Thomann's Cool Online Guides: Tubas

With a tuba, the sky's the limit - sounding good, looking good, and always tuned to fun!

The tuba, queen of the wind instruments.

The tuba is an instrument which in popular belief probably comes closest to ideas such as bulky, heavy, and folksy. It is in fact the largest brass wind instrument and plays the lowest notes of them all, even if "tuba" itself means nothing else than "trumpet" in Latin. But a tuba's sound is different form that of all other instruments precisely because of its size. If you tear your mind away from the stereotypes and actually listen to the sound, you'll find that words such as voluminous, noble, soft and warm are best suited to describe it. With a range of four octaves, different styles of construction and a variety of tunings, the instrument offers a wide variety of sounds and can therefore also be used in many musical styles.

Today this instrument is going through significant changes. From being "only" the ochestra tuba, which is the foundation of brass bands and symohony orchestras, it has been cropping up in a large number of bands and is more and mnore often used as a solo intrument. With this intrument, the sky's the limit!

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Tascam Model 24

22-Channel Analogue Mixer with Recorder 22 Channels - 12x mono and 5x stereo, Integrated 24 track recorder, Recording on SD card with maximum 24 Bit / 48 kHz, Simultaneous playback of 22 tracks possible, Function as 24 channel USB...

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$949
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PRS MT 15 Amp

Amp Head for Electric Guitar Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge) Signature Model, 2 Channels: Clean and Gain, Power: 15 W - reducible to 7 W., Preamp tubes: 6x JJ EC83S, Power tubes: 2x JJ 6L6GCMS, Gain in the gain channel:...

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Harley Benton StompControl-4 ISO

4-Way Loop Switcher Programmable loop switcher with integrated power supply, 4 Patches, 5 Banks, 20 Presets, Easy to read LED display, Tuner output, On / Off switch with LED status indicator, Easy to use, Integrated, completely isolated power supply...

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Zoom PCF-8n

Bag suitable for Zoom F8n, F8 and F4 Opening on the side for access to the connectors, Removable, water-repellent and transparent top, Padded straps, Interior has various compartments through dividers with hook and loop fastener, Pockets on the front...

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Presonus Studio 68c

USB-C 6x6 Audio Interface 24-Bit / 192 kHz, 2 Front combo inputs: Mic / Line / Inst (XLR/jack), 2 Rear combo inputs: Mic / Line (XLR/jack), 48V Phantom power, 2 Balanced TRS main outputs with front panel level control,...

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tc electronic TC8210-DT

Reverb Plug-In with Desktop Remote Control 8 High-quality tc reverb algorithms: TC Reverb, Ambient, Room, Plate, Spring, Live, Club, Box, All important parameters directly accessible via remote control, Editable parameters: Colour, Modulation, Decay Time, Pre Delay, Early Reflections /...

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$94
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Sennheiser XSW-D Instrument Base Set

Digital Radio Link Basic set for instruments with jack coupling, XSW-D transmitter with 6.3 mm jack, XSW-D receiver with 6.3 mm jack, Incl. belt clip, 6.3 mm jack cable and charging cable USB-A to USB-C

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$284
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Shure Motiv MV88+ Video Kit

Microphone Kit Digital stereo condenser microphone, Integrated headphone output for real-time monitoring, Different options for stereo width and polar pattern, Compatible with Shure MOTIV audio & video apps (versions for iOS and Android), Metal casing, Sound pressure level limit:...

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Gravity SA VESA 1

VESA Monitor Mount for 35 mm Tripod Tubes Hole spacings from 75 x 75 to 400 x 400, Maximum load capacity: 30 kg, Dimensions of the base plate: 240 x 240 mm Includes: 4x Extension elements,...

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the t.racks DSP 4x4 Mini

Compact 4-Channel DSP Balanced inputs: 4 x 6.3 mm, jack, Balanced outputs: 4 x 6.3 mm, jack, Programmable via USB, Powered via external 12 V DC power supply unit (inside: plus), Weight: 0.6 kg, Dimensions: 160 x 150 x...

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Harley Benton Delta Blues MJCE

Western Guitar Body shape: Mini Jumbo, Vintage-style, Mahogany body with quarter-sawn tapered spruce bracing, Dovetail construction, Mahogany neck, Blackwood fretboard, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 43 mm, Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, ABS nut, Black / green abalone rosette,...

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Joyo R-06 O.M.B Looper/Drum Machine

Effect Pedal One Man Band in a Box Looper/Drum Machine, 40 Minute looper with unlimited overdub recordings and undo/redo, Drum machine with 7 drumkits and 7 drumbeats per kit, Tap Tempo button with Flash LED, Controls for Looper Volume,...

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$84
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