Korg Pitchblack Plus Digital Chromatic Pedal TunerStock code: 63541
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- 100% True Bypass output keeps your tone intact
- Tuning: 12 note equal temperament
- Detection range: E0 (20.60 Hz) -- C8 (4186 Hz)
- Calibration range: 436--445 Hz (1 Hz steps)
- Display modes (auto): Full Strobe, Half Strobe, Meter, and Mirror
- Input impedance: 1 M ohms (when tuner is on)
The Korg Pitchblack chromatic floor tuner, with large LED display, is a must-have item for the guitarist or bassist. High precision and advanced functionality and sleek style make this guitar/bass pedal tuner from Korg one of their most advanced yet. The Korg PitchBlack is the same size as a compact effect unit, and features a tough aluminum die cast body that will endure hard use on the road or in the studio. While small in size, it boasts a large; easy to read LED meter with a light-emitting surface for excellent visibility in any setting from daylight, to stage light to no light as well as an extremely smooth eleven-segment LED meter that allows accurate visual tuning from any angle. With a red LED that indicates the tuner's on/off status, a large note name display, and a tuning guide that indicates whether your instrument is sharp or flat, you'll always be able to tune quickly and accurately in any situation. The Korg Pitchblack tuner provides a tuning range of E0 (20.60 Hz) to C8 (4,186 Hz), and adjustable calibration between 436--445 Hz. The PitchBlack’s LED meter can be switched between four display modes including: Meter, Full Strobe, Half Strobe, and Mirror.
Similar to using a needle meter, tune your instrument so that the green LED in the center of the LED display lights and both tuning guide LED’s are lit. The tuning LED’s will be to the right of center if your instrument is sharp, and to the left of the center if your instrument is flat.
Full Strobe Mode
Tune your instrument so that the LED meters stop streaming and both tuning guide LED’s are lit. The LED meters will stream from left to right if your instrument is sharp and from right to left if your instrument is flat.
Half Strobe Mode
Tune your instrument so that the LED meters stop streaming and only the green LED in the center is lit and both tuning guide LED’s are lit. The LED meters will stream to the right of center if your instrument is sharp, and to the left of center if your instrument is flat. When the pitch is correct, only the center LED will be lit.
Tune your instrument so that the two LEDs on the left and right sides of the center LED meet in the middle and both tuning guide LED’s are lit. The pitch lit LEDs will spread farther apart the more your instrument is out of tune. The left tuning guide will light if your instrument is flat, and the right tuning guide will light if your instrument is sharp.
The Korg Pitch Black mutes the input signal for silent tuning, and when you’re not tuning the input is passed directly to the output jack without being affected by any circuitry (True Bypass). So even if you connect the PitchBlack between several of your favorite pedals, the signal will pass without going through the internal buffer amp, ensuring that the sounds you've created using your effects will not be coloured in any way. The Pitch Black is designed to coexist transparently with other effect pedals and to fit conveniently into your pedal board system. It provides a DC OUT jack that can supply power to other effect pedals when the optional AC adaptor is used. By connecting optional DC cables, you can supply up to 200 mA of power to multiple effect pedals, simplifying the power connections in your pedal board.
|Type of Effect||No|
|Country Of Origin||No|
|Active / Passive||No|
|Manufacturers Link||Korg Pitchblack Plus Digital Chromatic Pedal Tuner|
|Scale||12-note equal temperament|
|Tuning||12 note equal temperament|
|Detection accuracy||+/- 1 cent|
|Detection range||E0 (20.60 Hz) -- C8 (4186 Hz)|
|Calibration range||436--445 Hz (1 Hz steps)|
|Display modes (auto)||Full Strobe, Half Strobe, Meter, and Mirror|
|Input impedance||1 M ohms (when tuner is on)|
|Connectors||INPUT (mono 1/4" jack)|
|BYPASS (mono 1/4" jack)|
|DC IN (9V)|
|DC OUT (9V)|
|Power supply||9V battery) or 9V AC adaptor|
|Battery life||Approximately 5 hours (A4 continuous input, tuner on, display mode: Meter, using a 9 volt battery)|
|Dimensions||2.68" (W) ×4.72" (H) ×1.85" (D) (including feet)|
|Weight||0.64 lbs (including battery)|
|Included items||One zinc-carbon battery|
|Options||AC adaptor (9V)|