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Korg MA-30 Digital Metronome – Product Details

Practice with a metronome is essential for developing top-notch rhythm skills, and digital metronomes are a great choice because they’re so convenient and flexible to use. The Korg MA30 Digital Metronome is a compact model that has an easy to read LCD display, and offers a variety of great features while weighing in at just .17lb.



Korg is a Japanese company that was founded in 1962. Today it is a multi-national corporation, and one of the most highly respected names in electronic music equipment manufacturing.

Korg MA-30 Specifications

Display: LCD

Weight: 96g / 0.17lb (including batteries)

Dimensions: 12.7(W) x 7(D) x 1.9(H)cm / 4.09(W) x 2.52(D) x 0.59 (H)inches

Colour: Blue

Battery Life: Approximately 250 hours. Two AA batteries required.


The Korg MA-30 compact digital metronome currently retails for around £13 / $20, although prices are subject to change.

Korg MA-30 Features

  • LCD display with easy to view digital pendulum, so you can watch the beat as well as listen.
  • 13 inbuilt rhythms to make practicing more interesting – you don’t have to stick with just the straight click track! These include duplets, triplets and quadruplets, some with the inner beats omitted.
  • Adjustable calibration (438 – 445 Hz).
  • Volume control, so you can adjust it as needed.
  • Tempo control, adjustable from 40 – 208 bpm. Tempo can be set using the handy tap button function.
  • Earphone jack – handy if you don’t want to annoy the people around you.
  • Easy to use button controls.
  • Small size and light weight make it compact and easy to transport in a pocket, bag or instrument case.

  • Also has a tuner function, with five reference pitches (C4 – B4), and can produce any of the chromatic scale’s 12 tones.


Reviews of the Korg MA-30 metronome around the web are largely very positive, focusing on its ease of use, variety of features and great value. Some have commented that it’s hard to hear over very loud instruments, so it may not be so good if you want to play your electric guitar full blast.

Read lots more Korg MA-30 reviews on Amazon.com

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