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It sounds like those are octave designations. Middle C on a piano is either C3 or C4, depending on who you ask. If you play a chromatic scale to test, you should see the numbers break between B and C.


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I would recommend you to buy a real hardware tuner. In which you can plug directly your guitar for the best tuning. Thus, iPhone microphone might not catch the exact frequence, iPhone was not designed specificaly to tune guitar. So your tuning might be approximative. But IF, I mean IF you still want to tune your guitar with your iPhone, I recommend you to ...


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If you have a guitar input for your iPhone, which your tuner app supports, then plug directly into that. If your tuner app has to use the microphone, then plug your guitar into an amp, so the microphone has something loud enough to hear. Get as clean a sound as you can, for tuning. Tuning via a microphone is problematic in noisy environments -- for ...


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Are you plugging directly into the iPhone or are you attempting to have the iPhone's microphone pick up your guitar? It's best to eliminate the most extraneous noise possible. Using an amplifier can cause inconsistencies as you are relying on the phone's small microphone instead of a direct signal. Advice: purchase a pedal tuner or a digital Korg ...


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Granted that your amplifier isn't terrible, it should be fine through the amplifier. What's more important is any possible sound effects that you have on it. Things like distortion and vibrato can cause difficulties for a guitar tuner to pick up the string's actual tone. This is why tuner pedals are usually the first pedal in the chain, too -- the tuner only ...


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There is ZERO scientific evidence to support the assertion that tuning up to pitch will help a string stay in tune longer than doing the opposite. When tuning a guitar, once your hand leaves the tuning key, the string will be at a certain pitch. The idea that special properties are present because the position and tension of the tuning machine was achieved ...



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