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Korg CA40 Large Display Auto Chromatic Tuner
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- A compact chromatic tuner, ideal for use with brass band or orchestra
- Larger and more easily readable high-precision LCD needle-style meter
- Wide detection range from A0 - C8
- Calibration function that accommodates a variety of concert pitches
- Sound Out function that lets you produce a reference tone from the internal speaker. The tuner will remember the pitch you select
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- Scale: 12-note equal temperament
- Detection Range: A0 (27.50 Hz) – C8 (4186.01 Hz): for a sine wave
- Reference Tone: C4 (261.63 Hz) – C5 (523.25 Hz): 1 octave
- Tuning Mode: Meter mode (AUTO), Sound Out mode (MANUAL)
- Calibration Range: A4=410 Hz – 480 Hz (1 Hz steps)
- Detection Accuracy: ±1 cents or better
- Tone Accuracy: ±1.5 cents or better
- Connectors: Input jack (1/4” monaural phone jack), Output jack (1/4” monaural phone jack)
- Speaker: Dynamic speaker (28 mm diameter)
- Power Supply: Two AAA batteries (3V)
- Battery Life: Approximately 85 hours (Meter mode, continuous A4 input, zinc-carbon batteries)
- Accessories: Two AAA batteries for verifying operation
With superior features like a large, easy-to-read, LCD needle-style display, the Korg CA-40 Chromatic Tuner is a great value! Expect nothing but the best from this highly functional digital tuner!
With a wide range that covers A0 (27.50 Hz)〜C8 (4186.01Hz), you can tune a variety of instruments with the CA-40, including wind, string, and keyboard instruments. The pitch and range are detected quickly and accurately. You can use the built-in high-sensitivity microphone to detect the pitch of an acoustic instrument without requiring any other equipment. Alternatively, you can use the separately sold CM-200 contact microphone to send the vibration of the instrument directly to the tuner, so that you can tune accurately without worrying about other sounds in the environment. An output jack (bypass) has been added, making it easy to check the tuning even while you perform.
The pocket-sized CA-40 features a refined design with a stand on the back that lets you place the tuner on any surface. The CA-40’s display has been enlarged for even better visibility. In addition to providing both the accuracy of an LCD and the easy viewing of a needle-style meter, red and green LEDs are also provided to indicate pitch deviations, making tuning smooth and easy.
In addition to letting you tune visually using the meter, the CA-40 provides a Sound Out function that plays a reference tone through the internal speaker, letting you tune by ear. You can adjust the reference tone in semitone steps over a range of C4 through C5 (one octave) to accommodate a variety of instruments. Since the reference tone you specify is remembered, it’s easy to sound it again whenever you need to. The Calibration function lets you adjust the pitch in 1 Hz steps over a range of 410-480 Hz in order to accommodate a variety of concert pitches, giving you the flexibility to tune accurately to any song or key. There’s also a memory backup function that preserves the Calibration setting and Sound Out settings even when you turn off the power.
The Auto Power Off function automatically turns the power off after the unit has been left on for twenty minutes, preventing the batteries from running down needlessly. The CA-40 is designed for long battery life, and allows approximately 85 hours of continuous use (continuous A4 input, Meter mode, zinc-carbon batteries).
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|Item Dimensions||2.64 x 3.94 x 0.67 in||2.52 x 4.1 x 0.6 in||2.3 x 1 x 5.2 in||1 x 9 x 8 in||2.1 x 5.8 x 1 in||2 x 4 x 3 in|
The Korg CA40 Chromatic Tuner is a great value - with superior features like a large, easy-to-see, LCD needle-style display! The pocket-sized CA-40 features a refined design with a stand on the back that lets you place the tuner on any surface. With a wide range that covers A0 (27.50 Hz) - C8 (4186.01Hz), you can tune a variety of instruments with the CA-40, including wind, string, and keyboard instruments. Dimensions: 3.94(W) x 2.64(D) x 0.67 inches (H) Weight: 0.19 lbs. (88 g) (Including batteries) Included Items: Two AAA batteries.
Top customer reviews
That being said, it's tiny, lightweight, affordable, and seems to be accurate. I would rather pay more for one that was bigger and had a light.
This item has been extremely helpful for her and I have to admit it is very affordable (was 57% suggested retail price shipped from Amazon). It has no bad reviews so that should tell you this item is a keeper!
The Korg has all the necessary features: stand-alone design lets you tune any instrument--guitar, piano, strings, whatever--watching the needle and LED lights for spot on precision without having to have an extra hand to tend the tuner. It has a 1/8th" plug for in-line tuning too. Turn it on, and tune. It's that easy. No operating manual needed. Intuitive and simple. The price was surprisingly affordable.
So now, I not only have the Korg, I have a piano that stays in tune. I'm glad to have the Korg CA-40. You will be too.
So, the new CA-40 came today and I like it a lot. It is a tad larger than the older model. It has a fold-out tab on the back so you can stand it up at an angle. It seems to me that the digital pointer/indicator is more stable and sensitive in a good way. It feels like I can dial the tuning in with more precision.
I recommend this tuner. I like this one better than other model.
The only thing that's missing here is a metronome, which I do miss sometimes. But for the price difference between this and other tuners that include metronomes, you can't go wrong with this one.