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4919033 Electric violin  
The invention presented consists of an electric violin having (a) a body shaped so as to have a fingerboard indentation along an upper end in a location to the right of a fingerboard extending...
4915009 Stringed electric musical instrument with independently suspended set-up module  
An electric stringed musical instrument has two separate modules: a string tension module and a set-up module. The string tension module is assigned the function of holding the string(s) at a...
4913024 Electric guitar apparatus having magnetic and crystal pickups  
Narrow hollow body guitar includes magnetic and crystal pickups for providing a combination sound from the magnetic and crystal pickups. A crystal pickup is disposed in the bridge beneath the...
4885970 Moisture-free electromagnetic pickup for an electrical musical instrument of the stringed type  
A pickup assembly for an electrical musical instrument is dipped in a hot wax bath in order to remove air pockets from the assembly. The resultant assembly provides consistent tonal...
4882965 Direction of bowing detection method and apparatus  
An apparatus for producing a signal indicative of the direction of bowing of a musical instrument by analyzing the signal from a transducer monitoring the displacements of a bowed vibrating...
4878412 Electromagnetic pickup for a stringed musical instrument having ferromagnetic strings and method  
A pickup for an electrical instrument of the stringed type which comprises a pair of coil assemblies disposed within hollow magnetic bushings, the coils having its winding axis perpendicular to...
4872386 Interchangeable pick-up for electric guitar  
An interchangeable pick-up construction for standard electric guitars in which the guitar body is provided with a recess. A pick-up engaging means is permanently installed within the recess, the...
4869144 Pickup assembly for stringed musical instrument  
Slotted bobbins consisting of a plurality of wire coils, are secured within a pickup for a stringed instrument assembly having an upper plate with a plurality of slots running in the direction of...
4854210 Detachable electric guitar pick-up system  
A detachable electric stringed instrument pickup system for an electrical stringed instrument of the type including a body, a neck having a head, a bridge assembly connected to the body, and a...
4809578 Magnetic field shaping in an acoustic pick-up assembly  
An electromagnetic pickup for use in sensing the mechanical motion of strings includes a ferromagnetic housing of elongate, longitudinally recessed form in which a ferromagnetic core is received....
4785705 Component multi-neck stringed instrument system  
A component multi-necked string-instrument is disclosed. At least two instruments are flexibly connected to enable multiple instrument playing with fluidity and ease. The instruments are...
4765219 Magnetic pick-up for stringed musical instrument  
A magnetic pick-up is positioned below the strings of a stringed musical instrument having four strings. The pick-up comprises a long and narrow pick-up coil comprising wraps of insulated wire...
4750400 Stringed musical instrument  
A stringed musical instrument of the solid body or equivalent type is provided with elongated resonant beams which support the bridge for the instrument strings. The resonance of the beams is...
4744280 Electronic harp  
An electronic harp (10) of the type including a plurality of strings (22) corresponding to the diatonic scale is disclosed. Chromatic operation is achieved by selective frequency shifting of...
4738178 Electric stringed instrument having sound characteristics of banjos and guitars  
An improved electric stringed instrument which can produce "banjo" sounds. The instrument has a banjo head including a taut flexible membrane mounted on a ring which is mounted on a solid material...
4624172 Guitar pickup pole piece  
A pickup assembly for stringed instruments such as guitars or the like, consists of a hollow cylindrical tube of magnetizable material in contact with a permanent magnet to produce an...
4602547 Electric guitar  
An improved electric guitar is disclosed, having strings closely spaced from the body and fingerboard of the guitar and magnetic pick-ups mounted under the pick-guard of the guitar, the cores of...
4545278 Apparatus and method for adjusting the characteristic sounds of electric guitars, and for controlling tones  
To adjust the characteristic sounds produced by electric guitars and other musical instruments, the present apparatus and method provide for varying the resistive loading on the electromagnetic...
4532847 Control accessory for an acoustical guitar  
A control accessory is shown for use with a standard acoustical guitar which has been fitted with an electrical pickup and a female input jack. The control accessory includes a male input jack...
4522101 Mounting ring and thumbrest  
A mounting ring-thumbrest is provided for an electric guitar. The article provides a mounting ring for securing a pickup to the guitar and a thumbrest. The thumbrest is located to provide the...
4503746 Sound effect control device for an electric guitar  
An electric guitar has a band pin (1, 2) for its shoulder band. Force applied to the band pin (1, 2) through the shoulder band is converted to an electric signal by a converting means (10, 100)....
4501186 Pickup device for stringed musical instrument  
A pickup device for an acoustic guitar having metallic strings comprises an electromagnetic pickup detachably attached in a sound hole of the guitar and a piezoelectric pickup detachably attached...
4499809 Dual signal magnetic pickup with even response of strings of different diameters  
A transducer adapted to fretless musical instruments, instruments with non-conductive frets or non-conductive string wrapping, with two or more vibratable strings of magnetically permeable...
4472994 Electromagnetic transducer systems in stringed musical instruments  
An improved electromagnetic pickup for a stringed musical instrument includes constant magnetic field providing magnets for each of the strings adjustably aligned adjacent to each of the strings...
4433603 Component musical instrument  
A musical instrument comprised of discrete detachably assembled components permitting easy change of said components. The instrument is provided with a center section and a main body section which...
4428268 Self-contained guitar amplification system  
The invention is an improved amplification system for guitars that does not require electrical energy. The system is self-contained and intended for use by the guitarist to listen to the music...
4425831 Electric guitar transducer mounting  
An electric guitar transducer mounting permitting rapid interchange and replacement of transducers in an electric guitar. An electric guitar of any desired contour is formed with an opening...
4423654 Tone control  
This invention discloses a tone control for an electromagnetic pick-up for a stringed musical instrument wherein the electromagnetic pick-up comprises at least a pair of coils and a magnet,...
4394830 Feedback reducer for an acoustic electric guitar  
A feedback reducing device for an acoustic electric guitar is in the form of a plug adapted to be snugly received in the sound hole of a guitar. With the plug in place, the sound hole opening is...
4378722 Magnetic pickup for stringed musical instruments  
An improved pickup system for stringed musical instruments, adaptable to all types of stringed instruments, in which strings pass through the hollow central portion of coils and the magnetic field...
4364295 Musical instrument sound pickup and method of assembly thereof  
A sound pickup for a stringed musical instrument has a hollow open-topped housing with a base plate matingly fitting in the housing; the housing is formed of ABS plastic coated with copper...
4351216 Electronic pitch detection for musical instruments  
A pitch detecting system is provided for an electric guitar having an existing electromagnetic pick-up for strings. For the purposes of pitch detection, all the signals from the guitar strings are...
4348930 Transducer for sensing string vibrational movement in two mutually perpendicular planes  
Two magnetically permeable pole pieces have pole faces of predetermined configuration formed thereon, and the pole pieces conduct magnetic flux which interacts with a magnetically permeable string...
4334452 Plastic musical instrument body having structural insert  
A plastic body for a solid body musical instrument such as an electric guitar which body consists of a plastic body molded in the shape of the musical instrument body and a structural support...
4320681 Electromagnetic pickup device  
An electromagnetic pickup device for stringed musical instruments using metallic strings has a planar permanent magnet with one of its two main surfaces exposed for facing the instrument strings...
4269103 Electromagnetic pickup for stringed musical instruments  
An electromagnetic pickup is provided for musical instruments, particularly of the type having vibrating magnetizable strings, which pickup device includes a permanent rectangular bar magnet...
4261240 Oscillating electromagnetic transducer for generating tremolo  
An electromagnetic pickup for stringed instruments such as a guitar includes a pickup coil that is mechanically oscillated at variable frequencies in the field of the magnetically polarized...
4248120 Stringed musical instrument with electrical feedback  
A stringed instrument with feedback is formed from a string of 30 to 100 feet in length stretched taught and having pickup and driving transducers located at respective opposite ends of the...
4245540 Sound sustaining device for musical instruments  
A device is described for musical instruments, and particularly stringed musical instruments such as a guitar, which can controllably and selectively sustain the musical sounds produced by the...
4236433 Electric string instrument  
The guitar has a novel feedback arrangement for sustaining the sound generated from the strings and including a pickup associated with each string and a corresponding driver intercoupled with the...
4235143 Simulated violoncello  
A simulated violoncello having an elongated body shaped in conformity with the fingerboard of a violoncello and a pair of curved panels adapted for confinement between the knees of the user and...
4212220 Magnetic sensor for a musical instrument and method of constructing same  
Method and apparatus are disclosed for a magnetic sensor for use with a musical instrument having magnetic vibrating elements. The magnetic sensor has two magnetic poles and comprises a flexible,...
4202238 Compressor-expander for a musical instrument  
Electrical circuitry for varying the relative distinctiveness between the lead and rhythm audio signals produced by an electrical guitar, or the like, according to the strength with which the...
4188849 Pickup for stringed musical instrument  
An electromagnetic pickup for a stringed musical instrument has a plurality of magnet and coil signal generating units each associated with a respective one of the strings, and the housing which...
4181058 Electrical string-instrument  
An electrical string-instrument having a plurality of conductive strings, a support member stretching the strings, electromechanical transducers respectively corresponding to the strings, magnetic...
4149442 Metal surfaced electric guitar  
A metal surface electric guitar is described which incorporates a metal plate attached to the solid body of the electric guitar, this plate overlying a hollow area in the body beneath the strings...
4145944 Guitar pick-up apparatus  
A pick-up for attachment to a guitar or the like is disclosed. The pick-up comprises an elongate flexible body having a thin, lower, magnetic base which affixes to the body of the guitar with an...
4143575 Electronic sound generating system for a stringed musical instrument  
An electronic sound generating system is disclosed for use with a stringed musical instrument such as a guitar. An RF oscillator is connected with an electrically conductive string of the...
4142436 Method of playing stringed musical instrument  
A method of playing a stringed musical instrument of the guitar family by tapping the strings. The musical instrument has, for example, a fretted fingerboard, a plurality of tensioned strings and...
4137811 Electrical string-instrument  
An electrical string-instrument having a plurality of strings, a support member stretching the strings, electromechanical transducers respectively corresponding to the strings, a plurality of gate...

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