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Planet Waves Makes Big Innovations to the Smallest Clip-On Tuner on the Market

Planet Waves Makes Big Innovations to the Smallest Clip-On Tuner on the Market -

Living up to its reputation as one of the most innovative companies in the music product industry, D'Addario/Planet Waves launche the new NS Micro Tuner, the next iteration in its family of clip-on, headstock tuners.

"Always striving to improve, we're thrilled about this new iteration of Planet Waves' clip-on tuner," says Planet Waves Product Manager, Rob Cunningham. 

"The minuscule design allows players to enjoy effortless and inconspicuous tuning! They'll want one for every guitar."

Designed in conjunction with Ned Steinberger, and even smaller than its predecessor the NS Mini Headstock tuner, Planet Waves' NEW NS Micro Tuner's stealthy, lightweight design allows it to be clipped to the back of the headstock. This allows for the musician to have a full view of the screen while the tuner remains virtually undetectable by the audience. This easy-to-use tuner is concealed and blends in with the aesthetics of the instrument.  For an even more user-friendly experience, Planet Waves has improved the ratchet clip-on design. The tuner can also stay on the guitar while in the case, so you never lose track of your tuner again.

The NS Micro's improved tuning software offers faster note recognition and accuracy than its forerunner, while still providing accurate tuning by using an ultra-sensitive piezo sensor system. This tuner is great for loud and dark stages; the simple, multi-color, backlit display shows the note name in red to indicate when the note is out of tune and green to reveal when the note is in tune.

NS Micro Tuner has an expanded calibration range for multiple musical situations and even includes a visual metronome for practicing on the go. 

The NS Mini Headstock Tuner will be shipping in August in the UK and will retail for £15.99. 

D'Addario is dedicated to inspiring higher levels of creativity by offering innovative musical accessories like Planet Waves' NS Micro Tuner.

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