Metronomes | Product code: BEATLAB-MINI | ID: 236560
Estimated delivery 2019-10-23
Rhythm practice using a metronome is indispensable for any musician, especially for the drummer and percussionist. In the past, rhythm practice has been excruciatingly dull and boring, consisting simply of striking a practice pad in time with a metronome. Furthermore, since you have only a subjective judgement as to whether or not your rhythm is correct, many players find it difficult to keep themselves motivated to practice. That's where the BEATLAB mini comes in; it's a training tool that lets you practice rhythm more accurately and enjoyably. In addition to a versatile metronome function that includes a wide range of sounds, including human voice and real drum pattern sounds, this unit provides a training function that detects and evaluates the discrepancy between the metronome and the notes that you play. This means that you can develop a perfect sense of rhythm by using by treating rhythm training as if you were playing a game. The BEATLAB mini provides a generous selection of the rhythm patterns that are indispensable for practicing a percussion instrument. The tempo can be adjusted over a wide range of 30-300 beats per minute, and you can specify the time signature and rhythm individually to meet your rhythm training needs for a variety of songs and styles. In addition to conventional electronic metronome sounds, there's also a rich range of PCM sounds. Mechanical metronome sounds that won't fatigue your ear even at high-volume listening, male and female voices that make it easy to tell your beat within the rhythm, and realistic drum pattern sounds with snare, cymbal and claves are some of the 30 available choices, meeting the needs of drummers and percussionists in any musical style. The BEATLAB mini provides a training mode that lets you objectively check your own sense of rhythm. If you connect the included contact mic to the unit's TRIGGER jack and attach it to your snare or practice pad, the BEATLAB mini detects the sound of your strikes and measures the slight discrepancy in tempo between your playing and the sound of the metronome. The amount of the discrepancy is indicated audibly. For example, if a male or female voice is selected, you'll be informed whether you're "TOO FAST" or "TOO SLOW"; if you're correct, the voice tells you plainly "GOOD," "GREAT," "WONDERFUL," or "PERFECT." This lets you check your own rhythm in real time with ease.. After evaluation, your score at keeping the rhythm and your overall tendencies are shown in the display, allowing you to monitor your progress as you continue to practice. How strictly your rhythm is evaluated and the trigger sensitivity can be adjusted in detail to correspond with your ability and the devices with which you're practicing. From the beginner who has just started their instrument up to the veteran who just wants to verify their rhythmic sense, the BEATLAB mini will support your rhythm training as your very own dedicated and personalized trainer. The large LCD shows the metronome movement and settings at a glance, and the high-brightness backlight ensures great visibility. The unique disk-shaped body is easy to grip with one hand, and the numerous physical buttons mean that you have quick access to all the functions. Dimensions: 82 x 82 x 27. Weight 97 g. Color: Black.