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PocketLabworks Releases PocketHz Tuning and Song Training App
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PocketLabworks Releases PocketHz Tuning and Song Training App

PocketLabworks has launched the PocketHz for iOS, an app that brings together a tuner and a song trainer. The tuner utilizes the company’s WarpSpeed pitch detection technology, which engineer Kevin Robertson explains warps the frequencies for even measurement across all octaves. It covers 8-octaves to reach down to a low B-string, high C-string and beyond. The song training half of...

TonalEnergy: A Look at the Tuning App (and More) for iOS
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TonalEnergy: A Look at the Tuning App (and More) for iOS

While there is no shortage of good tuners out there in the App Store, there are few that are quite as informative (and pretty) as TonalEnergy. This app is specifically designed for individuals or large ensembles in an attempt to help musicians improve their intonation and tone. Most functions of TonalEnergy’s tuner are designed to visually reward the user for...

BOSS Introduces TU-10 Clip-on Tuner
Accessories & Strings

BOSS Introduces TU-10 Clip-on Tuner

BOSS has entered into the realm of clip-on tuners with the announcement of the TU-10. Available in five colors, the compact tuner is designed so that the meter and the clip are all one piece in order to avoid structural weakness. The TU-10 supports flat tuning up to five semitones down for drop-tuning and a monochromatic mode to turn off...

TC Electronic Announces the Polytune Mini
Accessories & Strings

TC Electronic Announces the Polytune Mini

TC Electronic has announced their newest polyphonic tuner, the Polytune Mini. The device is a more compact version of their original Polytune. The Mini is a polyphonic tuner, but for tuning bass, the device only works in chromatic mode. The company says that the polyphonic setting is for guitar only, and that it is a technical trade-off for the size....

Korg Announces PitchBlack Poly Polyphonic Pedal Tuner
Accessories & Strings

Korg Announces PitchBlack Poly Polyphonic Pedal Tuner

Korg has just announced the PitchBlack Poly, a new product in their line of tuners. The Poly, which is designed for both bass and guitar, offers many upgrades to typical tuners. The PitchBlack Poly’s display offers a large, high visibility meter with a row of bright white and blue LEDs to determine each string’s tuning, even from a distance. The...

GoGo Tuners Release First Pedal Tuner
Accessories & Strings

GoGo Tuners Release First Pedal Tuner

GoGo Tuners has expanded their lineup with the debut of The GoGo, the brand’s first pedal tuner. Housed in a metal chassis, the stompbox is colored the orange for better visibility on dark stages. The large, high-definition display follows the company’s signature “Green you’re in, Red you’re Out,” meaning that the display turns green when you’re in tune. The GoGo...

GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner
Accessories & Strings

GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner

GoGo Tuners has introduced the Caliber, a new multi-instrument clip-on tuner. The Caliber is similar to the company’s TT-1 tuner, and features their “Green you’re in tune, Red you’re out” display for easy visualization of pitch. Improvements its predecessor include a heavier duty rubber construction and an enhanced vivid screen display. The Caliber has five modes for easy configuration: Chromatic,...

Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS
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Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS

I have tried most every tuner on the app store and there are many that I like for many reasons. Some look fantastic, but have accuracy issues. Some are accurate but are just plain ugly. After trying about a dozen tuner apps, I have finally settled on Cleartune. This app is attractive, highly accurate and versatile. Cleartune works quite well...

Planet Waves Introduces NS Mini-Headstock Tuner
Bass Gear

Planet Waves Introduces NS Mini-Headstock Tuner

Planet Waves has released the NS Mini-Headstock Tuner, designed in cooperation with Ned Steinberger. The discrete tuner has a ratcheting clip to fit to your headstock and a 360 degree swivel for easy adjustments. Instead of a microphone or cables, the NS Mini Tuner utilizes a piezo transducer to detect pitch and displays the reading on a multi-color display. Red...

Korg Releases MA-1 Solo Metronome
Bass Gear

Korg Releases MA-1 Solo Metronome

Korg has introduced the MA-1 Solo Metronome, a device capable of audible beat keeping, rhythm training and tuning, via a chromatic pitch source. Adjustable from 30 to 252 beats per minute, the MA-1 features a swinging metronome style needle display with on-screen triangles to inform which beat you’re on or how far into a pattern you are. Tempo can be...