Intonation is one of the hardest things to teach a beginner ensemble. The HD200A Harmony Director lets you demonstrate to your students how their individual notes t into complete chords. It allows you to teach aurally rather than theoretically. This kind of harmonic understanding often takes years of experience to develop. The Harmony Director can help accelerate this process within your ensemble, moving them from a good group to an outstanding group.
The Harmony Director lets you demonstrate to your students how their individual notes fit into complete chords. It allows you to teach them through examples rather than words alone, the kind of harmonic understanding that takes many years of experience to develop. The Harmony Director can help your ensemble move from good to outstanding.
There is certainly an art to ear training...
This comprehensive tool brings harmony training, rhythm training and ensemble timing together in one convenient device. It enables music educators to clearly demonstrate pure temperaments and for students to learn how to tune individual notes within chords, so that entire chords may be tuned. The HD-200 Harmony Director helps musicians understand how each part fits into the complete harmony of the ensemble. This level of understanding will help your ensemble move from good to outstanding.
A Japanese Secret
Have you ever heard a Japanese high school band or chorus? Ever wonder how they get suchgreat blend and intonation? Almost all Japanese school bands use this special training tool which, until now, has only been available in Japan. The Harmony Director allows you to teach through examples rather than words alone, the kind of harmonic understanding that normally takes many years of experience to develop.
Part of the HD-200's power is its ease-of-use and friendly interface. With two LCD screens and intuitive “one touch” operations, the HD-200 empowers educators in teaching intonation and ensemble timing to high levels quicker than conventional means.
・10 voices, including piano for accompaniment
・32 Note Polyphony
・Octave Slider: Choose up to 4 octaves
・Figure Slider: Adjust the attack, release and brightness to demonstrate to players the desired tonal image
・Hold Button: Show the differences of harmony changes caused by modifications to pitch and volume
・Temperaments Selection: Switch on Equal, Pure Major or Pure Minor with a single button press
・Pitch and Volume Adjustment: Modify the pitch of each of 12 notes in 0.1 cent increments up to +55 cents, Change the volume of each of 12 notes from -15 to +5
・One Button Transposition to C, B, E & F
・Up to 6 note subdivisions including quarter note triplet
・Programmable up to 8 presets
・Tap Tempo: Easily set the tempo using the tap tempo feature
|Dimensions||Width||855mm (33 11/16")|
|Height||93.9mm (3 11/16")|
|Depth||262mm (10 5/16")|
|Weight||Weight||4.35kg (9 lbs. 9 oz) (without batteries)|
|Range||49 keys C scal (4 octave slider)|
|Other Controllers||Dial||Data Entry Dial|
|Others||Data Entry Button [ + ][ - ], Figure Button, Figure Sliders|
|Display||Contrast||Contrast Knob (Harmony, Metronome)|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||FM Tone Generator, AWM Tone Generator (Piano, Metronome)|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||FM: 8 notes, AWM: 32 notes|
|Preset||Number of Voices||10 Voices|
|Featured Voices||Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Organ, Trumpet, Horn, Brass, String, Piano Hold Button|
|Custom||Sound Shape Edit||Attack Slider, Release Slider, Brilliance Slider|
|Metronome||Tempo Range||Tempo Button|
|Beat||Quarter Triplet Button|
|Tap||Tap Tempo Button|
|Other Control||Beat Button, Memoru Button, Cursor Button, Start/Stop Button, Metronome Volume Lever, Accent Volume Lever|
|Tuning||Tuning Mode||Equal Tempered Button, Pure Tempered Major Button, Pure Tempered Minor Button, Memory Button, Standard Pitch Hz Button, Cent Button, Select Manual Button, Auto Button, Note Select Button (C, C#, D, E♭, E, F, F#, G, G#, A, B♭, B), Blindvidual Pitch Button, Individual Volume Button|
|Transposition||Transpose Button, C Button, B♭ Button, E♭ Button, F Button, Octave Select Lever (Low1, Low2, Mid, High)|
Storage and Connectivity
|Connectivity||DC IN||DC 12V IN Jack|
|Headphones||Standard Stereo Phone Jack|
|FOOT PEDAL||Standard Stereo Phone Jack|
|INPUT||DC 12V IN Jack, Foot Pedal|
|OUTPUT||Out Jack, Phones Jack|
|Power Supply||Power Adaptor: PA-3, Battery: AA×6 *Power Adopter is sold separately.|
|Battery Life||Until Low Power Warning: Approx. 3 hrs, Until Power Depleted: Approx. 4 hrs (when using alkaline batteries)|
|Included Accessories||Others||Owner's Manual|