Metronome and tuners are very important when it comes to keeping musical time. They help musicians to regulate rhythm and beats so that they can play in harmony with others when they are in a band. They usually come in many varieties, so choosing the best one can be a daunting task. You will need to consider how you are planning to use it, where you are planning to use it, and your age and ability as a musician. In this article, we take a look at the top 10 best metronomes and tuners in 2016.
This metronome tuner can be used with any instrument, including an electric guitar, acoustic guitar, violin, banjo, and mandolin, just to mention but a few. It has a very easy and intuitive interface that features auto modes for bass and guitar as well as a digital chromatic tuner that can be used with absolutely any instrument.
#9. Korg TM50PW Instrument Tuner and Metronome
You can use the metronome and tuner in this device simultaneously or independently. It features extremely fast response to audio input from wind instruments and other types of instruments. You will no longer experience the problem of your pitch changing spontaneously when you are playing wind instruments.
#8. Seiko SQ50-V Quartz Metronome
This metronome works really great. It is small enough to sit on an electric piano and features a dial that is very easy to use. It also has a volume control and makes two click sounds such as those ones from percussion.
#7. Wittner 834 Taktell Piccolo Metronome
This is a mechanical pendulum metronome that features an accurate audible timing system that can be easily adjusted using a sliding counterweight. It produces a sound that is loud enough even for the loudest musical instruments.
#6. FLEOR Mechanical Metronome
This metronome has a nice sturdy feel and keeps time really well. It has a great tempo for all beats, something which makes it a great pick for both beginner piano players and experienced players.
#5. BOSS DB-90 Metronome
This metronome has amazing features that would help you improve your skills in playing musical instruments tremendously. Its controls are very simple and intuitive, and it has an onboard rhythm coach that you will find to be useful especially if you are a drummer.
#4. Matrix MR600 Deluxe Metronome
It features a pendulum-style LED display and an adjustable downbeat. It also has dial for setting the tempo. It allows you to turn the sound all the way off and just use the LED if you do not prefer the sound to be on.
#3. Shar Perfekt Time Quartz Metronome
This metronome features a sure-click dial that operates smoothly and makes sure that you have the right tone and tempo. Its volume can be adjusted from very loud to silent mode depending on your preferences using bright LEDs.
#2. Yamaha QT1 Quartz Metronome
This metronome is renowned for its unique shape as well as precision accuracy. It features enhanced quartz technology that enables you to control the volume, choose between two different beat sounds, or mute it if you do not prefer the sound to be on. It has a pleasant woody tone.
This guitar tuner and metronome brings metronome capabilities and precision tuning together. It features a compact and easy-to-use design that allows you to tune any stringed, brass or woodwind instrument with absolute ease. It has a large, full color LCD display that makes ideal for use in any environment, including a dimly-lit backstage.