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Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner   

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The durable Seiko SAT800 Chromatic Tuner is reinforced with shock-absorbing, non-slip rubber to prevent you from dropping it and to ensure that the t...Read More

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A heavy-duty chromatic tuner housed in non-slip shock-absorbing rubber.

The durable Seiko SAT800 Chromatic Tuner is reinforced with shock-absorbing, non-slip rubber to prevent you from dropping it and to ensure that the tuner is protected in case it does fall off your music stand. The SAT800 tuner boasts an aluminum front panel, a large, backlit LCD display, and intuitive buttons for easy operation.

Features include mode indication, pitch indication, tuning indication, and a note indicator. The chromatic Seiko SAT800 offers 3 tuning methods including: auto-chromatic mode, manual-chromatic mode, and sound mode.

FEATURES
  • Shock-absorbing, non-slip rubber
  • Aluminum Front Panel
  • Big backlit display
  • Intuitive buttons for easy operation
  • Indicators: LCD display, mode indication, pitch indication, 3 LEDs/tuning indicator, note indicator

SPECIFICATIONS

SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner

  • Tuning Range: A0 - C8
  • Sound Generation: C4 - B4 (1 octave)
  • Pitch Shift: A4=410 - 450Hz (1Hz step)
  • Terminal: input jack, output jack
  • Battery: AAA (R03/LR03) x 2pieces (3V) included
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SeikoSAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Functional (8)
  • Good quality (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
  • Concerts (5)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Martooney

I use this primarily for my pedal steel. As for the features, I rated it a 9 of 10 only because it does not accomodate an A/C adaptor. I'd prefer to leave...Read complete review

I use this primarily for my pedal steel. As for the features, I rated it a 9 of 10 only because it does not accomodate an A/C adaptor. I'd prefer to leave it on for the the entire gig and check my tuning from time to time rather than rely on batteries but other than that it's a great value. I especially like the backlighting for dark stages. I'll probably get another of these if this one stops working.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

DO NOT BUY THIS TUNER

I thought Seiko made good stuff. This tuner is a lemon. Slow to respond.
Could NOT get low E guitar in tune. Screen was blank several times.
Tried new batteries,...Read complete review

I thought Seiko made good stuff. This tuner is a lemon. Slow to respond.
Could NOT get low E guitar in tune. Screen was blank several times.
Tried new batteries, different guitar cables, fresh strings, etc. Right out of the box this item is DEFECTIVE in all modes. Really bummed out.
Sent it back ASAP. MF gave good customer service for returning and suggested I try the intellitouch clip on tuner.

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5.0

Excellent tuner

By 

from Hiawatha, IA

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

  • Could Be Smaller

Best Uses

  • Backup
  • Concerts
  • Practicing

Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

This tuner was recommended to me by a teacher of harp and it does not disappoint! Excellent tuner!

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5.0

Sturdy & Accurate-Good Value

By 

from Maryland

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Use On 5-string Bass

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

      Mine works great to tune my 5-string bass, seems sturdy and has easy to see digital needle. For the price a great value.

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      5.0

      Perfect!

      By 

      from Va Beach

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

        An upgrade from the Korg that I was previously using, including larger display. Perfect for tuning flat and alternate tunings. The cents digital readout is invaluable if you use a tuning method like James Taylor.

        I haven't had it long enough to abuse/drop it, but it seems sturdy enough to take it.

        Great tuner for the price.

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        4.0

        SAT800 TUNER

        By 

        from MYRTLE BEACH,SCORE

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • None noted

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Practicing

        Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

        Is a great tuner for the money.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good buy, good display

        By 

        from NC

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • No Built-in Stand
        • Reference Tones Not Loud

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing
        • Testing Instruments

        Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

        The reference tones emitted by device are not loud; therefore, when comparing with robust-sounding instruments, they are hard to hear.
        There is no flip-out back stand; rather you have to insert a coin or card in a slot at the back of the device to support it. It is able, however, to stand vertically, but it may be hard to read the display unless it is sufficiently elevated to eye level.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Wonderful tuner

        By 

        from northwest

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

          This is the best tuner I have had. It has three pitch indications: +/- light, needle, and digital pitch deviation indication.It is sensitive but stable, and the indicators don't jump around as so many tuners do. The backlight makes it easy to see even in low-light conditions. With a bridge clip, it gives good indications even in high noise level situations. I would definitely recommend this tuner highly.

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          5.0

          Love this tuner

          By 

          from Birchwood, WI

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

              I purchased two of these tuners. I am using one for the tuning of my 36 string harp. LOVE the feel and stability of the tuner. Sits nicely on the music stand and does not slid off like other tuners have in the past. Looking forward to using it with my guitars and other instruments. I have not fear of it breaking if it should drop to the floor beause of the surrounding rubber. So far I am very satisfied with the tuner -

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fantastic Tuner!

              By 

              from Cape Cod, MA

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Full Featured

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Set-ups
              • String Changes

              Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

              I really love this tuner. It has been well thought out and engineered. It is a perfect size, and can be hand held very comfortably. The display is large and easy to read, and even has on/off optional backlight. It has variable pitch (+/- A 440), and manual overide for tuning any note. It also has sound option to match audible tone vs. scale and light tuning. You can plug in instrument using 1/4 " cable, or use built in mic.
              All in all it is very easy to use, and extremely durable. It even comes with batteries! Uses 2 inexpensive AAA, and not your typical costly 9v. I was very impressed for the money. A real find!

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              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              DO NOT BUY THIS TUNER

              By 

              from NM

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              Ask me a question

              Pros

                Cons

                • Not Functional

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

                  I thought Seiko made good stuff. This tuner is a lemon. Slow to respond.
                  Could NOT get low E guitar in tune. Screen was blank several times.
                  Tried new batteries, different guitar cables, fresh strings, etc. Right out of the box this item is DEFECTIVE in all modes. Really bummed out.
                  Sent it back ASAP. MF gave good customer service for returning and suggested I try the intellitouch clip on tuner.

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  One of the niciest guitar tuners

                  By 

                  from McLean, VA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                  • None At This Time

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Seiko SAT800 Durable Style Chromatic Tuner:

                  I have several guitar tuners. The features I like about this one are smooth lcd display especially the pointer, it is backlit (not found on many lcd displays), cushioned ends making it more rugged than other tuners and digital +/- display in addition to green and red lights to zero in the tuning.

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