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I use an app from Peterson called iStroboSoft. It's basically a Peterson strobe tuner in app form. I have it on both my iPad and my iPhone, so if someone needs to tune while we're working in the studio, I just hand them one or the other and away we go. I like it because I can teach someone how to use it in just a few seconds, and it's very accurate. 

 

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23 minutes ago, Phil O'Keefe said:

I use an app from Peterson called iStroboSoft. It's basically a Peterson strobe tuner in app form. I have it on both my iPad and my iPhone, so if someone needs to tune while we're working in the studio, I just hand them one or the other and away we go. I like it because I can teach someone how to use it in just a few seconds, and it's very accurate. 

 

Do they have it for Android?

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10 minutes ago, SteinbergerHack said:

Do they have it for Android?

Yes they do. 

https://www.petersontuners.com/products/istrobosoft/

Regardless of OS, it's ten bucks. IMHO, it's money well spent. :philthumb: 

They also make a strobe clip-on tuner too. 

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/StroboClipHD--peterson-stroboclip-hd-clip-on-strobetuner-high-definition

I also have one of Peterson's now-discontinued VS-II hardware strobe tuners. I really like their tuners - especially their ease of use and their accuracy. They're very good for intonating your instruments too. 

 

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21 hours ago, daddymack said:

Martin has one...I've been using it when needed for a year or two now.

Someone sent me this article a few months back...some suggestions there, including the Fender app: https://www.androidauthority.com/best-guitar-tuner-apps-for-android-615004/

Thanks , some good choices out there. Should be able to get one that works for me

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On 10/15/2019 at 3:41 PM, gardo said:

Is there an decent app that  doesn’t require plugging anything into the phone ?

 

The iStrobostomp can use the phone's built-in mic. Works great for acoustic instruments, and even an electric if it's going through an amp that's at least as loud as an acoustic would be. I've even positioned the body of an unplugged electric so it's touching the phone, and was able to get it to work that way in a pinch. 

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16 minutes ago, Phil O'Keefe said:

The iStrobostomp can use the phone's built-in mic. Works great for acoustic instruments, and even an electric if it's going through an amp that's at least as loud as an acoustic would be. I've even positioned the body of an unplugged electric so it's touching the phone, and was able to get it to work that way in a pinch. 

is it really better than the free apps ? 

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