The WDP-55 Cherub Wireless Pick-up allows musicians to check on the tuning of their instrument in noisy conditions, or even in performances, by wirelessly transmitting a signal from their instrument to a small receiver plugged into a tuner.
The extremely discreet and unobtrusive transmitter clips on to the instrument and monitors the vibrations of the instrument. It is not a microphone, so it does not react to ambient sounds, only to the pitch that the instrument is playing. It transmits this information using Bluetooth-type technology to a receiver. Both transmitter and receiver use tiny lithium batteries. The receiver is attached to a jack plug which plugs into a WMT-558 tuner, or any other tuner that has a socket for a jack plug. The tuner gives pinpoint accuracy.
The wireless pick-up has big advantage over clip-on tuners, it can be clipped to any part of the instrument and still work. Ordinary clip-on tuners have to be clearly visible. This is easy on the trumpet, cornet or trombone, but very difficult on the euphonium or tuba, where there is no convenient place where the tuner can be easily seen without going cross-eyed. The tuner can be conveniently placed on the music stand, where it can be used very discreetly.
In the noisy environment of a band practice it often hard to get a regular tuning machine to work properly as there is too much noise going on. By using the WDP-55 only your sound is transmitted to the tuner, allowing you to tune accurately and efficiently.
This device is highly recommended to all advanced players who need an accurate reference for their tuning in practice, rehearsal and performance.