Stomp Classic

Overview

Specifications

Sweeteners

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The Peterson VSS-C StroboStomp Classic Tuner is the most fully-featured pedal tuner made by anyone to date. A high-contrast LCD screen makes this tuner the perfect choice for both indoor and outdoor use as well as for anywhere that lighting conditions are less than ideal. Integrated, fold out, steel mounting lugs at the unit’s bottom rubberized plate keep it in place on your pedal board without unsightly tape or messy adhesives. Its ultra-robust die-cast chassis and Switchcraft brand input/output jacks assure a quality tuning even after the roughest of voyages. Also, its unique quick- release battery-access door steers you far away from having to deal with delicate, easily broken, battery lead wires. Battery changes are a breeze!

The professional-quality active DI on board is mutable and lets you select one of three stages of signal attenuation—all while remaining 100% true bypass. Finally, the tuner’s side mounted USB jack makes your unit future-proof and custom tailored to be exactly what you need it to be by allowing Mac or PC connectivity for updates and unit user programming/modifications.

TRUE STROBE TUNING IN A PEDAL | Peterson Strobe Tuners

TRUE STROBE TUNING IN A PEDAL

Building off the success of the legendary StroboStomp™ pedal, the Stomp Classic™ is a workhorse that will enhance any pedalboard. From the true-bypass signal flow to the active, on-board direct box. We have redefined the standard and created the ultimate pedal tuner.

HIGH DEFINITION TUNING | Peterson Strobe Tuners

HIGH DEFINITION TUNING

All Peterson products provide guaranteed tuning results to within +/-0.1 cent. That is 1/1000th of a fret! The large 2.25" , high-contrast screen is easy to see on your pedalboard amongst stage lights or out in the sun.

Tuning with the Stomp Classic™ allows your instrument to sound its best and helps ensure its tuning stays true during playing.

This level of accuracy is the highest in the industry and what has made Peterson the choice of professionals around the globe for over 65 years.

Default

EQU
Standard tuning temperament suitable for regular or alternate tuning, 100 cent intervals - no Sweetening.

Guitar & Bass

GTR
Designed for use with guitars tuned to standard EADGBE. The strings are adjusted to allow for deflection by varying amounts according to the gauge of the string in each case. This improves and helps counter the often problematic “unwound 3rd string” problem on short scale electric guitars such as Les Pauls and the three saddle compromise on Telecasters.
ACU
Designed for use with acoustic guitars tuned to standard EADGBE. The strings are adjusted to allow for deflection by varying amounts according to the gauge of the string in each case. The guitar is sweetened in the same way as if tuned by the ear of an experienced musician such as James Taylor who uses these settings.
DAD
Peterson Sweetened tuning for acoustic guitar in modal DADGAD tuning with optimized fifths.
G12
Peterson Sweetened tuning for 12 string guitars with regard to the string courses.
BRT
Peterson Sweetened tuning for baritone guitars.
7ST
Peterson Sweetened tuning for seven string guitars.
BAS
Designed for use with basses tuned to standard EADG. The strings are adjusted to allow for deflection by varying amounts according to the gauge of the string in each case.
BSn
Displays string numbers instead of note names for 4 and 5 & 6 string bass guitars ( 543210 instead of BEADGC ).
GTn
Displays string numbers instead of note names for 6 & 7 string guitars (7654321 instead of BEADGBE).

Buzz Feiten

BFE
Tuning and intonation offsets for electric guitars equipped with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System. (Buzz Feiten Tuning System is a registered trademark of Buzz Feiten Design).
BFB
Tuning and intonation offsets for electric bass guitars equipped with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System. (Buzz Feiten Tuning System is a registered trademark of Buzz Feiten Design).
BFA
Tuning offsets for acoustic guitars equipped with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System*. For Buzz Feiten Acoustic intonation work, a Peterson AutoStrobe 490 is recommended. (*Buzz Feiten Tuning System is a registered trademark of Buzz Feiten Design).
BF12
Tuning offsets for 12 string guitars equipped with the Buzz Feiten Tuning System*. (Buzz Feiten Tuning System is a registered trademark of Buzz Feiten Design).

Steel Guitar

SE9
Peterson Pedal Steel Guitar Sweetened Tuning for 10 string pedal steel in E9 tuning. This is based on Jeff Newman's later system where the E strings are sharp of concert pitch.
SC6
Peterson Pedal Steel Guitar Sweetened Tuning for 10 string pedal steel in C6 tuning. This is based on Jeff Newman's system (www.jeffran.com)
OE9
Peterson Pedal Steel Guitar Sweetened Tuning for 10 String pedal steel in E9 tuning. This is based on Jeff Newman's earlier system where the E strings are at concert pitch.
U12
Peterson Pedal Steel Guitar Sweetened Tuning for 12 string universal pedal steel guitar in E9/B6 tuning. This contains the offsets for the open strings based on Jeff Newman's system.
LA6
A6 settings for lap steel guitar.
LC6
C6 settings for lap steel guitar.

Bluegrass

dbO
Compensates by making the thirds pure. This makes the sweetest sound, especially with long sustained chords where not using a Sweetener can grate on the ears due to an Equally Tempered third.
dbH
Major thirds in all three tunings are lowered slightly from Equal temperament, but not entirely beatless. This Sweetener is useful in band settings where instruments with fixed intonation are present.
BJO
Counters the typical sharp B string which is encountered when tuning a 5-string banjo without compensation with an ordinary tuner. The B is sweetened in the same way as a banjo tuned by the ear of an experienced musician.
MAN
This sweetener was developed for the mandolin, mandola and mandocello. Using it will result in perfectly tuned and voiced unison string pairs. Detuning in instruments with multiple string courses, as opposed to single strings, is much less pleasing to even the most untrained ear because both chords and melody lines are affected. The MAN setting can be used for 8-string mandolins, including Gibson Styles A and F as well as the Weber A and F series.

Orchestral

VLN
Open strings tuned in perfect fifth intervals. Both four (GDAE) and five string (CGDAE) violins are catered for within this one tuning preset.

Compare to Sweetened Tunings offered in other products.

STUDIO QUALITY ACTIVE DI | Peterson Strobe Tuners

STUDIO QUALITY ACTIVE DI

High-impedance signals get balanced and matched with ultra-transparency, extreme detail and sparkle. Perfect for use with acoustic or bass guitars, electric pianos and synthesizers. Fully mute-able for private tuning at the gig between songs.

Three step attenuation pad reduces the incoming signal level from loud sources that could overload the circuit and cause distortion. Selectable ground lift reduces noise and helps prevent ground loop hum in your rig.

High-quality Neutrik® XLR jack for optimum reliability and roll cage bar to protect your XLR cable on stage from accidents.

IT'S YOUR SOUND | Peterson Strobe Tuners

IT'S YOUR SOUND

Enjoy transparent operation no matter its location in your signal chain.

LET'S CONNECT | Peterson Strobe Tuners

LET'S CONNECT

Connect the Stomp Classic to your Mac or PC to customize the included tunings or load in the tunings you've created with our Peterson Connect online utility.

RUGGED. RELIABLE. ROADWORTHY. | Peterson Strobe Tuners

RUGGED. RELIABLE. ROADWORTHY.

The Stomp Classic™ is built like a tank and capable of taking the most grueling punishment.

We have designed this to be the most roadworthy tuner you can place on your pedalboard.

BUILT TO LAST | Peterson Strobe Tuners

BUILT TO LAST

A heavy duty, die-cast chassis with a 3PDT stomp switch makes the Stomp Classic™ road-worthy and reliable. The 9V battery drop is located under the pedal and is easily accessed with one finger for quick loading before the gig.

No more thumbscrews to remove or battery doors to lose.

The thick rubber matting securely grips even the most abused of stages. For those looking to permanently mount the Stomp Classic™, flip-out mounting tabs are located on the bottom of the unit.

Power Supply: Optional (9VDC Negative Center Pin)

DI: Active/Mutable/3-Stage Attenuable

Peterson Connect Compatible: Yes

Note Range: C0 - A#8

Note Selection: Automatic

Form Factor: Pedal / Floor

Accuracy: 0.1 Cents

Display Type: LCD

Display Resolution: 256 Segments (128 per row )

Construction: Die Cast

Product Dimensions LxWxH: 6" x 3.25" x 2.75"

Product Weight: 1.7lbs

USB Port: Yes

USB Type: Mini

Rechargeable: No

Battery Type: 9V (Included)

Power: 9VDC 80mA (Nominal)

Built-In Microphone: No

Built-In Speaker: No

Headphone Jack: No

Inputs: 1/4" Mono

Outputs: 1/4" Mono ( through ), Balanced XLR Output

Mute-able Output: Yes

Concert A Range: 390Hz to 490Hz

Transposition Range: -6 to +5

Frequency Response Range: 16.35Hz - 7302Hz

Warranty: 3 years

Sweetened Tunings: 25

User Presets: 10 Locations

Historic Temperaments: Equal Only

How do I read a strobe display?

Basically, the strobe image appears to travel to the left if your instrument is flat of the desired pitch and to the right if it is sharp. On earlier models such as the StroboStomp 1, StroboStomp 2, VS-1, VS-II and V-SAM, the strobe image travels upward if your instrument is sharp and downward if your instrument is flat of the desired pitch.

Adjust your instrument until the pattern is as close to still as possible. Strobe displays are 'real-time' and extremely high definition. They require very precise tuning adjustments to stop the display because the frequency/pitch of any instrument is never totally stable.

You'll quickly learn to read the display, make the most precise adjustments and appreciate the high resolution that only a Peterson provides.

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What is my ’s Sweetened Tunings feature all about?

A Sweetener is a set of cent offsets or a deviation from generic Equal Temperament interval spacing traditionally used in tuning. Tuners made by Peterson, including the , contain many choices of “Sweetness“, in other words, several presets with differing interval spacing relevant to the instrument being tuned. If you’ve never been happy with how your instrument tunes up with your present tuner, a Sweetener could be just the thing to change that without any modifications whatsoever. The offers unique and very accurate “tweaks” which often make all the difference, try it!

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Which Peterson products work with Peterson Connect?

Currently, the StroboPLUS HD, StroboClip HD and the Stomp Classic Pedal Tuner / Active DI are compatible with Peterson Connect.

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Is the accuracy the same for all Peterson tuners?

Yes, the accuracy is within 0.1 cents (1/1000 of one semitone) as with all Peterson Strobe Tuners. An important thing to note is that Peterson Strobe Tuners have ultra high definition displays, so not only are they highly accurate in detecting a note but they have the ability to display that accuracy. Other products claim accuracy but do not have the high definition screen to display the level of accuracy in which they claim. If you cannot see the accuracy, it is of little value. Only Peterson provides High Definition Strobe Tuning.

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Is there a carrying case available?

We have carrying cases available that are very useful if you will be frequently traveling with your Peterson tuner. You may purchase your case directly from us at Peterson or from your local dealer. Cases are available for the AutoStrobe™ line and the VS-1, VS-2, and V-SAM tuners. The StroboClip and StroboPLUS come with packaging that has been designed to protect your tuner.

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Stomp Classic Version 1.0.06

Thursday, May 4, 2017 3:01:00 PM EDT

  • Various bug fixes and performace improvements.

Stomp Classic Version 1.0.05

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 9:40:00 AM EDT

  • Various Bug Fixes

Stomp Classic Version 1.0.04

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 10:37:00 AM EDT

  • Note display default is now the sharp ( # ) version of en-harmonic equivalents. Previously a combination of sharps and flats ( #/b ) were used.
  • Peterson Connect now supports characters P and L for custom octave names ( Pedal and Lever indicator for Steel ).

Stomp Classic Version 1.0.02

Sunday, January 1, 2012 2:01:30 PM EST

  • Enables Peterson Connect functionality
  • Various Bug Fixes.

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