#1
OK, I'm using a Fender FT-100 chromatic tuner to tune each string. Everything goes fine and I think I have it in tune. Then when I play the 5th fret on the E string, it's an A that is little sharp and doesn't match when I play the A string. If I keep going down the 5th frets, they are all a little sharp when compared to the open strings.

Is there something I can do to correct this or should I just tune the E string and then use the 5ths (and the one 4th) to tune the rest of the strings?

Thanks.
#2
Its going to be a little bit sharp because your fretting it, thats why i dont like tuners. Ive always done it by ear and harmonics. Just do whatever it takes to make it sound right.
#3
its most likely your intonation. look up about that. also ur not going to get it perfectly in tune just real close but yeah if its off by a lot then yeah check your intonation
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#4
What the other guys say is true, but it might also be that your neck isnt straight, or your bridge isnt correctly adjusted. For that, I suggest you go to a guitar shop to get it right
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#5
Ok guys, thanks for the help. Makes perfect sense now! I was fretting it a little hard and made it sharp. So I just tried it again and fretted lightly. Much better.
I also checked the intonation and it is off slightly on a couple strings. I can fix that.

Thanks!