Clip-on tuners compared

  Price Detection
Accuracy
(cents)
Detection
Range
(notes)
Calibration
Range
(Hz)
Instrument
Tuning
Modes?
Transposition
Range
Overwinding
Warning?
Memory
Restore?
Polyphonic? Display
Type
Number
of Display
Segments
Alternate
Meter Modes?
Invertible
Display?
Color-Changing
Backlight?
Built-in Mic? Metronome? Tap Tempo? Battery
Type
Battery Life Low-Battery
Indicator?
Auto-Off? Enclosure Warranty Year
Released
Origin
Boss TU-01 $17.99 ±1.0 A0 – C8 n/a Backlit monochrome LCD 33 (16+/16-) n/a CR2302 Li 25 hours Plastic 1 year /
90 days
2016 China
Boss TU-10 $29.99 ±1.0 C0 – C8 436-445 1-5♭ 6-color or monochrome LCD 33 (16+/16-) n/a CR2302 Li 12 or 24 hours1 Plastic 1 year /
90 days
2012 China
D’Addario Eclipse $11.95 ±3.0 430-450 4-color LCD 15 (7+/7-) n/a CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
D’Addario NS Micro $10.99 ±3.0 410-480 Mono LCD w/ 3-color backlight 13 (6+/6-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2011 China
D’Addario NS Micro Soundhole $16.49 ±3.0 435-445 2-color backlit LCD (red & green 13 (6+/6-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2011 China
DeltaLab CT-10 -- ±1.0 A0 – C8 415-466 Mono LCD w/ 2-color backlight 31 (15+/15-) n/a CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2012 China
DeltaLab CT-30 $24.99 ±1.0 A0 – C8 415-466 1-4♭ Backlit 4-color LCD 31 (15+/15-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2012 China
DeltaLab NT100 Ninja $19.99 ±1.0 A0 – C8 430-450 2-color LED, backlit 2-color LCD 9 (4+/4-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2015 China
Fender FT-004 $8.78 ±1.0 B0 – B7 Mono LCD w/ 2-color backlight 11 (5+/5-) n/a CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2011 China
Kliq UberTuner $23.97 ±1.0 A0 – C8 430-450 Keys of C, F, B♭, E♭ and D Backlit 4-color LCD 23 (11+/11-) n/a CR2302 Li 8 hours Plastic 3 years 2015 China
Korg GripTune $9.99 ±1.0 A0 – C8 n/a 3-color LED 7 (3+/3-) n/a n/a n/a CR2302 Li 17 hours Plastic 3 years 2016 Vietnam
Korg Headtune $8.99 ±1.0 E2 – E7 n/a 2-color LED 11 (5+/5-) n/a n/a n/a CR2302 Li 35 hours Plastic 3 years 2013 Vietnam?
Korg Magnetune $4.99 ±1.0 E2 – E7 n/a 2-color LED 7 (3+/3-) n/a n/a n/a CR2302 Li 17 hours Plastic 3 years 2011 Vietnam
Korg Pitchclip $10.88 ±1.0 A0 – C8 n/a 2-color LED 3 (1+/1-) n/a n/a n/a CR2302 Li 30 hours Plastic 3 years 2011 Vietnam
Korg PitchCrow-G $25.29 ±0.1/±1.03 F♯0 – C8 436-445 1-5♭, 1-7♯ Backlit 4-color LCD 25 (12+/12-) n/a CR2302 Li 24 hours Plastic 3 years 2015 Vietnam
Korg PitchHawk-G1 -- ±1.0 F♯0 – C8 436-445 1-5♭, 1-7♯ Backlit monochrome LCD 31 (15+/15-) n/a CR2302 Li 8 hours Plastic 3 years 2013 Vietnam
Korg PitchHawk-G2 $28.62 ±1.0 F♯0 – C8 436-445 1-5♭, 1-7♯ Backlit 4-color LCD 25 (12+/12-) n/a CR2302 Li 8 hours Plastic 3 years 2014 Vietnam
Korg Pitchjack -- ±1.0 E0 – B6 1-7♭ 2-color LED 5 segments (2-/2+) n/a CR2302 Li 35 hours Plastic 3 years 2012 China
Korg Rimpitch $16.03 ±1.0 E2 – E7 1-7♭ 2-color LED 5 segments (2-/2+) n/a CR2302 Li 35 hours Plastic 3 years 2012 China
Korg Sledgehammer $19.09 ±1.0 F♯0 – C8 436-445 1-5♭, 1-7♯ Backlit 4-color LCD 25 (12+/12-) n/a CR2302 Li 8 hours Plastic 3 years 2014 Vietnam
Korg Sledgehammer Custom 100 $39.99 ±0.1/±1.04 A0 – C8 436-445 2-color LED (3D Visual) 13 (6+/6-) n/a AAA 100 hours Plastic 3 years 2016 Vietnam
Korg Sledgehammer Pro $19.55 ±0.1/±1.04 A0 – C8 436-445 2-color LED (3D Visual) 13 (6+/6-) n/a CR2031 Li 14 hours Plastic 3 years 2014 Vietnam
Peterson StroboClip $101.44 ±0.1 C0 – B6 400-490 1-4♭, 1-7♯, and keys of C, F, B♭ and E♭ Backlit monochrome LCD 128 (64/row) n/a CR2031 Li 16 hours Stainless steel, carbon fiber 1 year 2010 China
Reverb LT-21 ~$4.00 ±1.0 A0 – A6 Backlit 4-color LCD 21 (10+/10-) n/a CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2014 China
Snark HZ-1 $17.10 n/a 4-color LCD 11 (5+/5-) 5 n/a CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2015 China
Snark SN-1 $13.49 415-466 1-4♭ n/a 4-color LCD 29 (14+/14-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2010 China
Snark SN-1X $11.61 415-466 1-4♭ ? n/a 4-color LCD 27 (13+/13-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
Snark SN-5X $9.94 415-466 1-4♭ ? 4-color LCD 27 (13+/13-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
Snark ST-2 $10.98 415-466 1-4♭ ? 4-color LCD 27 (13+/13-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
Snark ST-8 $12.11 415-466 4-color LCD 11 (5+/5-) CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
Snark ST-8Hz $12.11 415-466 4-color LCD 11 (5+/5-) 5 CR2302 Li Plastic 1 year 2016 China
TCE Polytune Clip $49.99 ±0.1/±0.5/ A0 – C8 435-445 6 1-5♭, 1-7♯ 2-color LED 17 (8+/8-) x5 n/a n/a n/a CR2302 Li 18 hours Plastic 1 year 2015 Thailand
NOTES
1. 24 hours in monochrome display mode, 12 in full-color
2. Optional
3. ±0.1 cent detection accuracy in Fine Mode, otherwise ±1.0 cent
4. ±0.1 cent detection accuracy in Strobe Mode, otherwise ±1.0 cent
5. In Hertz mode, strings may only be tuned in a particular order; registers 0.1 Hz
6. Polyphonic tuning function is not available in Bass tuning mode
n/a = Not applicable
= The tuner has this feature or function
= The tuner does not have this feature or function
= Not specified