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Peterson PitchGrabber Mobile Tuner Pickup   

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PitchGrabber tuning pickup easily and safely clamps on to virtually any musical instrument, capture the pitch using a piezo pickup, and send it direc...Click To Read More About This Product

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Perfect for tuning in noisy environments and works with your iOS and Android-based mobile device app.

PitchGrabber tuning pickup easily and safely clamps on to virtually any musical instrument, capture the pitch using a piezo pickup, and send it directly to your tuner. The PitchGrabber Mobile in an active pickup using the headphone/mic input of your mobile device to help isolate the sound of your instrument and give the strongest signal possible to the device even in very noisy environments.

Wide jaws clip on to the lead pipe, barrel of a flute, or any round tubing on horns without marring the instrument. An 8' (243cm) long, fabric wrapped cord permits free movement while using the PitchGrabber and also allows tangle-free use with larger instruments (like Tuba horns).

  • Product Dimensions LxWxH: 0.75" x 1.25" x 2.75"

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Better than a built in mic

By SEAnSay

from Seattle, WA

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  • Easy To Use
  • Functional


    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Practicing

    Comments about Peterson PitchGrabber Mobile Tuner Pickup:

    First off: this product is intended for use with a smart device (iPhone, Android, etc.) and a tuning app (Peterson offers a fairly sophisticated, paid, strobe app, but I'm fond of the free Boss app), and won't work with normal 1/4" phono plug tuners. That said, how well does it work? Using it with my mandolin, clipped to the headstock, it does seem to offer a better SNR than resting my headphone mic inside the body cavity, and far better SNR than using my iPhone built in mic. The price is reasonable, the construction is café road worthy (wouldn't want it for a primary on a major tour, but great for a backup, practice, and casual gigs), and It's small enough to fit in most instrument cases/gig bags, and you'll probably have your smart phone with you anyway. The shape is supposed to work well with brass and woodwinds, but I can't vouch for that--though I suspect it would probably work better clipped to the bell of a sax than the headstock of my mandolin. Overall, pretty good, though not quite as portable and not quite the magic bullet I'd hoped for.

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    By No size fits

    from Evansville, IN

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    Comments about Peterson PitchGrabber Mobile Tuner Pickup:

    limited use. Was not usable with my tuners.

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