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#21 Brazzy

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 06:48 AM

I haven't had any issues with the tuner live. I just got my guitars back with new nuts and are intonated fine, but my luthier didn't use my HD to do it.

Did you check your Luthier's work with the Line 6 tuner? Did it match up?


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 06:55 AM

Did you check your Luthier's work with the Line 6 tuner? Did it match up?

I have done that. It matches up very well. I have since used the HD500 tuner to make minor adjustments to intonation, with good results. Probably not exact if you put a strobe on it, but close enough for me not to notice anything badly out of tune up and down the neck.


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 07:10 AM

I have done that. It matches up very well. I have since used the HD500 tuner to make minor adjustments to intonation, with good results. Probably not exact if you put a strobe on it, but close enough for me not to notice anything badly out of tune up and down the neck.

Haven't taken any of my guitars to a Luthier and I make all the necessary adjustments myself. I just make sure that all of the notes ("all") are as close as possible using the HD500, X3Pro, and Spider Jam tuners. People around me say it sounds awesome and it sounds great to me. That's all I need to know.


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 07:42 AM

Same here. Just went through a intonation re-adjustment after messing with my spring tension on a JTV-69. The HD500 tuner seemed perfectly adequate to do the job, at least as far as I could hear differences.
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Posted 11 February 2014 - 06:31 AM

It doesn't seems accurate enough for me, I rather use a mobile app, it's easy and accurate for what i need.

But it's just my opinion.

 

Try this: https://itunes.apple...d482745751?mt=8


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 06:49 AM

I use the HD500 tuner all the time. And I have used it for intonation setting.  It seems good enough.

 

Recently though, I have had an issue where it confuses the A and the D string.  I strike the open A and it flashes up D.   I use it with a JTV59 and VDI.  It doesn't do this all the time - but when it does it is very frustrating.


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 07:11 AM

Have had issues with the tuner only working with input one.  I've stood on stage stamping on the HD500 not understanding why the tuner bar won't appear!   When it's worked it seems fine for normal use.  I use a stand alone cheap unit that shows individual cents on a numbered scale for setting intonation. 


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 09:29 AM

I use the tuner on my HD Pro.  I sold my Korg rack tuner and haven't noticed any adverse effects.


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 11:02 AM

Have had issues with the tuner only working with input one.  I've stood on stage stamping on the HD500 not understanding why the tuner bar won't appear!   When it's worked it seems fine for normal use.  I use a stand alone cheap unit that shows individual cents on a numbered scale for setting intonation. 

 

Hmmm...I have one patch on the 500x from which I cannot engage the tuner. Annoying as *&$%, as it's a rhythm tone I use a lot. Hold down the "tap" button, and the tuner screen appears, but registers nothing.  Switch to another patch, and it works fine...wondering if there's something about the input settings that's gumming up the works. Gotta try that later.


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 11:33 AM

I don't intonate often, but when I do, I prefer Peterson.  Stay thirsty my friends....

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#31 Charlie_Watt

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 12:45 PM

I use my Peterson Tuner too for Intonation.  More precise than the one in my HD500x.  I also have the Peterson App for my Iphone.  It's not quite as  good as the real thing but it's close. 


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 12:53 PM

that app is well worth it.

 

I use my Peterson Tuner too for Intonation.  More precise than the one in my HD500x.  I also have the Peterson App for my Iphone.  It's not quite as  good as the real thing but it's close. 


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 03:33 PM

Hmmm...I have one patch on the 500x from which I cannot engage the tuner. Annoying as *&$%, as it's a rhythm tone I use a lot. Hold down the "tap" button, and the tuner screen appears, but registers nothing.  Switch to another patch, and it works fine...wondering if there's something about the input settings that's gumming up the works. Gotta try that later.

Same problem I had.  Check out the input allocation on that patch.  Tuner only works on input 1 - so if you have, say, a Variax connected but "inputs" are specified as Input 1= Guitar, Input 2=Variax, then - even if only the Variax is actually connected it won't show up or register in the tuner.  It's totally frustrating if you regularly use both a guitar and a Variax with the HD500. Crazy arrangement!


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 04:50 PM

I don't use the tuner in the Pod - I tried it and it doesn't fine tune enough for me.

I still use a strobe tuner - quicker and more accurate.


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 05:40 PM

I have it or a el cheapo Korg tuner.

True the scale is a little slight on HD but it is fine. I can do intonation with it or the Korg.

A strobe tuner would be a luxury for me but they are the best,especially for setups.


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Posted 12 February 2014 - 01:29 PM

I use the tuner in my tc helicon harmony gxt since I need the guitar in tune with that for our shows. It's very accurate and precise enough.

I have compared the two, actually, to see how close they were. They are almost exactly the same. I think I've seen the Pod read slightly flat on a couple occasions compared to the tc helicon pedal, but it's negligible.
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Posted 12 February 2014 - 07:12 PM

One hint, turn your tone knob all the way down.  I've found that it helps the tuner "focus" so to speak.


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Posted 12 February 2014 - 07:40 PM

Yep.  Compared to my BOSS TU3 Chromatic Tuner, it seems just as accurate when using it to intonate.  


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Posted 13 February 2014 - 12:28 AM

I get more accurate results with a free vst called 'c tuner', but I use the one in the pod for convenience when I'm messing around. But if I'm going to record, or adjust intonation, its c tuner.
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Posted 13 February 2014 - 12:30 AM

One hint, turn your tone knob all the way down. I've found that it helps the tuner "focus" so to speak.


Lightly damping/muting the other strings can also help.
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