Peterson Tuners and Metronomes


Peterson Tuners and Metronomes

Pinpoint renowned accuracy

you’re only really ‘in tune’ when you are tuned by Peterson

You just can’t say Peterson without saying pin-point-precision. Those words have been fused together since the brand released their first tuning device back in 1952.

Based in Illinois USA, Peterson has a solid reputation for reliability, quality and precision. Celebrating 75 years of Peterson Strobe Tuners in 2023, they are the default and preferred choice for industry professionals all over the globe, where functionality and flexibility are staple requirements.

The current product line-up features everything from super high-end mechanical strobe tuners for the discerning instrument builder, to the StroboPlusHDC handheld Strobe Tuner with integrated Metronome and large HD LC colour display.

Revolutionising clip-on tuning, their StroboClip HD clip-on tuner allows pro musicians, techs and weekend warriors who want nothing but the best when it comes to tuning, with exactly the same quality that Peterson is renowned for, but at a fraction of the cost.

Now the upgraded StroboClip HDC takes all that, and adds a long-lasting and fast-charging rechargeable lithium-ion battery and a colour-adjustable display and pairs it with even more functionality and integrated tunings than it’s older brother.

While the StroboStomp HD and StroboStomp Mini truly set a new standard as the best pedal tuners available on the market today.

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Peterson Tuners releases StroboClip HDC - Re-Chargeable Clip-On Strobe Tuner with Colour HD LCD Screen

Peterson Tuners releases StroboClip HDC – Re-Chargeable Clip-On Strobe Tuner with Colour HD LCD Screen

Building on Peterson’s range of the finest tuning products in the industry, the StroboClip HDC expands on the brand’s Strobe Clip-on tuner line-up by adding an adjustable and extra bright Colour High-Definition display, for even more convenience and customisability. ...

From the start, Peterson have revolutionised the world of tuning again and again and continue to do so with their amazing line of Strobe tuners, which have become the industry standard for all serious musicians and techs who rely on ultra-fast and deadly accurate tuning when playing live or laying down tracks in the studio.

That’s why artists such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, The Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Nils Lofgren and Carl Verheyen all swear by Peterson’s tuning technology.

Sweet ‘n tune

All Peterson digital strobe tuners now feature their unique Sweetener™ presets, not found in any other brand of tuner, this comes from a legacy that reaches back many years, in fact to the dawn of popular music as we know it today.

Decades of research and the experience of international musicians, has led Peterson to create a system of preset tuning offsets that have been designed for specific instruments and used worldwide wherever precise and professional results are expected.

Sweetened tuning offers a number of alternate temperaments to suit a variety of string and wind instruments. A Sweetener preset is a set of cent offsets or a deviation from generic Equal Temperament interval spacing traditionally used in tuning, in other words, several presets with differing interval spacing relevant to the instrument being tuned. If you’ve never been happy with how your instrument tunes up with your present tuner, a Sweetener could be just the thing to change that without any modifications whatsoever. The offers unique and very accurate “tweaks” which often make all the difference and also brings life to recordings like stacked guitars etc. Try it!

Strobe Clip-on Tuners

For the Peterson StroboClip HD, Peterson took the same tenth-of-a-cent accuracy and pin-point precise strobe tuning technology known from their state-of-the-art pedal and rack tuners, crammed it into a new small and sleek-looking enclosure that’ll fit straight on your instrument and all at a fraction of the cost!

With the advent of rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery and technology, Peterson refined their clip-on strobe tuner with the StroboClip HDC, adding an even brighter, adjustable colour High Definition LCD screen and a USB-C re-chargeable long-lasting Lithium-Ion battery. Offering up to 6.5 hours of tuning time per full charge, this latest iteration of Peterson’s Clip-on tuner features a Quick-Charging Cycle to make it ready for tuning action again within no time, should the battery ever run dry.

Besides sporting that amazing accuracy, these versatile tuners also come complete with a bright high-definition LCD screen, a wide variety of Sweetened™ tunings, alternate temperaments for a vast array of string and wind instruments and soft rubber-lined jaws to protect your instrument’s finish, all while offering a firm grip for maximum signal tracking.


Being truly “in tune” is a finite point. Many Tuners can only display enough accuracy to be near that point, but “near” is not good enough! You’re either in tune or out of tune. The Peterson StroboClip HD is not just accurate, it’s 0.1 cent accurate (1/1000 of one semitone or 1/1000th of a fret), which can only be seen on a high definition, real strobe tuner display. There’s no jumpy display or flashing lights here, just an ultra-smooth, real-time, immediate reading of your tuning adjustments exactly as they happen. Plus, the high contrast LCD display is visible in all environments, even direct sunlight.

What truly sets the Peterson StroboClip HD apart from the competition, besides it’s blinding speed and precision of course, is its ability to use Sweetened Tun- ings. A Sweetener is a set of cent offsets or a deviation from generic Equal Temperament interval spacing traditionally used in tuning. If you’ve never been happy with how your instrument tunes up with your present tuner, a Sweeten- er could be just the thing to change that without any modifications whatsoev- er. Hence there’s more than 50 “Sweetened Tuning” presets included with the StroboClip HD, customized for your instrument type. Just select your instrument and tune away.

Peterson Strobe Tuners have been tuning all of music’s heroes and legends for over half a century. Now you can enjoy that same precision with the smooth, bright, high definition display of the StroboClip HD and tune with the most trusted name in tuning for 70 years. Peterson!

Pedal Tuners

In 2019 Peterson distilled all their latest tuning technology into a compact stompbox, while at the same time packing it full of useful innovations – the result was the StroboStomp HD. Stomp Tuning Perfection!

Featuring the largest tuning display Peterson Tuners had ever incorporated into one of their pedal tuners, the StroboStomp HD boasts a high-definition, LCD screen that incorporates a variable colour LED backlight.

Based around the most requested features from their customers – a mini form factor and top-mounted jacks, Peterson designed the StroboStomp Mini only a few years later. Including a pop-less true bypass, pure buffer, always-on Monitor Mode, transposition, adjustable concert A reference, as well as a few new features like Power Up Mute State not yet available on StroboStomp HD, this Mini version adheres to the same 0.1 cent standard of Peterson’s tunic accuracy.

The user-selectable colours in both pedal tuners can be used to personalise them or to increase display viewing quality in different levels of ambient lighting, depending on the usage environment. The vibrant screen colours can also be assigned to stock or user presets to significantly reduce menu navigation time and increase on-stage tuning confidence at the gig.

With True or Buffered Bypass, over 100 Sweetened tunings, USB connectivity, razor-sharp tuning accuracy to make your instrument sound it’s very best and so much more, StroboStomp HD and StroboStomp Mini truly set a new standard as the ultimate pedal tuners available on the market today.

Peterson StroboPlus HDC

The Definitive Portable Strobe Tuner and Metronome

Since 1948, Peterson tuning products have defined the standard in tuning accuracy. StroboPLUS HDC, the latest update to the line, encompasses those decades of tuning authority and technology and delivers the ultimate Strobe Tuner/Metronome combo, with an unparalleled +/-0.1 cent tuning resolution.

Featuring a high-definition, variable multi-colour display, the StroboPLUS HDC screen can be seen easily from a distance and will tune any instrument to an ultra-high degree.  Over 200 exclusive on-board Sweetened Tunings® accommodate a variety of instruments and musical genres, while the included, highly-configurable metronome features precise beat matching 0.1 BPM adjustability, ultra-wide tempo range, advanced subdivisions, accent patterns and polyrhythms and can also import tempo maps.

Perfect for home the stage, bench, studio or classroom or just to help make you a better musician, StroboPlus HDC is equally as comfortable on a tech’s workbench as it is in a player’s guitar case and is the complete tuning, ear training and rhythm tool – all in a single package!

Peterson Tuners and Metronomes

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