Boss TU-3

Chromatic Floor tuner

  • Cent mode (display as a classic tuner) or Stream mode (running light display)
  • 21 Segment LED meter
  • Tuning range: C0 (16.35 Hz) up to C8 (4.186 Hz)
  • Accu-Pitch
  • High-Brightness mode
  • Chromatic tuning in accordance to note names or string numbers 1 to 6
  • Flat Tuning up to 6 semitones below
  • Mute or Bypass
  • Also suitable for 7-string guitars and 6-string basses
  • Accuracy +/- 1 Cent
  • Adjustable reference tone from 436 up to 445 Hz
  • Powered with 9 V batteries or 9V DC power supply (coaxial connector - negative pole inside, not included, needs to be ordered separately under Article Nr 409939)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 73 x 59 x 129 mm
  • Weight: 390 g

Further Information

Chromatic Yes
Display LED
Integrated Microphone No
Integrated Metronome No
PSU Connector Yes
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Excellent tuner
Patrick M, 29.10.2015
I've tried rackmount tuners and a couple of other cheaper boxes, but there's no escaping this simply rules the roost.

Excellent accuracy and note acquisition, even for notes on a bass too low to be deemed safe for your trousers.Feels durable and safe to give a good whacking with your foot when using the mute function. Doesn't seem to drain battery life either. My only gripe is that for a top of the range tuner, at quite a few pennies, you're buying literally just a box. No power supply, no case. That's just the way with Boss; but it is the only thing that really holds it back.

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Pros:
Durable as mad
Plenty of functionality without being confusing
Very accurate
Very fast to acquire notes
Decent battery life

Cons
Nothing but the tuner is supplied
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100% satisfied
SirDimitriosOfAthens, 10.05.2020
Best item in my boss pedal-baord. In live performances, I only take a rapid look to tune the guitar. If you purchase this item, don't forget to switch off other pedals connected an plce it first of the line (in my opinion)
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Cockroaches and Boss pedals?
Dr Bassman, 02.04.2020
To be honest, I'm not sure what to say about this item. I assume you are all familiar with the "cockroaches and the Boss pedals" story which, speaks volumes but, I don't need to repeat it, do I? The same goes for the reason(s) why a Boss tuner should be the first pedal in the signal path on your pedal board (pretty much, although there are a few exceptions); so no point going over that again. So, what can I say?; other than: 1/ It's a Boss (say no more, right?), 2/ For me, the TU-3 made sense (although there are other models), 3/ It works for 6-string guitars as well as 4 and 5 string basses, 4/ It does lots of other stuff too, but you know all that, right. Hence, I can only tell you what you already know: If you need a tuner, buy a Boss.

PS: I can't actually verify the cockroach story, but I am building myself an igloo out of Boss pedals so, when the time comes ... well, I guess, all my friends will be cockroaches ... perhaps I should rethink that.
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High Quality
Savvasr, 21.07.2020
It is really good pro product.The handling it is good but sometimes you need to spend more times to set the screw.The battery change is a bit mor annoying beacause you need to set cables at side to prevent damage.As a tuner is perfect and the materials seems very long term quality.
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