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Device to measure pitch?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jenderfazz, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. Hey, I was just wondering if anybody knew of a machine or something that can measure pitch, that can be easily bought. For example, a tuner can measure the note, but I'd like a reading in Hz. Are any of these commercially made? I'm doing a science fair project and it would be very useful. Thanks.
  2. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    Do a search on "frequency counter", you'll find zillions of them commercially available. If you're trying to use a standard one for instrument tuning, you'll have a nice science fair project right there. Filtering harmonics and standardizing note volumes will likely keep you busy for a while. PM me if you want more info.

    If you want to throw more money at the problem, there are commercial tuners like the Korg 2000 that read in hertz.

    --Charlie Escher
  3. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I can measure Hz with my multimeter. I got it from Tandy Electronics (your equivalent of Radio Shack).