We will be at the Loch Norman Highland Games - April 21st
  • HBT-3 Tuner

    $103.00

    The newly released Murray Blair tuner. Pocket-sized for easy access to tuning with a 2-speed needle meter, dual color backlit LCD, internal mic, and external clip. Small, powerful, and easy to use. The HBT-3 tunes drones and every note on the chanter. It includes a clip-on mic and batteries.


    To tune your bagpipes with the HBT-3 all you need to do is play Low A, calibrate the tuner and your ready to start fine tuning your chanter and drones. Its easy to learn how to tune bagpipes with the HBT-3 Bagpipe Tuner, it will display when a note is sharp or flat and makes tuning quick for all pipers. The HBT-3 Bagpipe Tuner also has an adjustable needle speed which allows the piper the best possible detection for fine tuning.

    When tuning your bagpipes, the HBT-3 Bagpipe tuner LCD changes colour from amber to green when the ‘in tune’ (calibration frequency) is reached to indicate the note is ‘correct’.
    The HBT-3 Bagpipe Tuner is small enough to put in your pocket or sporran, gentle on batteries and has an auto-off function when not used for 5 minutes. It’s a powerful small bagpipe tuner, perfect for pipers and truly makes piping more enjoyable.

    So why the HBT-3 Bagpipe tuner and not a chromatic tuner? The HBT-3 Bagpipe Tuner is specially programmed for the Bagpipe scale, meaning each note will be detected and displayed correctly for pipers. Chromatic tuners are programmed for equal temperament instruments, which the Highland Bagpipes is not, therefore they aren’t able to accurately display the chanter scale.