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TronicalTune Wins Popular Science’s Best of What’s New Award

13 Nov 2013


Tronical’s TronicalTune Named One of the Top 100 Technical Innovations of the Year by Popular Science Magazine

HAMBURG, GERMANY – November 13, 2013 – Tronical, the manufacturer of the cybertronic guitar tuner TronicalTune, was honored with the Annual Popular Science Magazine’s Best of What’s New award. TronicalTune’s ability to tune a guitar within seconds with the push of a button and a strum of the strings has gained recognition in the recreation category.

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“We are thrilled to be selected for the prestigious 2013 Best of What’s New award,” says Tronical CEO, Chris Adams. “The Tronical team has spent over a decade perfecting the TronicalTune and the recognition by Popular Science Magazine is a great honor.”

The TronicalTune is a revolutionary device for electric and acoustic guitars, alike, that seamlessly self-tunes your guitar in a matter of seconds all while preserving the integrity and tone of your instrument. Automatic guitar tuners have always been expensive, hard to install, and complex to use; but the retrofitting TronicalTune makes installing and tuning virtually effortless.

“For more than a quarter century, Popular Science has devoted its December issue to the year’s most remarkable innovations. The Best of What’s New Awards is our magazine’s top honor, and the 100 awardees are selected from a pool of thousands, said Cliff Ranson, Executive editor of Popular Science. “Each winner is handpicked and revolutionary in it’s own way. Whether they’re poised to change the world or simply your living room, the Best of What’s New awardees challenge us to the see the future in a new light.”

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About Tronical:

Tronical CEO, Chris Adams, opened his Hamburg, Germany-based company in 2005, after spending a decade developing one of the most revolutionary guitar products ever made. Gibson Guitars, always innovating, was the first guitar manufacturer to offer the system as an option under the name Min-ETune™. The Tronical team has now perfected this system that seamlessly self-tunes your guitar in seconds, while preserving the integrity and tone of your instrument – the TronicalTune. World-class musicians, recording artists and producers have embraced Tronical across the globe.

About Best of What’s New

Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year—breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. The winners, the Best of What’s New, are awarded inclusion in the much-anticipated December issue of Popular Science, the most widely read issue of the year since the debut of Best of What’s New in 1988. Best of What’s New awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories: Automotive, Aviation, Computing, Engineering, Gadgets, Green, Entertainment, Security, Software, Home, Health and Recreation.

About Popular Science

Founded in 1872, Popular Science is the world’s largest science and technology magazine; with a circulation of 1.3 million and 6.8 million monthly readers. Each month, Popular Science reports on the intersection of science and everyday life, with an eye toward what’s new and why it matters. Popular Science is published by Bonnier Active Media, a subsidiary of Bonnier Corporation.


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