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Planet Waves NS Mini Headstock Tuner

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PW-CT-12

Your Price: $23.99 CDN

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TUNE BETTER!

Designed in cooperation with renowned inventor Ned Steinberger, the NS Mini Headstock Tuner allows you to tune better thanks to its virtually invisible, low-profile design, highly-sensitive piezo pickup and super-bright backlit display. Tune inconspicuously, quickly and accurately in dark or noisy environments. Only you'll know you're tuning!

• Compact, low profile design stays concealed from your audience
• Chromatic tuning automatically senses the note being played
• Easy-to-read, multi-color display works well in well-lit and dark environments
• 360 degree swivel for optimal right or left-handed viewing
• Durable ratchet system for secure placement on headstock
• Ultra-sensitive piezo pickup for quick response and highly accurate tuning
• Fits safely in cases or gigbags leave one on every guitar!
• Choose to display notes as sharps or flats
• Adjustable calibration between 430hz - 450hz
• Automatic shut-off after 10 minutes of use preserves battery life
• Trusted by stage and studio professionals

Pure Trash1 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreHalifax, Nova Scotia
NO STARS! - This unit was recommended by an in-store salesman when the specific tuner I asked for was out of stock. He praised this one to the highest, claiming he personally had one attached to each and every one of his own guitars. In hindsight however, it's now my opinion that he lied to me for the sake of making a quick and dirty sale, and to move things along quickly in that busy-store moment. This tuner NEVER functioned correctly for me... often pulsing, flashing, and uncontrollably displaying other unintelligible gibberish for several minutes at a time, even if my guitar was already in near-perfect tune. Plucking a low string (particularly the low-E) would most often trigger this unit to either play dead (appear to be powered off) or go into full-on berserk-mode which would then require a (power off/on) reboot to clear its dysfunction and return to a readable display. While attempting to troubleshoot, I discovered slightly better luck if I continuously detached and reattached the unit to 3 or 4 different locations about my Les Paul headstock while bringing all 6 strings up to pitch, but this of course was awkwardly cumbersome, time consuming, and still largely inaccurate to both my ear and the built-in tuner on one of my amps. AND, because the clip doesn't always like to release, I now have a few minor scratches on my headstock that weren't there prior. Near the end of my second week of fumbling, when the low battery indicator appeared... I finally just removed the tuner and chucked it into my junk drawer. Bottom line??? - don't waste your money on this product, and always demand to only receive the item(s) you really want.
Posted by iROC on Jul 15, 2017
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Nice reviews except one thing...1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCambridge, Ontario
Has anyone noticed that this unit is also innacurate? Brought it back a day after I bought it. Its crap. AND the kind help at the hamilton store had the same problem with them. So... Check your tuning people. Mine was reading considerably sharp A. Checked against 6 tuners from 20 bucks to 150 all with same results. I kindly ask people to know what they are speaking of before speaking. Thank you. Rene Bass player/Hamilton
Posted by Rene on Apr 21, 2017
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Closest StoreToronto - Bloor Street, Ontario
No good live. Won't pick up reliably if there is a lot of noise or vibration especially on the low strings. Also delicate. A few bumps and it's pooched.
Posted by John Hamilton on Dec 30, 2016
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Beats Boss Tuners0 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon South, Ontario
Great visual indicators, nice and small, all my buddies want one once they've used it. I also have the Boss Tu-10, which is too sensitive (if there's such a thing with respect to getting proper tuning) and it just takes longer to try to get the Boss needle centered. The Boss comes with all these modes and marketing hype, costs more, but the Planet Waves is my go-to tuner.
Posted by Craig on Nov 6, 2015
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Just OK1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreDartmouth, Nova Scotia
Sensitivity is not the best. Won't pick up the B string on my '96 Ibanez SR1205NT at all. Tuning is close enough in a pinch but they are always out enough to be annoying. Battery life is about 6 months, for the cost of them new and what the batteries cost, you might as well just consider these disposable.
Posted by Carl on Jun 12, 2015
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Good idea but doesn't work well.1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
I like this as a back-up for my pedal tuner. It's small and sturdy and cheap. However, it doesn't pick up the vibrations from my bass very well, and it doesn't agree with my Boss TU2. Maybe I just got a bad one because many buyers seem happy with them. Try before you buy?
Posted by anonymous on Dec 13, 2014
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Closest StoreBrampton, Ontario
Just bought this. Great price and the unit is super compact. It stays hidden behind your headstock and since it works off vibrations, you can tune up even if you aren't plugged in. The LED lights are great when you are on stage and this is a cheaper option to buying a stomp box tuner and saves you the trouble of unplugging your guitar and plugging into a regular tuner.
Posted by John on Nov 19, 2012
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Closest StoreHalifax, Nova Scotia
I had this for a while now and I can assure you this is a very good buy. I can tune my Instrument in the middle of a song because it works even with a lot of noise. Very efficient. Small and invisible.
Posted by anonymous on Oct 17, 2012
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...One on every instrument at this price0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLethbridge, Alberta
I have now purchased 6 of these. I have one on every instrument. Yamaha Electric Cello, Epiphone Nighthawk,SG Electric,12 Stg Ovation,Yamaha Bass, and Ovation Electric Acoustic. Accurate, see in dark, work in noise, shuts of automatically. EXCELLENT value.
Posted by Michael on Mar 1, 2012
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