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The GA-40 Electronic Guitar and Bass Tuner is equipped with an output jack so you can leave your amp plugged in. An ultra-large LCD screen provides e...Click To Read More About This Product

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Leave your amp plugged in while you tune up.

The GA-40 Electronic Guitar and Bass Tuner is equipped with an output jack so you can leave your amp plugged in. An ultra-large LCD screen provides excellent visibility. Adjustable calibration range (410-480Hz). Tunes 6 & 7 string guitars and 4-, 5-, and 6-string basses. Pure major/minor 3rd pitch indication marks. Includes reference tone, microphone, speaker, folding stand, auto power off, memory backup, and batteries. This chromatic auto-tuner works with all types of instruments.

Dedicated guitar and bass tuner with large LCD for easy viewing
The GA-40 is a dedicated, easy-to-operate guitar/bass tuner with automatic pitch detection. In Guitar mode it supports seven-string guitars (7B through 1E), and in Bass mode it supports six-string basses (Low-B and Hi-C). With the precision you expect from KORG, the GA-40 indicates the pitch quickly and accurately. The LCD needle-style display provides both the accuracy of an LCD as well as the easy viewing of a needle indicator, and the display has been enlarged for even better visibility. You can also use the built-in high-sensitivity microphone to tune an acoustic guitar.

Sound Out function produces a reference tone from the internal speaker
In addition to letting you tune visually using the meter, the GA-40 provides a Sound Out function that plays a reference tone through the internal speaker, letting you tune by ear. Each time you press the Sound switch, the tone will cycle through 7B_6E_5A_4D_3G_2B_1E in Guitar mode, or through LB_4E_3A_2D_1G_HC in Bass mode.

Quinta Flat Tuning mode
To support the dropped tunings used in heavy metal styles to produce a powerfully massive sound, the GA-40 provides a Quinta Flat Tuning mode that lets you detect dropped tunings of one through five semitones. This lets you tune super-long scale guitars that extend below the pitch range of conventional guitars.

Conveniently thin and compact
The GA-40 gives you convenient guitar and bass tuning functionality in a pocket-sized package, making it easy to tune whether you're on stage or in the studio. An output jack (bypass) has been added, making it easy to check the tuning even while you're performing.

The stand on the back lets you place the tuner on any surface.

Auto Power Off function
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.

Approximately 85 hours of continuous use
The GA-40 is designed for long battery life, and allows approximately 85 hours of continuous use (continuous A4 input, Meter mode, zinc-carbon batteries).

*Even if a sound is within the detectable pitch range, detection may be unsuccessful for instrumental sounds that contain a large number of overtones or that decay rapidly.

Korg tuners and metronomes purchased from a Korg USA authorized dealer now have a three year warranty.

FEATURES
  • A compact tuner designed specifically for guitar and bass, with excellent performance and convenient functionality.
  • Large, high-precision meter-type display for stable tuning indication.
  • Quinta-Flat Tuning mode allows dropped tunings from one to five semitones.
  • Supports tuning of seven-string guitars and six-string basses.
  • Sound Out function lets you produce a reference tone from the internal speaker.
  • Bypass function.
  • Auto Power Off function saves the battery even if you forget to turn off the tuner.
  • Memory Backup function.
  • Approximately 85 hours of continuous use.
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5.0

a must have

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Comments about Korg GA-40 Electronic Guitar and Bass Tuner:

I own three of them right now, one in each of my guitar cases. Very easy and quick to use.

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5.0

Great Tuner at a Great Price

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from Bellingham, WA

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Comments about Korg GA-40 Electronic Guitar and Bass Tuner:

This is an excellent compact tuner for both Bass and Guitar. It has an easy to read display and can be connected inline through the input/output jacks as part of a stage effects setup. The microphone is sensitive and useful for acoustic instruments and the size makes it easy to slip into a gig bag for carrying along. THe only drawback is the "sound" feature, which I will now have to look up in the instruction manual, as I can't figure out what it does or if it is working properly. Still a fine tuner for my needs.

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