Korg Releases Headtune Clip-On Tuner

Korg has announced Headtune, the latest addition to their line of clip-on tuners.

Anaheim, CA (January 24, 2013) – Korg has announced Headtune, the latest addition to their line of clip-on tuners. Headtune is a fun, easy-to-use tuner that's shaped like the headstock of a guitar, bass or ukulele, depending on the model. All models include features that make it stress-free for beginners to tune their instrument, while retaining the precision Korg tuners are known for. In addition, Headtune features an extremely compact and lightweight body that easily fits into the pocket of a guitar case for effortless transportation.

When a single note is played, Headtune's built-in piezo pickup will instantly detect the pitch of the vibrating string. Two types of LEDs will light up: an LED meter to indicate the pitch, and a string indicator LED to indicate the peg location. Together, the LEDs give a clear indication of which tuning peg requires adjustment, and how it should be adjusted. Because of its design, Headtune enables an instrument to be tuned without remembering the note names of each open string, which is especially useful for beginners.

Headtune features the same high-quality clip as used on Korg's Pitchclip tuner. It will securely attach to an instrument's headstock, and the display angle can be adjusted to a maximum of 120 degrees. The string indicator LEDs and LED meter offer high contrast for easy visibility even in dimly lit locations, as well as a wide viewing angle, allowing users to tune from a natural, comfortable position.

The Korg Headtune Tuner will be available Spring 2013 for a U.S. street price of $19.99

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