The Intellitouch Tuner model PT1 was created in 1995 by Mark Wilson of OnBoard Research Corporation. At the time it was created, it was the first of its kind, and a huge leap of innovation. Using a musical instrument's vibrations to measure pitch by a device that attaches by a clip had never been done before. It allowed for tuning in noisy environments or on dark stages while other musicians were playing. The Intellitouch PT1 eventually became extremely popular and spawned an entire industry of clip-on instrument tuners.
In January 2011, OnBoard Research created yet another innovation, a fully chromatic tuner with the displayed note, integrated with a capo. They also introduced North America's first rechargeable tuner, the Intellitouch PT40, in January 2011.
The manufacturer of Intellitouch tuners, OnBoard Research Corporation, has introduced many new models of Intellitouch tuners since the company's start in 1995. The Intellitouch PT10 and PT10XL were introduced in 2009. The Intellitouch PT30 Classic was introduced in 2010. The PT40 Rechargeable Tuner, the CT1 Capo Tuner, and the PT20 Compact Classic Tuner were all introduced in January, 2011.
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