa Etheridge

"Magic Man" - Heart (All-new recording by Roger Fisher, former guitarist of Heart!)

"That'll Be the Day" - Buddy Holly

"Truckin'" - Grateful Dead

Blues Songs

"Before You Accuse Me" - made famous by Eric Clapton

"The Sky is Cryin'" - made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughan

"(Sittin' on the) Dock of the Bay" - Otis Redding

"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" - Jim Croce

"Take Me to the River" - made famous by the Talking Heads

Country Songs

"On the Road Again" - Willie Nelson

"Blue Moon of Kentucky" - made famous by Elvis Presley

"Georgia on My Mind" - made famous by Ray Charles

"I Can't Make You Love Me" - made famous by Bonnie Raitt

Classical Songs

"Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" - Mozart

"Lullaby" - Brahms

"Minuet" - Bach


"Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child"

"Swanee River"

More Features

Animated Fretboard
Watch the fretboard come alive with real-time display of notes, including bends, vibrato and slides!  Includes both right and left-handed views from both the perspective of looking down at your guitar and across at an instructor’s guitar.

Real Instrument Multi-Tracking
You've got the option to zero in on the guitar-only tracks or turn off the guitar track and play along with the rest of the band.  Bass-only, no-bass and rhythm-only tracks are also included.  Of course, you'll also want to hear the full audio track in all its glory, complete with guitar, rhythm and vocals.  Professional studio recordings and authentic instrumentation mean that you'll hear what sounds like the real thing.

MIDI Tracks
New variable-speed MIDI tracks for each song allow you to slow down the music and learn at whatever pace you like.

Jukebox Navigation
Preview and choose songs easily through the animated jukebox.  This makes it easy to navigate, with the option to select songs by genre. There's no need to plug in quarters either!

Automatic Tuner
Visually tune your electric or acoustic guitar by playing into a computer microphone.  Includes custom tunings for specific songs when needed. Also provides audio reference notes for each string.

Digital Metronome
Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing.  Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick.  Full range of tempi, from largo to prestissimo.

Digital Recorder
Record and play yourself back!  This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.

Artist Biographies and Photos
Gain insights into the lives of the legends.

Playing Tips
Instructional material presents the chords and tips needed to master the song. Tips for playing the bass part are also included.

Technical Description

Minimum System Requirements

Windows Pentium PC

Windows 95 / 98 / NT / 2000 / Me / XP

16 MB free RAM

Macintosh Power PC

System 7.5.3 or later

16 MB free RAM

Keep Your Guitar In Tune The Easy Way!

Korg GA-1 Guitar and Bass Tuner
Ultra-compact LCD Needle-Style Dedicated Guitar and Bass Tuner.

Korg GA-1 Guitar Tuner

For nearly a decade, the Korg GA-30 Guitar and Bass Tuner has stood among the top-selling tuners on the planet.  Now meet the GA-1, offering the same excellent features with a new, enhanced design - all at a lower price!

Ultra-compact LCD Needle-Style Dedicated Guitar and Bass Tuner
High accuracy and superb functionality have made Korg tuners the worldwide favorite.  And now, the new GA-1 joins the best-selling GA series of tuners.  With even more features, like a pitch reference tone and quinta-flat tuning, the GA-1 tuner packs basic functionality and convenient tuning functions into ultra-compact bodies.


- Ultra-compact design.

- High-precision LCD needle-type meter for stable tuning.

- Quinta Flat Tuning mode lets you tune 1--5 semitones flat

- Supports 7-string guitar tunings.

- Sound Out can produce a reference tone from the internal speaker.

- Auto Power Off function conserves battery life.

- Approximately 100 hours of continuous use.

An Easy-to-Use Dedicated Guitar and Bass Tuner
This dedicated guitar/bass tuner lets you select either Guitar mode or Bass mode for truly easy operation with automatically detected pitch.  The wide detection range supports 7-string guitar (7B through 1E) in Guitar mode, and 6-string bass (Low-B, Hi-C) in Bass mode.  A high-sensitivity mic is built-in, allowing easy and accurate tuning of acoustic guitars.

Ultra-compact Body with a "Tilt Slit"
Although the GA-1 is small, thin, and light, don't let its pocket-sized body fool you.  The GA-1 can accurately tune any guitar or bass.  From studio to stage, tuning is easy and convenient.  The back of the unit includes a unique arc-shaped "tilt slit" that lets you insert a plastic card or guitar pick for use as a handy stand.

High-Precision LCD Meter
The meter section uses a LCD needle, combining the accuracy of an LCD with the easy visibility of a needle, and providing a stable display.  Additional visual feedback is provided by LEDs that indicate pitch deviation.

Sound Out -- Internal Speaker Provides a Reference Pitch
In addition to visual tuning via meter, the GA-1 can play reference pitches from its internal speaker (Sound Out) for tuning by ear.  Each press of the Sound switch will cycle the output sound through 7B->6E->5A->4D->3G->2B->1E in Guitar mode, or LB->4E->3A->2D->1G->HC in Bass mode.

Quinta Flat Tuning mode -- a world-wide first!
The GA-1's Quinta Flat Tuning mode supports the lowered tunings used in heavy metal styles to give more weight to the sound.  Until now, dedicated guitar tuners have supported a maximum of only four semitones below standard pitch, but the GA-1 gives you five steps of flatted tuning, extending as far as five semitones below standard pitch, and supporting even super-long scale guitars that are five frets longer than conventional guitars.

Auto Power Off Function
If you leave the unit powered-on for 20 minutes without performing any operation, the Auto Power Off function will turn the power off automatically, avoiding unnecessary battery consumption.

Approximately 100 hours of continuous use
Low-power consumption design allows an amazing 100 hours (approximate) of continuous battery life (A4 continuous input, Meter mode, zinc-carbon batteries).

* Even if the pitch is within the detection range, detection may not be possible for instrumental sounds that contain a large number of overtones or have a rapid decay.

Peterson VSF Virtual Strobe Strobo Flip Tuner

Peterson Strobe Tuner

The Peterson StroboFlip is the first tuner to feature a wide variety of classic temperaments and new Sweetened Tunings never before available.  Whether you want to tune a harpsichord to a 200-year-old temperament for a specific piece of music or set the intonation on your guitars, the StroboFlip is the ideal tool!

With its unparalleled 0.1 cent accuracy and myriad presets, this tuner can be used to tune or set up your instrument to its own particular needs improving both the instrument and your sound.  The StroboFlip is the first tuner to feature Sweeteners - preset perfect fifth intervals for violin, viola or cello; perfect thirds for Dobro or resonator guitars; tuning and intonation presets for the Buzz Feiten Tuning System for guitar, bass, and acoustic guitar; and both Buzz and Peterson Sweetened settings for 12-string guitar.

The StroboFlip also includes E9th & C6th pedal steel guitar presets, exclusive Peterson presets for the whole guitar family and more!  A long list of classic temperament presets such as Just Major, Just Minor, Pythagorean, 1/4 & 1/6th Comma Meantone, Pythagorean, Werckmeister III, Kirnberger III, Kellner, Young, Vallotti and Rameau are also included.  These temperaments are all root adjustable.

A Pitch Holder mounting clamp, a Peterson TP-2 clip-on tuning pickup and a dedicated custom ultra-clean power supply rounds off this unbeatable tuning kit!  The StroboFlip is the ultimate tool for obtaining the best sound out of your instruments.

Peterson StroboFlip Features

* 0.1 cent accuracy
* Real-Time Virtual Strobe Technology
* Programmable auto-off to conserve battery life
* 34 preset temperaments/Sweeteners
* Offsets for All Instruments Fitted with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System Including 12 String
* Peterson Sweetened Tuning for Guitar, Bass, Dobro, Steel Guitar, Violin, Viola, Cello
* 8 user-programmable Sweetened temperament banks
* User-Programmable Tempered Tunings
* Adjustable temperament root
* Battery operated or included AC power supply
* Pitch Holder mounting clamp and TP-2 tuning pickup included
* Backlit control panel
* New flip design fits easily in gig bag

Technical Info


Accuracy: 0.1 cent (1/1000 semitone)

Size: 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.6 in.

Weight: 0.66lbs (0.3kg)

Limited warranty: 1 year from date of purchase

Frequency Range: 16Hz to 3600Hz

Concert A: 390Hz to 490Hz

Inputs and Outputs: 1/4 in. input and ultra-clean thru jack

Built-In microphone and A440 line output

Power: 3xAA batteries or 5VDC adapter

Korg MA-30 Digital Metronome
13 different rhythms.  Tempo adjusts from 40-208 bpm.

Korg Metronome

The MA-30 is the latest offering from Korg's innovative line of metronomes, with new features like volume control and sophisticated rhythms such as triplets and quadruplets with inner beats omitted.


Highly visual liquid crystal pendulum.

13 different rhythms are built-in so you can practice to more than a click track.

Rhythms include duplets, triplets, triplets with inner beats omitted, quadruplets, and quadruplets with inner beats omitted.

Twelve reference pitches C4 -B4 for you to tune to.

Adjustable calibration (438-445 Hz).

Adjustable volume.

Tempo adjusts from 40-208 bpm.

Tap function for setting the tempo.

Earphone jack so only you can hear it.

Memory backup function.

Approximately 250 hours of continuous use.

Dimensions: 4.09(W) x 2.52(D) x 0.59 (H) in.

Weight .17 lbs. (including batteries).

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Shubb C1 Original Capo for Steel-String Acoustic Guitar or Electric Guitar (Nickel)

Shubb C1 Guitar Capo

Since 1980 the Shubb capo has set the standard against which all others must be measured.  It is the first choice ... often the only choice... of more than a million musicians worldwide.  Once the serious guitarist has discovered the Shubb, he'll never settle for anything less.

What makes the Shubb capo so special?  For one thing, its ingenious design: a patented locking action, which provides an unrivalled combination of power, speed, accuracy and ease of use.  One smooth flip of the lever locks it securely in place... and removes it just as quickly.  And the Shubb capo doesn't create tuning problems.  It's soft, resilient rubber is specially designed to work just like a fingertip, so it doesn't bend the strings over the frets.  It's closing action is just like your hand, so it doesn't pull the string off center.  As a result, no re-tuning is necessary!

Precisely machined of brass and carefully hand assembled, a Shubb capo is manufactured without compromise.  Simply holding one in your hand conveys a sense of quality.  Snapping it solidly onto a guitar neck, and then removing it, all within about one second, will confirm its reputation for excellence.

The Original Shubb Capo ("C" series) is available in either nickel or brass finish.  They are all made of brass, but some are nickel-plated and others are left unplated.  How should you decide which one you want?  To start with, whichever looks better to you.  But if you want more, here are some further considerations...

The Environmental Issue

The nickel-plating process produces byproducts that are not environmentally friendly.  True, plating shops are held responsible by law for controlling these byproducts, but if this is a concern of yours, it might be a factor in making your decision between a nickel-plated or plain brass capo.

Nickel Allergy

Nickel plating can sometimes cause an allergic dermatitis, similar in cause and symptoms to poison oak or ivy.  It commonly occurs on the ears, wrists, neck, and waistband area where items commonly plated (such as costume jewelry or belt buckles) are worn.  If you have ever had this, or noticed a mysterious rash (especially on your hands), you might want to opt for the brass finish.

Uncoated Brass Will Darken

The plain, unplated brass capos are not coated with anything.  There is no coating that Shubb has found which is durable enough to withstand the constant handling that a capo gets.  They are, as they say, plain brass.  This means that in time they will darken.  To those of us who appreciate the look of brass, this natural-aged finish is appealing; reminiscent of the look of an old microscope, or some piece of gear from a sailing ship.  On the other hand, if you prefer your brass to shine, the capo can be polished up using a cloth and just about any kind of metal polish, and it will shine like gold.

What Color Hardware is on Your Guitar

A nickel-plated capo might look more at home on a guitar with nickel-plated hardware, while the brass capo is similar to gold in appearance, and looks good with gold-plated hardware.  Since the capo is not permanently installed on the guitar, this might not be a major factor to you.

Excellent Guitar Stand for a CHEAP Price!

Guitar Stand

Non-slip feet.
 Security strap.

I own two of these stands and they are worth the price!  (Rick)

OnStage XCG4 Tripod Guitar Stand (Black)
The XCG4 holds virtually any acoustic or electric guitar or bass.  This is a tubular metal stand with black velveteen rubber padding, a heavy-duty sheet metal leg housing, a security strap on the top yolk of the stand and a matte black powder coat finish.  Setup and height adjustment is easy with its non-scratching friction knob.

  • Flush end caps to protect your instrument
  • Security strap
  • Black velveteen rubber
  • Matte black powder coat finish
  • 17mm tubing (top section)
  • V-Groove in rear of top section for easier assembly and confident setup
  • Stepped yoke for gravity-assisted stability
  • Rolled edge of bottom section for easy setup
  • Non-scratching friction knob
  • 22mm tubing (bottom section)
  • Solid steel rod with keyway
  • Heavy-duty sheet metal leg housing
  • Non-slip end cap feet

Get Connected With The Best Cables!

Whirlwind EGC Guitar Instrument Cable

Whirlwind Guitar Cord

High quality connectors.

Get Whirlwind quality in an economical package!  This flexible, low-noise cable is a great deal.  Features include high quality connectors.

CBI GA1 American-Made Instrument Cable

CBI American Guitar Cable

1/4 in. plugs on each end.

CBI's GA-1 American Made cable is ideal as a guitar cable, patch cord, keyboard cable, or anywhere a 1/4 in. to 1/4 in. connection is required. Between processors, between pedals, from your effects to your amp even from your mixer to your power amp.  CBI uses high quality wire and superb connectors in these affordable, durable cables.

C.B.I. features unsurpassed delivery, flexibility, and quality for the Recording Studio, Live Audio, and Sound Installation Wiring markets.  C.B.I. products include many top of the line components, such as Belden cable, Switchcraft, G&H, and Neutrik connectors.  C.B.I.'s product lines encompass a wide range of professional wiring systems for musical instruments, sound reinforcement, sound installation, audio/video, recording & broadcast, as well as bulk wires, connectors, adapters, and custom designs.  In addition to being a well-established and respected force in the retail music industry with over 20 years of experience, C.B.I. has been a pioneer in the field of designer cables and is unparalleled in the custom cable market.

Monster Cable Monster Standard 100 Instrument Cable

Monster Cable
(Straight with 1/4 Inch Plugs)

Put the Monster in Your Music!  Introducing Monster Standard® 100 Instrument Cable
A quality connection starts with quality cable.  And with Monster Standard 100, you’ll use a cable that sounds as good as it looks.  So, whether you’re gigging, tracking in the studio, or jamming in the garage, Standard 100 is a great entry-level cable to get you started.  All the pros know cable makes a difference... that’s why a lot of your favorite bands are using Monster. Standard 100 delivers the quality, durability, and reliability every Monster musician needs... it’s always ready to perform when you are.

Technology and Features
Precision coaxial design for accurate frequency repsonse and wide dynamic range.

90% coverage copper-braided shield rejects RFI and EMI for a lower noise floor and increased resolution.

Carbon-infused dielectric reduces microphonic pops and cracks for a noise-free cable design.

IsoTec® vibration techonlogy further redudes handling noise.

Extra-flexible Duraflex® outer jacket for superior reliability and cut resistance.

Interchageable color "O" ring attaches to each 1/4 in. connector for easy identification.

New heavy-duty, molded connector design increases durability and resists damage.

Hard nickel contact 1/4 in. connectors are durable and corrosion resistant.

Monster-Quality Instrument Cable At An Affordable Price
Heavy-Duty Injection Molded Connector – Specially designed strain relief increases cable durability and resists damage

Easy-to-ID Color-Coded Rings – for easy identification when you’re plugging in multiple cable. Several colors included

Ultra-Flexible Duraflex® Protective Jacket – Coils & uncoils effortlessly. Withstands heavy use

Special Copper Windings – Provides improved clarity and tighter bass, even over long lengths

Heavy-Duty Shielding – Dense copper braided shield for excellent noise rejection

Hosa Straight Headphone Extension Cable - 25 feet

Headphone Extension Cable

(Female 1/4 inch Phone to Male 1/4 inch Phone)  (Model HPE325)

This is a 'gotta have' for the studio.  This 25 ft., flat (uncoiled) stereo extension makes life just a little bit easier.

Straps For Your Axe!

Eagle Mountain Guitar Straps

Eagle Mountain Guitar Strap

This adjustable, 2 in. wide strap is made of nylon webbing in the good old U.S.A.  It features soft leather ends and has no abrasive metal parts to ruin and mar your guitar's finish.

Nylon webbing.  Leather lace/string not included.  Adjustable from 39 in. to 69 in.

You Only Sound As Good As Your Equipment - Including Your Strings!

Ernie Ball Regular Guitar Strings
Nickel wound.

Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Guitar Strings
These Ernie Ball strings are made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire.  Their nickel-wound sets are by far the most popular, producing a well balanced and all around good sound.

Technical Description

Gauges: 10-13-17-26-36-46.

Dean Markley Blue Steel Strings
Briefly frozen to -320¹ with liquid nitrogen.

Dean Markley Blue Steel Electric Guitar Strings (Regular, Model 2556)
That's right, this is the one everyone's been talking about.  It's simply amazing what a little -320¹ liquid nitrogen can do to a guitar string.  If  I were you, I'd put on a set and see what all the noise is about.  Twice the tone and twice the life.

Blue Steel strings are the world's first and finest Cryogenic-processed strings.  Blue Steel strings are a total breakthrough in string technology. Starting with the very finest quality materials, Blue Steel strings are frozen to minus 320 degrees Fahrenheit, held there for an exact period of time and then slowly and carefully brought back to their original temperature.

 This unique Cryogenic treatment realigns the molecular structure of the string, giving Blue Steel more highs and lows, a longer life, and greater ability to stay in tune.  Blue Steel strings are available for acoustic, electric, and electric bass guitars, and come in all popular gauges.

Technical Description

#2556 REG gauge: .010 .013 .017 .026 .036 .046

The Name, `Dean Markley` Says It All!

Acoustic Guitar Pickup

Dean Markley Acoustic Pickup

Single coil. Bell-like harmonics.

Dean Markley Pro Mag Plus Acoustic Guitar Pickup
Dean Markley's ProMag Plus acoustical pickup has become an industry standard.  ProMag's perfect balance and maple wood housing give it that smooth, high-end response that you want from an acoustic pickup.  ProMag is unsurpassed.

Being a single coil pickup, the ProMag Plus has bell-like harmonics that sing like no other acoustical pickup.  ProMag has gained recognition as the finest sounding acoustic pickup made.  ProMag is voiced and balanced at the factory for perfect string balance, treble strings and bass strings will ring out with the same volume.  An award wining 15-ft. low noise, double-shielded cable terminated with a solderless in. nickel jack gives you freedom of movement with no worry of noise or hum.

Plug into Dean Markley's ProMag Plusœ Acoustical Pickup and see just how good your acoustic guitar can sound.

Dean Markley acoustic pickups are the best-selling pickups on the market today.  That isn't just luck.  Each Dean Markley pickup is engineered with the performer in mind, providing the truest reproduction and the finest in reliability.  Whether it's the Award Winning Curly Maple Promag Plus Soundhole pickup, the Ebony finished Grandœ Humbucking, the all new Gold Humbucking with Dean's special "hot B-Fix" and Gold Plated Jack, the Artist Instant-Mount piezo pickup (with internal or external mountings), or the new Sweet Spot Under-The-Saddle Bridge Pickup, Dean Markley has a pickup that's perfect for you.

Git Pickin`

Fender Guitar Picks thin

Fender 351 Classic Celluloid Pick (Thin, 12 Pack)

Celluloid is the premier pick material.  Celluloid picks give the traditional feel, with a smooth striking surface and a warm, round musical tone. Often called the Fender pick, the 351 shape is the pick most associated with Fender.  A wider body and a rounded tip have made this pick a favorite with players of every style.  Comes in a handy re-seable clamshell of 12 picks.

Fender Medium Guitar Picks

Fender 351 Classic Celluloid Pick (Medium, 12 Pack)

Celluloid is the premier pick material.  Celluloid picks give the traditional feel, with a smooth striking surface and a warm, round musical tone. Often called the Fender pick, the 351 shape is the pick most associated with Fender.  A wider body and a rounded tip have made this pick a favorite with players of every style.  Comes in a handy re-seable clamshell of 12 picks.

Fender Guitar Piicks Premium
Premium Thin

Fender 351 Premium Celluloid Pick (Thin, 12 Pack)

Fender Premium Celluloid picks combine the traditional tone and feel of celluloid, with beautiful and unique colors.  Often called the Fender pick, the 351 shape is the pick most associated with Fender.  A wider body and a rounded tip have made this pick a favorite with players of every style.  Comes in a handy re-seable clamshell of 12 picks.

Guitar Pick Holder

Reusable non-marring adhesive.
Ergonomically designed.

Dunlop Ergo Pickholder

Finally, a pickholder worthy of being on your guitar.  This sleek, ergonomically designed pickholder is made out of high impact plastic for years of gigging.  Featuring a delrin spring system and reusable non-marring adhesive to preserve your guitar finish.  Slick-n-quick.  Keep your picks where you need’em.

Pick Holder for Microphone Stand

Mic and stand not included.

Dunlop 5010 Mic Stand Pick Holder (7 in.)

A must for every performing musician.  It is made of high quality rubber to ensure a firm hold against a standard mic stand.


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