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DrumDial Drum Tuner   

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With the Drumdial Drum Tuner, you can easily and accurately tune your drums without even hitting the drumhead. The Drumdial Drum Tuner uses tympanic ...Read More

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Makes tuning easier.

With the Drumdial Drum Tuner, you can easily and accurately tune your drums without even hitting the drumhead. The Drumdial Drum Tuner uses tympanic pressure instead of tuning with a tension rod torque. With this process, no drumhead hitting is necessary to precisely tune your timpani, rack toms, bass, or snare.

FEATURES
  • No whacking necessary to tune your drums
  • Accurate and quick

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DrumDialDrum Tuner
 
4.7

(based on 256 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (219)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (38)
  • Easy to use (37)
  • Functional (35)
  • Improves sound (34)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (18)
  • Practicing (15)
  • Back-up (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (29), Professional musician (8), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A must for new drums or re-skinning.

Purchased it for my son's new drum set....wish I had one fifty years ago when I started playing.

Purchased it for my son's new drum set....wish I had one fifty years ago when I started playing.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Quick and dirty

This is the only drum tuner that I've owned, and it does what I expected. Obviously, it isn't hearing frequencies, but testing tensions, so it will never get the drum as in...Read complete review

This is the only drum tuner that I've owned, and it does what I expected. Obviously, it isn't hearing frequencies, but testing tensions, so it will never get the drum as in tune as the ear will. The major issue, I find, is that after getting all of the lugs to matching tensions with the DrumDial, they will not be in tune when played. A pair of lugs across from each other will always produce a higher or lower pitch than the others. I always have to do a bit of tuning afterwards. I tend to use the product to get my drums in a ballpark range of where I want them, which comes in especially useful when switching between genres that demand higher or lower tunings.
It works great to quickly tune a drum to a certain pitch, but without a good ear to do fine tuning, the DrumDial will leave you with drums that don't sound as good as they could.

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5.0

Quick and accurate tuning

By Jeff

from Iowa

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

    I took it out of the box and tuned 5 new drum heads in no time at all.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    very easy to tune drums.

    By Sean

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Drum Tuner:

    Works great, makes tuning drums extremely simple

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By douglas

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

    No drummer should be without it.

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    4.0

    I would refer it to anyone who has the patience to use it

    By Gmoney

    from Houston,Tx

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

    I use to get tension even around the the rim and let my ear take over from there . Great tool !!!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product and recommend it to other drummers

    By Daniel

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

    makes turning my drums very easy. very happy with this product.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    will recommend

    By rich

    from suffern ny

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

        always had difficulty tuning my drum sets, I was never good at it. With Drum Dial after watching the videos and determining what tensions I like it is simple and effective. It does take time but the results are perfect. Like it a lot

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        5.0

        Stupid simple

        By La Flama Blanca

        from SOMD

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • main tuner

          Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

          I always tuned by ear for fear of having some complex tuning system taking away from my drumming free time. After all, who wants to spend their Saturday morning tuning instead of playing right away? Well I gave this little guy a shot and found it to be so simple to use its stupid! This is literally the simplest way to tune.

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          5.0

          Awesome

          By Nick

          from Buffalo NY

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

              This will set you in the right direction to having a scientifically properly tuned drum set. It won't recognize pitch...that's your ears job...but it will give you an accurate read of the heads tension at the point of the lugs. Takes some patience...but will set you in the right direction to make your drums sing

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              5.0

              Drum Dial is all that!

              By scott

              from bishop ga

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              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

                  I would seriously recommend this product to anyone and everyone.... If you are tuning by ear as I was, it's not even close.... My drums were so out of tune and now they have depth, tone and power I have never experienced. My new Pearl Music City Customs have so much punch, it's amazing. Next up is my Mapex Saturn Series too.... Again, go buy this product!

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                  5.0

                  A Must Have For Any Drummer

                  By The Thunder Lord

                  from Western North Carolina

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts

                    Comments about DrumDial Drum Tuner:

                    Like I said in the title, this is a must have for any drummer wanting to get the absolute best sound out of their drums. I have used this drum dial for several years now and went through several heads using it. My drums have always been the same and sounded the same for as long as I've had the drum dial. And by the same I mean amazing. I can take the drum dial and get the same sound out of a completely new head that I had in the old one, in a matter of minutes. You do have to learn how to use it a little and find a sound out of your drums that you like but once you find what you like and you know how to use your drum dial the results will be the same every single time. I am extremely satisfied with this product and I promise you will be too.

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