Korg PitchHawk Clip-On Tuner
PitchHawk is the latest clip-on Tuner from Korg, featuring a newly developed clip and high-contrast bright LCD display.
This full featured tuner features improved hardware and electronics, it is available for guitar, bass and ukulele.
This new flagship clip-on tuner from Korg comes in a sleek and compact form factor, and features a uniquely designed clip that provides a firm grip without damaging your precious instrument. While attached to the headstock of your instrument, you can freely adjust the viewing angle thanks to its movable arm and ball joint design.
One of the main issues that guitarists have with tuners is visibility. Korg addresses this problem with a new type of display that provides improved brightness and contrast from any viewing angle. The display is also designed to work both in-doors and outdoors, be it on a dark stage or under a bright noon sky. This means that you won't have to second guess your tuning when you're performing, or preparing to perform.
The improved LCD also feature a visual interface that is easy to follow and understand. The same goes with the front panel buttons, which gives you access to all the features and parameters.
As expected from Korg, the PitchHawk provides high precision sensitivity when tuning. It also has other useful features like multiple tuning modes, capo/detuned tuning, and it can warn you when you have over-wound the first string to avoid accidental breakage. Other features include auto power-off, memory backup and calibration for all concert pitches.
Finally, this clip-on tuner folds up neatly into a compact shape that will easily feet inside gig bag and hardcase compartments. Durability was also addressed, each PitchHawk is manufactured to withstand regular use. The PitchHawk (AW-3) is the third generation upgrade of the Korg AW-1, which was the first clip-type tuner released back in 2004.
The PitchHawk Clip-On Chromatic Tuner is set for a Fall 2013 release, with a tag price of $29.99 - hawk mascot not included. For more information, visit Korg.
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