Kiiras Instruments Electric guitar string tension calculator

Find the perfect strings for your guitar and tuning.

Input your guitar scale length in inches, desired tension for wound and unwound strings, and select your tuning from green marked drop down menus. String gauges are shown for your selected options for a balanced string set, ie. all strings have (close to) equal tension.

You can create a custom string set on the right hand side and input tuning (note and octave) one string at a time, calculator gives you the string gauge for your guitar.

On the far right side you can check the tension for your current string set, input your string gauge and tuning (note and octave), calculator gives your string tension.

Select between GUITAR, GUITAR Wound 3rd. string, and BASS from tabs on the bottom of the screen.