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Get the beat.

The Boss Dr. Beat DB-30 Metronome makes it easy to accurately keep time during practice. Built small for slip-in-your-case portability, a headphone jack lets you practice anywhere silently. It's easy to use, too, with a large LCD and controls for power, volume, start/stop, tap/mute, rhythm/beat, note/pitch, and tempo/value, plus lights and on-screen needle for visual feedback. More than just an adjustable click, Dr. Beat can lay down 9 different patterns, 24 beat variations, rhythm styles, and combinations to play with.

Boss DB-30 Dr. Beat Metronome Features:

  • Handles time signatures up to 17 beats per measure
    Rhythmic beat patterns in various styles
    Headphone output with volume control
    Pocket-size portability
    LCD screen with smooth-flowing needle
    9 different patterns
    24 beat variations
    Rhythm styles
    Combinations
    Odd-time signatures
    Latin rhythms
    Tap tempo
    Internal reference tones (12 semitones)
    Power, volume, start/stop, rhythm/beat, note/pitch, and tempo/value controls
    Lights and on-screen needle for visual feedback
    Auto power off




Boss DB-30 Dr. Beat Metronome

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  • great little device

    As reviewed by Bobahlouie on 4/21/2009

    Looked a long time to find a simple device that didn't have an annoying electronic click or beep. This device is expensive but probably still worth it if you practice a lot. Small and lightweight, adjustable volume, lots of beat and rhythm options. Great for practicing scales, etc. Battery life is great. If it had a built in tuner it would be 5 stars. It can output a tone at given frequency, but I haven't found that feature all that useful since the tone isn't very pure. I still reach for my tuner for fast re-tune.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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  • Fantastic pocket metronome - louder than the Korg MA-30

    As reviewed by Chase on 6/3/2008

    This is a great little metronome. It produces a decently loud volume and comes with great standard features such as sub-divisions and tap-in (tap a button to a particular tempo to set the metronome to that tempo). As the title suggests, this is a louder metronome than the blue Korg MA-30 (though not by much). Overall, it's a great tool and gets the job done well.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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  • Best in class

    As reviewed by K on 10/21/2008

    This is a fine unit and does most of what you want out of a metronome. It has a fair number of beat options (9 alltogether) which is nice, and it even has clave in 2 varieties (Not often seen at this price), which can be quite useful. But then Boss has always been ahead of the competition in this regard. It also has a very respectable number of time signatures available, which is really what sold me on the DB-30. Only real downside (aside from not being probramable, which you can't expect at this price) is that it uses an expensive watch type battery ($5.00 ea.) when it could easily have been designed for a triple a. All in all this seems to be the best in its class by a fairly wide margin. There are definately things this won't do, but as long as you are not completely off the map it will likely work well for you.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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