Which buzzer has the most pleasant sound?

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Which buzzer has the most pleasant sound?

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The question is stated in the title. Which buzzer do you enjoy playing on because of its tone?

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I like the Quiz Machine thing we use here at Eastside, but I've heard others find it's quack annoying.

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Post by ihavenoidea »

It has a quack? Wow, i would think that to be pretty annoying, no offense to you.

Perhaps your buzzer has other advantages though.

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I like the ones that go "doodly-doodly-doo"
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I'd like to know which ones those are please

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Post by Stat Boy »

I agree with Evan. During buzzer checks you can make music with the different pitched buzzers.
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Post by Nine-Tenths Ideas »

BuzzerZen wrote:I like the ones that go "doodly-doodly-doo"
Those are the best. The two sets for opposing teams have different pitches, so that one goes "doodly-doodly-doo" and the other goes "deedly-deedly-dee." My teammate tried to make a song with them once.
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Post by saskwatch1991 »

I get really aggrevated with the ones that make that flat errrrr sound, you hit the button and they make one loud flat note for about a second or so.

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Post by Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-TN) »

I'm never bothered by the Zeecraft sound, but the actual product isn't worth it because Zeecraft sucks so much. The ones I hate are the ones with any kind of really high pitched tone, and especially the ones with a really loud obnoxious low tone on one side and a really high tone on the other side. I dunno what they're called, but they were in Matt's room at Vanderbilt and we have run into them very frequently before.
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The Officiator from Keter, or whatever it is, has buzzers that make very pleasant sounds.

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Post by leapfrog314 »

Do you mean The Officiator from Anderson Buzzer Systems? It has a pleasant sound, and is named The Officiator.

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Post by saskwatch1991 »

It would be nice to have a buzzer that just lights up and doesn't make any sound.

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Post by First Chairman »

A buzzer that can be placed on silent mode? That would be interesting. How about one that vibrates... oh wait.... :wink:

There is also the computerized buzzer system where you can have your voice recorded in so that you can hear your own name when you ring in. Basically, self-recognition.

Granted, that would be creepy.
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Post by aestheteboy »

WJ buzzer moos (among other things).
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Yeah, but as Neel and I found out (much to our disappointment), you can't really play on the moo because it's on too much of a delay. Is anyone getting on that?
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The only thing I like about The Judge is the sound it makes.
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Post by The Atom Strikes! »

I like the sounds of buzzers that make low, melodic sounds, rather than high, abrasive ones.
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Post by Youse Da Force »

No particular buzzer noises come to mind as wonderful, but I do like Zeecraft's sound. The quacking buzzers are probably the worst, for sound.

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Post by grapesmoker »

The Quiz-A-Matic, the most excellent of all buzzers, also has the most pleasing sound.
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Post by cvdwightw »

grapesmoker wrote:The Quiz-A-Matic, the most excellent of all buzzers, also has the most pleasing sound.
When working, the simple "ding" of the Quiz-a-Matic bell is acoustically awesome.

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Post by The Logic of Scientific Disco »

Is there any way to acquire a Quiz-A-Matic anymore? We played on one at ICT and thought it was really cool, but the internet hasn't been able to give me a website (presumably the company never made it to the internet?). Agreed that acoustically and feel-wise it's a very neat system.

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Post by Ugly »

I've never really cared about the sound my buzzer makes. I do care about the color that its light is.
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ChrisK.MIT wrote:Is there any way to acquire a Quiz-A-Matic anymore? We played on one at ICT and thought it was really cool, but the internet hasn't been able to give me a website (presumably the company never made it to the internet?). Agreed that acoustically and feel-wise it's a very neat system.
To my knowledge, University Research, the company that made the quiz-a-matic, is out of business. I will attest that it's a quite durable system.
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leapfrog314 wrote:Do you mean The Officiator from Anderson Buzzer Systems? It has a pleasant sound, and is named The Officiator.
Ah, yes, it is that one.

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Post by howlin »

One of those D schools (Dorman, Danville, Dunbar. el al) had a cool system at Vandy and/or UTC last year that made a very cool sound as it turned on. It was also expandable to include extra teams. I wrote the name down somewhere, but can't find it. :cry:

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