Our drums will enchant you with their sound / a steel tongue drum that does not have that "Steel Tank" ring to it. Perfect for playing music, meditation, healing and massage. Tuned to our unique Desert Scale in 440 or 432 Hz. Notes: E3 (Bass) / G4 / B4 / C5 / B3 (Mid-Range) / E4 / F4 / F#4.This exotic colour changes colours depending on how the light hits it. It is a sparkly metallic that changes from dark blue to purple to brilliant blue in the direct sun. We use a powder coat paint but not just any powder we use an exotic 2 part/coat system that creates a more durable & scratch resistant finish.
We are concerned about the environment which is why we use Powder Coat because it is MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY than etching or engraving patterns into the steel with Hazardous Chemicals or spraying with paints that contain VOC's (volatile organic compounds). Every Vibe Drum is handcrafted and born in the Arizona Desert. 1 Bass / 1 Mid-range and 6 High Notes. On the playing heads which improves. Sound, sustain, resonance and overall durability over the thinner 14 gauge low carbon steel used to make other drums of this type.
Plus you don't have to worry about rust forming on the inside of the drum! The Parabolic resonance Chamber combined with our high quality 13 gauge steel creates a drum with optimal resonance for its size. The playing tabs are perfectly spaced for optimum playability and harmonics between the other notes. Can be used for playing, meditation as well as Therapeutic Treatments. For ease in transportation- only 3 Lbs (1.4 Kilos).
So it will fit into your knapsack or rucksack - 3.25 inches total height by 9.75 inch diameter. To maximise the "sweet spot" and to add a bit of symbolism (see "The Notes" below).
The Mini_Vibedrum was developed for a couple of reasons. One is for people that have limited space and limited funds because the Mini-Vibedrum is super compact and will even fit into a purse. The second main reason is for those who use the Vibedrum for On the Body healing and massage. Because of the small size it can be easily placed on parts of the body that are difficult for the Single VibeDrum.
Shape: We chose a Octagonal shape (patent pending) for our notes, even though it is much more costly to cut, for Three basic reasons. The first is because in our opinion they just look better than the big rectangles or simple curved lines. The second is it focuses your attention on the "Sweet Spot" of the note which increases playability. Third because of the symbolism associated with the octagon (8 steps to enlightenment, 8 fold path, etc) Spacing: The spacing of the notes is important.
If you have a lot of notes jammed in very close to each other when you strike one note it will partially activate the notes next to it, which causes a certain amount of harmonic distortion and interference. Our unique octagonal shape allows us to fit in 8 notes while still allowing plenty of space horizontally and vertically between them. The Vibedrum has been around since 2008 and has been produced in the USA the entire time. The sound quality of the drum is excellent and we have designed this drum to give optimal tones along with ease of portability. Each drum is hand tuned and tested.For more information such as sound clips of our scales, pictures, videos or other information please google us. The item "Steel Tongue Drum Handpan -Stainless Steel Desert Scale by Vibedrums-USA" is in sale since Friday, October 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Percussion\Folk & World Drums\Handpans". The seller is "vibedrums-usa" and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.