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Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner   

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The Fishman FT-1 Digital Tuner is an ideal companion for any acoustic instrument. The clip-on fully chromatic Fishman tuner quickly and accurately f...Read More

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A fully chromatic, clip-on, digital tuner that's ideal for acoustic instruments including guitar, bass, or ukulele.

The Fishman FT-1 Digital Tuner is an ideal companion for any acoustic instrument. The clip-on fully chromatic Fishman tuner quickly and accurately finds the note being played and indicates if you're in tune, sharp, or flat. The FT-1 tuner's adjustable clip sensor is easily secured to the instrument and ensures great results, even in noisy environments.

The Fishman FT-1 tuner's bright, backlit LCD display is equipped with a meter-style pitch indicator with a large readout that turns from red to green when the note is in tune. Powered by a single coin battery, Fishman FT-1 clip-on digital tuner is lightweight and packed with value.

FEATURES
  • Fully chromatic: automatically displays the note
  • Adjustable clip attaches to flat surfaces
  • Swivel mount rotates for easy viewing
  • Extra-bright LCD display lights green when in tune and lights red for sharp or flat
  • Meter-style sharp and flat display
  • Built-in microphone
  • Clip-on sensor for tuning in noisy environments
  • Instrument modes display the string number for correctly tuning guitar, bass, or ukulele
  • Adjustable reference pitch from 435Hz to 445Hz
  • 'Flat' mode for easily transposed tuning
  • Automatic power save and shut-off features save battery power
  • Includes one 2032 coin battery
  • Dimensions: 1.87"H x 1.85"W x 1.61"D
  • Weight: 1.9 oz.

SPECIFICATIONS

FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner

  • Tuning Source: clip or mic
  • Tuning modes: chromatic 12-note, 6- and 7-string guitar, 4- to 6-string bass, ukulele (key of C)
  • Pitch range: 435Hz to 445Hz (saved)
  • Detection range: A0 (27.5Hz) to C8 (4,186Hz)
  • Battery: one 2032 coin battery (included)
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FishmanFT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner
 
3.6

(based on 264 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (112)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (51)

66%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (133)
  • Functional (129)
  • Good quality (96)
  • Improves sound (33)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

  • Poor quality (38)
  • Not functional (37)
  • Difficult to use (25)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (109)
  • Back-up (79)
  • Concerts (59)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (142), Professional musician (56), Novice (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great value clip on tuner

As a tuner with a wide range of uses this fishman can easily be recommended highly.
As a dulcimer player it is a bit of overkill. All I need is the chromatic...Read complete review

As a tuner with a wide range of uses this fishman can easily be recommended highly.
As a dulcimer player it is a bit of overkill. All I need is the chromatic function. Others, particularly beginners may find the rest of the modes makes their tuning easier.Dulcimer
For my needs this has almost too many options.
It can be used as a clip on tuner, for a crowdor may be used with the built in mike.
There are 4 modes: chromatic, guitar, bass and ukulele.
The pitch can be based on a @440 or from 435 thru 445.
the range can be adjusted from normal down thru 4 flats.
the screen comes on red if out of tune with an arrow indicating tune up or down. when string is in tune the screen turns green. Green is a narrow slice and it is very easy to pass thru green to red.
Screen is 11/16 " high and 1 and 1/16" wide making it very easy to see. when out of chromatic the tuner tunes by string number
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Three small buttons to the left of the screen are easy to use as thet are raised and separated enough to avoid hitting two at once,
Bought it on sale at 1/2 price making it a great value

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Tuner but poor quality casing

The tuner works fine...the quality of the casing is questionalbe.
Features are good. You can change from chromatic to guitar, bass or ukele. You can modified the pitch.
I...Read complete review

The tuner works fine...the quality of the casing is questionalbe.
Features are good. You can change from chromatic to guitar, bass or ukele. You can modified the pitch.
I marked down the quality only because the battery door is a pain. It is very easy to break the pins off of the end of the door, and it is very difficult to get the door with pins intact into the slot. The door must push the battery into place... too much pressure in closing the door...the tuner is toast... or the pins snap off.
I got mine at the stupid deal price of $14...this is about right for the quality of the item...full price at $28...I recommend another tunner like Boss.

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4.0

I've purchased 8 of these

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from Lubbock,Texas

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        Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

        Out of eight purchased, I gave 4 away as gifts, I'm still using one, I have one still in package, and two broke at the swivel mechanism.I glued the head to base and one's still working okay, and someone swiped the other.it's a very versatile little unit. I wish I could mount it on the back of guitar head.

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        4.0

        Great tuner

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        from San Diego

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Too many functions for a

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

        I gave this to my grandsons for their ululeles. There are too many functions for a beginner to use. I have to remind them to tune in "C", or else it confuses them with all the other tuning functions.

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        1.0

        Poor Quality

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        from IL.

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        Pros

        • Functional

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

          Not user friendly. Would recommend buying another brand. I own several and this is poor quality in comparison.

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          1.0

          Not the best

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          from Malabar FL

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          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use

            Best Uses

            • NONE
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

            Bought two of these last year and they are mainly shelf ornaments. I much prefer the Snark for ease of use. The Fishmsn is to difficult to use unless you have precision tuned tuners. Slightest adjustment goes past tuning.

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            4.0

            Works very well

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            from Mesquite Texas

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                Works very well

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                5.0

                Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner

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                from Elgin IL

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                  Can't beat this tuner for the price. Bought one for each of my stringed instruments.

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                  4.0

                  This is one of the best tuners I have used.

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                  from El Paso, TX

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                        Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                        It is an excellent guitar accesory

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                        1.0

                        DO NOT BUY THIS!

                        By 

                        from Ohio

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                        Pros

                        • The batteries were good.

                        Cons

                        • Not Functional
                        • Poor Quality

                        Best Uses

                        • Trash can filler.

                        Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                        Bought 3. None of them worked. Kept the batteries. Trashed the tuners.

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                        4.0

                        Good value

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                        from Nashville

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                              Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                              Have many guitars...one for each.

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                              1.0

                              Very poor

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                              from Texas

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                              Pros

                              • Nothing good

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Fishman FT-1 Digital Clip-On Tuner:

                                  Responds poorly. The indicator is difficult to see and responds only to loud notes if at all

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