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Intellitouch PT1 Tuner   

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The Intellitouch PT1 Tuner is designed to tune electric and acoustic guitars, basses, violins, banjos, mandolins, and more without interference from ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Tune fast in any environment.

The Intellitouch PT1 Tuner is designed to tune electric and acoustic guitars, basses, violins, banjos, mandolins, and more without interference from ambient room noise. And it does it all without the the use of wires, microphones, or pickups. Tuning in noisy environments is a snap because the unique, flexible clamp actually "feels" the instrument's vibrational energy instead of relying on sound.

The swiveling design allows a perfect view of the tuner's LCD display from nearly any angle.

Intellitouch learns and remembers letting you set any tuning frequency you require, saving that learned reference as a preset, even when it's turned off.

The Intellitouch PT1 Tuner has a 7-octave range and precision within one cent. 2 - 3V coin cell batteries provide 30 hours continuous tuning.


FEATURES
  • Tunes most stringed instruments
  • Unaffected by ambient noise
  • Ideal for tuning in noisy environments
  • Flexible clamp actually "feels" the instrument's vibrational energy
  • Swiveling design allows a perfect view of the backlit LCD display
  • Learns and remembers any tuning frequency and saves it as a preset
  • 7-octave range
  • One-cent precision
  • 2 - 3V coin cell batteries provide 30 hours continuous tuning
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4.0

(based on 73 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great tuner for the price

First the review on battery life is odd. I've had mine since this model first came out and use mine daily and only have had to replace the batteries every couple of YEARS. It...Read complete review

First the review on battery life is odd. I've had mine since this model first came out and use mine daily and only have had to replace the batteries every couple of YEARS. It works awesome for acoustic instruments in loud environments, if you can keep the strings from picking up the noise too much.Also, this CAN be used on electric guitars, too.I use this on a couple Fender electric guitars and an acoustic. It has no problems tuning the electric guitars, but if your guitar uses really light strings or has poor transmission of vibration, it may not detect the notes at all. I use 11s (works a tad better than when I had 9s) and you can clearly feel the vibration of the strings at the head, (which is a good thing).It works well and is consistent with the other two small BOSS tuners I have in features and precision. Occasionally, it gets a little confused as to the note played, but (like other tuners I have used) it works best if you mute the strings between notes.The battery door broke off, thanks to my infant son, and the plastic cracked around the elbow where it bends. I had tried to tighten it because it was loose. The construction is its weakest attribute, as the plastic at the elbow is a stress point.

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Disappointing

I was anxious to own a tuner that didn't need a mic or cable. Unfortunately, this one disappointed me (I expected a little more reliability and durability considering it was the more expensive...Read complete review

I was anxious to own a tuner that didn't need a mic or cable. Unfortunately, this one disappointed me (I expected a little more reliability and durability considering it was the more expensive model). Frequently it had difficulty detecting anything from my high E string, regardless of where I placed it on the headstock. Also, in less than a year and only a dozen or so hours of actual use, it decided to stop detecting notes completely, only displaying the "mode" headings. I always kept it in its case and used it only to tune up prior to church services if needed. For the money I found this tuner disappointing. I have an inexpensive Korg LCD tuner I bought 5 years ago that doesn't even have a protective case, yet still serves me reliably to this day (on the same original batteries!).

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5.0

I like the way this thing works.

By Skiph

from Wetumpka, AL

This thing works on all of my guitars. It doesn't matter what type of background noise is going on. Unlike one reviewer, it works fine on my Ovation, I just have to find a place to put it. But it does work. It makes the task of tuning really easy. Not having anything else but guitars, a reference note was always what I was missing. Now all of my guitars are in tune with one another and the world. Well worth the money. I love this silly thing.

 
5.0

PT1 Tuner...BUY THIS TUNER!

By FireWalker

from Dayton, OH

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All I will say is that I have many tuners and this is definitely the best. Clip it on, it weighs nothing so you can keep it on while you play. The tuner shuts off automatically to save the batteries when no sound is detected. The backlight is bright, the tuning is easy and you can even store alternative tunings for easy recall. Buy it, you will like it.

 
5.0

Lives up to hype!

By Harmonizer

from Gatlinburg, TN

Having used a friend's PT-1, I can say that it does what they say it does. The fact that it can be accurately used in high noise/low light settings is a plus for a working musician.

 
4.0

Easy to use

By bgreen

from Livermore, CA

Have had some trouble with mine and the batteries don't last long enough. Easy to use. Hard to clip on and less accurate on nylon string acoustic.

 
5.0

I use it everyday...

By BlueMan-s-mGQ

from Houston, TX

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I use a lot of open/alternate tunings and this is the best tuner that I've found. Recently loaned it to a friend and couldn't wait to get it back!

 
4.0

Excellent tuner but....

By dragonmanalan

from springfield missouri

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Excellent tuner, especially for use at festivals and fire-sides where the backlight is really great to have, and the accuracy is well within the limits I need as an advanced amatuer player - I have used this tuner for about two years and the original batteries are just starting to die - The unit clips easily to most of my guitars, but will not fit the curved headstock of my Ovation, nor will it fit the thin headstocks of my Gibson Banjolin - A few times it has been knocked off my guitar and hit the floor; most of those times it was OK but the last time it just flew to pieces and I ended up using super-glue to put it back together: still works though - Overall I am quite satisfied and am about to purchase another one - If you are thinking about getting one of these, I highly recommend you spend the extra bucks and get the backlit model if you ever play where there isn't much light -

 
3.0

Mixed Feelings

By Les Paul Lover-NZD4L

from Kewanna, IN

I have been using this tuner for about a year now. My feeling are mixed. This tuner feels the vibrations of your guitar. I guess if you have a fairly controlled environment then this tuner works great. But you really can't use it to set your intonation, or in live situations where others are playing pretty loud. It dosent do well with harmonics, and seems easy to confuse. I guess it has its uses but I'm looking at a wired tuner as over all I'm just not happy with it.

 
5.0

outstanding

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

accurate, easy, convenient and versatile. I'm an idiot and I couldn't get it wrong.

 
5.0

Kipper

By Kipper

from San Antonio TX

Fantastic product and great customer support. It popped off the headstock of one of my instruments and broke the piece that clips on to the instrument. I emailed the help desk from their website and in less than 24 hours they sent me a new piece for me to attach to the working portion. The product itself is a dream. I play in noisy environments with lots of players and I NEVER have a problem. Nearly everyone I play with borrows it because they cannot get in tune with all the background noise. If they had not agreed to send me a new clip piece, I would have bought another one in a second. This is the type of tuner everyone should have because it is so versatile.

 
5.0

Nice for the Price

By Little Drummer boy-ZPZHt

from St. Cloud, MN

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I borrow this every week from a friend. It has a hard time ith the E on my bass sometimes, you have have hit it a couple times, but this it is good. For the other strings, it works great and fast. I can't imagine a five sting though...

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