One of the most popular lyre harps is the aklot lyre harp, and this review provides an overview of the product, and the advantages and disadvantages.
Let’s get to the point. The AKLOT lyre harp is a great budget lyre harp with great sound and quality for the price.
It comes with 7 or 16 strings. The Aklot lyre has a pleasant tone and warm tone. The lyre is hand carved from hard mahogany wood with high density.
The wood quality ensures that the music tone remains pleasant and the string does not damage the wood. A professional luthier will polish the lyre repeatedly for a rounded body.
A tuning wrench is supplied with the lyre harp, and it can be used to adjust the tension of the string, by turning it in the clockwise direction or anticlockwise.
The lyre harp has metal strings made from durable steel material, which are wear resistant and last for a long time.
|Strings||7 or 16|
|Size||15.8 x 11.4 x 2.7 inches
The ringing tone of the lyre harp is audible throughout the room. The tone will depend to a large extent on the string length and the tension of the strings.
For shorter strings, the tone of the strings will be higher. The harp has metal columns and each string of the lyre is wrapped around the column.
This column structure ensures that the right sound is created when a string is plucked. The tone and volume can be adjusted.
It comes with many accessories such as:
- Gig bag
- Tuning Wrench
- Tuning App
For greater safety, the aklot harp has rounded edges, so the user can hold it comfortably.
A bone saddle is used to transmit the vibration of the harp better. The resonance box of the lyre harp has a design of mahogany veneer, so that each note will vibrate fully.
To ensure the highest quality of music, a professional Luthier added convex and concave carvings to the lyre harp. The elegant patterns on the harp, even and clear texture of the harp make it attractive.
The looped end of the lyre ensures that it is stable and easier to tune. A tuning wrench and black bag are supplied with the lyre.
The lyre was the first plucked instrument which was used in the Western world. It was used extensively in ancient Greece and remains a popular musical instrument since it is simple to use.
Many people interested in learning music prefer to purchase a harp because it is easy to use, creates pleasant music and is inexpensive compared to other musical instruments.
Harp Player Profile
Many people want a musical instrument which will always produce pleasant music, even if they make a mistake.
The lyre will create a pleasant relaxing sound when any string is tapped, making it the ideal musical instrument for beginners, who have no prior experience in playing any musical instrument.
Hence this harp is highly recommended for beginners, hobbyists and other students who are learning music, since it is easy to use.
Adults who also wish to learn to play a musical instrument for the first time, prefer to purchase this instrument, since it is inexpensive, and it is easy to create pleasant music with the instrument.
Pros and Cons of the AKLOT harp
- Pleasant sound, which has a healing and relaxing effect
- High quality mahogany wood
- Professional Luthier is carving and polishing the lyre for highest quality music
- Simple and easy to use
- Pleasant music created by beginners with no prior experience
- Lightweight, so it can be easily carried and used, even by children.
- Easy to tune, and holds the tuning well
- Come with accessories
- The aesthetics are not up to par but the price warrants it
- Not tuned out of the box
After considering this lyre harp, it is highly recommended for beginners who wish to start learning to play musical instruments.
The inexpensive AKLOT lyre is simple to use and creates pleasant music without much effort, making it ideal for users of all ages.
Although if you are very experienced you will most likely go for a higher quality lyre harp that has better quality and sound but even so, it’s a great practice harp especially for the price.