my tuner went south...

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by gravy, May 6, 2016.

  1. gravy

    gravy Member

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    so yes it`s time to make a decision and get the board ready for action. can`t help but be interested in the turbo tuner though which model i`m unsure. Also BTW i am open to other suggestions besides - have used the boss, korg, arion before so fishing for what is out there that is sturdy, accurate, bonus for low light visibility, size not an issue. thx!
     
  2. Kluch

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    do the boss tu-3w.... looks awesome, and it's a boss so it'll last forever. I have the tu-3 and love it.
     
  3. rummy

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    Wait, how does a tuner go south?

    Turbo tuner's been good. I also love using Strobostomp when it's outdoors.
     
  4. Texas_Blues

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    I have the Korg Pitchblack. I've had it since 2009 and it's been a beast since. If you're in a band see what your other guitarist uses and get that one. That's what we did in my band.
     
  5. olejason

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    Most tuners out nowadays are pretty much on par with each other. Just pick one and go for it.
     
  6. Dr.Picklebottom

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    agreed.

    i use and enjoy the pitchblack but its not the best for outdoor. that criteria will prob be the deciding factor for you, OP. i agree w olejason, though- most are about the same. dont get carried away w a fraction of a percent more accuracy, in tune is in tune and even when it is the guitar technically can never be completely in tune so dont obcess about it. i use the pitchblack for set ups and my guitars sound as in tune as you can get.
     
  7. MattLeFevers

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    When my last tuner broke I used it as an excuse to grab a TC Polytune 2. I love it but the above comment is also valid. A tuner either does or does not tune correctly so unless it's broken they're all pretty similar, ha.

    I will say that when I see pictures of professionals' pedal boards they're all pretty much using the Boss TU-3 or a Polytune. With the occasional Korg. So to me those appear to be the industry standards.
     
  8. DakotaRed

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    My ear got better after buying a Turbo Tuner. Yes, I'm serous.

    EDIT: previous BOSS user but not trying to start a ruckus
     

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