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Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome
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Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome

Boss has added to their line of tuners with the new TU-03. Designed for use with stringed instruments including the bass, the clip-on device packs a chromatic tuner and metronome into one compact unit. The TU-03 has a standard chromatic tuning mode as well as modes dedicated to guitar, bass, ukulele, and violin. Its reference pitch is adjustable between 430Hz...

Peterson Updates Clip-On Tuner Line With StroboClip HD
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Peterson Updates Clip-On Tuner Line With StroboClip HD

Peterson Tuners has updated the Stroboclip clip-on tuner with the StroboClip HD. Similar to the original StroboClip released in 2010, the StroboClip HD clips onto just about any instrument and has a tuning resolution of .01 cent. Peterson says they have upgraded the LCD technology to provide nearly twice the pixel resolution to easily display even the smallest changes in...

Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner
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Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner

Ibanez has introduced a new line of MINI pedals, including the Big Mini pedal tuner. The compact pedal features a large LED display with Needle or Strobe tuning modes. It offers up to ± 1 cent accuracy with a tuning range of A0 (27.50Hz) to C8 (4186Hz). A push button allows for drop tuning down four semitones, while a second...

Korg Unveils Bass-Specific Clip-On Tuner
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Korg Unveils Bass-Specific Clip-On Tuner

Clip-on tuners are notorious for being iffy on the bass, but now Korg has released one specifically for us. The AW-LT100B is a clip-on tuner dedicated to bass instruments with enhanced sensitivity for detecting the low-frequency range. “It uses a chromatic mode with dedicated circuitry that boosts the detection sensitivity in the ultra-low range below 100 Hz,” Korg explains. “The...

TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3
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TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3

TC Electronic has updated their Polytune stompbox tuner with the Polytune 3. The polyphonic tuner now incorporates their BonaFide buffer for preserving your tone over complex pedal setups. It still retains the true bypass as well, and the company added a switch to toggle between true buffer and true bypass modes to suit all players. Another new feature is an...

D’Addario Announces Chromatic Pedal Tuner
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D’Addario Announces Chromatic Pedal Tuner

String manufacturer D’Addario has released their first ever pedal tuner. The compact tuner runs on a 32-bit chip, which the company says has four times the processing power of a standard headstock tuner. Its face has colored LED lights to indicate whether you’re sharp, flat, or in tune. It also features true-bypass switching, so the output is automatically cut when...

Gogo Tuners Announces Limited Edition Horizon Pedal Tuner
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Gogo Tuners Announces Limited Edition Horizon Pedal Tuner

GoGo Tuners is releasing a limited edition version of their Horizon pedal. Limited to 250 units, the new pedal carries the features of the original with a special GoGo Orange colored housing. The tuner is centered around a large horizontal screen with a color display that turns green when you are in tune, red when you are not. It has...

TC Electronic Introduces Black Polytune Clip-On Tuner
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TC Electronic Introduces Black Polytune Clip-On Tuner

TC Electronic has introduced a black version of their Polytune Clip-On Tuner. The discreet device, which works for bass and guitar, has strobe, chromatic, and polyphonic tuning modes up to +/-0.02 cent accuracy. The polyphonic mode allows for strumming all strings at once to see their tuning. The tuner also features an ultra-bright display with an adaptive screen, a stainless...

Fender Introduces Mobile Tuning App
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Fender Introduces Mobile Tuning App

Fender has gotten into the mobile tuner game with Fender Tune, a free iOS guitar and bass tuner app. The app has auto tune and manual tune features as well as a chromatic mode for tuning flexibility. It has 20 pre-set tuning options plus the ability to dial in and save custom tunings. Besides being a tuner, the app is...

Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App
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Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App

Boss has expanded their tuner line into the digital realm with a new mobile tuner app. Available as a free download for iOS and Android, the app takes on the familiar look of the company’s TU-3 pedal tuner and features a 21-segment meter and note display. Arrow indicators show when a note is in tune, flat, or sharp. The app...