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Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner  

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The Korg pitchjack is a guitar tuner that plugs directly into a guitar or bass instrument jack. The pitchjack tuner offers the features most sought a...Read More

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Korg's renowned accuracy and reliability in a handy plug-in package.

The Korg pitchjack is a guitar tuner that plugs directly into a guitar or bass instrument jack. The pitchjack tuner offers the features most sought after by gigging musicians, including a flat tuning mode for tuning as many as 7 semitones below standard pitch, and the ability to accurately tune 7-string guitars and 6-string basses.

The Korg pitchjack provides quick, accurate tuning virtually anywhere. The adjustable viewing angle of the pitchjack tuner's display can accommodate different guitar body shapes plus the angle and location of your bass or guitars jack.

The pitchjack has a compact folding design and accepts a key ring to easily attach it to your gig bag, case, or keychain. The Korg pitchjack tuner's built-in LED flashlight provides illumination as needed onstage or in other dimly lit situations.

FEATURES
  • Combined digital tuner and 1/4" jack plugs directly into guitar bass output jack
  • Angle of display panel is adjustable for various guitar and bass types
  • Simple operation and accurate tuning with good visibility and built-in flashlight
  • 7 semitones, flat tuning, and 7-string guitar and 6-string bass tuning

Pick up this versatile tuner today!

SPECIFICATIONS

PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner

  • Tuning: 12 note equal temperament
  • Detection range: Guitar B1 (41.20 Hz) – B6 (1975.54 Hz) Bass B0 (20.60 Hz) – B5 (987.77 Hz)
  • Flat tuning: down to 7 semitones
  • Detection accuracy: ±1 cent
  • Connector: input jack (mono 1/4" jack)
  • Battery life: approximately 35 hours
  • Dimensions: 1.22" (W) x 1.1" (H) x 5.39" (D)
  • Weight: 1.09 oz (including battery)
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KorgPITCHJACK Guitar Tuner
 
4.4

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (32)
  • Functional (30)
  • Good quality (28)
  • Improves sound (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (21)
    • Back-up (13)
    • Concerts (13)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (19), Professional musician (10), Novice (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Korg Pitchjack Tuner is Awesome

    The Korg Pitchjack Guitar/Bass Tuner is amazing. It is a super-accurate tuner that can be used with either a guitar or a bass. And it'll tune extended range basses too. I've used...Read complete review

    The Korg Pitchjack Guitar/Bass Tuner is amazing. It is a super-accurate tuner that can be used with either a guitar or a bass. And it'll tune extended range basses too. I've used many different tuners for my basses (from floor pedals to clip-on headstock tuners) and they all have their cons. This tuner works. Period.

    The only complaints I have about it are minor. First, when in use, it's hard to read the notes. Rather than have the notes illuminated while tuning, there are a series of lights next to the notes. It's hard for my old eyes to pick out which note is being displayed. Of course, knowing that for the bass the scale runs from High C to Low B helps you orient yourself while tuning.

    And second, the tuner has to be plugged in to the input jack for it to work. This means you can't use it in a live situation. You can use it before you go on stage, but once out there and plugged in, you do not want to have to unplug, insert the tuner, and then re-plug in after tuning.

    But as I said, these are minor complaints. For use at home or jamming with friends, this is a great tuner. It's well worth the price and it seems solid and well-built.

    I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this tuner.

    Just do yourself a favor and order one.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Should have listened to past reviews

    Why couldnt Korg make this tuner recognize dropped D on a bass? I have owned many cheap tuners and not one of them has been as deaf as this one. I guess if you...Read complete review

    Why couldnt Korg make this tuner recognize dropped D on a bass? I have owned many cheap tuners and not one of them has been as deaf as this one. I guess if you are using it for a guitar it might be acceptable... then why did Korg put a guitar/bass switch on the thing if it is useless for bass tuning? I know that I can fret the E to get a reference tuning, but that is not very accurate. Wish I hadnt fallen for the inovative design and listened to past reviews that clearly stated this problem. Waste of $$ for me.

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    5.0

    One of the best tuners I've used

    By "13"

    from SLC, UT

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

    This is one of the best tuners I've used. Very accurate and they are cheap enough to buy a few to keep in various places.It's probably the smalest one available and can fit almost anywhere.

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    5.0

    Love the Korg Pitchjack

    By amped up

    from Southern Indiana

    About Me Experienced

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound
    • Very Accurate

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing
      • Tuning Guitar And Bass

      Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

      Very nice little tuner. I would not hesitate to buy again.

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      5.0

      Excellent

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

          I like to sit and play my Gibson unplugged and this makes it easy no fussing with cables

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          5.0

          Hassle free tuning

          By musicroom

          from SoCal

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Quick And Easy Tuning

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

              Tuning is necessary and usually a small pain to get to a VST or normal tuning box. But I can keep this with me in a pocket to grab and quickly tune during a session. The lights are bright and easy to see. I also like having the ability to flat tune.

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              5.0

              Just what I needed

              By J the C

              from Arkansas

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

              I have needed a tuner since my last one died. I bought this at an extremely low price (thanks, Musicians Friend) and really like the quality. I am not a principle guitar player (keyboards, and yes, I own two Korgs), but there's a spot in our show where I play my guitar. Our lead guitarist has a rather nice/expensive pedal tuner, but it was giving him some problems so he borrowed my Pitchjack. He loves it! Lots of bang for the buck, and Musicians Friend's customer service. Perfect!

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              5.0

              Love this!!!!

              By guitarman59

              from chicago

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

                Love this gadget. pinpoint accuracy and the little flashlight installed in it is handy for those dark spots in clubs and around boards. Worked great on my 1994 Guild accoustic too. love it. the hot deal was really great.

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                5.0

                Very handy tuner!

                By PBassBob

                from RI

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

                    This is a neat idea...it's small, easy to carry (you can even put it on a key chain), yet very accurate...there's simply no reason to not be spot on in tune with one of these in your pocket or guitar case! I bought a few of these to give to friends, and they love them...this one's a winner!

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                    2.0

                    Hit and miss.

                    By CypressOak

                    from Florida

                    About Me Professional Musician

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • Poor Quality

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup

                    Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

                    Got this on a SDofD. The Pitchback has been around for a long time. On the batch I got the input is too long, not something to ram into a PRS jack. But they used to be a decent quick tuner. The easy twist battery compartment had to be pried open to install the battery. Duct taped it back in. It's usable for practicing or tuning up one string to get close to a 440. If it wasn't so cheap I would have returned it. Made in China doesn't mean it's junk, just means you never know what you're going to get. It's back in the box and will probably be given away to someone who really needs a cheap tuner.

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                    5.0

                    Excellent little tuner

                    By Thunder Wiegert

                    from Lincoln

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound
                    • Small Compact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

                      Have not used this for a main tuner, but it's a get little tuner for behind stage, on the bus, etc.
                      Oh yeah it works great on the low B of 5 string bass.

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                      5.0

                      fast tuning for guitar and bass

                      By technoteacher

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fits In Your Case
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Tunes Guitar And Bass

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Korg PITCHJACK Guitar Tuner:

                        This is a great tuner. It's so small and handy and fast.

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