D'Addario PW-CP-02 Pro Capo for 6 & 12 String Guitars - Black
- Designed for acoustic and electric guitars with radiused fretboards
- Micrometer tension adjustment assures buzz-free in-tune performance at every fret
- Single hand operation
- Aircraft grade aluminum construction
- Works for 6 or 12 string acoustic and electric guitars; also available in a classical guitar version
The D’Addario Planet Waves NS Capo Pro is a c-clamp/variable tension style capo that’s intended to be used on guitars with radiused fretboards (fretboards that are curved).
To place the capo you slide it onto the neck and tighten the mechanism, and to remove it you loosen the thumbscrew. The best part about this capo is that you can adjust the tension it exerts on the neck, so you’re less likely to have to re-tune when using it.
A potential draw-back with this capo is that there isn’t a quick-release mechanism, so removing the capo will take longer than it would with either a trigger-style capo or one that does include a quick-release mechanism.
You can see more options in our guide to The Best Capos For Guitar & Ukulele.