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Re: Polytune Question

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Just use your ear
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Re: Polytune Question

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Molly wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:06 pm
Slowy wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:50 pm Conway's had a plug for Guitars Rock. I have a bunch of stupid suggestions and nobody has offered anything useful for fixing my tuner.

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I did! I suggested a new battery. :-)
Yeah, but I use a $300 power supply.
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Re: Polytune Question

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Olderama wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:58 am Just use your ear
What? What did you say?
If a man says he's going to fix it, he will.
No need to remind him every 6 months.

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Re: Polytune Question

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Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:01 am
Olderama wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:58 am Just use your ear
What? What did you say?
Well if your that deaf why worry :rofl:
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Re: Polytune Question

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Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:00 am
Molly wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:06 pm
Slowy wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:50 pm Conway's had a plug for Guitars Rock. I have a bunch of stupid suggestions and nobody has offered anything useful for fixing my tuner.

I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!!
I did! I suggested a new battery. :-)
Yeah, but I use a $300 power supply.
That's your problem right there. You've over-capitalised. And it can't be easy to clip that to your headstock.

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Re: Polytune Question

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Molly wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:06 pm
Slowy wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:50 pm Conway's had a plug for Guitars Rock. I have a bunch of stupid suggestions and nobody has offered anything useful for fixing my tuner.

I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!!
I did! I suggested a new battery. :-)
You are lucky you did not get banned for that. Try to stay Off Topic Molly. :moresarc:

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Re: Polytune Question

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Molly wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:27 am
Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:00 am
Molly wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:06 pm

I did! I suggested a new battery. :-)
Yeah, but I use a $300 power supply.
That's your problem right there. You've over-capitalised. And it can't be easy to clip that to your headstock.
You have a power supply clipped to your headstock?
If a man says he's going to fix it, he will.
No need to remind him every 6 months.

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Re: Polytune Question

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Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:43 pm
Molly wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:27 am
Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:00 am

Yeah, but I use a $300 power supply.
That's your problem right there. You've over-capitalised. And it can't be easy to clip that to your headstock.
You have a power supply clipped to your headstock?
No. Just at the outset I completely misunderstood the type of tuner you were having trouble with. :-)

Interestingly, the clip-on is similarly incapable of showing individually tuned strings as being in tune when you strike all six at the same time. It always shows a couple out.

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Re: Polytune Question

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Molly wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:22 pm
Slowy wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:43 pm
Molly wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:27 am

That's your problem right there. You've over-capitalised. And it can't be easy to clip that to your headstock.
You have a power supply clipped to your headstock?
No. Just at the outset I completely misunderstood the type of tuner you were having trouble with. :-)

Interestingly, the clip-on is similarly incapable of showing individually tuned strings as being in tune when you strike all six at the same time. It always shows a couple out.
My clip-on is a Snark. It does nothing fancy and everything right. Wonderful piece of kit.
If a man says he's going to fix it, he will.
No need to remind him every 6 months.

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Re: Polytune Question

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My clip-on tuner’s clip broke. It is now a strap-on.



(I’ve been way too serious today, so thought I’d better lighten up.)

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Re: Polytune Question

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I feel like every tuner I've ever used has done this to some extent. Couple of Pitchblacks, Pitchclip, the tuner on the THR. All seem to think the low E is a B for a bit then they get their act together.

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Re: Polytune Question

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Starfire wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:59 pm I feel like every tuner I've ever used has done this to some extent. Couple of Pitchblacks, Pitchclip, the tuner on the THR. All seem to think the low E is a B for a bit then they get their act together.
Re: the E/B confusion, I think guitar strings naturally have an overtone of a fifth that confuses tuners. But I may have just completely synthesized that factoid right now.

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Re: Polytune Question

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robthemac wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:47 pm
Starfire wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:59 pm I feel like every tuner I've ever used has done this to some extent. Couple of Pitchblacks, Pitchclip, the tuner on the THR. All seem to think the low E is a B for a bit then they get their act together.
Re: the E/B confusion, I think guitar strings naturally have an overtone of a fifth that confuses tuners. But I may have just completely synthesized that factoid right now.
spot on actually

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Re: Polytune Question

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olegmcnoleg wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:56 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:47 pm
Starfire wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:59 pm I feel like every tuner I've ever used has done this to some extent. Couple of Pitchblacks, Pitchclip, the tuner on the THR. All seem to think the low E is a B for a bit then they get their act together.
Re: the E/B confusion, I think guitar strings naturally have an overtone of a fifth that confuses tuners. But I may have just completely synthesized that factoid right now.
spot on actually
Unlike Slowy's tuner.

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Re: Polytune Question

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My pitchblack was having mega issues, so replaced with a tu-3 and had no issues since..

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