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[Musical Toy] Otamatone Sweets (Mint) from Maywa Denki

$36.99
SKU: 355-130311-US
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Tags: Otamatone, Otamatone Sweets

SIZE
10.6 inch (27 cm)
COLOR
Mint
NOTE
Batteries : 3 AAA batteries required. (Included)
Otamatone Musical Toy

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The Otamatone is an electronic musical synthesizer. It was developed in Japan in 1998 by the CUBE toy company and the Maywa Denki design firm. The Otamatone is a singing toy whose body is shaped like an eighth note (it also somewhat resembles a tadpole, "otamajakushi" being Japanese for "tadpole"), with sound emerging from a "mouth" on the notehead. It requires two hands to play: while one hand holds and squeezes the "head", the other hand controls the pitch of the tune by placing the finger on a ribbon controller on the stem; a higher position on the stem creates a lower sound. The ribbon controller is deliberately delinearized to resemble a guitar, so there is a shorter distance between higher notes than between lower ones. Varying the pressure on the head (thereby opening and closing the "mouth" of the Otamatone) creates a wah-wah effect, and shaking the neck (and thereby slightly changing pressure on the head) creates a vibrato effect. Switches on the back of the head allow users to change octave, turn it off or on, or change the volume. The sound made by this toy can be compared to the sound of a theremin, synthesizer, or jinghu.
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DOMESTIC U.S.
$7.70 flat rate for US orders.
Only applicable to orders shipped to USA address.
Taxes and gift cards do not count toward free shipping total.
Products should arrive 2 business days after your order is processed.

INTERNATIONAL
All international orders will be ship out by UPS as the sole carrier
Canada and Mexico: UPS Standard
The rest of the world: UPS Expedited Worldwide

All tax and Duty amounts are assessed at time of an international country's local delivery. Your local post office or carrier can provide you with information on acceptable payment means for such Duties, taxes, and/or other fees.

ABOUT PRE-ORDER
If you purchase a pre-ordered product and an available product on the same order, we will ship both items once the pre-order item is in stock.
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RETURNS AND REFUNDS
If your item does not meet your expectations and is unopened and unaltered please follow the procedures here. Unfortunately, we do not currently support exchanges.

PAYMENT OPTIONS
Currently, these are the payment options that we accept. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about payment.

          

SIZE
10.6 inch (27 cm)
COLOR
Mint
NOTE
Batteries : 3 AAA batteries required. (Included)
Otamatone Musical Toy

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The Otamatone is an electronic musical synthesizer. It was developed in Japan in 1998 by the CUBE toy company and the Maywa Denki design firm. The Otamatone is a singing toy whose body is shaped like an eighth note (it also somewhat resembles a tadpole, "otamajakushi" being Japanese for "tadpole"), with sound emerging from a "mouth" on the notehead. It requires two hands to play: while one hand holds and squeezes the "head", the other hand controls the pitch of the tune by placing the finger on a ribbon controller on the stem; a higher position on the stem creates a lower sound. The ribbon controller is deliberately delinearized to resemble a guitar, so there is a shorter distance between higher notes than between lower ones. Varying the pressure on the head (thereby opening and closing the "mouth" of the Otamatone) creates a wah-wah effect, and shaking the neck (and thereby slightly changing pressure on the head) creates a vibrato effect. Switches on the back of the head allow users to change octave, turn it off or on, or change the volume. The sound made by this toy can be compared to the sound of a theremin, synthesizer, or jinghu.
  • Shipping & Returns
DOMESTIC U.S.
$7.70 flat rate for US orders.
Only applicable to orders shipped to USA address.
Taxes and gift cards do not count toward free shipping total.
Products should arrive 2 business days after your order is processed.

INTERNATIONAL
All international orders will be ship out by UPS as the sole carrier
Canada and Mexico: UPS Standard
The rest of the world: UPS Expedited Worldwide

All tax and Duty amounts are assessed at time of an international country's local delivery. Your local post office or carrier can provide you with information on acceptable payment means for such Duties, taxes, and/or other fees.

ABOUT PRE-ORDER
If you purchase a pre-ordered product and an available product on the same order, we will ship both items once the pre-order item is in stock.
Click here for more information.

RETURNS AND REFUNDS
If your item does not meet your expectations and is unopened and unaltered please follow the procedures here. Unfortunately, we do not currently support exchanges.

PAYMENT OPTIONS
Currently, these are the payment options that we accept. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about payment.

          


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