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Planet Waves PW-CT-12 NS Micro Headstock Tuner


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The feature-packed tuner your audience will never see!

Designed in cooperation with renowned inventor Ned Steinberger, the NS Micro Headstock Tuner allows you to tune better thanks to its virtually invisible, low-profile design, highly-sensitive piezo pickup and super-bright backlit display. Tune inconspicuously, quickly and accurately in dark or noisy environments. Only you’ll know you’re tuning!

The NS Micro has new, improved features such as a reversible screen, multi-color display and metronome in a housing that blends with the aesthetics of any instrument. It’s so small, convenient and accurate; you’ll want one for every instrument you own!

• New smaller size with super-bright, backlit LCD display for dim or bright environments
• Chromatic tuning automatically senses the note being played
• Easy-to-read, multi-color display works well in well-lit and dark environments
• 360 degree swivel for optimal right or left-handed viewing
• Durable ratchet system for secure placement on headstock
• Ultra-sensitive piezo pickup for quick response and highly accurate tuning
• Fits safely in cases or gigbags… leave one on every guitar!
• Choose to display notes as sharps or flats
• Improved accuracy and note recognition
• Wider calibration between 410hz – 480hz
• Includes visual metronome (20 – 270bpm)
• Automatic shut-off after 10 minutes of use preserves battery life
• Trusted by stage and studio professionals

Get yours today; with the Sam Ash Direct 45/60day return/ price protection policy, we assure the best price and a fast, free delivery.

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Best clip on tuner I've tried


Best clip on tuner I've tried, hands down. Has precise tuning, east to operate, takes up little space on the guitar, and you can just leave it in place. I liked it so much I bought one for each guitar that I own.

J the guitarist



must have when you have no room on your guitar


i have a Ltd the head stock on it have limited space on it for head stock tuner . so when i seen it i had to buy it. works like a charm




Very small and accurate


This is the smaller tuner i ever used, but it is accurate and tunes very well.

Pedro Jacome



Going to buy another!


Very discreet, works well, wanted something small for my mandolin .


Monroe nc


The most comfy tuner out there!


This is the most comfortable guitar tuner! I don't have to take it out every time. It stays on the head. It's also quite accurate and responsive. Five stars!

Jimmy Moon

Louisville, KY


low profile, looks good.


I purchased one per instrument.

Six String

Seattle, WA

Best Tuner IMHO


This tuner is great! It's accurate, and small enough to leave on the headstock of my mandolin while playing, and in the case. This is the second one I've bought, and only because my dog chewed the other one!


El Paso, TX




I really like that you can place this thing to not be so obvious in appearance. It works great but every once in a while, the placement can be a little problematic. Your guitar stand may knock it off if you place it too close to the nut. On my Seagull, I moved it down to the end and it worked great. I wish it would turn off when not in use a little sooner, but still, for headstock tuners, this is the only brand I use.

Max Hedroom

North Carolina


Cool Little Device


I was expecting...not this. I was pleasantly surprised by the functionality and ease of use. I opened up the package, engaged the battery, placed it on my guitar, pushed the power button and that's it. Worked flawlessly.


columbus, ohio


Absolute steal!


I originally bought this for my ukulele which is really just for fun with my nieces and nephews. This thing is so great I knew I needed one for each guitar. It's no strobe tuner but it is in line or better than most other clip on tuners and a fraction of the cost. You know you're getting a great product from D'addario so no worries there. They are small so I did already lose one, (doh!) so really just keep it clipped on your instrument, I just bought three more and intend to grab a few more for my other guitars and basses so then I won't lose it transferring it around to different instruments. I prefer tuners that just have a chromatic range, I can figure out which string I'm tuning, but if you need one that tells you which string you're on this isn't it.

Milton Six fingers

Hollywood, CA


PW-CT-12 NS Micro Headstock Tuner

4.9 12


Series NS
Other Features Compact, low profile design stays concealed from your audience
Model PW-CT-12