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Soundbrenner Pulse: Worst gear ever?
Old 7th January 2017
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Soundbrenner Pulse: Worst gear ever?

Old 7th January 2017
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What was it like when you tried it ?
Old 7th January 2017
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Indeed this is stupid,... if you can't get that groove going, just stop, no machine is going to help you.
Old 10th January 2017
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So i guess it is terrible when you tried it then ?
Old 10th January 2017
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I don't need one, I've got the groove....

Just imagine an 80 piece orchestra running on 80 not synched clocks.... this will be fab

Next stop a concert grand where the keys light up to tell you wich notes to hit, now everybody can play in an orchestra

If you are training with a metronome it could be replaced by this, but that's it, I see no further use for this.
Old 10th January 2017
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Aaah ok, so you have never used it but its rubbish
Old 10th January 2017
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Did you make this thing or what ?

So you have to try it before saying anytrhing about it ?

Well, go swallow a turd and tell me what it tastes like ... I think I'll pass on that one.
Old 11th January 2017
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Wow, so you haven't tried the product, you then bad mouth it, then swear at me for pointing out how ridiculous that is, well done, i guess you decide what food you like the same way right ?
Old 26th February 2017
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Inevitable product. My fitbit buzzes all the time for this or that. Texts, phone calls, reminders, etc. It looks like a great idea for a drummer. I bought this tuner. It`s kinda like this tiny tuner that clamps on and hides behind the headstock. When you`re not tuning, it flashes to the beat you're strumming. Good-bye click tracks. I can see a real use for this. Especially when you can "feel" the beat.
Old 20th March 2017
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Actually, if you are a beginner drummer just starting out I could see this being a godsend; right now it's a metronome + headphones
Old 20th March 2017
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Looks like a pretty dope idea. Playing with inears, feeling nothing from the drummer. This might actually help when its syncable with ableton or something.
Old 23rd March 2017
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I got the Soundbrenner Pulse 2 days ago and today I decided to return it. I still think it can be quite useful but it didn't work for me.
The pulses (even at the lowest intensity) felt kind of uncomfortable to me (almost painful; especially when close to bones). I also find it irritating to have the pulse only at one side of my body (as opposed to a click in both ears) and I couldn't find a place on my body to put it and where it feels right.
The Pulse itself is well made and vibrates very strongly at high settings. 99 bucks is reasonable price I think.
The app is really good, too. Controlling and setting up the Pulse works nicely + it has Ableton Link. Lots of adjustments you can make within, too.
By the way: the app can be used as a plain metronome without the Pulse and it's for free. So if you're looking for a metronome for your Iphone or Ipad I definitely recommend that one.
To sum it up: One of the things where I'd say: Give it a try. I could work for you. I don't want to strictly advise against it. The tendency, I guess, is the more you are used to a normal metronome, the less you're going to like it. But it could be really useful to people who are new to playing.
Old 3 weeks ago
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Was excited to use at church since we don't have in ears. Purchased 2 but ended up returning. App is great allowing you customize and set up a song list each with it's own bpm. Syncing via Bluetooth worked great but the pulse required too much concentration and was distracting. The only way I can describe it is it was like trying to play to a click you can barely hear. Tried placing it on arm, wrists, leg etc. Just didn't work and I have no problem playing to a click. Might work for practicing but not live purposes. Try it out. Maybe it will work for you.
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