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TU-80: Tuner/Metronome

Features

The BOSS TU-80 brings super-accurate LCD tuning to musicians at a very affordable price, while adding unique high-end features like a built-in metronome and Accu-Pitch™. The pocket-sized TU-80 runs on batteries and can tune almost any instrument, thanks to a chromatic tuning mode and ultra wide tuning range. It even tunes 7-string guitars and 6-string basses—putting the TU-80 in a class all its own.

  • Affordable and reliable LCD tuner with handy, built-in metronome
  • Supports chromatic tuning, plus 7-string guitars and 6-string basses
  • Accu-Pitch function sounds a tone when pitch is correct
  • Reference Tone Play function makes it easy to verify tuning by ear
  • Memory function stores your favorite tuner settings
  • Ultra-thin body fits easily into a guitar case or pocket
  • Metronome has 7 rhythms, 10 beats and cool animated LCD display

More Info

Reliable BOSS Tuning with Accu-Pitch
Thin is in. That’s why the new TU-80 was designed to be slim and light enough to fit in your pocket. Best of all, it sports reliable and accurate BOSS LCD tuning, along with Accu-Pitch, which plays a tone when you’re in tune. No more looking down at the tuner!

Versatile Tuning Modes and Metronome
Thanks to its chromatic and flat tuning capabilities, the TU-80 can tune just about any instrument—from guitars and basses to strings, brass and woodwinds. A handy Reference Tone Play function lets you hear the correct pitches, while a built-in metronome with seven rhythms and 10 beat variations makes practice more effective. No other tuner has all this!

Specs

Tuner
Reference Pitch
A4=435 Hz-446 Hz (1 Hz steps)
Tuning Range
E0 (20.6 Hz)-C8 (4186.0 Hz)
Internal Tuning Accuracy
+/-1 cent
Metronome
Tempo
30-250
Rhythm Style
Quarter note, Eighth rest and eighth note, Eighth note, Triple, Triple with center rest, Sixteenth note, Clave (3-2, 2-3)
Beat
0-9
Input Impedance
680 k ohms
Indicator
LCD Display, Tuning Guide LED
Connectors
Input Jack, Output Jack
Power Supply
Dry Battery (R6/LR6 (AA) Type) x 2
Power Consumption
3 mA (Metronome mode), 8 mA (Tuner mode and A4=440 Hz input); Expected battery life under continuous use (Carbon): Approximately 100 hours (A4 continuous input)
* These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Accessories
Dry Battery (R6 (AA) Type) x 2, Owner's Manual
Size and Weight ( incl. batteries )
Width
122 mm
4-13/16 inches
Depth
68 mm
2-11/16 inches
Height
21 mm
0-7/8 inches
Weight
0.1 kg
0 lbs. 5 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Accessories

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

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Support Documents

BOSS Tuners Catalog 2009
BOSS tuners are beloved by musicians around the world for their reliability, accuracy, and user friendliness. Since 1983, the TU-12 has been an industry standard. Today’s family of BOSS tuners melds the essence of the TU-12 with modern technology in a wide variety of models.
BOSS Product Catalog 2008
Forging the Future - Innovation for Creative Inspiration
BOSS forges into 2008 with an awe-inspiring lineup of effects, digital studios, and accessories.
Guitar Effects Guidebook Vol. 20
BOSS Product Catalog 2012
BOSS Product Catalog 2011