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Tuner & Beat Master

By Tactson Corporation Limited

If you were searching a professional tuner or metronome for learning music on your iOS device, then you found it: the Tactson Tuner&Beat Master seems to be a perfect choice.

  • Category: Music
  • Size: 10.8 MB
  • Updated at: Feb 16, 2012
  • Version: 1.2
  • Languages: English
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

This app is very suitable for guitar, bass, violin and mandolin lovers, but it supports up to 26 instruments, turning your device both into a portable instrument tuner, and a professional metronome.

It also supports Chinese traditional instruments such as Guzheng and Erhu and you can try different tuning modes like FLAT, Drop D or Drop C tuning. And don’t worry about the settings, all the options are chosen in the same main screen.

On their website, Tactson suggests to use also an input pickup such as CA1-A, or any compatible adaptor cable for tuning with better detection. The metronome section is perfectly suited for musicians to learn beat with 64 Time Signatures and 42 subdivisions.

Tuner specifications:

  • Chromatic tuning modes and transposed tuning modes
  • 16 popular kinds of calibration settings
  • 26 instruments tuning modes
  • Pitch names of each mode is displayed for reference
  • Wide detection range from 1G to 7G

Metronome specifications:

  • Time signatures (total 64 changes)
  • Subdivisions (total 42 changes)
  • TEMPO: the tempo range is from 30 to 240 bpm. When you set the tempo, the Italian name of the tempo range will also be displayed.
  • TAP TEMPO: Press the switch to the tap mode and press TAP to find your own tempo.
  • ACCENT: Each beat can be assigned as an accent on the top of the screen.
  • SOUND: 4 kinds of metronome sounds.

Got to love it!


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