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9012757 Synthesized signal tuner  
A musical instrument comprising: (a) plurality of identical vibrating elements; (b) a digitizer associated with each said vibrating element; (c) an estimator that measures the fundamental...
8935444 Remote control method of external devices  
A method of controlling a plurality of external devices is performed on a computer which is set up with a plurality of remote control processes corresponding to the plurality of the external...
8759655 Drum and drum-set tuner  
Provided are systems and methods for resonance tuning. A signal is received in response to a resonance of a structure. A frequency or musical note related to an overtone is determined from the...
8742242 Drum tuning processor  
A processor of a tuning apparatus receives a desired fundamental frequency or note and determines a frequency or note of at least one drumhead of a drum in response to the received desired...
8664501 Vocal tuning device for microphones  
A vocal tuning device for use with a microphone is provided, comprising a housing having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end includes a first connector operably matable with a...
8648240 Virtual tuning of a string instrument  
In an un-tuned state, the strings of a string instrument are excited, and a standard adjustment factor is determined for each string. When a pitch is generated as a result of a string being...
8642874 Drum and drum-set tuner  
A resonance tuner receives and digitizes an analog signal in response to a resonance of a structure thereby creating a plurality of time samples. A series of the time samples are buffered upon...
8569605 Musical wind instrument with electronic tuning  
Instrument having automatic fine-tuning of pitch with no moving parts. A flute is described as one embodiment. In flutes of the prior art the various notes are often slightly off pitch because of...
8546675 Synthesized string tuner  
A method for tuning a musical instrument comprising: (a) digitizing the vibration of at least one vibrating element of the instrument; (b) estimating the fundamental frequency of the vibration;...
8546678 Compact electronic timpani  
A compact electronic timpani configured to provide substantially the same or better performance characteristics as a conventional full-size acoustic timpani while being substantially smaller in...
8502060 Drum-set tuner  
Provided are systems and methods for resonance tuning. A signal is received in response to a resonance of a structure. A frequency or musical note related to an overtone is determined from the...
8455748 Tuner device  
A pitch detection device in which a frequency can be lowered after having maintained both a pitch error accuracy and a response time at practical values to reduce current consumption. Because a...
8440897 Guitar with high speed, closed-loop tension control  
A guitar is played during performance by rapid change in the tension of its strings. In one embodiment, rapid, accurate, and repeatable tuning is obtained by a two-step process of adjusting the...
8373053 Polyphonic tuner  
The present invention relates to a musical instrument tuner, e.g. a guitar tuner, featuring different levels of detail for displaying monophonic and polyphonic characteristics of an input signal.
8350141 Polyphonic tuner  
A musical instrument tuner for string instruments is disclosed, which comprises a signal classifier for determining a signal class of an input signal from a number of monophonic signal classes and...
8338683 Polyphonic tuner  
The present invention relates to a musical instrument tuner, e.g. a guitar tuner, featuring tuning as a part of a user session.
8334449 Polyphonic tuner  
The present invention relates to a musical instrument tuner, e.g. a guitar tuner, featuring simultaneous display of monophonic and polyphonic characteristics.
8324493 Electronic musical instrument and recording medium  
In response to depressing operation of a key in a melody key range 102 of a keyboard, CPU 21 decides a pitch of musical-tone data to be produced. Concerning the depressing operation on the melody...
8299345 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Polyphonic tuner
 
The present invention relates to a musical instrument tuner, e.g. a guitar tuner, featuring different levels of detail for displaying monophonic and polyphonic characteristics of an input signal.
8299346 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Polyphonic tuner
 
The present invention relates to a musical instrument tuner, e.g. a guitar tuner, featuring tuning as a part of a user session.
8283544 Automatic drum tuner  
Methods and systems for automatically tuning a drum are disclosed. In some embodiments, the methods and systems include the following: (a) exciting a drum head to cause it to resonate; (b) sensing...
8247678 Membranophone tuning system having positionable magnets  
A system for changing the acoustical characteristics of a musical membranophone having a vibrating membrane or a stringed musical instrument having a sound box includes an overlay including...
8193431 Guitar hammer and method  
A hand-held hammer for playing a guitar includes a handle, an arm and a head. The head has a head longitudinal axis and a striking surface that is generally transverse to the longitudinal axis of...
8110733 Tuning stabilizer for stringed instrument  
A self-contained tuning stabilizer for a stringed instrument consists of a body which is attachable to the stringed instrument like a capo, the stabilizer containing mechanical members for...
8049091 Wireless receiver  
A wireless receiver for receiving a wireless transmitted audio signal from a wireless transmitter is provided. The wireless receiver comprises a tuning assisting unit for assisting in the tuning...
8022284 Method and system to harmonically tune (just intonation tuning) a digital / electric piano in real time  
The present invention concerns itself with methods and systems for just intonation tuning of a digital/electrical piano in real time. A simple and economical solution is presented, which makes use...
7935876 Method and apparatus for string load reduction and real-time pitch alteration on stringed instruments  
A method and apparatus for string load reduction and real-time pitch alteration on stringed instruments. A string load is substantially reduced with a camming surface actuator so that the pitch...
7915510 Tuner for musical instruments and amplifier with tuner  
A tuning device includes an input terminal configured to receive an input electrical signal and a pitch detector to detect a pitch of the input electrical signal. A manual pitch designator...
7875784 Tuner strap sensor  
A musical instrument support strap is integrated with a tuning sensor having of a body configured at one end for attachment to the musical instrument. The body carries the pitch of a musical note...
7858865 Tuning stabilizer for stringed instrument  
A self-contained tuning stabilizer for a stringed instrument consists of a body which is attachable to the stringed instrument like a capo, the stabilizer containing mechanical members for...
7851686 Tuning a musical instrument  
Among other things, a tuning device is used with a musical wind instrument. The tuning device includes a linear actuator, a first mounting assembly attached to the linear actuator and adapted for...
7807908 Method for automatic real-time variable performance intonation of chromatic instruments  
A method for automatic real-time performance intonation (ARPI) of electronic, digital, or computer-based musical instruments automatically adds the intonation characteristics of a...
7777116 Method used to tune an electronic organ with associate air organ pipes  
The present invention refers to a method used to automatically tune, thanks to the presence of a suitably designed electronic device, an electronic organ with the air organ pipes associated with...
7763789 Musical instrument tuner  
The present invention relates to musical instrument tuners, more particularly to a tuner for providing tuning information regarding a musical instrument without making physical or electrical...
7718880 Piano tuning hammer  
One embodiment of an improved piano tuning hammer which eliminates the tilting force which, when a tuner operates a conventional ā€œLā€-shaped tuning hammer, invariably accompanies the application of...
7709720 Tuner guard  
Described are techniques for preventing movement of tuning pegs on a stringed instrument. Described is a device comprising an elongated body forming a sleeve opened at a first end thereof and...
7692085 Device for adjusting the tension of the strings of a stringed instrument  
A device is disclosed for adjusting the tension of the strings of a string instrument, especially a guitar, preferably an electric guitar, or a bass, preferably an electric bass, said strings...
7678985 Standalone electronic module for use with musical instruments  
An electronic module has an enclosure which is mechanically and electrically compatible with a plurality of receiving devices such as amplifiers, computers, mixer consoles, and musical...
7663043 Display device for guitar tuners and method of displaying tuned states of guitar strings using the same  
A display device for guitar tuners and a method of displaying the tuned states of guitar strings. The method is performed such that the control unit performs control so that the backlight emits...
7655851 Tuning device of wireless communication type  
A tuning device has a sound collecting unit having an input section for receiving a sound or vibration signal produced by a musical instrument and outputting a sound signal, and a wireless...
7623667 Electronic device accessory with ultrasonic tone generator  
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A microphone may be included in an accessory to capture sound for an associated electronic device. Buttons...
7615701 Method for keying human voice audio frequency  
A method for keying human voice audio frequency includes the steps of setting the human factor of the singer; recording the singing of the singer; calculating the audio frequency by an audio...
7598450 Stringed musical instrument with improved method and apparatus for tuning and signal processing  
A musical instrument includes a fretboard, frets aligned in a first direction on the fretboard, a number of strings, aligned in a second direction above the frets, and tensioning devices operable...
7595443 Music practice supporting appliance  
A music practice supporting appliance has an input unit that inputs a musical sound of a musical instrument and/or vocal music, converts the musical sound into an electric signal, and outputs the...
7592528 Stringed musical instrument using spring tension  
A stringed musical instrument employs springs to apply tension to corresponding musical strings. Each spring is chosen and configured for its ability to impart a string tension generally matched...
7579958 Audio power meter  
An audio power meter includes a circuit for measuring the power of an amplified audio signal outputted by an audio power amplifier to which the audio power meter is connected. The circuit...
7569759 Tuning key cover for a stringed musical instrument  
The invention relates to a protective tuner cover for the tuning section of a stringed musical instrument, such as a guitar. The tuner cover is sized to enclose the instrument headstock, or a...
7560634 Electronic musical instrument having tuning device  
An electronic musical instrument includes a tuning device, a keyboard, a tone generator, a microphone, a measurement unit, and a display attached to the backside of the housing. The tone generator...
7550661 D-tuner for banjo  
A D-Tuner for mounting on the peghead of a banjo. The D-Tuner has keyed cam pegs, adjustable stops for limiting the extent of rotation of the cam pegs, and linear flexible members attached to the...
7547838 Tuning device for musical instruments and computer program used therein  
A tuning device includes an analog-to-digital converter for converting sound waves propagated from a piano to an audio signal in synchronism with a sampling signal and a data processor for...

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