Korg Pitchblack


Korg Pitchblack (PB-01)
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Key specs
Detection Accuracy All meter modes
Our test: ±1.63 centsCOMPARE
Flat: ±1.22 cents | Sharp: ±2.03 cents
Manufacturer's specs: ±1.0 cents
Detection Range 20.60-4186.01 Hz (E0-C8) COMPARE
Calibration range 436-445 Hz (In 1-Hertz steps) COMPARE
Responsiveness Not tested COMPARE
Notes: Detection accuracy is the same in all display meter modes.
Instrument tuning modes None
Transposition options None
Programmable? No
Memory? Yes
Polyphonic? No
Display type 3-color LED
Display resolution 11 segments (5-/5+)
Optional meter modes? Yes: Meter, Strobe 1, Strobe 2, Mirror
Bypass mode True bypass
Volume/Boost? No
Mute? Yes
Power source 9V battery or 9V AC adapter
Battery life 5 hours
Auto-off/Power save? No
Low battery indicator? Yes (Tuner On/Off indicator light blinks as battery begins to fail)
DC out? Yes
Power consumption 30 mA max
Enclosure Die-cast aluminum
Dimensions 68 x120 x 47 mm (2.68 × 4.72 ×1.85 in) including feet
Weight 292 g (10.24 oz) including battery
Fine print
Warranty 3 years
Release date 2007
Origin Vietnam
Included extras --
Recommended accessories Truetone 1 Spot 9V Adapter ($15.90 at Amazon) or Boss PSA120 9V Adapter ($26.99)
Notes If the unit is activated using a battery, it cannot supply power from the DC output jack.
  Corrections? Suggestions? Please contact us.

  High-quality build & materials   Bright display   True bypass   Three-year warranty
  Narrow calibration range   Some reports on problems with switch   10-year-old product


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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