|The ToneRiteŽ is the world's premier automatic play-in device for acoustic instruments such as the guitar, violin, mandolin, viola, cello and double bass.|
The play-in process is a scientific phenomenon that the quality and volume of sound from an acoustic system increases with consistent stimulation. The ToneRiteŽ works by efficiently and safely transferring energy into an instrument that allows the instrument to resonate freely thereby increasing its volume, tone, balance and playability. The secret behind the ToneRiteŽ is that a small high-g vibration can silently and for long periods of time excite the body of an instrument to de-dampen and allow the instrument to resonate as a whole.
The ToneRiteŽ is not a permanent addition to your instrument and is completely removed before playing.
Fits 4/4 and fractional-sized violins.
The violin ToneRiteŽ is our premier example of technology meeting tradition. Every aspect of the ToneRiteŽ has been meticulously crafted and designed to ensure optimal performance and safety. The ToneRiteŽ fits over the bridge of a violin and transfers energy into the body via the same physics as when it is being bowed.
The ToneRiteŽ works by relieving the tensions inherit in wooden acoustic instruments. A new or even moderately played instrument has a tendancy to have a lot of individual components that resonate independantly. By transferring certain types of energy to an instrument for a period of time the ToneRiteŽ can cause the instrument to resonate as a whole and as a result your instrument becomes incredibly responsive, problem notes improve, less bow pressure is required, the sound comes more quickly with less effort and the overall quality of tone increases.
An initial ToneRiteŽ treatment of 72 hours is recommended and this will be the first step in achieving your instruments top potential. Subsequent treatments will be required to maintain and further develop your instrument. The ToneRiteŽ is not designed to make a poor instrument great, it is simply designed to bring out the best in an instrument. Your instrument will retain its individual character but will be better balanced with more tone and playability.
The ToneRiteŽ is handmade to order in the U.S.A.