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BudeStrings Bass Tuner

This page contains tuners and tuning details for Bass Guitar. In order to use the tuners, simply click on the string buttons and a tuning note will play. For best results ensure you are using desktop speakers – onboard laptop or mobile phone speakers will not be very effective for this page.

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Bass Guitar Tuner

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Tuning pattern: ascending fourths

This tuning is for five string bass. For four string bass, simply omit the B.

String pitches (Low to High)

  •  B0, 30.87Hz
  •  E1 ,  41.20 Hz
  •  A1, 55.ooHz
  •  D2, 73.42Hz
  •  G2, 98.00Hz

Tuning the Bass to itself:

You can fret each string to find the pitch of the next string

  • B string [Fret 5] = E1
  • E string [Fret 5] = A1
  • A string [Fret 5] = D2
  • D string [Fret 5] = G2
  • You can fret each string to find the octave above the pitch of the string below it

    • E string [Fret 7] = B1
    • A string [Fret 7] = E2
    • D string [Fret 7] = A2
    • G string [Fret 7] = D3

    You can also play simultaneous harmonic notes on adjacent strings which are separated by one octave. This works particularly well on high quality bass guitars. Harmonic interference will cause a vibrato effect if the strings are not tuned to each other, and the strings are tuned to each other when no harmonic interference is audible

    • B string [Fret 12] and E string [Fret 7]
    • E string [Fret 12] and A string [Fret 7]
    • A string [Fret 12] and D string [Fret7]
    • D string [Fret 12] and G string [Fret 7] 


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