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Clip on tuners 2

Discussion in 'Accessories [DB]' started by Andy Mopley, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

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    When using a digital readout, what is the rule of thumb to check tuning (assuming you are not blessed with a great ear in the first place) - eg. the note should be in tune a few seconds after it has been played? Or if left to ring, should remain in tune for as long as the tuner senses it? I guess this brings into play a few other things, like age of strings, type, quality..? And as previoulsy mentioned in another thread, pluck versus bowed..

    Thanks for reading!
  2. tcl

    tcl

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    This topic has been addressed before Andy so do a search. The conclusion was to pick the pitch that most in tune with most of the notes you play. Arco = settled arco, pizz = stable pizz, etc.

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