Digital Metronome DM100 INSTRUCTION MANUAL NAME AND OPERATION OF PARTS ● Reference note function 1. Press the power switch to turn on the metronome. to set the mode to the reference note. 2. Press the mode switch 3. Press the tempo/pitch buttons to set the pitch shown on the display as desired. With each press of the respective buttons, the pitch digits increase or decrease by one as shown below. The digits advance or move back quickly by keeping the respective buttons pressed. 4. Press the beat/note buttons to set the desired reference note. With each press of the respective buttons, the reference note changes one by one in the following order. It changes quickly by keeping the respective buttons pressed. Power switch Press it to turn on and off the metronome. LED display It visually represents the tempo of the metronome with successive flashing of the LED lights. Volume dial Turn it to adjust the volume of the tempo/beat sound of the metronome and the reference note. Speaker It gives out the tempo/beat sound of the metronome and reference note. Strap hole Use the hole to attach a strap to the metronome. Liquid crystal display It displays the mode, tempo, reference note and other settings you have made. Mode switch Press it to change over the mode among metronome, tapin and reference note modes. Tempo/pitch buttons Press the buttons to set the tempo in the metronome mode, and pitch in the reference note mode. Earphone jack Insert the ø3.5 mm earphone plug into it to use with the earphone. Beat/note buttons Press the buttons to set the beat/rhythm in the metronome and tap-in modes, and note in the reference note mode. Slit for attaching the metronome to the music stand Use the slit to attach the metronome to the desired position of the music stand. Prop-up stand Tap-in switch Press it several times at constant intervals. The metronome calculates and displays the input tempo. ● Tap-in function 1. Press the power switch to turn on the metronome. 2. Press the mode switch to set the mode to the tap-in. 3. Press the tap-in switch several times constantly at desired intervals, to a tune, for example. 4. The metronome calculates the input tempo and indicates it on the display. (The metronome indicates “Lo” when the input tempo is less than 30, and “Hi” when it is 251 and over.) 5. Press the mode switch to change the mode to the metronome. The metronome sounds at the tempo you have input in the tapin mode. In this case, the metronome plays the beat/rhythm that has been set previously before the tap-in function is used. ★ A tip on using the tap-in mode After setting the metronome to the tap-in mode, press the beat/ note buttons to select the desired rhythm, and then, press the tap-in switch to input tempo. The metronome plays the selected rhythm at the tempo you have input. ● To use DM100 with earphone Insert the ø3.5 mm earphone plug (SEP-2: sold separately) into the earphone jack , and press the power switch to turn on the metronome. * When the earphone is used, the speaker will not work, and the sound can be heard only through the earphone. * The DM100 earphone jack is of a monophonic type. If a stereo-type earphone is used, the sound can be heard only through one of the earphones. MEMORY BACKUP FUNCTION Even after the metronome is turned off, the beat, tempo, reference pitch, reference note and mode you have set are stored in memory and will not be initialized. * If the batteries are replaced, the metronome will return to the following initial settings. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Beat: “0” Tempo: “20” Reference pitch: “440 Hz” Reference note: “A” Mode (metronome/reference note/tap-in): Metronome HOW TO USE * Before use, open the battery hatch, and insert the batteries included with your metronome into the battery compartment, referring to “BATTERY CHANGE” below. (Please note that the dry batteries included with the metronome are monitor batteries, and their life may be shorter than the specified period.) ● Metronome function to turn on the metronome. 1. Press the power switch 2. Press the mode switch to set the mode to the metronome. to set the tempo shown on the 3. Press the tempo/pitch buttons display as desired. With each press of the respective buttons, the tempo digits increase or decrease by one as shown below. The digits advance or move back quickly by keeping the respective buttons pressed. 4. Press the beat/note buttons rhythm. to set the desired beat (0 ~ 7) or AUTO POWER-OFF FUNCTION DM100 is equipped with the auto power-off function to prevent the battery energy from being wasted while the metronome is left untouched with the power on. The power will be turned off automatically if the metronome is left untouched for: ● approximately 20 minutes in the metronome and tap-in modes; and ● approximately 5 minutes in the reference note mode. To use the metronome for an extended period of time, turn on the power while keeping the mode switch by pressing the power switch pressed. Flashing “CLA” appears on the liquid crystal display to indicate that the auto power-off function is canceled. BATTERY CHANGE * When the batteries near their end, the LED and liquid crystal displays become dim, and the volume of the sound becomes weak. In that case, replace the batteries with new ones immediately. Otherwise, the metronome may work improperly. * The metronome may work improperly after the batteries are replaced with new ones. In that case, turn off the metronome and then turn it . on by pressing the power switch ● How to replace the batteries to turn off the metronome. 1. Press the power switch 2. Open the battery hatch by pushing it rather strongly with a thumb in the direction of the arrow. 3. Remove the old batteries, and insert new ones, checking that the (+) and (–) terminals of the batteries are correctly connected. * If the batteries are inserted in the wrong direction, a malfunction will be caused. * Replace both of the two batteries with new ones at a time. Make sure that they are of the same type and of the same manufacturer’s make. * When disposing of the batteries, observe the regulations of the authorities concerned. Battery hatch SPECIFICATIONS 1. METRONOME MODE 1-1 Range of tempo and beat/rhythm Tempo : Range ........................ Selection method ..... Beat/rhythm : Range ........................ 30 to 250 times/minute Push switch (tempo/pitch buttons for increase and decrease) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 、 、 Selection method ..... 、 、 、 Push switch (beat/note buttons for advancing and moving back) 1-2 Tempo and beat display Sound : Strong beat / weak beat / rhythm LED display : Successive lighting of 5 LEDs Accuracy : within ±0.2% 2. REFERENCE NOTE MODE Pitch : A4... ........................... Selection method ..... Note Accuracy 3. TAP-IN MODE Tempo Beat 410 ~ 450 Hz Push switch (tempo/pitch buttons for increase and decrease) : C, C#, D, D#, E, F, F#, G, G#, A, A# and B Selection method ..... Push switch (beat/note buttons for advancing and moving back) : Less than 1 cent (±0.06%) : Range ........................ 30 to 250 times/minute : Range ........................ Selection method ..... 0, , , Push switch (beat/note buttons for advancing and moving back) 4. VOLUME The volume of tempo/beat sound and reference note can be controlled continuously. 5. EXTERNAL OUTPUT Earphone jack : ø3.5 mm monophonic-type jack 6. POWER SOURCE 1.5 V AAA dry battery (R03C, LR03, L30), 2 pcs. 7. OVERALL DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 100 (W) x 60 (H) x 19 (D) mm, approx. 90 g 8. ACCESSORY 1.5 V AAA dry battery for checking purpose * The design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice for product improvement.