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TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner Orange 

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Overview
  • Chromatic tuner
  • USB input or solar-powered battery charging
  • 1/4" instrument/microphone input
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $39.99
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      A portable chromatic tuner for planet-conscious musicians.

      The TC-1S chromatic tuner has a built-in microphone as well as a 1/4" input for guitar and bass tuning. Its lightning-fast pitch detection is displayed on a wide bar graph display for instant feedback. Four display modes are available, including fine pitch display for 1-cent accuracy and strobe tuning animation. The tuner can be calibrated to an external source such as a piano or other hard-to-tune instrument.

      The TC-1S charges its battery via a USB input or from a built-in bank of solar cells on the front panel allowing 6 hours of continuous use or an amazing 7 years of standby charge in darkness. It's wrapped in a shock-proof silicone cover that's available in multiple colors and keeps the Solar Tuner protected.

      Included with the TC-1S is a nylon strap and clip. Snap it to your guitar or bass gig bag and it will stay charged all the time.

      Features
      • Chromatic tuner
      • USB input or solar-powered battery charging
      • 1/4" instrument/microphone input
      • Built-in microphone
      • Custom LCD display with note, sharp/flat indicators, bargraph for pitch deviation
      • Shock-resistant silicon case included
      • Includes strap and clip for attaching to instrument case
      • Four display modes: Bar, Fine, Strobe Animation, Needle
      • 12-note equal temperament scale
      • Pitch displayed in 1 cent steps (in fine mode)

      Stay in tune and be green with the TC-1S Solar Tuner. Order now!

       

      TC-1S Chromatic Tuner Specifications:

      • 3-3/4"W x 3/4"H x 1-1/2"D
      • 2 oz.
      Customer Reviews
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      TASCAMTC-1S Chromatic Tuner
       
      4.5

      (based on 41 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (25)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (12)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

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      95%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (38)
      • Easy to use (36)
      • Good quality (35)
      • Improves sound (8)
      • Solar powered (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Back-up (24)
        • Practicing (24)
        • Concerts (10)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (22), Professional musician (11), Novice (6)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Great Idea, Well Executed!

        The Tascam TC-1S Solar Tuner is a great idea executed very well. This is hopefully the first step in musical gear that is environmentally conscious, high quality and convenient to use. You...Read complete review

        The Tascam TC-1S Solar Tuner is a great idea executed very well. This is hopefully the first step in musical gear that is environmentally conscious, high quality and convenient to use. You never have to change the battery in this tuner and the internal battery has a lot of reserves. What I usually do to charge mine is place it on my dashboard the night before so in the morning the sun will shine on the solar cells. By the time I'm ready to use it it is fully charged again.

        Solar power coolness aside, this tuner is very accurate and it has a few different tuning options like strobe or fine tuning that really make this a quality product. I have bought tuners in the past that are calibrated a little bit off but this one is spot on and could be used for studio recording. I bought one of these as a Stupid Deal, lost it and immediately bought another one at the regular price.

        The only drawbacks are there is no output jack so it is not able to be linked as a tuner on a pedalboard and there is no backlighting to see the display in the dark. Hopefully Tascam will develop a solar powered pedal tuner next.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Some Good - Some Bad

        Some Good: Works great with the plug in. No more batteries.
        Some Bad: Aweful with the microphone. You have to be really close to the tuner and even then it has...Read complete review

        Some Good: Works great with the plug in. No more batteries.
        Some Bad: Aweful with the microphone. You have to be really close to the tuner and even then it has a hard time locking on to the note. Maybe I just have a bad one, but not worth sending it back to find out.
        No backlight.

        Reviewed by 41 customers

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        4.0

        No complaints.

        By Horncastle

        from Hampton, VA

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

            I have no complaints about this tuner. The product description is accurate. However, I bought this item because it was on sale and was a really great deal for the money. I do know I would never buy it at the MSRP or the regular price. If they are ever on sale again, I will probably buy several more as gifts for my students.

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            4.0

            Great buy for the price!

            By Chris K

            from Converse (San Antonio), TX

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Several Instrument Modes

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

              Hard to tell the different modes / functions at first.

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              5.0

              Xmas is coming!

              By BB

              from Cleve, Oh

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound
              • What A Great Xmas Gift

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                  What a great Xmas gift!

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                  5.0

                  Great tuner

                  By DrummerDad01

                  from Central Mo.

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Great Tuner Great Price

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                      Bought for my beginning violinist daughter.

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                      5.0

                      Un believably Good Tuner !

                      By guitarsurfer2010

                      from HawaII

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast Accurate 4 Function
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Practicing
                        • Studio

                        Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                        Solar ! No Batteries !
                        very quick, so fast that it will display notes almost as fast as you can play them, want to know what that note name is ? just look at this tuner.
                        4 functions are very usefull
                        I get it close in needle function and then hone it to perfection in
                        strobe function

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                        5.0

                        Nice Tuner!

                        By Chaz Man

                        from Greenville, SC

                        About Me Experienced

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Great Tuner No Batteries

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                          Bought this tuner to keep with a guitar I use in my Library/Study where there is lots of light. Hangs from my Guitar stand ready for use, always able to work as there are no batteries. No need to clip onto Guitar. Easy to read and has a nice rubber case that keeps it well protected from bumps and drops. Had one sent to a friend to tune his Uke, who lives in Texas and likes to play outside.

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                          4.0

                          TC1S Solar Tuner

                          By Ernie D

                          from Auburn (Syracuse) NY

                          About Me Experienced

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                            The TC-1S will never need batteries and it's easy to use. Also, the shape makes it easy to put in a shirt pocket and go. All for a really good price! It does take a little getting use to but that is no big deal.

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                            4.0

                            Handy Little Unit !

                            By Curly

                            from Black River Falls Wi

                            About Me Experienced

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality
                            • I Like The Small Size
                            • No Batteries

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup

                            Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                            Small in size,no batteries! Handy.

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                            5.0

                            Cool little gadget

                            By patt murphy

                            from Florida

                            About Me Professional Musician

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                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                                I bought these because I always need a tuner around and they charge up on a USB port or with solar cells. It only takes a few minutes to fully charge them & they work like any other tuners. I got the larger Tascam tuner & it works about the same. Definitely a good purchase.

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                                5.0

                                Good portable tuner

                                By Lei

                                from Albuquerque

                                About Me Novice

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality
                                • Improves Sound
                                • No Batteries

                                Cons

                                • Can't Use In The Dark

                                Best Uses

                                • Backup
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about TASCAM TC-1S Chromatic Tuner:

                                It has both an input and a microphone and will keep its charge through a reasonable amount of use. They look cool too with different colors for the rubber cases which are removable. The only thing that could be better is if there was a button to illuminate the screen for use in the dark. But if you want a portable non-clip on tuner, I definitely recommend this one.

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