The best Mechanical Metronomes
What is the best mechanical metronome?
Mechanical metronomes have been one of the most misjudged musical accessories we know. It is right that they don’t have a lot of features like digital metronomes but a person who is looking for a mechanical metronome probably don’t need a fancy, digital one, with way too many features.
Why do you want to have a mechanical metronome?In our modern day, many musicians use digital metronomes. Often, because they are very portable and lightweight. As said before mechanical metronomes are for the kind of person who can enjoy the “old-school” click sound and have a regular practice room, so you don’t need to change their setup that often. Guitarists and other musicians, who practice at many different locations will probably have more benefit from a digital metronome. One good reason is that many people don’t want to use a digital metronome on the phone. When you try to practice its important to get into a state of flow, and your mobile phone will probably prevent an effective practice over time. It is probably best for Pianist who can have it at one place and want a metronome which fits the piano (Mostly acoustic piano). And that’s also the main reason why you want something like a mechanical metronome; For the style and sound of it.
Which is the best mechanical metronome?
The Donner Mechanical Metronome DPM-1This mechanical metronome is a true classic. It features a wooden pyramid style body with a single pendulum which indicates he rhythm. The pendulum can make up 40 to around 208 beats per minute, and the beat selection is 0, 2, 3, 4 or 6. It has a tempo tolerance of 1% and a beat by a wood block chip.
- Colour: Wooden
- Material: Plastic+ Copper
- Movement Material: Full Metal.
- Casing Style: Classic Pyramid Tower Style
- Precision: Spring Mechanism
- Tempo Range: 40~208bpm
- Tolerance: Less Than 1%.
- Beats: 0,2,3,4,6
- Size: 33*115*205mm
- Net Weight: 650g