|Posted by guitar tuner acoustic on April 26, 2012 at 5:10 AM|
I often get asked about the Snark's capabilities of being able to tune down to a drop "d" or drop "c". Both the SN-1 and SN-2 can both easily tune down to either one. Both have flat tuning/transpose functions that can tune to whatever pitch you desire. That's the beauty of chromatic tuners. They tell you what note you are playing. It's simply a matter of detecting vibrations, which both the SN-1 (blue) and Sn-2 (red) are capable of doing.
Tuning down to a drop "d" is very simple. From standard tuning, all you have to do is tune the low E string (thickest string) down to a D. That's it!
Tuning down to a drop "c" is simply lowering all strings one note down from a drop "d".
So here's how it breaks down, starting from the lowest (thickest) string:
Standard tuning : EADGBE
Drop D tuning: DADGBE
Drop C tuning: CGCFAD
With a chromatic tuner, like the Snark, all the guesswork is taken out. Be sure to check back soon, as I will be posting a video on how to tune down to both. I'm surprised at how often people ask about tuning down to a drop "d" and "c". So in the next few days, I will post a video demo which shows just how simple it is.
Click here to watch a video demo of the SN-1 and SN-2 going side by side in standard tuning.
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