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8896458 Method and apparatus for converting a displacement of a magnetic object into a directly perceptible signal, instrument incorporating this apparatus  
This method of converting a displacement of a magnetic object into a signal directly perceptible by a human being, comprises: —the acquisition (32) of a temporal succession of measurements of a...
8785761 Sound-generation controlling apparatus, a method of controlling the sound-generation controlling apparatus, and a program recording medium  
An electronic drum set is provided, which allows a user to give a performance, feeling as if the user is playing acoustic drums. The electronic drum set DS is provided with a foot board, a...
8586852 Storage medium recorded with program for musical performance, apparatus, system and method  
Provided is a program for musical performance which causes a computer of a musical performance apparatus to function as a posture variation acquisition unit 101 for acquiring the posture variation...
8586853 Performance apparatus and electronic musical instrument  
A performance apparatus 11 extends in its longitudinal direction to be held by a player with his or her hand. The performance apparatus is provided with a geomagnetic sensor 22 and an acceleration...
8445769 Performance apparatus and electronic musical instrument  
A performance apparatus 11 extends in its longitudinal direction to be held by a player with his or her hand, and is provided with an acceleration sensor 23 for detecting an acceleration sensor...
8324495 Volume-adjustment circuit for equilibrating pickup settings  
The disclosed volume-adjustment circuit sets the volume of each pickup setting in a topology-setting switch independent of other pickup topology settings in the switch. The volume-adjustment...
8183455 Removable inline signal interrupter for electric guitar  
A removable inline signal interrupter having a male/female combination plug, the male portion of the plug insertable into an electric guitar output receptacle, the female portion of the...
8148623 Apparatus for assisting in playing musical instrument  
An apparatus is to assist an unskilled player in playing a musical instrument by detecting the quantity of the player's manipulation against the instrument, modifying the detected manipulation...
8129608 Automatic playing and recording apparatus for acoustic/electric guitar  
Automatic playing and recording apparatuses for an acoustic/electric guitar allow a user to play in concert along with music of other musical instruments outputted by an automatic playing...
7767902 String array signal processing for electronic musical instruments  
System and method expanding and generalizing string selection aspects of an autoharp and applying to general forms of string arrays. String vibration may be sympathetic or induced by strumming,...
7718871 System and method for actuating keys with different lever advantages  
The keys in a reproducing piano are actuated by a plurality of solenoids, one for each key to be played. The solenoids are arranged along the width of the keyboard and deviated from each other in...
7605324 Apparatus for assisting in playing musical instrument  
An apparatus is to assist an unskilled player in playing a musical instrument by detecting the quantity of the player's manipulation against the instrument, modifying the detected manipulation...
7554028 Performance assist apparatus of wind instrument  
In an apparatus for assisting play of a wind instrument, an actuator is attached to the wind instrument for vibrating a portion of the wind instrument so as to assist play of the wind instrument....
7435895 Automatic playing system used for musical instruments and computer program used therein for self-teaching  
An automatic playing system is independent of acoustic pianos, and is designed to perform music tunes expressed by sets of MIDI music data codes on the acoustic pianos; since the acoustic pianos...
7361827 Transducer free from aged deterioration, musical instrument using the same and method used therein  
An electronic system, which serves as a recorder and an automatic player, is installed in an automatic player piano, and hammer sensors, which are implemented by photo couplers, report current...
7351905 Apparatus for powering an electronic musical instrument  
Apparatus for providing electrical power to signal conditioner circuitry inside a musical instrument having a signal output jack mounted thereon to carry a conditioned music signal via a signal...
7332669 Acoustic piano with MIDI sensor and selective muting of groups of keys  
A high technology acoustic piano includes a piano body. A musical keyboard is mounted on the piano body. Keys are connected to the action for operating the hammers to strike strings. Strings...
7304232 Joystick gain control for dual independent audio signals  
A joystick control (20) mounted on the body (12) of an electric guitar (11) adjacent to the customarily picked section of the strings (16) provides convenient simultaneous independent gain control...
7060889 Strap amplifier  
An apparatus for amplifying the sound of a stringed instrument includes, in its most basic form, a speaker attached to a strap that is adapted to be draped around a musician with each end thereof...
7060888 Movable stringed instrument pickup system  
A pivoting electromagnetic pickup device is provided. The invention generally is comprised of an elongated support structure, an electromagnetic pickup, a pivoting means, and an angular position...
6737572 Voice controlled electronic musical instrument  
The invention is an electronic, voice-controlled musical instrument. It is in essence an electronic kazoo. The player hums into the mouthpiece, and the device imitates the sound of a musical...
5977474 Continuously variable circuit for producing an output signal having a continuously variable amount of clean and distorted signals  
An amplifier circuit for providing a combined clean and dirty output signal from an electric guitar. The circuit comprises a panning pedal that has two potentiometers attached thereto so that...
5866834 Digitally controlled analog electric stringed musical instrument and apparatus  
An electric stringed musical instrument that produces and processes electric signals through an analog circuit has the analog circuit digitally controlled. The digital control is preferably such...
5814752 Musical instrument crossover circuits and method of using same  
A musical instrument amplifier system (FIGS. 1 and 2) with a frequency selective crossover circuit (10) using passive band pass filters (36, 44) to separate the amplified signals from the power...
5780760 Guitar pickup switching system for three-pickup guitar  
A guitar pickup switching system has a single-coil treble pickup, a single-coil middle pickup, and a single-coil rhythm pickup for an electric guitar. A switch arrangement allows the guitar player...
5731535 Proximity sensitive control circuit for electrical musical instrument  
A control circuit for use with a guitar or other musical instrument having an electromechanical pickup for converting natural vibrations of the instrument into electrical signals amplified or...
5723804 Electric monophonic/stereophonic stringed resonator instrument  
An electric monophonic/stereophonic stringed resonator instrument includes a body, a resonator assembly mounted on the guitar body, and strings connected to the body. A pickup responsive to string...
5455381 PIE20 electric pickup with adjustable string output  
An intonation adjustment system is provided for a stringed instrument. A saddle setup tool has a plurality of selectable, distinctly spaced intonation points so that a preferred one of the...
5422956 Sound parameter controller for use with a microphone  
A microphone is provided with sensors to detect pitch and roll of the microphone and pressure applied to the microphone. The sensor signals are mapped by control circuitry to control desired...
5218160 String instrument sound enhancing method and apparatus  
A sound enhancing apparatus for use with a string instrument has separate tone pick-ups for picking up the tones of individual strings and circuits for, determining the fundamental tones of these...
5069107 Electronic musical instrument in which a musical tone is controlled in accordance with a digital signal  
A breath detection signal from a breath sensor section is converted to a digital breath detection signal, and when the value of the detection signal exceeds a preset value, a tone is generated....
5024133 Electronic musical instrument with improved generation of wind instruments  
The purpose of the present invention is to offer an electronic musical instrument which can synthesize the sound of brass instruments with fidelity and furthermore in real time. In order to...
5022305 Tube overdrive pedal operable using low voltage DC battery eliminator  
The distortion pedal for electric guitar and other electronic musical instruments employs vacuum tube circuitry operated by low voltage "battery eliminator" DC power supply. A pull-up resistor...
5014589 Control apparatus for electronic musical instrument for generating musical tone having tone pitch corresponding to input waveform signal  
A pitch is extracted from an input waveform signal, and a musical tone having a corresponding tone pitch is generated. In this case, a signal intensity at the leading edge of the input waveform...
5007324 Special effects control for portable musical instrument  
A portable musical instrument and associated therewith a radio frequency transmitter for broadcasting to a remote receiver and audio amplifier the sounds generated by the instrument. The...
5001960 Apparatus for controlling reproduction on pitch variation of an input waveform signal  
An input waveform signal representing, for example, a string oscillation is input to a pitch extraction circuit. The pitch extraction circuit extracts a pitch frequency from the input waveform...
4980519 Three dimensional baton and gesture sensor  
An electronic drum has two or more batons, each baton having a transmitter which transmits a distinct radio frequency signal at a position in space. The electronic drum determines the current X,...
4939501 Sliding foot controller  
A foot-operated controller is disclosed herein having a housing enclosing an elongated resistive element carried on the underside of a top panel midway between its opposite sides. The top panel is...
4915008 Air flow response type electronic musical instrument  
A breath detection signal from a breath sensor section is converted to a digital breath detection signal, and when the value of the detection signal exceeds a preset value, a tone is generated....
4884486 Electronic scratch filter for bowed instruments  
The tone signal from a transducer monitoring the music vibrations of a bowed musical instrument contains an objectionable friction noise component which is removed by passing the tone signal...
4797932 Speaker volume control apparatus and method  
Apparatus and method for establishing and changing the volume level of a tone generator which may be used in connection with auditory feedback in a point of sale terminal or other business machine...
4679479 Electronic drum  
An electronic drum includes a relatively hard surface layer, a relatively hard base layer, a relatively hard coupling portion, and a detection element. The base layer is spaced apart from the...
4580480 Acoustic guitar  
Apparatus for controlling signals produced by a transducer carried by an acoustic guitar. The control apparatus is mounted on the guitar and does not affect the structure or tonal qualities of the...
4566363 Electronic musical instrument  
A through hole is formed in the top wall of an inhalation hole which communicates with the outside by means of an elongate channel. The through hole is closed by an elastic member having a bulging...
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...
4516462 Tremolo and electronic control device for stringed instruments  
A device for controlling tremolo effects and electronic sound effects in an electric stringed instrument, which comprises; manipulable means communicating with, and capable of providing control...
4481854 Control for musical instruments  
The invention relates to an electrical stringed and fretted musical instrument which has at least two pick-ups and a bass boost filter means and a high boost filter means. The output of the...
4418599 Electronic signal level control apparatus for acoustical-electrical transducer instrument  
An electrical sound output signal from an acoustical-electrical or piezo electric transducer instrument is made available at selectively switched high and low signal levels by level control...
4387621 Manual control lever for stringed instruments  
A manual control lever for plucked instruments supplied with electric sound amplification has a rest plate for the player's plucking hand. This rest plate is located above the strings and held by...

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