THE TONE PROTECTOR™
PROTECT YOUR SOUND.

The world’s first digital chanter cap with two-way humidity control technology. Now, also the world’s best storage case for bagpipe reeds.

Stabilize your tone and tuning. Protect your reed from changing weather conditions. Get a consistently great sound every time you play. Anywhere in the world. Save money and hassle with reeds that last 3 to 4 times longer. Play more. Tune less.

UK Patents GB2565208 and GB2565207. US Patent Pending.

Now available for immediate ordering:

Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity Control

Tone Protector™ Reed Case: the best storage case for bagpipe reeds ever designed.

Tone Protector™ for Drones: humidity-control protection for your drone reeds.

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More stable tuning.

A warmer, richer, more stable sound. Dramatically shorter warm up time. Pipes are always instantly ready to play.

Play more. Tune less.

You’ll enjoy spending more time playing, with less time tuning and messing around with your reeds. Tune once and it holds.

Weather-proof sound.

You’ll have a more consistent sound, anywhere, indoors and outdoors, in every season, even when you take several days off.

Reeds stay like new.

Save time, hassle, and money. No more fussing around with reeds. No surprises. Reeds are protected from extremes of dryness and wetness and last 3-4x longer

*NEW* The Tone Protector™ Reed Case is the world’s best storage case for bagpipe reeds.

Provides ultimate protection for your valuable and important reeds. Now available in four colors.

The Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap instantly improves your bagpipe sound.

Trusted by thousands of pipers worldwide. Now available in nine colors.

Special pricing for pipe band orders of ten or more.

Basic Package

$70

for one Tone Protector
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Ultimate Bundle

$219

*THE best value* save $70 on everything
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control (value $70)
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control (value $49)
  • Bagpipe Gauge: For mastering steady blowing (value $100)
  • Piper's Advantage™ Bagpipe Phone Mount for Smartphones, tuners & metronomes (value $40)
  • Piper's Ultimate Reed Poker: Extend the life of your reeds (value $30)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Reed Case

$49

the world's best reed storage case
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

For Drones

$179

set of three for Drones
  • Three Tone Protector: Digital Drone Caps with Two-Way Humidity control (one bass and two tenors)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

The Tone Protector will instantly change your life.

  • Improved consistency.

    More consistent sound from day to day, even if you take several days off.

  • Tune once and it will hold.

    After playing for a few minutes, you’ll only need to tune your pipes once and they’ll stay in tune.

  • Great tone in any weather or climate. Anywhere in the world.

    More reliable performance even in different places with varying conditions (hot/cold, inside/outside, home/traveling).

  • Quicker warm ups.

    Dramatically shorter warm up time. Pipes are always instantly ready to play.

  • Superior tone.

    A warmer, richer, more stable sound.

  • Great tone all year.

    Consistent tone and tuning all year-long, regardless of the season (summer/winter).

  • Reeds last 3-4x longer.

    Save time. Save hassle. Save money.

  • No surprises.

    Your pipes will SOUND and FEEL the same every day. No unexpected surprises. No emergencies.

  • Play more. Tune less.

    You’ll enjoy spending more time playing, with less time tuning and messing around with your reeds.

  • Reeds stay like new.

    Your reeds stay cleaner and more hygienic. No more licking or pinching means the reeds look fresh and new for much longer.

  • The secret formula:

    Constant Humidity = Ultimate Steadiness + More Consistent + Greater Tuning Precision +Instant Warm Up + Longer Lasting Reeds

My name is Jori Chisholm. I’m the founder of BagpipeLessons.com and inventor of the Tone Protector.
In over 30 years of playing and teaching the pipes, I’ve learned that cane bagpipe reeds are very sensitive to moisture — not just from the moisture in your breath but also, and especially, from the humidity in the air where you keep your reed.
The humidity in our surrounding environment is constantly changing.  This changes the moisture content in the reed, which affects nearly every aspect of reed performance: pitch, volume, strength, efficiency, stability, sound clarity, and the tuning of individual notes.
A reed that is too dry will sound shrill, sharp, and thin. A reed that is too wet will sound flat, muffled, and rough.
Keeping your reed at a constant humidity level is the single easiest and most powerful thing you can do to immediately improve your bagpipe sound.
Over the last three years, I’ve come up with a patented design that keeps your reed at constant humidity level to ensure consistent, optimal reed performance.  The Tone Protector has been played by pipers and pipe bands around the world and the results have totally blown away all of my highest expectations.

Basic Package

$70

for one Tone Protector
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Ultimate Bundle

$219

*THE best value* save $70 on everything
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control (value $70)
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control (value $49)
  • Bagpipe Gauge: For mastering steady blowing (value $100)
  • Piper's Advantage™ Bagpipe Phone Mount for Smartphones, tuners & metronomes (value $40)
  • Piper's Ultimate Reed Poker: Extend the life of your reeds (value $30)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Reed Case

$49

the world's best reed storage case
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

For Drones

$179

set of three for Drones
  • Three Tone Protector: Digital Drone Caps with Two-Way Humidity control (one bass and two tenors)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Easy to use. No guesswork.

Just plug and play. Store your reed in the Tone Protector. That’s it.

Maximum Confidence.

You’ll notice an improved sound right away. You’ll love the consistent tone you get from day to day.

Tested and trusted.

Made by pipers for pipers. We’ve tested it around the world in every climate and condition imaginable.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

You’ll love your Tone Protector or we’ll take it back and refund you.

How many times have you experienced something like this?

My reed was sounding great leading up to the competition or performance. Then, I don’t know what happened but all of a sudden… (pick one or more of the following)

•got too easy
•got too hard
•went flat
•went sharp
•started cutting out
•the f collapsed
•the high a got scratchy/crowy
•started skirling on the low notes
•got really unstable
•got really hard to tune
•made an awful noise that completely ruined my performance…
•etc…

Here is the solution…

Always keep your reed at a constant humidity level.  It’s the single easiest and most powerful thing you can do to immediately improve your bagpipe sound.

Whether you are an experienced piper looking to take your tone and tuning to the next level or you are looking to find a way to spend more time enjoying playing and less time tuning and messing around with reeds, you need a system for storing and maintaining your reed at a constant humidity level.

The Tone Protector is ready to go right out of the box. You’ll start seeing results right away. Regardless of how the environment changes or where you travel in the world, your reed is protected, stabilized, and always ready to go.

The Tone Protector is designed, tested and built for pipers in the USA.

UK Patents GB2565208 and GB2565207. US Patent Pending.

Tone Protector™ Reed Cap Features:

  • Dual-layer reed protector with two-way humidity control

  • Digital hygrometer and thermometer with large, easy-to-read LCD display

  • Extra large knurled locking thumb screw

  • Two-way humidity control technology adds or removes moisture as needed to maintain a precisely controlled, specifically-chosen humidity level

Tone Protector™ Reed Case Features:

  • High-quality transparent locking reed storage case with two-way humidity control

  • Digital hygrometer and thermometer with large, easy-to-read LCD display

  • Double density colored foam insert with individual slots for safe and secure storage

  • Two-way humidity control technology adds or removes moisture as needed to maintain a precisely controlled, specifically-chosen humidity level

Here’s what pipers have to say…

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I have been using The Tone Protector for several months and it is an excellent product. The Tone Protector stabilizes the reed, reduces the amount of time required to balance the notes on the chanter, and extends the life of the reed by eliminating mold build up. The range of colors available allow me to manage the range of chanters I play.

I highly recommend the Tone Protector to pipers of all abilities.

Pipe Sergeant Alastair Dunn
Ten-Time World Champion Field Marshall Montgomery Pipe Band

 

I love my Tone Protector. I used it this summer and was pleased with how much more stable my chanter was ‘out of the box’ than with a traditional reed protector — particularly after getting off an airplane! I was so impressed we have ordered them for the entire pipe corps.

Pipe Major Alan Bevan
Six-Time World Champion SFU Pipe Band

 

The Tone Protector is working great. I used it in the lead up to the Springbank Invitational and it cut the warm up time of the reed down significantly which meant more time actual practice on the tunes.

Gordon McReady

 

Living in the Canadian prairies, it has been a life-long challenge to maintain appropriate levels of moisture in the bagpipe to obtain a full, rich sound. The Tone Protector has been an instant winner in this environment, and I’ve found my solo pipes to almost not need tuning. They stay stable for long periods of time, and—best of all—they come out of the case pretty much ready to play.

The response of my band setup to the Tone Protector has been equally impressive, and the two bands in our organization are looking forward to using these. The visual reading of humidity takes away all the guesswork.

P/M Iain MacDonald
City of Regina Pipe Band

 

The Tone Protector is the next major advancement in piping technology. It is, simply put, brilliant: it has made tuning and set up of my pipes nearly automatic and instantaneous. It is the product we have all been needing.

J. David Hester
Founder of altpibroch.com

 

I love my Tone Protector! I live in Grand Junction, Colorado where it is very dry.

The Tone Protector keeps my reeds consistent and ready to play when I’m at home and when I’m traveling to competitions. It really works!

Duncan Winters, Age 13
Grade 2 Champion Piper

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Basic Package

$70

for one Tone Protector
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Ultimate Bundle

$219

*THE best value* save $70 on everything
  • Tone Protector™ Digital Chanter Cap with Two-Way Humidity control (value $70)
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control (value $49)
  • Bagpipe Gauge: For mastering steady blowing (value $100)
  • Piper's Advantage™ Bagpipe Phone Mount for Smartphones, tuners & metronomes (value $40)
  • Piper's Ultimate Reed Poker: Extend the life of your reeds (value $30)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

Reed Case

$49

the world's best reed storage case
  • Tone Protector™ Reed Case: digital reed storage case with two-way humidity control
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now

For Drones

$179

set of three for Drones
  • Three Tone Protector: Digital Drone Caps with Two-Way Humidity control (one bass and two tenors)
  • How to Get A World-Class Bagpipe Sound Handbook
  • Personalized One-On-ONE Support to help you reach your Bagpipe Tone Goals
Buy Now
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