What is a zither pin? A Zither pin is a metal rod that is used to attach and tune a string on a Zither. In essence, it serves the same purpose as a geared tuning peg. It is simply a primitive version. Primitive, doesn’t mean inferior. This is a smaller version of what is used on a Piano. A Piano deck pin.
Once upon a time banjo tuning pegs consisted of wooden dowels stuck in holes. How spoiled we have become! Modern tuners come in a variety of styles, some of which are quite complex. A far cry from the tuner of yore. In this review, we will go over Friction vs Geared tuners, quality levels, and prices. Let’s get started!
How long does a battery last in a Snark Tuner? Some people get up to 1 year before replacement. Naturally there are a lot of factors, such as how often you use it, and whether or not you turn it off as soon as you are finished tuning.