D’Addario’s new tuner pedal features a countdown timer to keep track of your set length

Continuing its quest to revolutionize pedalboards, D’Addario has followed up last week’s game-changing telescopic XPND ’board design with another neat innovation: a guitar tuner with a built-in countdown timer.

The Chromatic Pedal Tuner+ adds an adjustable onboard timer – a feature often seen on the classiest of Instagram ’boards via a standalone clock pedal or digital timer – as well as a new onboard buffer.

Adjusted in five-minute increments via a separate button, the countdown can be programmed up to two hours, and there’s a five-minute warning indicator to make sure your set doesn’t overrun.

D'Addario Chromatic Pedal Tuner+

(Image credit: D'Addario)

D’Addario is promising a “high-quality” signal buffer to prevent signal loss – switchable via an internal switch for true-bypass operation – as well as the same full color display and latency-free 32-bit processing as the company’s original Chromatic Pedal Tuner.

The Chromatic Pedal Tuner+ is available now for $119. Head over to D’Addario for more info.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as more than 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.