Best clip-on guitar tuners 2024: stay in tune on a budget with our pick of the best available today

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Even the greatest guitar in the world, played by the most outrageous virtuoso, would become nothing more than an incoherent mess if it's not in tune – but that's where one of the best clip-on guitar tuners comes in. These convenient and easy-to-use guitar accessories will ensure you are always sounding your best, and our top choices from TC Electronic, Snark, Boss and D'Addario won't break the bank, either.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.