Why Is The Pitch A=440Hz So Popular?

Depending On The Era And Style, There Are More Pitches

You may have noticed that most electronic tuning devices have the default pitch set at A=440Hz. The same applies to all sorts of electronic music instruments. It merely means that...

Checking The Guitar Tuning

Use Machines But Verify By Ear

Even if you tune your guitar using an electronic tuner you will need to check whether the result is good enough and more often than not you may need to do the fine tuning...

Absolute Or Relative Tuning?

If In Doubt Go For The Absolute Tuning

When using an online guitar tuner (or any other automatic tuning device) you mostly tune your instrument according to absolute pitch, trying to make each string sound exactly the notes e, b,...

Standard Guitar Tuning

It's e-b-g-D-A-E

Different eras and cultures have had different tuning standards but today it's pretty safe to say that 'standard guitar tuning' means the same thing for most of the people who play the guitar. You can read a

How To Use The Online Guitar Tuner App

Press START And Tune

Tuneit.online is a free state-of-the art HTML5 tuner that works right in your desktop browser (Chrome, Firefox). Turn it on by clicking 'START' and allow your browser access your device's microphone when prompted. Your choice will...

Tuning The Guitar By Ear

Anyone Can Do It

Although all sorts of electronic tuning aids are ubiquitous there are reasons why one should be able to tune the guitar by ear as well. For example to detect that it's out of tune. Here's a...

Why Tune The Guitar At All

The Guitar Is An Instrument That Requires Frequent Tuning

One can occasionally hear funny stories of people who have bought a guitar and return to the shop after a few months complaining that the guitar is out of tune. Of...