Korg CA1 Chromatic Guitar and Bass Tuner
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DescriptionThe ideal compact tuner for brass band or orchestra, now with a stylish new look. This is a must-have item not only for beginners but also for a wide range of musical instrument performers. The CA-2 delivers the high precision, sensitivity, and simple ease of use that you expect from KORG tuners, providing stable tuning functionality in any situation from personal practice to ensembles and concert practice.
• A needle-style meter with large high-visibility note name and string name
• A compact body that's slim and lightweight
• Tuning function suitable for a variety of instruments
• Approximately 200 hours of continuous use on alkaline batteries
Wide range of pitch detection covers any instrument
The CA-2 supports a broad range of A0-C8, allowing speedy and high-precision tuning of wind, string, keyboard, and other instruments. In addition to the high-sensitivity built-in microphone, a separately sold CM-200 contact microphone can be used to send the vibrations directly to the tuner for even more accurate tuning.
Pure major third and minor third markings
Inaccuracies of the harmonies in a triad are particularly easy to notice when played by an ensemble such as a brass band or orchestra. By slightly adjusting the pitch of a major or minor third relative to the equal-tempered interval, a beautiful-sounding pure third can be obtained. The meter scale of the CA-2 includes markings to indicate pure major and minor thirds relative to a specified pitch. Simply by tuning your instrument to these markings, you can perform beautiful, pure harmonies when playing in an ensemble.
*The choice of note to adjust when tuning to a pure major or minor third will depend on the music you're performing.
Adjustable calibration for a wide range of concert pitches
The calibration function (410-480 Hz) can be adjusted in 1 Hz steps for accurate and flexible tuning to any song or key.
Sound mode emits a reference tone from the built-in speaker
In addition to tuning visually with the meter, you can also tune by ear using a Sound Out mode that's chromatically adjustable in the range of C4C5.
Scale: 12 note equal temperament
Detection Range: A0 (27.50Hz) - C8 (4186.01Hz): Sine wave
Reference Tone: C4 (261.63Hz) - C5 (523.25Hz): One octave
Tuning Modes: Meter mode, Sound Out mode
Calibration Range: A4 = 410Hz - 480Hz (1Hz steps)
Detection Accuracy: +/- 1 cent
Sound Accuracy: +/- 1.5 cent
Connectors: INPUT jack (1/4" monaural phone jack
Power Supply: Two AAA batteries (3V)
Battery Life: Approximately 200 hours (alkaline batteries, Meter mode, A4 continuous input)
Approximately 100 hours (zinc-carbon batteries, Meter mode, A4 continuous input)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 100 x 60 x 16 mm / 3.94" x 2.36" x 0.63"
Weight: 67 g / 2.36 oz. (including batteries)
Included Items: Two AAA batteries for verifying operation