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Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner   (Open Box)
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Product# H83074
OVERVIEW

This revolutionary advance in polyphonic tuners will shorten your tuning time.

The Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner is a quick, easy-to-use high-performance tuner that brings together Korg’s legendary accuracy, versatility and reliability. Housed in a stylish die-cast aluminum body with easy-to-read displays. The remarkable Pitchblack Poly adds the convenience of polyphonic tuning to the acclaimed Pitchblack line-up.

Korg’s Pitchblack Poly displays the tuning status of all strings at once. It can be used with Flat, Capo and Drop-D tunings, and it’s ideal for floating tremolo systems. The extremely easy to use Pitchblack Poly can detect guitars and basses up to 6-string and always display whatever string is being tuned thanks to String Seeker.

FEATURES
  • Quick-and-easy high-precision polyphonic tuning
  • Displays the tuning status of all strings at once
  • Check the tuning of every string with a single glance
  • Ideal for floating tremolo systems
  • Flat (5 Semitones), Capo (7 Semitones) and Drop-D tunings are also supported
  • String Seeker automatically switches the display to the string being tuned
  • Four meter modes for precise tuning
  • Automatically detects guitars and basses (up to 6-string)
  • True-bypass design
  • Die-cast aluminum body
  • Two-way power operates on 9V battery or 9V DC input

Tuning is easier than ever with String Seeker.

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KorgPitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner
 
4.3

(based on 60 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (38)
  • Responsive (28)
  • Versatile (22)
  • Excellent sound quality (6)
  • Good selection of effects (6)

Cons

  • Not responsive (4)
  • Not durable (3)

Best Uses

  • Performances (34)
  • Home studio (28)
  • Outdoor events / games (22)
  • Amateur recording (16)
  • Professional recording (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (42), Professional musician (12), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Got mine today~!

Love this little tuner!

Can detact the culprit with a single strum, no more annoying string by string checking!

Love this little tuner!

Can detact the culprit with a single strum, no more annoying string by string checking!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointed - good paperweight

I bought two of these based upon good things I've heard. Right away I noticed with the first one that in single mode it always registered the notes as slightly flat but in poly...Read complete review

I bought two of these based upon good things I've heard. Right away I noticed with the first one that in single mode it always registered the notes as slightly flat but in poly mode it was accurate. After a few months I started to detect a hiss from the amp when I tried to tune up, next it wouldn't work with a battery until finally it doesn't work at all. I never used it much in the first place, I bought it to use on a smaller board I made up with pedals I had around the house. Finally I took it off the board and am now using the second one..
I'd never use this on a board I took out of the house, it seems to fragile. The poly thing was nice gimmick but if I have to guess which mode is more accurate I don't really need it.
So far the second one is holding up ok but it'll never be anything other than a spare for when I want to noodle around the house without setting my main board.

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4.0

Pretty Good

By Witward

from KY

Pros

  • Heavy Duty
  • Nice Casing

Cons

  • B String Tuning

Best Uses

    Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

    I bought this pedal on sale for i really good price so I'm not going to knock it too bad. First, the casing is really nice. It feels pretty heavy duty, like its not going to break anytime soon. So far it does what it is supposed to do pretty well. My only complaints and the reason I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5 is because I feel the display could be brighter. Its fine for most uses but id imagine it would be hard to see if i ever did an outside gig. I use this pedal to tune my 5 string bass. It does great with the ADG strings but it sometimes has a hard time registering the E and almost always has a hard time registering the Low B string. It does get there eventually but wish it was faster. On sale it was a great buy but i would think twice about buying it at full price.

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    4.0

    works very well

    By harvey

    from poconos

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    Pros

    • Compact Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

        The screen goes blank while tuning until it figures out if your tuning a single note or the entire thing. But it does work very well.

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        5.0

        Awesome tuning pedal

        By Paul m Agranite

        from Slc ut

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Responsive

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

            The poly function works better than my polytune. Great product, amazing price

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            5.0

            Good Tuner at a GREAT Price!

            By Aaron

            from Chico, CA

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Compact Design
            • Responsive
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Could Be Brighter

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Pedalboard
            • Performances

            Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

            This tuner is really decent, and a steal at the price I got it for.
            It's replacing my Korg DT10 on my pedalboard to make more room for other pedals.
            So far, it's great.

            I could see that it might be a little brighter for day gigs, but to be honest most tuners aren't bright enough to be clear in sunlight.

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            1.0

            Great…while it worked

            By Armchair guitarist

            from Omaha, NE

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

              Cons

              • Breaks Easily

              Best Uses

                Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                It worked great for a few months, then the switch went wonky. Now it keeps switching itself out of tuning mode after a few seconds. And that's with sparing home use. I wouldn't want to trust this thing if I were a performing musician.

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                3.0

                Decent tuner

                By Miguel

                from Lima, Perú

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Responsive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performances

                  Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                  It's really nice to have a whole panorama of your guitar tuning. But I don't know why this toy suffers with active pickups. Besides, the DC output generates a terrible noise, as well as when the leds move to indicate pitch: you don't only see the transition of LED, you hear it through your amp!

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Disappointed - good paperweight

                  By Jerry

                  from NYC, NY

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                  Pros

                  • Compact Design

                  Cons

                  • Breaks Easily
                  • Not Responsive
                  • Poor Sound Quality
                  • Unreliable

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio

                  Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                  I bought two of these based upon good things I've heard. Right away I noticed with the first one that in single mode it always registered the notes as slightly flat but in poly mode it was accurate. After a few months I started to detect a hiss from the amp when I tried to tune up, next it wouldn't work with a battery until finally it doesn't work at all. I never used it much in the first place, I bought it to use on a smaller board I made up with pedals I had around the house. Finally I took it off the board and am now using the second one..
                  I'd never use this on a board I took out of the house, it seems to fragile. The poly thing was nice gimmick but if I have to guess which mode is more accurate I don't really need it.
                  So far the second one is holding up ok but it'll never be anything other than a spare for when I want to noodle around the house without setting my main board.

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Does what it should.

                  By Jamesdom

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • No Feedback Or Distortion

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                    It's a tuner pedal. It does what it should. I've used it a minimum of 3 days a week for 6 months or so for 3-4 hours at a time and I've encountered no issues. Bypass is clean and doesn't cause any unwanted feedback. Picked it up on deal of the day for a bargain. Poly mode makes it easy to check all your strings really quickly during a gig.

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                    5.0

                    I like this tuner.

                    By Jolene

                    from Labadieville, LA

                    About Me Professional Musician

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                    Pros

                    • Compact Design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                      Works great for my home studio.

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                      5.0

                      Easy to use, fast

                      By parkerfly55

                      from San Angelo, TX

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                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Quick Tuning
                      • Responsive
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Events
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Korg Pitchblack Poly Pedal Tuner:

                      Performs as indicated and results in spot on tuning

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