TN-1M

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What's New!

January 13, 2020 v2.2.4 released.

Outline

TN-1M detects the pitch of notes that picked up by a microphone, and it displays the difference from the right pitch.
It is not only tuning but also suitable for training.

    Release history

    January 13, 2020, v2.2.4

    Minor bug fixes.
    December 5, 2019, v2.2.3
    Some update for iOS13.
    October 18, 2019, v2.2.2
    Minor bug fixes.
    July 25, 2019, v2.2.0
    Improve performance on auto-mode.
    April 2, 2019, v2.1.2
    It updated some libraries.
    December 14, 2018, v2.1.1
    Fixed an issue when launching the app.
    November 21, 2018, v2.1.0
    Since known bug[BUG-TM-0001] is fixed, guide tone function recovers.
    November 2, 2018, v2.0.1
    Remove guide tone function.
    October 31, 2018, v2.0.0
    Guide Tone mutes when in tune.
    Fix some screen layouts.
    It updated some libraries.
    Improved the performance.
    February 9, 2018, v1.9.5
    Fix ad banner due to the suspension of native ads.
    October 28, 2017, v1.9.4
    Some update for iOS11.
    Minor bug fix.
    September 23, 2017, v1.9.3
    Some libraries updated.
    May 17, 2017, v1.9.2
    Fixed minor bugs.
    May 6, 2017, v1.9.1
    It updated some images.
    March 29, 2017, v1.9.0
    It has no waiting time after video of trial function.
    January 3, 2017, v1.8.0
    Add viola tuner.
    December 16, 2016, v1.7.4
    Some libraries were updated.
    April 23, 2015, v1.0.0

    Known bugs

    BUG-TM-0001: In certain versions of iOS, when using earphones, the correct pitch cannot be acquired has occurred.

    Bug fixed version 2.1.0 is released.

How to use TN-1M

FAQ

Q. Message "TN-1M needs Microphone." is displayed, the pitch meter does not work.

[no mic]

A. TN-1M uses the functionality of microphone to analyze the pitch. Microphone function needs your permission for privacy. Once you exit TN-1M, please enable TN-1M in [Settings App]-[Privacy]-[Microphone].

[menu settings]
[arrow]
[menu privacy]
[arrow]
[menu microphone]
[arrow]
[menu tn1m]

Q. Tell me more about the pitch on just intonation.

A. This app defines it as below.

[just intonation]

Q. I purchased `Remove Ads` earlier. After I re-install TN-1M, ads have become to be displayed again.

A. In purchase screen, please press "Restore" button. Of course, there is no charge.


Q. I already purchased `Remove Ads`, but I have mistaken, pressed "Buy" button, not "Restore" button. I do be charged again?

A. It is no charge. "Remove ads" is non-consumable. You cannot buy it twice.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers your use of this application.
This app does not collect, store, or share any personal information, or anything related to your device. We do not collect any statistics, trends, neither do we track user movements.
The app allows you to open web URLs from the application. The URLs might be saved by internet browsers on your device.
For information regarding the information stored by the application, please read the privacy policy of the internet browsers on your device.
Also, this app displays advertisement by AdMob, Amazon Mobile Ads, and MoPub. In this Privacy Policy, please refer to Privacy Policy by Google, Amazon Privacy Notice by Amazon, and MoPub Privacy Policy by MoPub.

to You.

Thank you for the download.
If you enjoy using this app, would you mind taking a moment to rate it in AppStore?
And please send us any comments, bug reports, English mistakes and suggestions.
When you contact me, please send mail to info@blowbend.jp.
Also, you may not necessarily be able to answer to additional feedback from you. Your understanding is requested.
Thank for your support.

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Tuning Uses TN-1M

1. First, please check the settings of TN-1M.

Look at a meter in the center of the screen.
Standard Pitch: Can you see "A440"?

[info window]

You can change the setting of the standard pitch here.
[set ref pitch]


2. Turn to Manual-Mode(green color) and select A note.
[auto mode off]
You can turn to Manual-Mode by tapping a few times.


3. Please sound A-note your musical instrument.


4. Look at the meter.

[meter too low]
The sound is too low against target pitch.

[meter low]
The sound is low against target pitch.

[meter too high]
The sound is too high against target pitch.

[meter high]
The sound is high against target pitch.

[meter in tune]
Since the needle is pointing to "0", the pitch is in tune with the target.

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Tuning in just intonation

If you set this app just intonation Maj-D, you can get perfect 5th(just interval) each between G, D, A, E. It's useful for the tuning of the violin.
Unlike the case of equal temperament, not to match to 0 in the center. So you will see a blue mark. Please move the needle there.

1. First, please check the settings of TN-1M.

Look at a meter in the center of the screen.
Temperament Name: Can you see "Just Intonation Maj-D"? This item is blank when equal temperament. Standard Pitch: Can you see "A440"?

[just intonation info window]

You can change the setting of temperament and reference pitch here.
[just intonation set ref pitch]


2. Turn to Manual-Mode(green color) and select G note.
[just intonation auto mode off]
It displays a blue indicator that points just intonation.


3. Please sound G-note your musical instrument.


4. Look at the meter.

[just intonation meter too low]
The sound is too low against target pitch.

[just intonation meter low]
The sound is low against target pitch.

[just intonation meter too high]
The sound is too high against target pitch.

[just intonation meter high]
The sound is high against target pitch.

[just intonation meter in tune]
Since the needle is pointing to the blue indicator, the pitch is in tune with the target.

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How to use guide-note.

You can hear a fine-pitched guide note that responds for your instrument.

1. Turn to Auto-Mode(blue color)

[guide tone]
You can turn to Auto-Mode by tapping a few times.
Response slider appears on Auto-mode.
Earphone volume appears when plugged in earphone on Auto-mode.


2. Plug earphone into your iPhone.

3. Wear the earphones after check response and volume slider.

4. Play your instrument. You can hear guide-note.

Please use it with the volume which does not hurt your ears.

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What is Practice?

Practice is a compilation of some notes.
Practice works go hand-in-hand with the metronome. And it will change the setting of the note buttons. It is useful to practicing scales or arpeggios.
[what is practice]
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How to create your practice.

(1). Open `Practice Menu`, tap the menu icon.

[crepractice01]


(2). Tap Edit button on Edit Menu screen.

[crepractice02]


(3). The screen is in edit mode, tap (+) button.

[crepractice03]


(4). New Practice is created, tap Done button and return from edit-mode.

[crepractice04]


(5). Open Edit Practice screen.

[crepractice05]

[crepractice06]


(6). Set practice name, tap clef and set key signature.

[crepractice07]


(7). Tap Add button, a first note is added.

[crepractice08]


(8). Tap Edit button, tap (+) button, added notes in edit-mode.

[crepractice09]

[crepractice10]


(9). Tap Done button and return from edit-mode.

[crepractice11]


(10). Set pitch for added notes.

[crepractice12]

[crepractice13]


(11). Repeat the above (8) to (10) in the same way, press the Back button on the upper left, and back to Main Screen.

[crepractice14]

[crepractice15]

[crepractice16]

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Delete note.

Swipe to the left, a delete button is appearing.
[edit practice01]


Add and rearrange notes.

(1). Tap Edit button.

[edit practice02]


(2). Tap left (+) icon. A note is added.

[edit practice03]


(3). Move left icon up or down slowly, you can rearrange the note.

[edit practice04]


(4). Tap Done button and return from edit-mode.

[edit practice05]

[edit practice06]


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How to delete your practice.

Swipe to the left. A delete button is appearing.
[delete practice01]
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How to share practice by AirDrop

With AirDrop, you can share the practice with people nearby with an Apple device.
You also need to turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
For more information about the AirDrop, see "Use AirDrop on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch" by Apple.

This is an example of sending practice from Taro to Ichiro.

(1). Version up to latest TN-1M each iPhones.
(2). Make sure that each iPhone Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled.

(3). Enable AirDrop both iPhones.
Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, open Control Center.

[shareairdrop01]
Turn enable AirDrop.
[shareairdrop02]

(4). Taro starts TN-1M, and choose a practice that Taro want to send.
And unlock screen of the Ichiro's iPhone.

[shareairdrop03]

(5). Tap share button on Taro's iPhone, and choose "Share practice by AirDrop".

[shareairdrop04]

(6). Ichiro's iPhone is found, the icon will appear, tap it.

[shareairdrop05]

(7). The message is appearing on Ichiro's iPhone, and choose "Accept".

[shareairdrop06]

(8). Ichiro can choose the app which can open data. Select "TN-1M".

[shareairdrop07]

(9). Start TN-1M, and the message is shown.

[shareairdrop08]

(10). Tap refresh button on Practice Menu.

[shareairdrop09]

(11). Taro's practice has been added.

[shareairdrop10]

(12). Recommended that for security reasons, each iPhone AirDrop to disable.

[shareairdrop11]

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How to share practice by email

This is an example of sending practice from Taro to Ichiro.

(1). Version up to latest TN-1M each iPhones.
(2). Taro starts TN-1M, and choose a practice that Taro want to send.

[shareairdrop03]

(3). Tap share button on Taro's iPhone, and choose "Share practice by email".

[shareemail01]

(4). New message screen of email with attachment file appears.
Please enter the address and subject.

[shareemail02]

(5). Ichiro received email.

[shareemail03]

(6). Long tap the attachment file.

[shareemail04]

(7). Ichiro can select apps to open attachments, choose "TN-1M".

[shareemail05]

(8). Start TN-1M, and the message is shown.

[shareairdrop08]

(9). Tap refresh button on Practice Menu.

[shareairdrop09]

(10). Taro's practice has been added.

[shareairdrop10]

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Main

[main screen1]

(1). Menu Button:
Open or close practice menu from the left side.

(2). Practice Control Buttons:
From the left, go to the top note, go to the previous note, start/stop, next note.

(3). Metronome Button:
Open and close a metronome right side.

(4). Staff of Practice:
Show the staff select practice.
You can use the staff function by purchase 'Remove Ads'.

(5). Beat of Metronome:
Left light is an accent. Right one is a beat.

(6). Note Button:
On auto mode, this buttons becomes the indicator of detecting note.

(7). Meter:
Target pitch is the point of zero.

(8). Response:
This slider is used to set the volume level to detect the pitch. When you move to the left direction, sensitivity becomes DULL.
This slider goes hand in hand with an indicator in a meter.
This is appearing on Auto-mode.

(9). Earphone Volume:
This is a volume of guide-note.
Please use it with the volume which does not hurt your ears.
This slider appears when the earphone is plugged on Auto-mode.

(10). Mode Button:

[auto button off]
Off: Stop all this app.

[auto button manual]
Manual-mode: switch target note by note-button.

[auto button auto]
Auto-mode: switch target note automatically.

(11). Settings Button:
It will transition to Settings Screen.

(12). Share Button:
You can send a practice to your friend by AirDrop or email.
Please look at "How to share by AirDrop" or "How to share by email".

(13). Violin Tuner Button:
It will transition to Violin Tuner Screen.

(14). Help Button:




[main screen2]

(15). Edit Menu Button:
It will transition to Edit Menu Screen.

(16). Practice Menu:

(17). Refresh Button:
Refresh practice menu.
Use this button when you are importing practice data.





[main screen3]

(18). Accent:
You can choose accent interval in 2, 3, 4 or 6.

(19). Accent Volume:
This slider to the minimum, no accent interval to be.

(20). Mute Button:
Mute the metronome.

(21). Tempo Dial:
It changes tempo between 40 and 208 beats per minute.

(22). Start/Stop Button:
To start the metronome, with the mode-button will be ON.

(23). Tuning Fork of Standard Pitch:
To the sound is when you tap. The sound will stop when you tap again.

(24). Volume of Tuning Fork:

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Settings

[settings screen]

(1). Standard Pitch:
Set the standard pitch of A.

(2). Temperament:
Set the temperament. (default, Equal Temperament)

(3). Key for Transposing Instrument(for meter buttons):
It shifts note name on the buttons around meter for the transposing instruments.

(4). Key for Transposing Instrument(for staff):
It shifts key on the staff for the transposing instruments.

(5). Tone of Guide Note:

(6). Clef:
You can change clef of staff in the meter.
You can use the stave feature in the meter after purchase 'Remove Ads'.

(7). Accidentals:
You can change accidentals of staff in the meter.
You can use the staff feature in the meter after purchase 'Remove Ads'.

(8). Target Range:
You can change octave range of staff in the meter.
You can use the staff feature in the meter after purchase 'Remove Ads'.

(9). Note Notation:
You can change the language of note notation.

(10). Remove Ads:
It will transition to Purchase Screen. You can buy "Remove Ads" function(In-App Purchase).

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Violin Tuner

[violin violin screen]

(1). Standard Pitch:
Set the standard pitch of A.

(2). Temperament:
You can choose from equal temperament 5th and just intonation 5th for the pitch between each string.

(3). Strings:
It plays the note.

(4). Volume:

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