New Clip-on Tuners from Kinsman

Kinsman welcomes three new clip-on tuners, featuring bright blue backlit LCD displays that turn green when in tune.

Kinsman KAC202 Tuner Capo

Kinsman KAC202 Tuner Capo

Since clip-on tuners grip the guitar in the same way that capos do, why not combine the two together into one multi-purpose tool? The KAC202 Tuner Capo is just that, bringing the functionality of two vital tools - a capo and a tuner - in one compact unit. In this modern age were convenience impacts the quality of your music, the KAC202 will make a big difference in terms of budget and space because you are carrying one less gear.

This tuner/capo contraption comes with an ergonomic chrome clamp that is designed to provide years of reliable use without damaging your instrument. The built-in tuner also uses the clamp to capture the vibration of your guitar strings, giving you accurate tuning. It features a bright blue backlit display that turns green when the strings are in tune. Aside from guitars, it can be used to tune various string instruments like the bass, ukulele and violin. This fun multi-purpose gear is priced at £16.99.

Kinsman KAC201 Touch Screen Chromatic Tuner

Kinsman KAC201 Touch Screen Chromatic Tuner

This tuner is designed especially for the smartphone generation, and is as high-tech as it gets. It features a special touch screen display that lets you control the tuner right through the screen. The display is a bit larger to accommodate the controls, however the bigger and brighter display makes tuning easy on the eyes regardless of lighting and stage conditions.

The KAC201 tuner works with various instruments and feature special tuning modes for guitar, bass, violin and ukulele. You can also set it to chromatic mode when checking for intonation across the fretboard. The bright blue backlit display turns green when the note is in tune, giving you quick visual confirmations as you tune your instrument. Another cool feature of this unit is its rechargeable battery, which you can charge by plugging into a computer using the included USB cable. Retail price is £18.99.

Kinsman KAC200 Clip-On Chromatic Tuner

Kinsman KAC200 Clip-On Chromatic Tuner

The KAC200 clip-on tuner is an affordable full featured tuner for those that want something small and yet flexible. It has the same super-bright, blue backlit LCD display as the other two tuners, which makes it easy to rid in various lighting conditions. A white meter-style guide gives you tuning accuracy, while the large note indicator at the center shows sharp or flat status.

Being compact, this tuner is easy to store and attach to your guitar. Its flexible 360-degree rotating display lets you discretely clamp it whichever way you prefer, while still having the display in full view. Being a chromatic tuner, it will work on various instruments and can help you check for your guitar's intonation. The KAC200 is the most affordable of the three, with a retail price of £11.99.

These Kinsman tuners are distributed worldwide by John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. More information about the tuners will soon be available at JHS.

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