A wonderfully easy to use metronome from Korg with an extra large backlit LCD for excellent visibility. Main features of the LMA-120include: Unique Conducting Motion display allows a natural-feeling sense of tempo, Choose from two types of tempo steps: 'Pendulum,' or 'Full', Ten different beats and six different rhythms can be combined, a Tap function lets you set the desired tempo, a timer/stopwatch function lets you time your practice sessions up to 99 minutes, the Reference Pitch and Calibration functions allow you to tune your instrument, and the Sound Out mode generates a reference tone to which you can tune your instrument.The flip top design allows for an extra large display as well as a spacious opening for the internal speaker, ensuring clarity and ample volume. The function select keys are positioned for easy use, allowing quick access to the desired function. A 1/8' headphone jack is also provided, so you can connect a set of mini-plug headphones for silent practice. The flip top design also allows you to close the unit, protecting the LCD and making the unit compact for easy transportation. Closing the lid also shuts off the power automatically to preserve battery life. When it is powered-off, the LMA-120's memory backup function preserves the tempo, beat, calibration, and reference pitch settings you specified. These settings are remembered even when you replace the batteries.