guitar tuner what do you use?

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Joe Dziezanowski
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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by Joe Dziezanowski » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:44 am

I use the iStroboSoft iPhone App by Peterson. Seems very accurate, I use it to set the intonation on my guitar builds. Maybe a bit pricey with all the options but I really like it. I particularly like being able to train and cancel out a noise sample for environments where there might be an air conditioner or other background noise.

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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by KeMe » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:26 am

I love my Korg clip-on tuner because it's easy to use and it is very accurate. The tuner that I have on my phone is simply a "get by" that I use when I don't have my Korg with me, but it certainly isn't very accurate. I usually just tune the E string and tune by harmonics for the rest of the strings.

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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by flusen » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:30 pm

I use a PolyTune clip and also their app for my iPhone. It is a polyphonic tuner. The clip on is a bit pricey but very accurate. I like the fact that I can strum all 6 open strings and immediately see which ones are out of tune. The iPhone app insures that I have the tuner with me where ever I go.

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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by Adrienus » Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:05 pm

I had a nice App on Iphone, called "Pano Tuner", and it was perfect, on the other smartphones the same app tuned not really good

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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by dougcalton » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:51 pm

TC Electronic PolyTune clip
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Re: guitar tuner what do you use?

Post by Gorn » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:17 am

Korg AW-LT100G Clip-On, mainly because of its AAA-battery. It's accurate and extremely quick.

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