Metronome Boss DB-90
Boss Dr. Beat DB90 Metronome
Practice in style with the flagship of the Dr. Beat Metronome line. The new DB-90 is loaded with quality sounds and drum patterns to make your practice sessions less mundane and more musical. There’s a Rhythm Coach function with an onboard mic, a reference-tone function for tuning, an Instrument input, MIDI input, and other handy tools to make learning fun and effective.
Quick rhythm customizing with note mixing function, dozens of play-along drum patterns also built in
Dedicated sliders, buttons, rotary dial, and large backlit LCD for user-friendly operation
4 metronome (including human voice) sounds
Reference Tone function makes it easy to verify tuning by ear
Practice with the Rhythm Coach by connecting a V-Pad (optional) - rubber pads and acoustic drums can also be detected via built-in mic
Direct connection with guitar and bass, plus headphone monitoring
Footswitch control for hands-free play/stop, and MIDI input for sync to external sequencers
Better beats, better practice
The Note Mixing function allows you to instantly create a variety of beats by adjusting the levels of five different note values. Front-panel sliders, buttons, and a large rotary dial provide instant, hands-on access to edit parameters. Select four different click sounds, including a human voice-counting sound that will help you know your place in the bar. The DB-90 is also equipped with realistic PCM drum patterns, for developing your accuracy and rhythmic feel effectively.
Plug into rhythm coach
Expand your rhythmic horizons with Rhythm Coach. This innovative follow-along feature has four training modes to help build your accuracy, speed, and endurance. With the DB-90’s onboard microphone, you can use the Rhythm Coach functions with acoustic drums, or plug a Roland V-Pad into the trigger input. Play along, and chart your progress.
Drummers can connect to the DB-90 via Roland V-Pads or the internal microphone. Guitarist and bassist can directly plug into the DB-90 without any other gear required, and monitor via connected headphones - practically any type of instrumentalist can benefit from the DB-90’s features. And for those who wish to sync to an external sequencer for more elaborate accompaniment, they can do so with the DB-90’s MIDI input. This stage-oriented feature is especially useful for drummers.
Tempo: 30-250 (Accuracy: +/- 0.1%)
Beat: (beat1) 1–9, (beat2) off/1–9
Pattern: 8-beat x 4, 16-beat x 3, shuffle x 3, funk x 2, jazz x 2, blues, techno, house, country, reggae, clave 3-2, clave 2-3, salsa, rumba, bossa nova, samba, waltz, tango, mambo, chachacha, march (30 kinds)
Rhythm coach: time check, quiet count, gradual up/down, step up/down
Reference pitch: A4=438 Hz-445 Hz (1 Hz steps)
Reference tone range: C2-B6 (5 octave, 12 semitone)
Reference tone: 10
Auto Power Off function: turns unit off after 60 min
Indicators: LCD display, tempo indicator LED x 2
Trig in jack
Memory up/down jack
MIDI IN connector
Phones jack x 2 (stereo 1/4 in. phone type, stereo miniature phone type)
AC adapter jack
Power Supply: dry battery (R6/LR6 (AA) Type) x 2
Dimensions (W x D x H): 4 13/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.
Weight: 1 lbs.
- Technology: Digital
- Tempo / BPM: 35 - 250
- Calibration: 440 Hz
- Display: LCD