On Saturday 10 December 2011 13.17.41 Gerhard Zintel wrote:
Probably, but I have the fortune of having very good mechanics on my
gear, so it's almost in tune even after hours of playing and whammying!
Tuners are in general only really needed for live playing and when you do
intonation. And it seems to me that one can calibrate this tuners to
specific guitars with help of presets. And with ±.02 cents guaranteed
accuracy ( a trained ear is usually not better than around ±.2-3 cents)
this is very good stuff. A bridge-only adjusted guitar often has tones
that is as much as ± 10 cents out of tune (my subjective opinion - it can
even be worse), that can in theory be as bad as 20 cents of error between
So a tuner for live usage need to be able to have presets that says
"Bulls eye" slightly out of tune for each of the open EADGBE strings in
order to have a good compromise for guitars with only the bridge
Personally, I don't use tuners on stage, but the turbo-tuners look great!
..or maybe a Linux-powered one that runs on a netbook, laptop, pad or a
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