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Snark SN5 Guitar Tuner Review

Snark SN5 First Impressions

"No cheap plastic here."

I've bought two other similar tuners before, none of them worked well. The tuner takes a bit of time to register the vibrations when you first turn it on. Decent tuner, but the tuner on my Line 6 M5 is more accurate. Has chromatic, bass, violin, guitar, ukulele tuning built in. Not a big deal, unless you want to compare to other pedals.

  • Editor's Impressions Of The Snark SN5

  • Tuning Accuracy
  • Build Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Feature Set

Snark SN5 Final Thoughts

"Beautiful, need to buy more!"

The interface is very simple, no directions really necessary. I especially like the fact that it can be set to tune through vibration only. Other than that, they're both about equivalent. I previously had a tuner where you had to switch the unit for each cord. I can't imagine another tuner that would work better.

Overall Score

(30 Points)
  • Snark SN5 Features & Specs
  • Full Color Display
  • Display rotates 360 degrees for easy viewing
  • Features frequency range tailored to guitar and bass
  • Tuner can be used on front of back of headstock
  • Fast and Ultra Accurate Tuning & Clip stays where you put it

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