Guitar Tuners: A Buyer's Guide

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A guitar tuner is probably the second most important piece of equipment a guitarist will own. The guitar is the most important, of course. But it doesn’t matter how great a guitar is or how good you can play it if the guitar isn’t in tune. There are a number of ways to tune a…

I got my Snark SN-5 for $8. Pretty tough to find anything worth complaining about at that price. Sure it is plastic, can’t really expect aluminum casing at that cost. What is important is performance. I do also have some pricier tuners so I know good, but I’d say for what it is SN-5 does its job really well. Most will probably be amazed if they don’t have experience with the premium models. Spot on in suggesting it especially for anyone on a budget.