Lyons Orff Metallophones are designed with both quality and economy in mind. These instruments begin with solid wood tone boxes, then add hand-tuned aluminum tone bars to combine for rich warm sound. All of our tone bars are backed by a lifetime tuning warranty. chromatic add-ons are separate tone boxes with the sharp/flat key to be used with a diatonic unit to have a fully chromatic set. Mallets are included with all diatonic units.
The Studio 49 1600 Series Xylophones are perfect for use with elementary students. The 1600 Series Xylophones feature bright Rosewood bars for a deep rich tone. The resonance box features a 12 mm solid pine construction with multiple resonance chambers for a rich sound quality. The compact design makes these instruments ideal for any age music classroom plus the integrated handles are perfect for easy transportation or for mounting the instruments on mobile stands. All diatonic units include F# and Bb bars plus a pair of S Series mallets. The Studio 49 1600 Series Xylophones are available in diatonic units for soprano (SX 1600), alto (AX 1600) and bass (BX 1600) or in chromatic resonance units for soprano (H-SX 1600), alto (H-AX 1600) and bass (H-BX 1600).
Sonor chime bars are mounted on a resonator box, may be used individually or with other bass instruments. The bars are available as deep bass, contrabass, and sub contrabass. Light Alloy (deep bass only) rosewood and palisono bar styles are available.