Planet Waves Introduces NS Tri-Action Capo

Published 11 years ago on June 28, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Planet Waves Introduces NS Tri-Action Capo -

Easy to Operate Tri-Action Geometry; Ergonomic, LightweightDesign

Planet Waves is thrilled to introduce the NS Tri-Action Capo.Designed in conjunction with Ned Steinberger, it employseasy-to-operate tri-action geometry. The NS Tri-Action Capo fromPlanet Waves assures buzz-free, in-tune performance at anyfret. 

Not just the average capo on the market, Planet Waves' Tri-ActionCapo's patent pending tri-action geometry reduces the forcerequired to open and close the capo and evenly applies tensionregardless of guitar neck profile. Combining the micrometer tensionadjustment and direct horizontal pressure, the Tri-Action capovirtually eliminates pulling the strings side to side and the needto retune during use. 

Additionally, the lightweight aluminum construction addsnegligible weight to the neck of the instrument. Available in blackand silver, the NS Tri-Action Capo is for 6-string acoustic andelectric guitars with radiused fret boards. It also features abuilt-in pick holder for every guitarist's convenience. Availablein both black and silver. 

Design-mastermind Ned Steinberger affirms: "The die-cast aluminumTri-Action capo is a fine precision tool: strong, light, and easyto use, with adjustable spring tension for preciseintonation." 

"Pushing the envelope is status quo for Planet Waves," says RobCunningham, Planet Waves Product Specialist. "Releasing productsthat solve common problems is our specialty, and the new Tri-ActionCapo is no different. Its ability to eliminate string pulling tokeep players in tune at every fret makes music-making abreeze." 

The NS Tri-Action Capo assures buzz-free, in-tune performance atany fret. The Patent-pending Tri-Action geometry reduces the forcerequired to open and close the capo and applies even tensionregardless of neck profile.

Combined with the micrometer tension adjustment and directhorizontal pressure, the Tri-Action capo virtually eliminatespulling the string side to side and the need to retune during use.Additionally, the lightweight aluminium construction addsnegligible weight to the neck of the instrument. For 6-stringacoustic and electric guitars with radiused fretboards.

These capos are available in black or silver finish. 

Planet Waves' NS Tri-Action Capo will be available from June8th, 2012 and will retail for £19.49. 

For more information on Planet Waves, please visit

D'Addario & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and marketscomplete lines of strings for fretted and bowed musicalinstruments, drumheads, drumsticks, drum practice pads, and guitarand woodwind accessories under the proprietary brand namesD'Addario, Planet Waves, Rico, Evans Drumheads, Pro-MarkDrumsticks, and PureSound Percussion. D'Addario products aremarketed in approximately 120 countries. 



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