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Jazzed Magazine • December 2009Gearcheck • December 9, 2009

SKB’s Cymbal Safe
SKB’s new cymbal case, the 1SKB-CS22 Cymbal Safe is designed for transport of either cymbals in a gig bag or marching band cymbals that cannot be mounted on a spindle. The SKB Cymbal Safe is rotationally molded from Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), offering high durability and strength.

The 1SKB-CS22 is a roto-molded D-shaped case design with molded in feet for upright positioning and stability. The case includes a patented Roto-X pattern for added strength, durability, and reliable stacking. Sure grip handles with a 90 degree stop are designed for easy lifting and transporting. The new Cymbal Safe also includes a padded interior for added protection.

Meisel COM-80 Tuner
Meisel Accessories’ new clip-on instrument tuner features a large backlit LCD display and broad calibration range. The Meisel COM-80 chromatic tuner can tune any instrument, but has selectable calibration for guitar, bass, violin, and even ukulele. The calibration range extends to A=410Hz.

While small in overall size, the COM-80 features a large and bright display that shows the target note and the calibration setting. When the note is in perfect tune, the display changes from red to green, speeding up the tuning process. The tuner has a swivel mount and a gel-padded clip that won’t mar an instrument’s finish.

The COM-80 is light (1 oz., 27 g) and compact (2″ x 1″ x

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