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9012759 Tone effects system using a cartridge  
A tone effects system for use with electric instruments that allows for reduced or eliminated signal loss before sound effects are applied. A cartridge receiver and a changeover switch are...
9006555 Percussion instrument apparatus, system and process  
A percussion instrument that suppresses erroneous detection by a rim sensor includes a first plate affixed to a frame, a second plate elastically supported on the first plate by one or more...
8987576 Electronic musical instrument  
An automatic tuning system for pendulum clocks provides for a separable magnet and ferromagnetic attractor, one positioned on the pendulum and one positioned off of the pendulum and adjustable to...
8975502 Guitar with body-mounted tuning system  
A very efficient guitar design, light weight and having a body-mounted tuning system to assist with performance is disclosed. The guitar comprises two main components: an acoustic body and a...
8962966 Keyboard instrument  
In response to an operation of a key, a drive signal indicating a sound waveform corresponding to the key is supplied to an excitation unit provided on a soundboard. The soundboard is vibrated in...
8946535 Split keyboard for PC data and music output  
A split keyboard with an optional middle section of keys for controlling regular PC input to a host, to play music, and to input and play music with a multiple octave keyboard that when the middle...
8946536 Electronic cymbal assembly with modular self-dampening triggering system  
The present invention includes a method and apparatus for temporary dampening and temporary conversion of a wide range of an analog percussion surfaces into electronic percussive surfaces by means...
8933315 Impact responsive portable electronic drumhead  
A portable electronic drumhead includes a sensor responsive to drumstick impacts in producing electrical signal pulses input to headphones to thereby simulate sounds of an acoustic drumhead. The...
8916763 Transducer  
Provided is a transducer that can be attached to a desired position and removed therefrom and that does not damage musical instruments. A first magnet member and a second magnet member are...
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...
8907201 Device for producing percussive sounds  
A device for producing percussive sounds while simultaneously playing a plucked stringed instrument such as a guitar is disclosed. A plate attached to the front panel of a guitar contains a...
8884151 Electronic drum pad  
The present disclosure illustrates an electronic drum pad comprising: a base body having a frame rim protruding upwardly at an edge part of an upper surface thereof, and having a frame dike...
8872015 Cymbal transducer using electret accelerometer  
In one embodiment, a cymbal system includes a cymbal and a transducer couplable to the cymbal. The transducer has a sound pressure microphone, and a casing hermetically sealing the sound pressure...
8841538 Detachable electronic drum  
An electronic drum has an induction board and a securing frame. The induction board has a drumhead, a connection device and a detecting assembly. The connection device is adapted to be...
8822805 Musical instrument  
A musical instrument and acoustic/electrical pickup is provided. The instrument includes acoustic and/or electrical pickup capabilities but also retains the feel of an acoustic instrument. The...
8809666 Electronic drum induction structure  
The present invention relates to an electronic drum induction structure, and more particularly to a structure eliminating noise generated from a drumhead of an electronic drum so as to transmit...
8802958 Input device for an electronic system and methods of using same  
Devices and methods for controlling an electronic system are provided. An embodiment of a device comprises a spring having a first end with a first handle and a second end with a second handle. A...
8796529 Ergonomic electronic musical instrument with pseudo-strings  
An ergonomic, portable, electronic, string-like instrument that utilizes a pseudo-string interface. The pseudo-string interface is tactile for sightless playability and capable of advanced input...
8791352 Electrostatic speaker unit for musical instrument  
A speaker unit used for a musical instrument and configured to generate music sounds based on a performance operation in a main body of the musical instrument, including: an electrostatic speaker;...
8754319 Electronic percussion instrument set and musical performance evaluating apparatus  
A plurality of pads SN to CY2 each of which is assigned a tone color of a different musical instrument, and has a surface which a player strikes are provided. Furthermore, a controller CT having a...
8729378 Non-contact cymbal pickup using multiple microphones  
As described herein, a sound pickup for musical cymbals includes an integrated assembly attachable to a cymbal stand. The integrated assembly includes a plurality of microphones arranged and...
8716587 Musical instruments  
Musical instruments are described including a first portion designed to be operated by one hand of a player and a second portion designed to be operated by the other hand. The two portions include...
8710345 Performance apparatus, a method of controlling the performance apparatus and a program recording medium  
A performance apparatus prevents a player's unintentional motion from being detected as a playing, thereby generating no sound, when the player plays a virtual musical instrument. The performance...
8692102 Pickup cable for stringed instrument  
A pickup cable for a stringed instrument can switch between the output of the direct vibrational sound of strings and the output of the sound from the stringed instrument body generated by the...
8680389 Pickup device and electric stringed musical instrument using the pickup device  
A pickup device mountable on a body of an electric stringed musical instrument and configured to convert vibrations of strings of the musical instrument into electric signals, including: at least...
8653355 Chord-playing robot system and method for controlling the same  
A chord-playing robot system is disclosed. The robot system includes a computer including an anti-collision program, two linear motors, two moving devices, and two finger-like devices. The...
8633370 Circuits to process music digitally with high fidelity  
The present invention provides a complementary bifurcated circuit to process and optimize music digitally with high fidelity yet with wireless elements. In a particular embodiment, an audio...
8609970 Suspended drum microphone system  
Improvements in a microphone system for a musical instrument and more particularly for a percussion instrument such as a drum, marimba or similar musical instrument. The microphone system includes...
8598444 Music-oriented controller for a tablet computing device  
A controller for a tablet computing device is disclosed. The controller has a body having a number of control surfaces. A dock is on the body and has an L-shaped groove configured and arranged to...
8586850 Pickup for stringed musical instruments and related methods of use  
Disclosed is a pickup assembly for stringed musical instruments with improved acoustic sound quality, and related methods. In one embodiment, the pickup features, three mechanisms for converting...
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...
8575466 Ball plunger-style connector assembly for electrical connections  
A ball plunger-style lateral connector assembly for electrical connections, comprising an electrically conductive connector body with an electrically conductive pin positioned in an aperture in a...
8563843 Electronic percussion device and method  
An electronic percussion device including a drum shell, a drumhead as striking surface, vibration sensors, with a peripheral and a central vibration carrier. The vibration carriers abut against...
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...
8525006 Input device and recording medium with program recorded therein  
An input device including: a first operation detecting section which is provided on one stick and detects acceleration based on movement of the one stick; a second operation detecting section...
8507783 Transducer saddle for stringed instrument  
A string saddle system for a multi-stringed instrument includes a unitary saddle body having a plurality of integral cavities, each in correspondence with a respective string and defining an area...
8502062 Electronic keyboard musical instrument  
An electronic keyboard musical instrument, including: an instrument main body; a keyboard portion including a plurality of keys as performance operating elements; a musical-sound-signal generating...
8471136 Two-stage musical instrument effects pedal  
An effects pedal including a first stage configured to asymmetrically limit an input signal, and a second stage configured to symmetrically clip the asymmetrically limited signal.
8461445 Electronic percussion instrument having groupable playing pads  
An electronic percussion musical instrument comprises a plurality of playing pads for playing music by striking the face of each pad. The pads are configured to work either as individual pads...
8455750 Methods of providing pickups and other accessories on stringed instruments and the stringed instrument  
The invention provides a method of replacing, exchanging or repositioning pickups and other accessories used by stringed instruments from the back of the musical instrument.
8445771 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 11 is provided with a geomagnetic sensor 22 and an...
8431813 Percussion instrument and method with coupling devices  
A percussion instrument may include a plurality of coupling device for operatively connecting a first hoop member, which may be configured to hold down a head arranged across a first end of a...
8426719 Keytar controller with percussion pads and accelerometer  
A keytar is disclosed. The keytar has a keyboard body having a front face, left side, right side and rear face. A piano-style keyboard with a number of keys is on the front face of the keyboard...
8410348 Closing position sensor  
A closing position sensor comprises detecting unit and signal converting unit. The detecting unit is disposed on the electronic instrument element for detecting the distance between one electronic...
8395040 Methods and systems to process input of stringed instruments  
An embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method and system for electronic sensing of string instrument input. The method includes receiving a first signal from a peak detection...
8389835 Sound system in a stringed musical instrument  
A sound system producing characteristic sounds from an acoustic instrument is provided. The sound system may include a stringed musical instrument and an electronic audio subsystem. The stringed...
8378204 Pedal device for electronic keyboard instrument  
A pedal device for an electronic keyboard apparatus adds sound effects to musical notes generated by the electronic keyboard apparatus in response to an operator depressing the pedal device. A...
8378196 Sonically controlled wind-up motor  
A sonically controlled motor has a rotating shaft and an escapement selectively allowing or denying rotation there-of. An acoustic element cooperates with the escapement such that selective...
8362350 Wearable trigger electronic percussion music system  
A Wearable Trigger Electronic Music System that can simulate any kind of music, anywhere and at any time. For example one can create all the benefits of the percussion instrument, such as a drum...
8354580 Split keyboard for PC data and music output  
A split keyboard with an optional middle section of keys for controlling regular PC input to a host, two play music, and to input and play music with a multiple octave keyboard that when the...

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