peterson BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome

peterson BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome

peterson BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome


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Product Highlights

  • Audio, Visual, & Tactile Modes
  • Included Vibe Clip
  • Wireless Sync with Other Units
  • 75-Yard Wireless Radius
  • Adjustable Meter & Time Signature
  • Follow Tempo Maps from DAWs
  • Built-In Rechargeable Battery
  • 1/8" Headphone Output
  • Auxiliary Output
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peterson BBS-1 overview

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The BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome from Peterson transmits tempo in audio, visual, and tactile playback modes. The built-in speaker or 1/8" headphone jack provides audio playback of the click while the backlit LCD displays the tempo visually. The included Vibe Clip can be attached to your shirt, waist area, shoe top, or sleeve to produce a tactile beat silently with vibration.

The wireless functionality allows you to sync the tempo and patterns on your BodyBeat unit with two or more other units within a 75-yard radius. Any unit can act as a Master or Sync device, and groups can be formed within the same radius without interference from each other.

The BodyBeat can also be controlled via MIDI tempo maps created by either your DAW or the free online application on the BodyBeat Sync website. The unit can connect to your computer with its mini-USB port and is capable of storing up to nine MIDI tempo maps in its internal memory.

Metronome Engine
The BodyBeat Sync features a complex metronome engine capable of producing endless combinations of rhythmic patterns. Meter or Time Signature parameters are independently adjustable allowing 1 to 12 beats per measure over a beat value of 2, 4, 8 or 16.
Subdivision selections are based on the chosen beat value and will display correctly notated for 1 beat. Selectable Accent Patterns vary upon the number of beats per measure and allow for the division of longer beat counts into groups of 2 and 3 (every possible combination included). The tempo can be adjusted from 10 to 280 BPM
Practice Patterns
There are 14 additional Presets beyond the initial 100 user definable memory locations in the BodyBeat Sync that are named rather than numbered. These additional presets are two-bar patterns in which only the tempo setting is editable and storable. 2-3 and 3-2 presets of Son, Rumba and Bossa clave patterns are provided in 4/4 and 6/8. Common bell patterns such as Cascara and Agogo are also available in both clave directions
Metronome Features
  • Audio, Visual or Tactile delivery modes
  • Feel the beat from the vibration clip
  • 4 different audio choices, Rimshot, Clave, Wood Block and Beep
  • Feel or hear a variety of subdivisions and accent patterns
  • 10 to 280 BPM tempo range with tap tempo feature
  • Independently selectable time signature components
  • Wide variety of subdivisions displayed in notation format
  • Meter-based accent patterns (additive meters)
  • Store up to 99 presets
  • Load and play MIDI tempo maps
  • Sync to external DAW MIDI time-code
  • Lockout panel to prevent accidental changes to settings
  • Encoder dial for quick entry of values
  • Built-in speaker with volume control
  • USB rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery
  • USB connection for MIDI and firmware updates
  • Wireless Features
  • Wirelessly synchronize an unlimited number of performers
  • Any BodyBeat Sync can be a Master device or synchronized to a group of units
  • Join an existing group of Syncs even after formation
  • Multiple groups can perform in the same area with no interference from one group to another
  • Wide wireless range does not rely on line of sight
  • Use one BodyBeat Sync to control another patched to the PA
  • FCC approved -- transmits outside standard wireless audio range
  • Synchronized units display the Master unit's settings
  • Output for headphones or PA system
  • Aux output switches other devices at tempo rate (Normally open contact)
  • Attaches to mic or music stand with optional Peterson mounting clamp
  • Backlit, high contrast LCD display
  • UPC: 805265500469
    In the Box
    peterson BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome
  • Vibe Clip
  • 3.7-Volt Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Mini-USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    peterson BBS-1 specs

    Modes Audio, Visual, or Tactile
    Click Tones Rimshot, Clave, Wood Block and Beep
    Tempo Range 10 to 280 BPM
    Tap Tempo
    Presets 100x User Presets
    14x Manufacturer Presets
    Power Supply USB Rechargeable 3.7 V Lithium-Ion Battery
    Wireless FCC Approved, Transmits Outside Standard Wireless Audio Range
    Range of Operation: 75 yards (69 m)
    Connections 1x Vibe Clip Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Auxiliary Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    1x Mini-USB Port
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.8 x 4.6 x 2.7"

    peterson BBS-1 reviews

    BBS-1 BodyBeat Sync Metronome is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very nice Works well. Future improvements: remove buzzing sound from the tuner, and make the build quality more solid and sturdy
    Date published: 2015-01-12
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good product, but quality could become more sturdy, and remove the buzzing sound from the tuner.
    Date published: 2015-01-12
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