How to Tune a Steel Guitar Using Newman Offsets (Sharp Es)

E9th Neck with Modern Newman Offsets – Tuning the Open Strings

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Rotate the lower right dial until “Sweetener™”flashes on the screen.

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial until “SE9” appears on the screen.

Press the dial once to confirm.

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Tune  the open strings as follows (from high to low):

String 1 F#4031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS4.jpg

String 2 D#4

String 3 G#4

String 4 E4

String 5 B3

String 6 G#3

String 7 F#3

String 8 E3   

String 9 D3

String 10 B2

 

 E9th Neck with Modern Newman Offsets – Tuning the Pedals & Levers: 

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 Rotate the dial (lower right) until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen.

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial until “SP9” appears on the screen.

Press the dial once to confirm.

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Tune the pedals & levers as follows:

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A Pedal C#4 & C#3

B Pedal A4

C Pedal F#4 & C#4

LKL F4 & F3

LKR D#4 & D#3

KV A#3 & A#2

RKL G4

RKR D4 & C#4             

 

The E9th neck is now tuned “Newman Style”.

9 Neck with Alternative “Straight Up E’s” Newman Offsets – Tuning the Open Strings      

031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS10.pngRotate the lower-right  dial until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen.

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial until “0E9” appears on the screen.

Press the dial once to confirm.

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Tune the open strings as follows (from high to low):

String 1 F#4

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String 2 D#4

String 3 G#4

String 4 E4

String 5 B3

String 6 G#3

String 7 F#3

String 8 E3

String 9 D3

String 10 B2 

 

 Tuning the E9 Neck Newman Offsets with Alternative “Straight Up E’s” — Tuning the Pedal and Levers

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Rotate the lower-right dial until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial to scroll through to “0P9.”

Press the dial once to confirm.


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Tune the pedals & levers as follows:

A Pedal C#4 & C#3031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS18.jpg

B Pedal A4

C Pedal F#4 & C#4

LKL F4 & F3

LKR D#4 & D#3

KV A#3 & A#2

RKL G4

RKR D4 & C#4

 

 

 

The E9th neck is now tuned “Newman Style with Straight-up E’s”.

Tuning the C6th Neck with Newman Offsets – Tuning the Open Strings:

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Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial to scroll through to “SC6.”

Press the dial once to confirm.

 

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Tune the open strings as follows (from high to low):

String 1 D4031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS23.jpg

String 2 E4

String 3 C4

String 4 A3

String 5 G3

String 6 E3

String 7 C3

String 8 A2

String 9 F2

String 10 C2

C6th Neck with Newman Offsets – Tuning the Pedals & Levers:

031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS24.pngRotate the lower-right dial until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial to scroll through to “SP6.”

Press the dial once to confirm.

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Tune the pedals & levers as follows:

 Pedal 4 B3 & B2

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Pedal 5 F#3, F#2 & D2

Pedal 6 F4 & D#3

Pedal 7 D4 & B3

Pedal 8 C#3, E2 & A1

RKL B3           

 

 

 

 

The C6th neck is now tuned “Newman Style”.

 Universal Newman Tuning Offsets – Tuning the Open Strings:  

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Rotate the lower-right dial until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen.

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial to scroll through to “U12.”

Press the dial once to confirm.

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Tune the open strings as follows (from high to low):

String 1 F#4031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS31.jpg

String 2 D#4

String 3 G#4

String 4 E4

String 5 B3

String 6 G#3

String 7 F#3

String 8 E3

String 9 B2

String 10 G#2

String 11 E2    

String 12 B1 

Universal Newman Tuning Offsets – Tuning the Pedals & Levers
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Rotate the lower-right dial until “Sweetener™” flashes on the screen.

Press the dial once.

Rotate the dial to scroll through to “P12.”

Press the dial once to confirm.

 

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Tune pedals & levers as follows:

Pedal 1 C#4 & C#3031214_2031_HowtoTuneaS35.jpg

Pedal 2 A4, A3 & A2

Pedal 3 F#4 & C#4

Pedal 4 C3, D#2 & G#1

Pedal 5 F3, F2 & C#2

Pedal 6 E4 & D3

Pedal 7 C#4 & A#3

LKL F4, F3 & F2

LKR D#4 & D#3

RKL A#3              

RKR 

 

The Universal Steel Guitar is now tuned “Newman Style”.