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Thread #36401   Message #1171109
Posted By: Pied Piper
26-Apr-04 - 08:24 AM
Thread Name: Pitch pipe vs electronic tuner
Subject: RE: Pitch pipe vs electronic tuner
Absolutely Fiddler the tuner is a tool to get you as near as possible then it's down to your ears.
One problem is that wind instruments tend to go sharp with temperature as the speed of sound increases.
speed of sound calculator
String and free-reed instruments tend to go flat as their metal bits expand.
PP