DS: Korg Pitchblack Plus

Korg Pitchblack Plus (PB-02)
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Key specs
Detection Accuracy Meter, Full-Strobe, Half-Strobe, Mirror
Our test: ±1.48 centsCOMPARE
Flat: ±1.45 cents | Sharp: ±1.51 cents
Manufacturer’s specs: ±0.1 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
Instrument tuning modes Chromatic, 6-, 7-string Guitar, 4-, 5-, 6-string Bass, Open D, Open E, Open G, Open A, DADGAD, 5 programmable
Transposition options 1-5 semitones flat
Programmable? Yes
Memory? Yes
Polyphonic? No
Display type 3-color LED
Display resolution Main meter: 13 segments (6-/6+); sub-meter: 11 segments (5-/5+)
Optional meter modes? Yes: Meter, Half Strobe, Mirror, Focus 1, Focus 2
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? Yes (20 min battery/4 hours AC)
Low battery indicator? No
DC out? Yes
Power consumption 50 mA max
Enclosure Die-cast aluminum
Dimensions 128 x 120 x 47 mm (5.04 x 4.72 x 1.85 inches) including rubber feet
Weight 492 g (1.08 lbs) including battery
Fine print
Warranty 3 years
Release date 2012
Made in China
Included extras dual input jacks, with each jack allowing for separate settings
Available accessories Truetone 1 Spot 9V Adapter ($15.90 at Amazon) or Boss PSA120 9V Adapter ($26.99)
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