The Studio 49 1600 Series Metallophones are a perfect choice for use in the elementary students. The 1600 Series Metallophones feature aluminum bars designed for outstanding sustain. 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 Metallophones are available in diatonic units for soprano (SM 1600), alto (AM 1600) and bass (BM 1600) or in chromatic resonance units for soprano (H-SM 1600), alto (H-AM 1600) and bass (H-BM 1600).
The Sonor Global Beat Metallophones are a perfect addition to any classroom. The Global Beat Metallophone features aluminum alloy bars tuned to A440 designed for outstanding tone and sustain plus note name stamped in the middle of each bar and inside of each resonator chamber for easy pitch recognition and easy, correct bar placement on the instrument. All-glued resonator box construction features mallet storage plus flexible rubber pin construction for easy bar placement and removal. Each diatonic Global Beat Metallophone includes two F# and one Bb bar plus one pair of mallets. The Sonor Global Beat Metallophones are available in diatonic units for soprano (SM-GB) alto (AM-GB) and bass (GBM-GB).