Online Guitar Tuner

The guitar tuner can be put in repeat mode (just click on or off the (R) buttons. So you can here the tunings and tune to them. This page also shows you how to make some common alternative tunings to your guitar.

Alternative Guitar Tunings

EADGBE

Standard guitar tuning

DADGAD

Traditionally used to create a Celtic or ethnic sound, this tuning has been used by many guitarists including Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin. Checkout guitarist Pierre Bensusan who has spent years perfecting DADGAD tuning for solo acoustic guitar

CGCGCE

Open C tuning - with the 6th string dropped down to C this gives a big dynamic range to your guitar sound

DADGBE

Drop D tuning - dropping the 6th string down to D is a easy way of giving adding an extra dimension to the bass strings where you can easily make octaves

DGDGBD

Open G tuning is a great tuning for blues guitar work. By barring the top five strings you create a major chord

DADFAD

D minor tuning is a rich minor tuning

DADF#AD

Open D tuning is a great tuning for blues or slide work

DGDDAE

This is a variation of a tuning used by guitarist and songwriter John Martyn (he actually uses CFCCGD). Try knocking up the 6th string to E for another variation of this modal tuning