Studio 49 is introducing a new line of Orff instruments. The 1600 Series features bright rosewood xylophone bars. All Studio 49 1600 Series xylophones come with a solid multi-chamber resonator boxes, flexible pins, and durable fabric covered cording under the bars.
Built to Studio 49's tradition of high quality standards these instruments are affordable options for the budget consciour classroom or home.
SX1600 - Diatonic Soprano Xylophone with F# and Bb bars, 16 bars total. Range is C'-A'. One pair of S5 ;hard plastic mallets included. The size of this resonator box is the same size as the 2000 Series Soprano xylophone made by Studio 49.
Best Answer:The 2000 series are the top of the line Studio 49 instruments and the 1600 series is the intermediate line. The main difference is the material used for the bars. The 2000 xylophones offer a Brazilian Rosewood bar while the 1600 has African Rosewood. The metallophones bars also differ, and they are made of different alloys. The bass 1600 series instruments are also approximately 2/3 the size of the 2000 series. These are just some of the biggest differences. For more information, please contact one of our Orff consultants at 1-800-397-9378