I hope this review will help you in your decision to buy this product. I just started drumming lessons and I have to play with a metronome. The one that I had was quiet and lame. After putting the battery in this thing and hearing it beep... it was sooooo loud! My drumming teacher tells me that I play the drums too loud, and guess what? I can always still hear this bad boy. And even if I couldn't?... I could always plug in some headphones. A+ product. Get it, you won't be sorry.