The Blair Digital Chanter lets you play a world-class sounding bagpipe. It has real holes, a stunning OLED screen and real bagpipe sounds output in stereo. The design of chanter is authentic and it’s truly an extraordinary playing experience.
The Blair Digital Chanter has an adjustable pitch range of 440-486Hz and always in tune. The scale includes a Piobaireachd High G, F and C natural and vibrato on Fb, F, E, D. It’s easy to adjust the instruments pitch to play along with your favorite pipe band, piping CD or other music group.
The individually adjustable finger sensors are embedded into the body of the chanter and can be adjusted to the way you play offering complete flexibility by customising each sensor for each finger.
The Blair Digital Chanter also includes a Metronome with a volume control to blend in with your pipe sound. The Metronome has 2 distinct percussion sounds (yes, real sounds!) with 8 select-able beat patterns to choose from.
• Stereo sound
• Single smart button for selecting instruments and editing menus
• Large OLED display
• USB rechargeable battery. Provides up to 6 hours of playing depending on your settings and usage.
• MIDI. Connect to an iPad, PC so you can continue playing ‘bagpipe fingering’ but generate the sounds of other instruments such as violins, synthesisers, guitars, brass instruments, any Midi instrument! For example Garageband.
• Aircraft-grade chromed aluminum mountings complete with Blair logo, or exquisite premium hand-engraved mountings by the worlds best engraving artists. (Victorian design).
World-class stereo sound
+ ability to load an additional 6 sets of bagpipes into its memory;
C Scottish Smallpipes
D Scottish Smallpipes
Breton ‘Do’ Bagpipe by G1 Reeds
A Chromatic Bagpipe
A total of 9 Bagpipes can be stored in the Chanter (3 default, 6 custom).
*Reverb – professional studio quality (read more)
Drone volume control (Adjust the Tenor and Bass Drones on Highland Bagpipe to your liking)
EQ – Treble & Base
Vibrato On/ Off
Pitch range 440 -486hz
Stereo Pan, output the Chanter and Drones to separate channels, or spread the Bass and Tenor drone width
Metronome, 8 beat patterns, Volume control, Reverb and Pan
Individual adjustable finger sensors for each hole
Audio output 3.5mm
USB (MIDI, recharging battery and updating software)
Rechargeable battery. Lifespan 8-10 years
Updateable – Yes. Download the free Blair Bagpipes App to load more bagpipe sounds.
What’s in the box
1x Blair Digital Chanter with mouthpiece
1x high-quality case made by Bagpiper case
1x USB lead
1x Instruction manual