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8993868 Universal pickup  
A musical instrument pickup including an apparatus that allows for easy interchangement of magnets for modifying tone.
8940993 Variable tone configuration control for string instruments  
A variable tone configuration control (100, 100′) for string instruments includes a pair of pickup coils (110, 120) located on a string instrument for inducing voltages therein responsive to...
8907199 Musical instrument pickup with hard ferromagnetic backplate  
A musical instrument pickup with hard ferromagnetic backplates that are coupled to self-magnetized pole pieces, thereby enabling the tonal parameters of the pickup to be varied over an extended...
8704074 Pickup system for stringed musical instruments comprises of non-humbucking pickups with noise cancelling by current injection  
This embodiment is a noise cancellation system for electric stringed instrument comprises of passive pickup circuit with non humbucking pickup coils called a signal coil. Each signal coil senses...
8344236 Polyphonic guitar pickup  
A guitar pickup for use with an electric guitar may comprise a base, a plurality of magnets operably coupled to the base, and a plurality of bobbins situated on the plurality of magnets. The...
7994413 Electromagnetic pickup for stringed musical instrument, and an electric guitar  
An electromagnetic pickup for a musical instrument, has two coils (2, 3) with pole pieces (4-8, 9-13) in their core regions and a connection that connects the two coils together, out of phase, in...
7952014 Digital guitar system  
A digital guitar system and method includes a digital guitar and a digital guitar interface device, and a method of converting a conventional guitar into a digital guitar. The guitar is adapted to...
7786373 Device and method for automatically tuning a stringed instrument, particularly a guitar  
A device for automatically tuning a stringed instrument, particularly a guitar, comprising: a detecting device for detecting a note produced by strumming a string and for outputting a digital...
7612282 Musical instrument pickup  
A musical instrument pickup comprising a plurality of coil-wire wrappings, each coil having a particular geometric cross-section. Each coil-wire wrapping is positioned around a pole piece. Related...
7595444 Electromagnetic transducer for instrument pickups  
This invention relates generally to electromagnetic transducers, and more specifically, to devices that convert the mechanical vibrations of a magnetically permeable object, such as a...
7427710 Pickup apparatus  
A pickup apparatus for independently detecting the vibrations of each of a plurality of strings, and an electronic stringed instrument utilizing the pickup apparatus. The pickup apparatus...
7399918 Digital guitar system  
A digital guitar system and method includes a digital guitar and a digital guitar interface device, and a method of converting a conventional guitar into a digital guitar. The guitar is adapted to...
7285714 Pickup for digital guitar  
A reluctance pickup for a guitar including a pair of magnetic pole pieces disposed within wire coils. The coils are oppositely wound and wired in series. Each pole piece has an elongated magnetic...
7259318 Magnetic pickup device for a stringed musical instrument with large free shape low impedance coil for noise cancelation  
This invention is related to a magnetic pickup device for stringed musical instrument with one or more metal strings made by magnetic permeable material. The magnetic pickup device presented...
7227076 Advanced magnetic circuit to improve both the solenoidal and magnetic functions of string instrument pickups with co-linear coil assemblies  
An electromagnetic pickup for a stringed musical instrument incorporating a magnetic structure placed between two elongated collinear coils of opposing polarity. The magnetic structure includes a...
7208673 Bi-directional switch apparatus with electric guitar applications  
A selector switch for musical instruments, such as electric guitars. is provided having a single, manually operated toggle member adapted to perform greater functionality. A selector switch is...
7166794 Hexaphonic pickup for digital guitar system  
A novel multi-signal guitar pickup is provided. The pickup includes a coil assembly for each string that is capable of generating two signals which can be combined together in a predetermined...
7166793 Compact hum-canceling musical instrument pickup with improved tonal response  
A two-coil pickup having a magnetic flux shield configuration which shields an upper coil from magnetic flux variations caused by unwanted noise and concentrates this noise flux in a lower coil....
7135638 Dynamic magnetic pickup for stringed instruments  
A pickup for use in a stringed musical instrument. The pickup includes a primary transducer that is sensitive to the motion of the musical instrument's strings and is mechanically coupled to the...
7015390 Triad pickup  
A removable and portable single pickup unit for stringed instruments such as guitars, and the like. The unit can be mounted inside of a sound hole of an acoustic guitar without damaging the...
6881892 Method of configurating acoustic correction filter for stringed instrument  
A method is provided for designing an acoustic correction filter applicable to a stringed instrument, which is composed of a string member operable to undergo a vibration, a support member for...
6846981 Electromagnetic humbucker pick-up for stringed musical instruments  
An electromagnetic Humbucker Pick-up for stringed musical instruments is disclosed. The device is a former (7) with two coils of wire (3) & (4) wound on having a common axis perpendicular to a set...
6800800 Electric guitar pickguard assembly  
An improved electric guitar and pickguard assembly are provided. The pickguard assembly includes a traditionally shaped deck plate for mounting to the body of an electric guitar. The deck plate is...
6525258 Electromechanical musical instrument pickup  
A musical instrument pickup having a central core bobbin with a first winding wound around the central core bobbin and a second winding wound around the first winding. Both ends of each winding...
6316713 Sound pickup switching apparatus for a string instrument having a plurality of sound pickups  
A sound pickup switching apparatus for a string instrument having a plurality of sound pickups, in particular for an electric guitar. The apparatus includes an operable switching device which is...
6291758 Pick-up for electric guitars  
A pickup has an upper bobbin which is elongated along a longitudinal plane, a lower bobbin which is elongated along the longitudinal plane, permanent magnetic pole pieces situated within holes in...
6211671 Interference-cancellation system for electromagnetic receivers  
A cancellation circuit removes interfering signals from desired signals in electrical systems having antennas or other electromagnetic pickup systems. The cancellation circuit provides amplitude...
6121537 Guitar pickup system for selecting from multiple Gibson and Fender tonalities  
An electric guitar pickup system is provided to generate a plurality of selectable desired Gibson and Fender tonality sounds from a single guitar. The pickup system includes a bridge pickup unit,...
6103966 Transducer for a stringed musical instrument  
A transducer for a stringed instrument comprises a first uppermost coil and a second lowermost coil with the axes of the coils coincident. Permanent magnet pole pieces are arranged in the first...
5908998 High inductance electromagnetic pickup for stringed musical instruments  
An electromagnetic pickup for stringed musical instruments has at least one bobbin mountable to the instrument beneath the instrument's strings, each of the bobbins having a body and a coil...
5898121 Electrical musical instrument pickup system including switchable series-connected hum-canceling windings  
A pickup system for an electrical musical instrument having strings includes two pickup windings to respond to playing of the strings. A third winding is included. A switch connects any of the...
5894101 Single-coil electric guitar pickup with humbucking-sized housing  
A pickup for an electric guitar includes a housing made to fill an existing cavity in an electric guitar body originally used for a dual-coil humbucking pickup. The pickup also has a single pickup...
5763808 Switching apparatus for electric guitar pickups  
Switching apparatus for selection of pickup coils of an electric guitar having dual coil bridge humbucker pickups, dual coil fingerboard humbucker pickups and a single coil intermediate pickup....
5744744 Electric stringed instrument having automated accompaniment system  
An electric stringed instrument having an integral accompaniment system is proposed. The vibrations of the strings on the electric stringed instrument are detected as analog signals by a pickup...
5569872 Musical pick-up device with isolated noise cancellation coil  
The present invention relates to a pick-up device for an electric musical instrument having strings. The pick-up device has a primary coil for sensing the vibration of the strings, and a secondary...
5525750 Humbucking pickup for electric guitar  
A humbucker pickup for creating electrical signals indicative of the string vibrations of an electric guitar includes a matched pair of elongated coil assemblies and a transversely polarized...
5523526 Sustaining devices for stringed musical instruments  
A sustaining device for prolonging the vibration of a string of a stringed musical instrument having a magnetic pickup means responsive to vibration of a string, and an electromagnetic string...
5378850 Electric stringed instrument having an arrangement for adjusting the generation of magnetic feedback  
An electric stringed instrument comprises an electromagnetic pickup having a permanent magnet and a string signal detecting coil wound around the permanent magnet and magnetically combined with...
5376754 Pickup apparatus, having a winding with an adjacent closed circuit, for stringed musical instruments  
A pickup apparatus for a stringed musical instrument includes an electromagnetic string vibration sensor, preferably including at least one winding, and a feature associated therewith, preferably...
5311806 Guitar pickup system for selecting from multiple tonalities  
A switching system for an electric guitar using bridge and fingerboard humbucker pickups and an intermediate pickup provides for ready selection of distinct groups of Gibson tonalities and Fender...
5290968 Magnetic pickup for musical instruments  
A magnetic pickup for musical instruments, more particularly, for stringed instruments such as an electric guitar. A plurality of individual pickups are housed in a plastic cover. Each pickup...
5189241 Pickup apparatus for detecting string vibration free from external inductive noise  
A pickup apparatus for use in an electronic stringed instrument. This apparatus has a differential amplifier which eliminates noise included in a pickup signal output from an electromagnetic...
5168117 Electromagnetic pickup with flexible magnetic carrier  
A pickup for an electrical musical instrument of the type having a plurality of strings, the pickup including a non-magnetized pole piece for each string, each pole piece having a first end for...
5111728 Electromagnetic pickup device for electrical string musical instruments  
An electromagnetic pickup device for use in an electrical string musical instrument comprises a first coil portion having an upper surface and carrying a plurality of spaced apart magnetic pole...
5052269 Acoustic-electric guitar with interior neck extension  
An acoustic guitar is provided with a solid neck extension mounted between the front and rear blocks of the hollow body. Electric pickups and the control panel are mounted to this neck extension...
4762045 Anti "click" electronic pickup device for stringed instruments  
An electronic pickup device for stringed instruments having a pivot securely attached to the musical instrument and one rockshaft for each string of the musical instrument. The rockshaft is...
4701957 Dual mode music instrument preamplifier  
A preamplifier circuit for enhancing sound generated by a musical instrument such as a guitar and which is converted into electrical signals includes an input, a passive high impedance input...
4534258 Transducing assembly responsive to string movement in intersecting planes  
A transducing assembly for a musical instrument responsive to string movement in intersecting, preferably perpendicular, planes for producing two electrical signals that can be processed and/or...
4524667 Electromagnetic pickup for a stringed musical instrument having ferromagnetic strings and method  
An electromagnetic pickup adapted for use with a multistringed musical instrument having strings formed of a ferromagnetic material having a first wire coil wound in a first direction in an...
4501185 Transducer for stringer musical instrument  
A transducer for a stringed musical instrument includes a pair of coils mounted adjacent each string of the instrument. The coils have substantially the same number of turns of electrically...

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