Peterson StroboClip (SC-1)


Peterson StroboClip SC-1
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Key specs
Detection Accuracy Strobe Mode
Our test: Better than ±0.1 centsCOMPARE
Manufacturer's specs: ±0.1 cents
Detection Range 16.35-1975.53 Hz (C0-B6)COMPARE
Calibration range 400-490 Hz (In 1-Hertz steps)COMPARE
Responsiveness Not testedCOMPARE
Instrument tuning modes 29 sweetened tunings
Transposition options 1-4 semitones flat, 1-7 semitones capo, and Keys of C, F, Bb and Eb
Programmable? No
Memory? Yes
Polyphonic? No
Overwinding warning? No
Display type Backlit monochrome LCD
Display resolution 128 segments (64 per row)
Optional meter modes? Sustained tuning mode
Invertible display? No
Color-changing backlight? No
Built-in mic? No
Visual metronome? No
Power source CR2032 lithium battery
Battery life 16 hours
Auto-off/Power save? Yes (~3 min)
Low battery indicator? Yes
Enclosure Stainless steel, carbon fiber
Dimensions 57.15 x 57.15 x 76.2 mm (2.25 x 2.25 x 3 in)
Weight 45 g (1.6 oz)
Fine print
Warranty 1 year
Release date 2010
Made in China
Included extras --
Recommended batteries CR2032 lithium batteries (2-count) ($3.21)
Notes Replaced by the StroboClip HD
  Corrections? Suggestions? Please contact us.

  Exceptional ±0.1 cent accuracy   29 sweetened tunings, very good calibration and transposition capabilities   Good low-note detection   90 Hz calibration range   Very good customer support
  Pricey   Complex operation can be daunting   Some reports of poor durability


About the Manufacturer

Peterson Electro-Musical Products is an American company founded by Richard H. Peterson in 1948. The company is based in Alsip, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Additional information is available on the Peterson Electro-Musical Products website. In 1985, Peterson bought the strobotuner division from Conn Instruments and continues to service Conn strobe tuners.


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11601 S. Mayfield Ave., Alsip, Illinois 60803

US: +1 (708) 388-3311

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