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Samson CT17 Chromatic Clip-On Tuner

Clip on Chromatic Instrument Tuner with large LCD and swivel mount


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Discounted Price $16.99 MSRP: Old Price $39.99 Save : $23.00 (58%)
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MSRP: Old Price $39.99 Discounted Price $16.99 Save : $23.00 (58%)
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The Samson CT17 Clip-On Tuner delivers accurate chromatic tuning, plus dedicated modes for guitar, bass, ukulele, and violin. The integrated clip holds securely on the instrument’s headstock and its flip-and-spin design ensures easy viewing from nearly every angle. A bright color-changing LCD with large note readout provides visibility under any lighting.

  • Bright color backlighting for clear visibility
  • Perfect tuning indicator automatically switches from orange to green
  • Tunes to any of the 12 notes in the chromatic scale, and in nearly any octave
  • Piezoelectric technology used to minimize any interference from nearby noise sources
  • 20 hours of continuous battery operation

High-Visibility LCD
The Samson CT17 offers a flip-and-spin design that ensures the LCD display window can be easily viewed from nearly any angle. Bright color backlighting allows the CT17 display to remain clearly visible under any lighting conditions. When tuning, the note name is displayed, along with markers indicating up to 50 cents sharp or flat. As the note approaches perfect tuning, the display will automatically switch from orange to green.

Multi-Mode Versatility
The CT17 is a chromatic tuner that can tune to any of the 12 notes in the chromatic scale, and in nearly any octave. The CT17 also has dedicated modes for guitar, bass, ukulele, and violin, which automatically selects the string nearest in pitch to the note played.

Piezo Precision
The CT17 uses piezoelectric technology to count vibrations in the body of the instrument. The results are highly accurate and minimize any interference from nearby noise sources. The mounting-clip hold securely, yet won’t mar the instrument finish. A single CR2032 button battery delivers over 20 hours of continuous operation.

  • Students & Music Education
  • On-stage Performers; Backstage Techs.
  • Studio Musicians, Engineers, and Producers
  • Rehearsals, Jam Sessions, Home Recording

Samson Item No. SACT17, CT17

Get your Samson CT17 Chromatic Clip-On Tuner today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Chromatic Tuning Range: A0 (27.50 Hz) to C8 (4186 Hz)
Tuning Precision: 1 Cent
A4 Reference: 440Hz
Input: Piezo Sensor (Clip)
Power: 3V (CR2032)

Not this one, sorry SA.


I love Sam Ash and generally like Samson products. Not this one though. Doesn't work for mandolin. Not very responsive. Has trouble recognizing which string you picked. After buying this tuner I ordered a Snark online for 3 bucks less and it works a zillion times better.



would buy again


can't have too many tuners... small, handy, easy to use





It does the job



Good vibration tuner


Great tuner for the price, ergonomically designed and easy to read.



Worth every penny and exceeded expectations


Amazing tuner, I bought this after another one I had gotten from a different high end company failed my expectations and just wasn't up to par. Accuracy is great, the color change when the note is in key is a nice addition, and when using in chromatic it picks up every key even when the strings are barely ringing out. Couldn't ask for a better tuner especially for the price.



I would buy this again.


I love this little tuner. Not expensive and does the job. Don' t buy the Snark , reviews say they break too easily. This Samson looks a lot like a fishman I've seen. So this one is good for Guitar,Bass,Violin,and Ukulele. Nice read-out (LCD) and changes color to indicate TUNED. It also has an ON-OFF switch and a multi-angle display, comes with the battery.....go get one !!



Samash awesone


Everyone is very friendly and helpful . I would highly recommend Samash. As lol your. Music needs



I would buy this product again!


Easy to use!



It works


Does what It's supposed to do. Wasn't much to it just grab it off the shelf and pay for it. I did just buy a Yamaha snare drum at the Cincinnati store and had a Great shopping experience! The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable.



Nice compact tuner


Bought this tuner for my son, end up using it myself. Inexpensive, but very reliable little head stock tuner. Love the flexible brace between the clamps. Big, nicely readable screen.

Charlie G

Miami, Florida

Samson CT17 Chromatic Clip-On Tuner

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