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Taylor Guitars Introduce the Beacon Clip-on 5-Way Accessory

Taylor Guitars are pleased to introduce the Taylor Beacon, a clip-on digital 5-way accessory. This versatile USB-rechargeable calibration features a tuner, metronome , timer, countdown clock and flashlight.

The new Taylor Beacon is loaded with features that make it an indispensable tool for everyone from beginners to gigging musicians. Precise and easy to read thanks to an advanced TFT color LCD display screen, the compact, rechargeable tuner easily clips onto an instrument headstock. In addition to five tuning modes, the tuner includes a handy metronome for practicing, along with timer and countdown functionality, plus a built-in light to illuminate sheet music and other items in a dark environment. With this array of useful features, the tuner makes a must-have accessory for players.

 Key Features 

TFT Display Screen 

Thin Film Transistor (TFT) color LCD screen produces a sharp, bright image for easy visibility 


Selectable CGBVU tuning modes (Chromatic, Guitar, Bass, Violin, Ukulele) 

Easy-to-read dot/strobe display for fast, precise tuning calibration 

Reference pitch Hz values selectable from 430-450 Hz 


Select from 12 pre-set time signatures 

Selectable bpm (from 30-208 bpm) 

Click volume is adjustable to three levels — no sound, low and high 

LED display moves back and forth between beats 


Set for up to 99 minutes and 59 seconds. When complete, the timer 

will reset to zero and continue 

Holding the button will reset the timer to zero 

• Timer continues while in any other mode 


Track live sets or practice sessions 

Set for up to 99 minutes and 59 seconds 

Countdown continues while using other modes 

Sonic alarm feature when countdown reaches zero (will sound while using 

another mode) 


Located on the back — great for reading sheet music or finding a lost 

pick in a dark setting 

Turn flashlight on/off by simultaneously pressing the “Up” and “Down” buttons 

 USB Rechargeable 

Cable included (no batteries required) 

Long-lasting charge with 3-band battery life display


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