28.03.2020: Quarantine is perfect time to start your RAV adventure 🙂 So get your favorite scale now! We operate as usual during quarantine and ship worldwide.
1.03.2020: Deal of the month:
Discounted shipping from our Estonian warehouse to EU countries and no additional customs fees or VAT (if shipped from Estonia) You will save about 150-250 EUR! Also free bags for E Low Pygmy, B Celtic Double Ding, B Kurd, B Arabian Night! We have some scales available in Estonian warehouse now, harry up! [click here to check available scales] Option: FREE Shipping from our Russian warehouse to Europe!
And free bags for orders from all other countries!
4.11.2019 – News: Order your RAV today and get 30 % discount coupon on Handpan Dojo tutorial course. Handpan Dojo considered the best tutorial for melodic finger percussion to date and highly recommended by us for everyone who’s starting playing RAV VAST.
The answer is simple: they’re both belong to melodic finger percussion, but they’re different instruments like for example guitar and sitar. There’s different production technology involved: RAV has tongues which are cut, and handpan has tone fields which are hammered on the solid piece of metal. Handpan has 2 partials on each tone field tuned, while RAV has from 4 till 7 partials on each tongue tuned. RAV has much longer sustain then handpan and the character of the sound is different.
If you’re handpan player looking to expand your array of sounds, the RAV is great choice for you. Some people prefer the sound of RAV over the handpan. It’s of course matter of taste and your goals. The price factor is also important. Good handpan is about twice more expensive then RAV and also relatively hard to get. All good handpan makers has now the waiting lists while the RAV is a very consistent quality and you can get it in a matter of days or few weeks.