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I need a cheap tuner that "reads" low B

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by panazza, Feb 6, 2006.


  1. panazza

    panazza

    Nov 23, 2003
    italy
    does anyone know a cheap (for cheap I mean 30-40 $) tuner that works with a 5-string bass? I also need it to be seen on a dark stage...
     
  2. I have a KORG C30, with an unlit LCD needle display, and a flat/OK/sharp 3-LED display. It tunes-in my low B a lot faster than my Sabine 9000 tuner/metronome, but both get there in the end.
     
  3. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    My cheap $17 Korg tracks my low "B" and hi "C" instantly.
     
  4. panazza

    panazza

    Nov 23, 2003
    italy
    I saw that tuner, but I thought that the 3-led display didn't allow precise tuning... am I wrong?
     
  5. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Yes. Did you actually try tuning with it or just look at it and jump to an assumption? Try it out, you'll probably like it!
     
  6. panazza

    panazza

    Nov 23, 2003
    italy
    never tried... I just thought it would not be precise enough.... but I trust you! thanks!
     
  7. BassChuck

    BassChuck

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    I have a Korg CA-20 that cost about $10.00. It tracks low B no sweat.