Best clip on tuner for electrics...

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  1. astainback

    astainback Member

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    I have a Boss clip on chromatic tuner.. but the tracking on my strat and tele is terrible.
    The snark my friend uses is ok, but I am looking for great.
    I already own a turbo tuner for my board, but I need something for when I am not using my board.

    Anybody tried a bunch of different clip on tuners and know what tracks best on electrics?
     
  2. vinchan

    vinchan Member

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    They are all pretty much same from my experience. I just use planet waves smaller one which works just fine.
     
  3. Steve Hotra

    Steve Hotra Silver Supporting Member

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    I use the Snark, which is ok.
    The best is the Peterson clip on tuner. I think its the most expensive, as well.
     
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    Yeah, the peterson is big and expensive... I think I am just going to buy a tu-80... and I think I am going to pick up the planet waves ns micro to try that out. it is only 12 bucks.
     
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    Planet Waves Mini headstock tuner
     
  6. TheoDog

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    I have tried several and the Planet Waves NS mini does it for me. It actually lives on my acoustic since there is a Turbo on my board, but I snag it often when I strip down to minimal. I have successfully used it in noisy settings and to tune my baritone. And it is tiny.
    I even use the visual metronome feature occasionally. And the price is right considering you can sometimes get one free with a pair of string packs. Paid $14 for mine.
     
  7. Matt L

    Matt L Supporting Member

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    I've had a good experience with the Deltalab one I bought for $15 at Guitar Center. Brighter display and more reliable than the Starks I'd been using. I'd broken a couple of them, and one just died after maybe 3-4 months.
     

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