12-String Guitar Tuner Simple
By Pavel Nikitenko
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Simple 12-string guitar tuner to tune up your 12-string guitar. This is for the standard eEaAdDgGBBEE 12 String Guitar tuning.
Tuning your guitar can be a difficult task for you if you are just beginning guitar. The good news is, the more you do it, the easier it becomes. A nicely tuned guitar can make your music sound a lot better and help you greatly while you're are just getting the hang of finger placement for notes.
A 12 string guitar is split up into 6 pairs of 2 strings. The thicker string of the pair is tuned to the same note and octave as a regular 6 string guitar. The thinner string, on the pair of strings 3-6, is tuned one octave higher than it's pair. On the first and second pairs, the notes are the same octave and each string in the pair should sound exactly the same to it's other string in the pair. This is eEaAdDgGBBEE tuning. The lowercase letters means that it is one octave higher then it's counterpart.
Touch the note for the string you want to tune and then turn the tuning pegs on your guitar and match it up with the note that is being played.
Tip: Make several passes tuning each of the strings. For example you might have noticed that if you have tuned all the strings once, and then back to the first one you tuned, it might be off a little bit. This is because you are increasing or decreasing the tension on each of the strings as you tune it and the instrument's body might bend ever so slightly due to this difference in tension. This causes the other strings to slightly change in pitch. So make sure you keep on checking and tuning the strings until all are in tune, so make several passes.
Also you can use this simple tuner for your standard 6-String Guitar, it is the same tuning, only the strings on the 6-String Guitar are EADGBBEE, which is right part of this 12-String Guitar Tuner. So use just right part of this tuner to tune up your 6-String Guitar.
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If you need to tune other music instruments simply have a look into our other applications: Violin Tuner Simple, Cello Tuner Simple, Banjo Tuner Simple, Mandolin Tuner Simple, Double Bass Tuner Simple, Viola Tuner Simple, Guitar Tuner Simple, Ukulele Tuner Simple, Bass Tuner Simple.
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What's New in Version 2.0.1
- Fixed no sound issue, which confused users a lot. It was caused by mute switch on. In this version the sound is active even in silent mode, with mute switch on. Thank you for the feedback.
Upset very upset
I thought this was a tuner but it's a dumb app with sound there are freebie version I wasted my money for nothing. Come on use the mic that was added this is irresponsible of you. Realize someone like me can't tune by hearing but feeling the vibration but for me to do it takes time I need to tune quickly.
In'till then no five stars in'till you get this right.
I'm really disappointed with this app... I thought it was a tuner but it's nothing more than a pitch pipe... Take advantage of the mic and I will give it a 5 star rating till then it's a 1 from me
This app is not a tuner. Just plays the notes. Not worth $1. I learned my lesson. Read the reviews before buying!
- Category: Music
- Updated: Dec 18, 2013
- Version: 2.0.1
- Size: 21.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Pavel Nikitenko
- © 2013 Tuneinstrument.com
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.