Boss DB-90 question

July 16, 2020, 8:31 PM · Question for Boss DB-90 owners - is there a hidden option to set standard metronome tempo increments instead of the default 1 bpm increment? Going from min to max requires several spins of the wheel at 1 bpm per click unless you tap in to get close then adjust. Otherwise it's a great metronome, and the only one we've had that's loud enough for piano chamber music.

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Edited: July 16, 2020, 9:48 PM · I don’t have a Boss DB-90, and don’t know the answer to your question, but that issue is one of the principal reasons why I like my Seiko Quartz SQ-50V pocketable metronome so much. I can spin that big analog dial around to any new setting in about a second. I have several metronome apps in my smartphone, but they’re all annoyingly tedious when I have to change the setting. Apologies for highjacking your thread.
July 16, 2020, 10:10 PM · Not a hijack Mark, I agree with you. We have one of those in the fleet here too (plus an older Seiko); our second favorite is a Korg KDM-2 which has switchable increments, but it's not quite loud enough for piano groups, and this one is.
July 17, 2020, 11:35 AM · after you press 'tempo,' just use the "tap" function..two or three taps at the rhythm you want and you're there


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