5 Useful Guitar Tools That You Probably Didn’t Know About

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5 Useful Guitar Tools That You Probably Didn’t Know About

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D’Addario Planet Waves Pacato Hearing Protection   

The Planet Waves Pacato hearing protection is a reusable, universal sized audio filter designed specifically for musicians and music enthusiasts. While other hearing protection can sound muffled and un-natural, the Pacato filters provide full frequency, enjoyable audio at safe listening levels. The exclusive design offers an open-air passage to the ear, minimising occlusion effect (low frequency emphasis), while keeping the ear ventilated for unmatched comfort.

For more details, head to daddario.com.au.


Stage Ninja Retractable Instrument Cable System

The 26ft Stage Ninja Retractable Instrument Cable System delivers convenience and superior signal clarity. Because it’s retractable, the Stage Ninja system completely eliminates cable winding and cord tangles. Just pull out the desired length of cable, plug in, and after the gig tug the cord to retract. The cable instantly pulls back into its damage-resistant protective housing.

For more details, head to trc.com.au.


Ernie Ball PickBuddy

When is the last time you picked up your guitar to play, only to find your pick was missing – again. Thanks to the folks at Ernie Ball, those days are a thing of the past. Introducing Ernie Ball’s Pick Buddy. Pick Buddy’s patented adhesive-free compact thermoplastic holder keeps your pick close at hand at all times. It’s also great for musicians who combine various finger-style / plectrum techniques on bass or guitar. 

For more details, head to cmcmusic.com.au.


Gibson Memory Cable

Is there anything more frustrating than creating a sweet riff at band prac and then forgetting it the next morning? Gibson’s Memory Cable will ensure this never happens again. Memory Cable is a premium-quality instrument cable for guitar or keyboards and can capture your inspiration so you’ll never lose a brilliant creative moment again.


The cable’s built-in, super-compact recorder (designed by TASCAM, the undisputed leader in portable recording) saves up to 13 hours of your playing to commonly available, inexpensive Micro SD cards. And with CD-quality 44.1kHz/16-bit resolution, the audio quality is ideal for transferring over to computer-based, multitrack recording programs.

For more details, head to gibsonami.com.


Focusrite iTrack Professional Dock

Whatever type of music you want to make, iTrack Dock is the easiest way to create professional recordings on iPad. Just dock, plug in and hit record. You don’t need to learn anything new either. Record your songs directly into Garageband, Cubasis, Auria and many other apps. Once recorded, you can upload your tracks straight to Facebook, Soundcloud and YouTube. It’s that simple!

For more details, head to elfa.com.au.