Korg Pitchblack Portable


Korg Pitchblack Portable (PB-04)
Street price $64.99
Key specs
Detection accuracy ±0.1 cents in Strobe mode; ±1.0 cents in Regular mode COMPARE
Detection range 20.60-4186 Hz (E0-C8) COMPARE
Calibration range 436-445 (in 1 Hz steps) COMPARE
Instrument tuning modes Guitar, Drop-D; 4-, 5-, 6-string bass
Transposition options 1-5 semitones flat, 1-7 semitones sharp
Programmable? No
Memory? No
Polyphonic? Yes
True analog strobe? No
Display type 4-color LED
Display resolution 13 segments (6-/6+) and 6x5 matrix
Optional meter modes? Regular, Strobe, Half-Strobe
Bypass mode(s) Buffered bypass
Volume/Boost? No
Mute? Yes
Power source AAx2 or or 9V AC adapter
Battery life 15 hours
Auto-off/Power save? Yes (4 hours)
Low battery indicator? No
DC out? Yes
Power consumption 130 mA max
Enclosure Aluminum, Plastic
Dimensions 161 × 60 × 33 mm (6.34 x 2.36 x 1.30 in) including rubber feet
Weight 268 g (9.45 oz) including battery
Fine print
Warranty 3 years
Release date 2012
Origin Vietnam
Included extras Cable check circuit
Available accessories 9V AC adapter; DC cascade cable
Notes Available in black, red, silver; horizontal orientation; mono/poly detection; large, bright display
  Corrections? Suggestions? Please contact us.

  Solid build & materials   Buffered bypass   Good instrument and flat/sharp tuning options   Cable check circuit   Three-year warranty
  Narrow calibration range   Polyphonic display is a bit confusing   No footswitch for mute function


About the Manufacturer

Korg is a Japanese multinational company founded in 1962. In addition to guitar tuners, Korg manufactures electronic musical instruments, audio processors, recording equipment and guitar pedals. Korg also manufactures products under the Vox, Blackstar, ARP, HK Audio, Ashdown, Dean Markley, Spector and Lâg Guitar brands.

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Customer service US: +1 (631) 390-6800

Technical support US: +1 (631) 390-8737

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