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Korg Pitchblack Portable BK

Polyphonic Tuner

  • LED display
  • Three display modes: Normal, Strobe & Half-Strobe
  • ± 0.1 cent tuning accuracy
  • Automatic guitar / bass detection
  • Tunings: Flat (down 5), Capo (up 7) and Drop D tuning
  • Cable test function
  • DC output for serial feeding of further effects
  • Colour: Black

Further information

Chromatic No
Display LED
Integrated Microphone No
Integrated Metronome No
PSU Connector Yes
Design Desktop
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Korg Pitchblack Portable BK

Allan1924, 10.09.2015
This is really cool tuner the polyphonic capability of this tuner is really useful just strum the 6 strings and the display highlights only the strings that are out of tune great for saving time onstage. Also the cable check is great, its a quality unit and although i do not have it very long is seems really solid.

Only issue is with the tuner powered off it will not pass the guitar signal through the tuner so if you want to let it on you pedal board in the signal path all the time you need to let the tuner on all the time using battery and having the display dancing around is distracting,

- like the features, look and apparent quality for the price
- dislike that your signal is cut when the tuner is turned off
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A middle class tuner with a middle class price

James K., 12.06.2014
The Korg Pitchblack Portable is a nice tuner, great for guitar and 4 string bass. The tuner is sturdy and has a nice aluminium body with a large enough display to see the tuner in any conditions.
My one gripe with this tuner is that it can be difficult to tune the low B of a 5 string bass, after testing many different 5 string basses I realised that it does not seem to like active electronics....when I rolled off the bass and treble on my active basses it was much easier for the tuner to pickup the signal and tune the instrument, however it was still much slower to pick up the signal from my low B string on any bass which lets the tuner down somewhat.
Aside from this issue it is a great tuner and the strobe tuner mode with fine tuning capability is a very nice feature, especially when adjusting intonation. The cable checker is a nice feature also.

If you are looking for a nice portable tuner and dont want to spend too much this is a great buy!
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