Handheld tuners compared

 PriceDetection
Accuracy
(cents)
Detection
Range
(notes)
Calibration
Range
(Hz)
Instrument
Tuning
Modes?
Transposition
Range
Pro-
grammable?
Memory
Restore?
Polyphonic?True
Strobe?
Display
Type
Number
of Display
Segments
Alternate
Meter
Modes?
USB
Port?
Headphone
Jack?
Built-in
Mic?
Metronome?Tap
Tempo?
Tone
Generator?
Power
Source
Battery
Life
Auto-
Off?
Power
Consumption
EnclosureWarrantyYear
Released
Origin
Boss TU-12EX$99.00±1.0E0 – C8438-4451-6♭Backlit analog needle + LEDAnalogn/aAAA x3 or 9V AC adapter1512 mAPlastic1 year / 90 days2009Unknown
Boss TU-30$29.99±1.0E0 – C8435-4451-5♭Monochrome LCD+LEDs41 segments (20+/20-)AAA x2508/15 mA1Plastic1 year / 90 days2016China
D’Addario Universal Chromatic$15.02±3.0435-445?Monochrome LCD+LEDs33 segments (16-/16+)n/aCR2032 LiPlastic1 year2009China
DeltaLab CTM-40~$15.00±1.0C1 – C8430-450Monochrome LCD+LEDs21 segments (10+/10-)AAA x21008/3 mA2Plastic1 year2016China
Kliq MetroPitch$19.99±1.0A0 – C8410-4801-4♭ and keys of C, B♭, E♭, and F2-color backlit LCD + LEDs21 segments (10+/10-)AAA x240Plastic3 years2015China
Korg GA-1$12.49±1.0F#0 – B6430-4451-5♭LCD needle + 2-color LEDs37 segments (18-/18+)n/aAAA x2100Plastic3 years2009Barbados
Korg GA-40$12.99±1.0F#0 – B6430-4451-5♭LCD needle + 2-color LEDs37 segments (18-/18+)n/aAAA x285Plastic3 years2001?Vietnam
Korg GA Custom$21.31±0.1A0 – C8436-4452-color LED15 segments (7-/7+)n/aAAA x250Plastic3 years2015China
Korg GT-120--±1.0A0 – C8438-4451-4♭Backlit analog needle + LEDsAnalog Needle + LEDsn/aAAA battery x2 or AC Adapater100Plastic3 years2005Japan
Korg TM-50TR$54.99±1.0C1 – C8410-4804-color LCD + LEDs31 segments (15-/15+)AAA x224Plastic3 years2016Vietnam
Peterson StroboPLUS HD$115.00±0.1C0 – A8+390-49012 semitone rangeBacklit monochrome LCD512 segments (256/row)Rechargeable Lithium ionVariesPlastic1 year2013China
Sabine STX-1100--±1.0435-44612 semitone range2-color LED3 segments (1-/1+)n/a9V battery or 9V AC adapterPlastic2 years2006?China
NOTES n/a = not applicable 1. 8mA in tuner mode, 15 mA in metronome mode
2. 8mA in tuner mode, 3 mA in metronome mode
n/a = Not applicable
= The tuner has this feature or function
= The tuner does not have this feature or function
= Not specified