Latest Beamz Model Controller v. Previous Models

Current Product Comparisons

C1R42-EHC_professional C1R42-EHC_at-home C1R42_BeamzByFlo
Product / Sku
Beamz Professional Edition / EHC-KIT Beamz Home Edition / FAM-KIT Beamz by Flo / BBF
User Profile
Educators, therapists and/or professionals leading activities; for use in schools, camps/daycare programs, health care and senior care
Consumers; for home play, including parent/child games for skill building and families with special needs members
Consumers; for home play
Interactive Songs
50+ interactive songs; wide variation of genres and instruments throughout songs; ideal for professionals working with people of all ages and interests
36 interactive songs; wide variation of genres with selection focused for family and multi-generation play
34 interactive songs; features pop, country and rock genre concentration
Supported Operating Systems
iOS (iPad 3 or later, iPhone 4S or later, iPad Mini), MAC (OS 10.8 or later), PC (Win XP*/7/8)
*XP support only provided to Beamz Professional Edition users
iOS (iPad 3 or later, iPhone 4S or later, iPad Mini), MAC (OS 10.8 or later), PC (Win 7/8)
iOS (iPad 3 or later, iPhone 4S or later, iPad Mini), MAC (OS 10.8 or later), PC (Win 7/8)
Beamz Player & Beamz PC Studio Software
Included; Beamz Studio is an interactive music creation and editing software
Includes Beamz Player; Beamz Studio optional ($74.95)
Includes Beamz Player; Beamz Studio optional ($74.95)
Structured Activities
Includes downloadable Beamz Professional Sample Activities for using Beamz with students, patients and clients for learning, skill development and FUN. It comprises 13 activities: 6 activities for all settings, 2 lesson plan excerpts from the Lesson Plans For Life Skills Classrooms curriculum, 2 games from the Home and Family games collection created with The National Lekotek Center and 3 therapy protocol adaptations from the Beamz Therapy Guide created with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University.
Includes printed copy of the Home Edition Activity Guide with 14 games for home and family play. 10 of the games included with this guide were created by The National Lekotek Center for inclusive family play; 2 activities are for all ages for brain fitness, memory, creativity and FUN; 2 activities are for early learning and motivation.
Not included
Available Additional Songs – PC Users
visit www.beamzmusic.com to purchase additional songs
visit www.beamzmusic.com to purchase additional songs
visit www.beamzmusic.com to purchase additional songs
Available Additional Songs – iOS & MAC Users
click on the Beamz Store within the Beamz App to purchase directly within the application
click on the Beamz Store within the Beamz App to purchase directly within the application
click on the Beamz Store within the Beamz App to purchase directly within the application
Recreation Therapy, Occupational Therapy & General Therapy
Beamz Therapy Guide available; collection of 15 protocols for use with broad client populations from pediatrics to geriatrics to accomplish a wide range of cognitive, physical and social/emotional goals
Not applicable; activities within Beamz Therapy Guide are designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition
Not applicable; activities within Beamz Therapy Guide are designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition
Music Therapy
Beamz Music Therapy Protocols available; collection includes 5 “progressive” neuro based interventions and 2 “stand alone” protocols for general health and wellness
Not applicable; the Beamz Music Therapy Protocols are designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition
Not applicable; the Beamz Music Therapy Protocols are designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition
Special Education / Life Skills Development
Lesson Plans for Life Skills Classrooms available; provides educators and activity leaders a framework for using music making activities to teach life skills including understanding numeric patterns, developing language/communication skills, improving motor skills, connecting subjects and socialization. The book comprises 10 lesson plans and includes worksheets, assessments and handouts plus two additional Beamz interactive songs for use with specific lessons.
Not applicable; lesson plans designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition
Not applicable; lesson plans designed for use with the songs included with the Beamz Professional Edition

Latest Beamz Model Controller v. Previous Models

C1R42 C4 beamz_C6
Model
C1R42 C4 C6
Status
Latest Controller
Discontinued June 2012
Discontinued June 2010
Product Color
Black with red backlit Beamz logo
Black with silver padprinted logo
Grey with chrome logo badge
Supported Operating Systems
iOS (iPad/iPhone), MAC (OS 10.8 or later), PC (Win XP/7/8/10)
PC (Win XP/Vista/7/8)
PC (Win XP/Vista/7)
Laser Beam Responsiveness
50% responsiveness improvement vs. previous C4 model; tested for use with batons, drum sticks, pointing devices, etc.
10% responsiveness improvement vs. previous C6 model
First generation product
Laser Beams
4 red class 2 beams; user adjustable
4 red class 2 beams; user adjustable
6 red class 2 laser beams; non adjustable
Recording
Auto Record to MP3 file
Manual Record to WAV file
Manual Record to WAV file
Vocal Muting
Includes button to mute/unmute lead vocals in selected interactive songs
Not included
Not included
Outdoor Play
Includes Sensor Capability For Outdoor Play
Limited Outdoor Play
Limited Outdoor Play
MIDI
Native MIDI Output
Available using mapping software
No MIDI communication options
Bluetooth
Bluetooth adapter included for connectivity to iOS devices (iPad/iPhone)
Not available
Not available
Carrying Case Options
Soft travel case & transport case options available
Not available
Not available