Korg Pitchblack Custom

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The Pitchblack Custom puts Korg’s “3D Visual” display (vertically oriented) in pedal format. Detection accuracy is a superb ±0.1 cent, but it’s a little short on advanced features.

Martin Tuner App

Less of a functional tuner than a descent into a skeuomorphic steampunk nightmare. Martin customers — presumably serious guitarists — deserve better than this.

Korg Pitchblack Mini

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The Korg Pitchblack mini is a brilliant little tuner, offering ±0.1 cent accuracy and a detection range better than the TCE PolyTune. It also costs less.


Behringer TU300

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Yes, the Behringer TU300 is the poor man’s Boss TU-2 — a plastic simulacrum of the legendary Boss tuner at 1/4 the cost. But that’s okay. What bugs us is that Behringer doesn’t specify the tuner’s detection accuracy or range. You deserve better.

Korg GA Custom

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The Korg GA Custom is the company’s latest upgrade to its GA line of pocket-sized tuners, offering improved detection accuracy and Korg’s eye-catching 3D Visual display — all for a modest price.

Clip-on tuners


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