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Ebscharoun
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Tuner question.

Post by Ebscharoun » August 5th, 2018, 10:56 am

I bought a korg GA-2 tuner yesterday to tune my 7 string. I tried to tune it to drop A, but but the tuner only seems to recognize standard tuning. Is there any way I can get it to tune me to drop A? Thanks!

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Re: Tuner question.

Post by Alan Green » August 5th, 2018, 11:31 am

Looking at the spec on the Korg website, it only seems to work in standard tuning - 7th string tuned to B

Drop A tuning means your 7th string is an octave lower than your 5th, so your 7th string fretted at fret 12 should sound the same as your open 5th string.

Alternatively, in drop A, your 7th string fretted at fret 2 will give you a B, which is what your tuner is expecting, so you can use your tuner that way.
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Re: Tuner question.

Post by Danny78 » August 7th, 2018, 6:30 am

If there is a setting for chromatic. That should work however i have no experience with this particular tuner myself
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