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Old 09-19-2012, 12:11 PM
Gordo Gordo is offline
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Default What about clip on tuners?

I see some on eBay for $5.00 are they any good?
Any recommendations?
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:00 PM
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get a snark on ebay. they're cheap and they work.
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:48 PM
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get a snark on ebay. they're cheap and they work.
Clip on or audio?
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:55 PM
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I like the clip on type. I had a tuner which "listened" for the tone and then give feedback.. it was slow and didn't register half the time. You had to place it just right in order to pick up the sound. Now I have a Snark SN8 , which, from what I understand, uses the vibrations in the headstock to pick up the frequency of the strings. It regiters fast and every time. I'll never go back.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:01 PM
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Snark...one of the few things you'll ever run into that's cheap and excellent.
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Old 09-19-2012, 04:33 PM
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I like the clip on type. I had a tuner which "listened" for the tone and then give feedback.. it was slow and didn't register half the time. You had to place it just right in order to pick up the sound. Now I have a Snark SN8 , which, from what I understand, uses the vibrations in the headstock to pick up the frequency of the strings. It regiters fast and every time. I'll never go back.
These "listener" tuners aint too shabby.
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Old 09-19-2012, 04:40 PM
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These "listener" tuners aint too shabby.
price ain't too shabby either. whoa!
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Old 09-19-2012, 04:48 PM
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get a snark on ebay. they're cheap and they work.
Is that what Ricardo is using at the 1:30 mark here?:

http://vimeo.com/21498274
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:10 PM
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all the snarks i've seen are round. i don't believe that's a snark.
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:14 PM
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Thanks guys, I bought a Snark N-1
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:15 PM
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just ordered one myself
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:09 AM
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just ordered one myself
I mean at $7.95 free shipping, how can you beat that.
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:41 AM
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I got the Peterson Clip on and it is awesome. It took awhile to get used to it and there were times when I wanted to throw it out the window but in the end I learned how to read it properly and now its my go to tuner.
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:34 AM
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I have the Korg AW-2, the Fishman FT-1, and the Korg is more accurate, and fast as heck. I test against the KorgTM-40. I like the flexibility of the Korg as well. Probably one of the higher end tuners(Korg), but well owrth it to me.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:02 AM
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Another vote for Snark...
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