Boss TU-12EX

Chromatic Tuner

  • Needle display (calibrated) and 2 LED arrows
  • Microphone
  • Switchable between chromatic or guitar / bass
  • Tuning Range E0 (20.6Hz to C8 (4186Hz)
  • Calibration from 438 Hz to 445 Hz
  • Flat Tuning
  • Built-in speaker for Accu Pitch function
  • Operates with batteries or power adapter (Boss PSA-230 not included)

Further information

Chromatic Yes
Display Needle
Integrated Microphone Yes
Integrated Metronome No
PSU Connector Yes
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Flawed, but still the best thing out there

Han-earl, 25.10.2017
Do you want a chromatic tuner with a VU meter? One that is small enough to fit in the accessories compartment of your guitar case? Well, this is it.

At least this is close.

A flawed product. The VU meter is not illuminated, so is not visible in dark-stage situations. The batteries are AAA size which, although it helps to keep the unit compact, it?s just another set of battery types you'll have to take as spares when on the road.

Still, as I pointed out, it's small and has a VU meter. I'm keeping mine for the time being, but, as soon as someone to (re)introduce a similarly spec'd tuner with a illuminated display, I'll be jumping ship.

I miss my Korg GT-12 :-(
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Very precise and useful

mbrancalion, 15.06.2017
I use it with its enbedded mic for tuning violin (actually only the A string), acoustic guitar, and then the electric basses through the jack input.

I find it very precise. I'd prefer it had a light, but i admit that the needle is very visible also in low light conditions.

The button could be more "firm": they have to be pressed with decision. Sometimes twice.

Regarding the tune precision, it's really really sensitive, stable-reading, quick, and clinically precise.
Setting octaves with electric basses and guitars becomes very easy. It's much more precise than the average tuners.
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