Body beat pulse metronome?

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  • #28334

    becky7777
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    https://www.petersontuners.com/products/bodybeatpulse/

    Found this product kind of randomly today, but has anyone used it? It seems like something that wouldn’t drive me crazy… And it’s on sale right now.

    #28340

    mfaske
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    becky7777 – Thanks for sharing this. I might give it a try. My metronome is really loud and sometimes too much. The reviews on Amazon and Sweetwater are pretty good, and the sale price is from Peterson is better than anywhere else I’ve found.

    Plus, this is something I could use when recording my performance for the monthly member challenge!

    #28341

    becky7777
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    Aww heck. I just bought it.

    I suppose i’ll let people know if it’s worth considering. It says it’s silent.. I can’t imagine how it can be silent or phone companies would be using the tech. But who knows.

    #28838

    becky7777
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    Just an update on this thing.

    I had to get used to the short burst of ‘phone vibration’ it gives off for each metronome pulse. Once I did, this thing is pretty awesome actually.

    It charges on a usb port. Once charged you clip the thing on your waistband so the capsule touches your skin and plug it into your metronome or device through the earbud/ headphones jack. It makes noise just like a cell phone buzzing away on vibrate but you can adjust it, so it’s not that noticeable. Once I start playing I can barely hear it.

    It’s pretty neat though. The pulse makes it easier for me to get ON the beat. After using it for a while, it reminds me of being at a concert and how you feel the drums in your body because they’re so loud. Not sure if that makes sense, but that’s why it seems easier to get it on the click for me. The click is tapping me.

    I think their app is cr “Apple products only” to get enhanced features. I don’t know if the app works on android, I didn’t bother trying the app since I have a metronome.

    I’d probably rate it 4/5. (app is not on my platform and can’t use the advanced features. -1 ๐ŸŒŸ)
    Company shipped super fast. (I got mine direct from Peterson because it was on sale.)
    Would I buy it again? Actually yes and no. If I had the money I’d probably buy their deluxe version which has everything in a metronome unit, (but holy cow it’s a wee bit pricey. The company looks like it makes pro equipment though.) but I would get the solo again if I need to. (Affordable lol) Not having to get more and more tense listening to a high pitch beep is great for me.

    #28843

    mfaske
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    becky7777 – Thanks for the review. I just ordered one. For the price, it’s worth a try. And I love gadgets. I’ll let you know how it works for me.

    #28847

    becky7777
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    mfaske- Yes, please do. ๐Ÿ˜

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