Cleartone Plastic Drone Reeds


- NEW-2013 - Highland Drone Reeds - Now fitted with moveable plug - Fully adjustable - 2013-NEW -

- Scottish Smallpipe Reeds - Bass, Tenor and Baritone Reeds available -

- NEW-2015 - SQUARE REEDS - Moveable plug - Fully adjustable - Deeper Tone - 2015-NEW - .... View Cleartone Square Reeds

All reeds now have a Yellow tongue/blade ........ 15.00 per Set of 3 reeds -


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....... No. 1Y ....... Similar to original "all clear" type, Short Tenor, Tenor and Bass same bore. Gives good quality fine tone. Suits all bagpipes especially with larger bore tenors. Wide range of pitch adjustment ...No plug adjustment .... View 1Y Reeds


....new... No. 1YP ....... Bass and Tenor is same bore as No. 1Y. Reed is slightly longer and tongue moved back to allow for plug movement. Pitch and Tone quality is adjusted by moving plug position. Gives good quality tone. Tenors easy to balance for stability and plug allows adjustment for a more mellow or brighter sound. Suits all bagpipes as 1Y. Wide range of pitch and tone adjustment ..... View 1YP Reeds


....new... No. 2YP ....... Bass and Tenor are smaller bore bore than No. 1Y. Reed is slightly longer and tongue moved back to allow for plug movement. Pitch and Tone quality is adjusted by moving plug position. Gives good quality tone. Tenors easy to balance for stability and plug allows adjustment for a more mellow or brighter sound. Suits all bagpipes as 2YS. Wide range of pitch and tone adjustment ..... View 2YP Reeds


....... No. 2YS ....... Tenors and Bass are the smaller bore same as No. 2YP. Gives a bright more powerful bass together with the more powerful tenor sound. Creates a very full resonant sound. Suitable for all bagpipes. Wide range of pitch adjustment ... No plug adjustment ..... View 2YS Reeds


...NEW... SQUARE ....... Tenor and Bass Set. Square Reed Body and a different material.... Gives a deeper more powerful bass together with a deeper more powerful tenor sound. Creates a very mellow resonant sound. Suitable for all bagpipes. Wide range of pitch adjustment ... Moveable Plug Adjustment ..... View Cleartone Square Reeds


..... Buy Individual Cleartone Plastic Drone Reeds ....

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...... The Reeds are the same as in the above sets except can buy them individually ....


..... Scottish Smallpipe Plastic Drone Reeds ....

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..... Scottish Smallpipe Drone reeds now available. In particular they suit the Kintail Drumran range of Smallpipes, Gibson Smallpipes, or McCallum Smallpipes but would suit any similar set of smallpipes having a small bore. Reeds are pitched for pipes in Key of "A" and a Baritone reed pitched "E" is also available .... View Smallpipe Reeds


..... Please ADD Postage & Packing for Reeds ..... Postage & Packing is free for UK and Ireland...........

....... For Overseas, Europe, USA etc. - Please "Add to Cart" 1 Item of Postage (3.00) per Order of ( 1 - 4 Sets ) .......
..... Please email first for detailed P & P costs for larger quantities .....




..... Cleartone "EPIC" Electronic Bagpipe Chanter ....

.... EPIC .... Electronic Pipes Integrating Circuits .... Integrating the "Real" Sound of the Great Highland Bagpipe and Scottish Smallpipe with the latest Embedded Microcontroller Technology ....

.... All-Touch Control and Effortless to Play ....


.... EPIC Electronic Bagpipe Chanter (60.00 chanter unit only) .... The chanter is similar in size to a Standard Practice chanter, It has 8 finger touch pads (9 notes) and 4 touch control pads. It has a Micro-USB port for 5 volt power from a USB powerbank or equiv. and an Audio Lineout 3.5 mm jack for plug into an external amplified speaker or headphones. Default sound is Great Highland Bagpipe at A=478, Various other pitches are selectable for Highland bagpipe, Smallpipe and practice chanter. It is also fully adjustable to any pitch and Tuning of the scale is "Harmonic" or "Just"... View "EPIC" Bagpipe Chanter

.... Postage for EPIC Electronic Bagpipe Chanter (10.00 for qty=1 per order within UK and Ireland) .... Please email for larger quantities. No Postage if call and collect.


- Brian Boru Version -

An electronic Brian Boru version of the chanter is also available to special order at the same cost (email for details). The difference is, it has 3 extra touch holes because of the Brian Boru 4 keyed notes and the default sound is the Brian Boru pipe sound with the extended scale (12 notes). A Brian Boru practice chanter sound can also be selected on this version and all the Highland and Smallpipe sounds can still be played by selecting Highland settings and ignoring the extra touch holes......


- Operation and Safety -

Please note in order to keep costs at minimum for piping enthusiasts and hobbyists, the chanters are sold as an "assembled hobbyist kit". They are fully assembled and guaranteed, email if having problems or requiring more information. The unit as supplied here is without Powerbank, Leads or Speaker. I cannot post items containing batteries without special precautions.

The unit has NO serviceable parts inside and should NOT be opened. There are NO Batteries, Speakers, Radio, WiFi or Bluetooth components inside. The power consumption of the unit is approx. 50 mA at 5 volt DC Micro-USB connection.

It is recommended that the unit is powered by plugging it into a USB 5 volt PowerBank using a USB A to Micro-USB lead. This makes it portable. A Mains or Car USB 5 volt Power Adaptor (charger) should be used to charge the PowerBank in advance of using it. Do NOT charge the PowerBank when it is supplying power to the chanter

Powering the unit from USB ports in Computers, Phone Chargers and TVs etc. generally works but may cause ground loops and hum etc.

The Audio Output is Lineout levels or Audio Aux out. That means it is suitable for plugging into an amplified Speaker or high impedance Head Phones. Do NOT plug directly into ordinary 4 ohm or 8 ohm Speakers. It can be plugged into Linein on a computer for recording etc. Use a standard 3.5mm TRS Stereo Audio Jack lead and for speaker portability use the small Bluetooth Speakers with Audio Aux input found in the local shops. The chanter does not use bluetooth.

It is the responsibility of the USER / PURCHASER to make sure they use the proper Leads, Power and Speaker equipment and that the equipment complies the relevant country's electrical safety standards. Please email if you require more information.


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