Overall this was the best-performing tuner in the shoot-out. This chromatic tuner helps you get the perfect tuning fast and easy - just what you need to get back to playing. Inta-Audio supply Pro Audio Music PC Systems and specialist computer music solutions to home studios and professional studios. I have 4 headstock tuners (including the 2 Snark SN5X's that I'm reviewing). The Snark is a little ugly admittedly, but hey this ainât a beauty contest. This model is designed for guitar, bass, and violin. Snark HZ-5. Or you may wish to connect the Snark to an A/B box, to the âtuner outâ jack of your volume pedal, or to S y m aywis hto cn d er u pl Snark in your chain. Clip-On Tuner Handy and user-friendly tuner for violin electric bass and guitar, Chromatic, Colour display, Display rotatable by 360 degrees, Clip for attachment to â¦ Style Name: Snark SN5X Guitar Tuner Verified Purchase I would have given this 4 stars if it hadn't been for the instructions - I am using it on acoustic guitars, bouzouki and mandolin and it seems pretty accurate and picks up the resonance more reliably from the headstock than my previous clip-on â¦ Nonetheless itâs pretty durable for a tuner at this price-point. Style name: Snark SN5X Guitar Tuner Verified Purchase I would have given this 4 stars if it hadn't been for the instructions - I am using it on acoustic guitars, bouzouki and mandolin and it seems pretty accurate and picks up the resonance more reliably from the headstock than my previous clip-on tuner. There are different kinds of Snark tuners that are designed for a particular musical instrument. For the violin, the SN5X is suitable, while for ukulele, the SN6X is particularly designed for the instrument. One (non-Snark) headstock tuner mysteriously can't detect a "G" note. If you have a newer model guitar, then there is no problem. Admittedly this adjustable arm does make the Snark an easy target for hard knocks in a gig bag. If you have a bass or regular guitar, you can use the SN5X or the SN1X. The Snark â¦ The Snark SN-8 â¦ The CR2 battery is included. Snark SN5X Clip-On Guitar, Bass & The black Snark SN5X is a clip-on tuner for guitar, bass, and violin, which features a high-sensitivity vibration sensor and a full-color display that rotates 360°. The other is a strobing tuner with a menu system and a monochrome display that's just a pain to use, especially on stage. The Snark SN5X Clip On tuner for Guitar and Bass, like all clip on tuners operates by sensing the vibrations from the guitar when they are clipped on to the headstock of the guitar (the part where the little tuner knobby things are at the top for the uninitiated or beginner!) If using the Snark in your sound âchainâ, p le asb w rt hd ig n o incorporating buffers that are placed adjacent to the Snark can cause the click of the Snark f otswi ch b em an ud. Snark Snark Napoleon N5 Clip On Tuner for Guitar/Bass - With Pick Holder Guitars, FX & Accessories @ Inta-Audio is the UKs leading Pro Audio company specialising in Music PC Systems and Computer Music Solutions. It can be used to tune a guitar, a bass or a violin for applications such â¦ I paid about the saem money for those 2 tuners as I did from the Snarks. The improved Snark SN5X model includes enhanced accuracy, faster processing chip and new high definition screen that can be read from any angle. Youâll also have the popular ST-8 and ST-2 All Instrument Tuner. Snark SN5X is a simple model that isn't bloated with a number of useless features, so it won't be a good fit for people that, for some reason, are looking for a model that could tune every single instrument on planet Earth. Priced just right for any budget, Snark created the no frills Clip-On Chromatic Tuner. The foam on the Snark SN5x is the same as the foam on old guitar stands which will eat through nitrocellulose lacquer.