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Beamz C4 Interactive Music System

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  • Explore and play diverse musical styles - fun for all ages
  • 50 top hit "jam" and original Beamz songs, including 5 popular music videos
  • No need to read music- simply connect to USB port, install the software, and you're ready to go
  • Record Button to capture and share your performances
  • Keyboard mapping program for gaming
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Product Description

Welcome to the interactive music revolution! the beamz is an innovative recreational musical instrument and music entertainment product that enables people of all ages and skill levels to have fun creating and playing music. by breaking the path of each beam, this laser trigger-based instrument will unleash the musician in anyone. with the beamz player interactive music system, you can arrange, create and play music like never before – everything is setup for you to sound great, no matter how you touch the lasers and play the light. the beamz interactive music song library includes top hits, party favorites and original works from grammy award winning artists. beamz music encompasses all music styles and genres…rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, dance, hip hop, club…no one’s musical interest is left behind. in each song up to 12 different instruments, music clips and sound effects are harmoniously paired with a background rhythm track. the beamz player software included with the new beamz player (model c4) makes it easy for anyone to make great sounding music in minutes. simply connect to host computer via usb and open a beamz song within the beamz player software. pass your hands through the beams to trigger streams of musical notes, vocals or sound e!ects harmoniously paired to play with each song's background rhythm track. you can interact with music videos and join the band by playing the light and add your own creativity to a video song. or use beamz to experience gaming in a whole new light. visit the beamz community to download more beamz games and experience the next generation of gaming without a keyboard or mouse! the beamz interactive music system allows you to do things with music, videos and games that you have never been able to do before - beamz makes anyone musical!

From the Manufacturer

Welcome to the interactive music revolution.

Demonstration of use
Now you can make music with Laser Beams!
Music
Videos
Games

The Beamz interactive music system allows you to do things with music, videos, and games that you have never been able to do before! It enables people of all ages and skill levels to have fun creating and playing music. This laser trigger-based instrument will unleash the musician in anyone. With the Beamz player interactive music system, you can arrange, create and play music like never before - everything is setup for you to sound great, no matter how you touch the lasers and play the light.

Beamz music encompasses all music styles and genres - rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, dance, hip hop, club - no one,s music interest is left behind. Enjoy exploring the hundreds of different instruments, music clips and sounds effects within Beamz songs. Everything is set up for you to sound great - just turn it on and play the light!

The Beamz interactive music song library includes top hits, party favorites and original works from Grammy Award winning artists. In each song, up to twelve different instruments, music clips, and sound effects are harmoniously paired with a background rhythm track. The software included with Beamz C4 makes it easy for anyone to make great sounding music in minutes. Simply connect to a host computer via USB and open a Beamz song within the Beamz player software. Fifty top hits and original songs are included with the Beamz C4 player.

Interact with music videos and join the band by adding music or sound effects to video song while it is playing. Wow your friends and family by lighting up your parties and gathering with the Beamz. You can also experience gaming in a whole new way by building your Beamz skills with the included ShadowBeamz game.

How it Works:

Pass your hands through the path of the laser beams to trigger streams of musical notes, vocals, or sound effects harmoniously paired to play with each song,s background rhythm track.

Awards & Recognition:

The Beamz Interactive Music System has been recognized by media experts as a hot gift for tweens, an innovative teaching tool for music educators, and an extraordinary product for anyone to make music.

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System Requirements:

  • Connect via USB to laptop or desktop host computer with 1.3GHz processor or greater (with 2.0GB RAM and 5GB available HDD) running Windows 7, Vista with service pack 2 or XP.
  • The Beamz Player Software may be used on MAC computers with a Windows license within Boot Camp or PC virtualization applications.
  • DVD-ROM drive is needed for software and content installation.
  • The ShadowBeamz interactive music game requires Adobe Flash 10.0 or greater (free download available from Adobe).


Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 29 x 9 x 15.5 inches ; 6.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 9.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
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  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B003OOKDK6
  • Item model number: C4
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,781 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Manufacturer’s warranty can be requested from customer service. Click here to make a request to customer service.
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: May 30, 2010

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Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

64 of 77 people found the following review helpful By Raymond D. Spangle on December 20, 2010
This was given to me as a gift. I am a real musician/producer with a full-blown studio in his home.

I cannot believe how this company is suckering everyone into purchasing this product. I have watched the videos online and read their advertisements and I cannot fault the gift-giver in any way, since they are not musically inclined and did not know what to watch out for. This is absolutely the company's wrong doing.

First, I would like to say that I have a $3.00 magnet on my fridge that does the same thing. It is a little plastic violin that has two metal wires for strings, then a metal wire strung on a plastic bow. One shorts the two violin wires with the bow wire and a note is played. Then, one lifts the bow up and it stops. Touch the bow to the "strings" again and the NEXT note is played. It's a very simple ON/OFF control and the "songs" are pre-programmed inside the violin, so that each subsequent note that is played is one from a classical song. Voila! Instant long-hair composer.

The lasers on this device are either reaching the sensors or not. This is also a very simple ON/OFF controller. It just happens to have four, instead of one. So, as one breaks a beam, the NEXT [pre-programmed] note is played. The only magic to this sounding good is that they have kept all of the sampled instrument notes in the keys of the "song" one has loaded to play. There is no control over pitch, velocity, etc. There is just ON and OFF. The pitches automatically go up then down in the scale.

OK, fine, I told myself. I am going to try to have fun with this thing, anyway, even if it is just a simple ON/OFF controller. I hate telling people that something they gave me was for suckers.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful By crazyoboist on January 4, 2011
I have to agree with the other 1 star review - this is not a gift for professional musicians. I received this for Christmas, and my father was so excited about it. He thought he'd hit a home run with this gift. And, at first, I thought it looked kinda interesting - somewhat like a theremin type instrument. If that's what it had been, I would have liked it, but with this "interactive music system" you have very little control over what music actually comes out. You can't control what pitch it plays at all, and you have only limited control over the rhythm. You can only use four instruments at a time. The game is simplistic, and not at all fun, not to mention the fact that the songs you are supposedly playing sound very little like the actual tunes. The description of this item claims it can be used to compose - and I suppose it can, at a level appropriate for little children and people with absolutely no musical training whatsoever. If they do have any training at all, they will just be bored with what this thing can do. Luckily, I was able to exchange mine (it was bought from Brookstone) and got a really nice foot massager instead - something I will actually use!
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By LK on December 10, 2010
When we saw this playing at FAO Swartz, we thought it was the coolest gift ever. We recently purchased this and it turned into a fiasco.
First of all, it does not work with MAC's so we had to spend another $125.00 to download a windows program onto our computer. Then it took three tech support calls, including one made by our computer expert, to finally get this up and running. If you don't have a MAC, it may have been simpler to get up and running. Then again, the instructions to use the Beamz are not very clear either. I suppose if you are extremely technically skilled, it might be easier. But given the fact that our computer person had difficulties with it, I doubt it is child friendly. Fun when working.
I was also unaware that you can't move it away from the computer. Really think about this one for the money.
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Kathryn on January 28, 2011
I received a Beamz player over the Christmas season and the entire family had so much fun with it. It`s great for younger children because the sounds the Beamz player creates are all designed to blend harmoniously with the song, so that there`s really no way to create a bad-sounding music mix. But the player is also great for adults to have fun with, and the combination of great music and fun actions makes this unit so entertaining! I did a lot of energetic arm waving as I played the Beamz, and my husband had a blast making some dance mix songs and figuring out which add-ins sounded best.

It should be noted that the Beamz player is a musical game, not a musical instrument. If you buy this expecting something that will let you develop original creations, you will be disappointed. It is designed to be a fun and easy way to add special effects and musical accompaniment to popular songs with an innovative touch-free system.

Overall, I love the Beamz player because the entire family can enjoy it and because it encourages musical appreciation and participation. I play piano, saxaphone and clarinet, but that doesn't diminish my enjoyment in the Beamz player one bit. This is a great family game that everyone will love!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By AJ Duggan on October 8, 2013
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I've read a few critical reviews from musicians who clearly expected a musical instrument, which is not what the Beamz is claimed to be be. We used the first-generation version a number of times as an interactive crowd-puller, and it works like a dream. I bought the new version (okay, it's now a few years old) on a recent visit to the U.S. and fully intend to use it in the same way. It has four beams rather than the original six, which is fine by me. The only (teensy) criticism relates to the beam angle: whereas the first version's laser beams ran near-as-dammit horizontally, this one's beams are quite steeply angled, so you'll need a little practice. It's not a deal-breaker, though. I remain happy with my purchase.
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