The world’s top-selling stage tuner, the BOSS TU-2, evolves and improves with the debut of the new TU-3. Housed in a tank-tough BOSS stompbox body, the TU-3 features a smooth 21-segment LED meter with a High-Brightness mode that cuts through the h...
This photo of guitarist Kelly Jones' pedalboard includes the Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner Pedal (photo taken circa 2005, meaning it may actually be the predecessor to the TU-3, the [Boss TU-2](http://equipboard.com/items/boss-tu-2-chromatic-tuner) ). The pedal can be seen at the top of the pedalboard (from Kelly's perspective).more
At 41:55 in this Rig Rundown for Ben Shepherd of [Sound Garden](http://equipboard.com/band/soundgarden), [Wellwater Conspiracy](http://equipboard.com/band/wellwater-conspiracy), [Hater](http://equipboard.com/band/hater), and [The Desert Sessions](http://equipboard.com/band/the-desert-sessions), his gear is displayed, showing his Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner.more
At the start of the video we are able to see the tuner working and Clemens' voice in the background and if we are not quite sure that he is using this tuner, at 3:49 we can see that the Boss is wired to their equipment and the screen is oriented to Clemens. I assume that he used it.more
Fallon’s Salvage Custom pedalboard is featured in a [Premier Guitar article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/21588-rig-rundown-the-gaslight-anthem), and shows an internally hidden T-Rex Fuel Tank Chameleon power source. On top, the signal enters a Dunlop British Invasion Cry Baby Wah decorated with a limited-edition Union Jack paint job. Next is a Fulltone OCD, then a Black Arts Pharaoh that runs into a MXR EVH90 Phase 90. Last in line is a tried-and-true Boss TU-3.more
According to Premier Guitar in Nov 2015, in Desaparecidos: 'Conor only uses a few stompboxes for his core live tone—a Boss TU-3 Tuner, ZVEX Box of Rock, EarthQuaker Devices Monarch and Organizer, and a disengaged Ibanez AD9 Analog Delay. His main dirtbox is the ZVEX Box of Rock, the Organizer is used for one part in a song during the set, and the Monarch is another drive, specifically-EQ’d for when he plays the baritones. Everything on the board is powered by a Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus power supply.'more
"Out front, Satchel keeps a small-but-tidy board that’s packed with only the essentials. He starts with a Boss TU-3 tuner before going into a pair of MXR pedals—a Carbon Copy analog delay and a Classic Overdrive. A Morley ABY Selector helps him move between guitars and the footswitch to his EVH 5150 III rounds out the board." -Premier Guitar; Rig Rundown: Steel Panther's Satchelmore
At 2:58 in this video, Brent talks about one of his pedal boards. In the [associated article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/21740-rig-rundown-mastodon-2014) Steve Cook writes "The second pedalboard helps Hinds shape his lap steel tones, and it’s more spartan than his main board. He starts this signal chain with a Boss TU-3 tuner, which then leads to another [Ernie Ball volume pedal](http://equipboard.com/items/ernie-ball-volume-pedal), an unmarked drive stompbox, and then a [Boss DD-7 delay](http://equipboard.com/items/boss-dd-7-digital-delay-pedal). The whole shooting match is powered by a [Dunlop Brick](http://equipboard.com/items/dunlop-power-brick) power supply".more
In > Boss RE-20 Space Echo (A/Mono In > B Out) > Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner > Moog MF Boost > MXR Distortion + > Fulltone OCD > Maxon OD808 ReIssue > MXR Blue Box Octave Fuzz > Flux Liquid Ambience > Morley ABC IN > Morley A and B out > Boss DD-20 Giga Delay > Red Custom Box Signal Kill Switch > Stereo Out to Ampsmore
For Marsden, his desert-island effect has to be an Ernie Ball VP Jr Volume Pedal because he says it’s the most expressive tool under his control. When it comes to actual noisemakers on his board, he has a Fulltone OCD, an Electro-Harmonix Big Muff, Electro-Harmonix POG2, a Strymon El Capistan, a Boss DD-7 Digital Delay, an Electro-Harmonix Bass Soul Food that he sniped from bandmate Emma Richardson, an EHX Cathedral, and a Danelectro Reel Echo. Everything is controlled by GigRig QuarterMaster QMX8 switcher and it all stays in tune thanks to a Boss TU-3 Tuner.more
The pedalboard tells the story of Emma’s evolution as a stompbox collector. On the band’s 2009 debut Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, she didn’t plug into any boxes except her Boss tuner. As the years passed and albums have been released, she’s slowly picking up tone treats like an EHX POG2, a Malekko B:Assmaster, and a Crowther Audio Hotcake. All the pedals are juiced by a T-Rex Fuel Tank Chameleon power supply.more
In this photo of Keith Murray's pedalboard, the pedal on the lower right is a Boss TU-3 tuner. He confirms usage of a Boss tuner in [this interview from August 2010](http://images.equipboard.com/uploads/source/image/34972/uhXGb4d.png) (originally found [here on wearescientists.wordpress.com](https://wearescientists.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/whats-the-words-exclusive-interview-with-we-are-scientists-in-kansas-city/)). In the interview when talking about his effect chain in order, he starts off by saying, "I’ll try to give you the signal chain in order: Boss tuning pedal, into an Electro-Harmonix Polyphonic Octave Generator Micro..."more
"My signal path looks like this right now (but will probably be different in 2 days...you know how that goes...ha): Boss TU-3, Paul Cochrane Timmy Overdrive, T. Rex Mudhoney Distortion, Diamond Cornerstone Distortion, Morgan Shadow Fuzz, JHS Pulp N' Peel Compressor, Ernie Ball VP Jr, MXR Carbon Copy, T. Rex Tremster Tremolo, Boss DD-20 Delay, Strymon BlueSky Reverberator, JHS Little Black Buffer."more
Bio from band website. PEDAL BOARD w/ J. Everman - custom footswitch Boss TU2 tuner Prescription Electronics Germ fulltone fulldrive 2 Electro Harmonix lil' Big Muff Boss super shifter Z-vex seek wah Morley Bad Horsie Wah Voodoo lab analog chorus Mxr phase 100 Boss flanger Voodoo lab tremolo Ada flanger Electro harmonix small clone chorus Boss digital delay w/tap Boss digital delay/reverb Line 6 delay Line 6 Modulatormore
"Righto, bass pedals: a slightly simpler affair.. One Fuzzrocious Rat Tail with 2nd Distortion mod as primary weapon, an Ampeg Scrambler (reissue) as a secondary weapon, and a Tech21 Killer Wail Wah for support fire. Honourable mention to the MI Audio Blues Pro distortion pedal; served me well over the years but now in retirement with the Rat Tail stepping in."more
Picture taken at the mondo generator show in Cagliari on 20/09/2016, this was nick's pedalboard, featuring a boss hyperfuzz 2 constantly on duty, and a Dr.No Black Magic Bass Distortion only to boost some solos and general feedback. On the right, a classic boss chromatic tuner with an unmistakable DWARVES sticker on itmore
At 1:57 - "At the front end here I have a Tunner at the start. I used to have it at the end (...) I had to put it at the front because, what I do is going into the Lehle P-Split and then into a Clean DI and so I had to put it there to mute everything going both to the DI and the rest of the chain."more
If you zoom in closely you can just make out Danielle's TU-3 tuner in this image. Confirmation of this being her board can be found at :07s of [this video](https://youtu.be/AtADweFd5AE) and in [this additional](http://41.media.tumblr.com/f82319f6d8beefa62aec160d7a897bfc/tumblr_mzih8jgZhQ1sx94wlo1_1280.jpg) image.more
Bassist of Dorje and drummer of Scratch Latin, Dave Hollingworth runs over the gear he's using currently on the new Dorje Album "Centered & One". As he goes over his pedals, the video shows a Boss TU-3 in the far upper right of his pedal board. You can tell it's a TU-3 and not the TU-2 due to the size of the bulbs.more
REINE FISKE’S GEAR Guitars Fender Stratocaster (1963 body, 1964 neck, rewound vintage pickups, strung with .011-gauge GHS strings) Amps 1973 Fender Super Reverb Effects Klemt Echolette tape delay Strymon Flint Tremolo & Reverb Vintage Carlin Compressor Vintage Fuzz Face Custom Creepy Fingers fuzz ZVEX Fuzz Factory Roger Meyer Octavia fuzz Vintage Schaller tremolo pedal Boss TU-3 tunermore
The following is his signal path, as explained by Andy Othling to Strymon: this1smyne buffer Walrus Audio Deep Six Electro Harmonix Micro POG Walrus Audio Mayflower Earthquaker Devices Bit Commander Xotic EP Booster Ernie Ball MVP (with Boss TU-3 on tuner output) Electro Harmonix Superego Malekko Ekko 616 Dr. Scientist Tremolessence Strymon El Capistan Boss DD-5 (in hold mode for stutter/glitch effects) ZVex Instant Lo-fi Junky Strymon TimeLine Strymon BigSky Disaster Area DMC-3 XL controller is connected to both the Timeline and BigSky via MIDI Two this1smyne mini expression knobs are also controlling different parameters on the Timeline and Bigskymore
“I usually play with a more elaborate rig, but for SXSW I only brought a few pedals and carried them around in my backpack all week. I wanted to keep setup time to a minimum and reduce the weight of my gear as much as possible, as I'm usually carrying it all on my back from venue to venue during SXSW.” - Torres about her pedalboard.more
Like his bandmates, Stasik goes big on his pedalboard. His signal enters the board through a Boss TU-3 tuner, then hits a loop switcher controlling a Moogerfooger MF-1-1 Lowpass Filter (controlled by a Moog EP-3 expression pedal), 3Leaf Audio Wonderlove envelope filter and You’re Doom fuzz pedals, an Xotic effects Bass BB Preamp, a Boss OC-3 Super Octave, a DigiTech Bass Synth Wah, and an Electro-Harmonix Frequency Analyzer ring modulator.more
"I mostly use guitar effects from Earthquaker Devices and Catalin Bread (because women work on those pedals -- a rarity!). Right now in my chain I've got a couple different overdrive and distortion pedals, a chorus/vibrato pedal, and a really sweet octave pedal that I use to simulate a synth/organ sound on certain guitar parts (Pitch Bay, also by Earthquaker)." (https://usesthis.com/interviews/sadie.dupuis/)more
In this attached blog photo, a Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner pedal is seen in Matt Taylor's gear setup. Although it does not directly show it is his, the cable running out of his amp matches that of the one plugged into the EHX Holy Grail, which is different from Kyle Straka's cable.more
SS: Speaking of pedals, I’ve been slowly honing in my base setup for the next round of touring. The current live rig consists of a Boss TU-3, a Keeley-modified Ibanez TS-9, a Fulltone ’70 fuzz, an Electroharmonix Pitchfork, a Malekko 616 Analog Delay, an Electroharmonix Freeze, and an Ernie Ball Volume Pedal Jr.more
The world’s top-selling stage tuner, the BOSS TU-2, evolves and improves with the debut of the new TU-3. Housed in a tank-tough BOSS stompbox body, the TU-3 features a smooth 21-segment LED meter with a High-Brightness mode that cuts through the harshest outdoor glare. Choose between Chromatic or Guitar/Bass tuning modes, and enjoy visual pinpoint tuning verification with the Accu-Pitch Sign function. The TU-3 incorporates a convenient Note Name Indicator that can display notes of 7-string guitars and 6-string basses, while the Flat-Tuning mode can support up to six half-steps. It’s the new-standard tuner that no guitarist or bass player should be without!
I used to use the tuner out live before I had a pedalboard. The screw that holds the battery door closed somehow bent and stripped out the whole that it was in, so I have taken a nail and shoved it in there so that it is permanently closed now. This tuner lives on my set up bench now for set up and restrings. I prefer the polytune to these Boss tuners, but it gets the job done on the bench and is built solid, besides that one screw.
Whether a Guitar Tech is using this to tune up guitars before going on stage or the Artist is using it as a signal Kill during a songchange, it's no wonder this has become the most popular tuner pedal.
Tunes with precision. Bright lights and display make it easy to see and read. Also can act as a kill switch to mute your sound between songs. My advice, go with this tuner and never worry about it again.
é um otimo tuner... salva muito a gente, já que estamos sempre tendo que checar afinaçoes, bota capo, tira capo.. gosto muito dele, porém tenho vontade de experimentar o Politune da tc electronic
When it comes to tuning your instrument, DON'T GO CHEAP! This little friend does it right, without robbing your money. If you wanna go "fancy", then you may choose the Waza Craft version.
I like the visuals on the boss tuners the best, but for a five star I would like it to have a swithch for choosing between true bypass and bufferd bypass, which I know that the new Waza Craft tuner has.
It works perfect as a tuner, but the let down is the buffer, not very good. Built-in Boss buffers are far from being as good as the effect itself. I'd give it 5 stars if i were rating just the tuner, it's the industry standard for a reason!!