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Trick to Add Metronome Signal to Electric Violin
Trick to add metronome beat signal through the "mike" port on electric violin is to use volume control on the cord between the metronome and violin.
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I have been viewing forum topics for a while but decided to become a member when I finally had something to add.  I hope that this helps someone.

I am learning the violin via the Muller--Rusch string method books with a Cecilio electric violin that I got as a Amazon Warehouse Deal.  I tried to add a electronic metronome signal through the "mike" port but the resulting boom in the head phones was a real problem.  I got creative and found on eBay an inexpensive ($2 including shipment from China) 3.5 mm male ended sterio earplug cord with an integrated volume control.  I can now control the metronome signal to any level I want and it is wonderful.     

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Irv,

Welcome to the forum,

Cool Idea also thanks for the tip!

Mark

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I don't believe I have ever seen a better first post.  Great work and Thank You.

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