WNAMM12: Turn An iPod, iPhone Or iPad Into A Polyphonic Tuner...

...With the HardWire HT6 FastTuneTuner App      19/01/12
WNAMM12: Turn An iPod, iPhone Or iPad Into A Polyphonic Tuner...

HardWire has announced the introduction of its HT6 FastTuneTuner app for iPod, iPhone and iPad. The HT6 FastTune app enables those devices to function as a polyphonic tuner, letting guitar and bass players tune all their strings at once.
The HT6 FastTuneTuner app is based on the popular HardWire HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner floor pedal, which makes tuning instruments faster and easier by allowing the musician to simply strum all the strings at once, and view the display to see which strings are in or out of tune. The app works using the iPod, iPhone or iPad mic input, and it can also operate by plugging an instrument into the device's headphone input or 30-pin connection. The FastTune app can be used with a guitar or four, five or six string bass.
HardWire say that the HT6 FastTuneTuner app provides an immediate visual indication of which strings are in tune, sharp or flat, and its display can be set to either polyphonic mode, or chromatic tuning mode if desired. The app offers automatic capo detection – it senses if a guitarist has a capo on the neck and adjusts the display to tune to the correct chord. Adding to its appeal, the app offers a Drop-D tuning mode for users of this popular alternate setting.
Rob Urry, vice president and GM, Harman Signal Processing, told us, "The HardWire HT6 FastTune Tuner app is the most advanced guitar and bass tuning app available for any mobile device. It makes the same industry-leading chord recognition technology found in our HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner pedal available to any iOS device, for super-fast, accurate, on-the-go tuning."

Pricing and Availability:
The HardWire HT6 FastTune app for iOS will be available in February 2012 from the iTunes Store at a suggested retail price of $4.99. More information:

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clonethetone    Said...

Meh! a Polytune rip-off. how original. TC did this over a year ago and now there are already 2 copycats in the market for polychromatic tuning. I stick with the original...

19-Jan-12 07:33 AM

Yassine    Said...

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