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9035165 Control pedal and method of controlling an electronic device with the control pedal  
A control pedal includes a pedal body having a foot contact surface at an upper side; at least a sensing unit arranged on the foot contact surface for detecting a touch action and generating a...
9012748 Ultimate flexibility wireless system for remote audio effects pedals  
A system for providing wireless connections in configuring an instrument or microphone with audio effects, effects pedal boards, mixers, and other studio equipment. The signal from an audio source...
8933316 Method and apparatus for identifying half pedal region in keyboard musical instrument  
Each of Dampers provided for each of keys is controlled in response to both an operation of a damper pedal and an operation of the corresponding key. For each of the dampers and over one stroke of...
8859878 Method and device for identifying half point of pedal on keyboard musical instrument  
A key depression (i.e., string striking) is performed while a pedal is kept at a set non-key-depressed-state corresponding position (a rest position of a hammer). A string striking velocity...
8859877 Damper drive device for musical instrument, and musical instrument  
An elongated lifting rail is displaceable to collectively pivot a plurality of damper levers. An actuator is provided beside or underneath the lifting rail for automatically displacing the lifting...
8835741 Method and system for turning pages containing musical scores with an electronic foot pedal  
The various embodiments herein provide an electronic foot pedal assembly for turning pages of musical scores in a digital musical score file in a computing device. The method comprises installing...
8822806 Configurable foot-operable electronic control interface apparatus and method  
The present inventive foot-operable apparatus and method comprise a generally rectangular housing comprising at least one internally positioned accelerometer sensor component, and also including...
8802961 Wireless foot-operated effects pedal for electric stringed musical instrument  
A footswitch controller for an electric stringed musical instrument is provided. In one embodiment, the footswitch controller comprises a foot pedal assembly, base assembly, bottom plate assembly,...
8802962 Foot actuated percussion board  
The present invention is a device for use on a playing surface by a musician using a foot to generate an electrical signal indicative of a bass drum. The device generally comprises a body having a...
8748724 Apparatus and method for generating effects based on audio signal analysis  
Inventive methods and apparatuses for causing one or more effects to be generated based on analysis of an audio signal are disclosed. The apparatuses may be electrically coupled to an audio...
8742244 Electronic hi-hat cymbal controller  
An electronic hi-hat cymbal controller is disclosed. The controller includes a hi-hat cymbal stand having a pedal and a shaft. The pedal is configured and arranged to move the shaft. A lower...
8723014 Musical tone control device, system and process  
A musical tone control device capable of generating a hi-hat sound intended by the performer operates such that, when striking surface position information corresponds to a first position,...
8704075 Guitar pickup assembly  
A guitar pickup assembly which would allow a guitar player to blend the sound of two or more pickups smoothly as the player desires via the use of a foot pedal. The guitar pickup assembly includes...
8680390 Foot-operated controller  
Highly expressive and flexibly programmable foot-operated controllers are described. Specific implementations are intended for musical applications and allow musicians an unprecedented degree of...
8624099 Musical effects foot control  
A foot control for control of musical effects from a musical instrument, the instrument having an electrical signal output operable to send signals to a speaker system, the control having a...
8609973 Audio effects controller for musicians  
This invention introduces several methods, apparatus, and systems for controlling musician audio effects or musical instruments wirelessly from the performer's footwear. In one embodiment, the...
8604326 Dual sustain single keyboard pedal  
A sustain foot pedal for sustaining a first keyboard and a second keyboard that may have first and second switches is provided. The pedal has an actuating member that may simultaneously activate...
8546679 Keyboard musical instrument, program, performance data conversion program and device  
A keyboard musical instrument, including: keys; a pedal; an input portion configured to input performance data including tone generation control data that specifies generation and halt of a...
8546676 Pedal device for electronic percussion instrument  
A pedal device for an electronic percussion instrument, including: a base; a foot board supported at its first end portion to the base and configured to pivot by depression; an arm rotatably...
8536438 Effector affixing device  
An effector affixing device affixes an acoustic effector on a plate material. The effector affixing device includes an effector affixing base and a separation member. The effector affixing base is...
8525015 Sound effect pedal  
A DC battery powered sound effect pedal housing with sound effect circuitry mounted therein and a battery terminal connector for being connected to battery terminals for powering the circuitry, a...
8509692 System and method for real-time wireless transmission of digital audio signal and control data  
Disclosed is a system and method for the real-time wireless transmission of a digital audio signal and control data. A transmitter may be coupled to an audio source. The transmitter includes a...
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.
8466359 Pedal device  
A pedal device includes a pedal chassis 9 provided in a pedal case 8, a pedal 10 that moves by rotating in the up-down direction with respect to the pedal chassis 9, and a rotation holding...
8461446 Foot operated control device for electronic drums  
This invention provides a unique foot operated control device for triggering synthesized sounds from an electronic drum module or any other sound generating module.
8389848 Electro-mechanically assisted bass drum pedal and method of use  
An apparatus and method to assist a drummer playing a bass drum. The apparatus enables a drummer to combine force applied to a foot plate, frequency applied to a foot plate, and a selected...
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...
8338689 Electric instrument music control device with multi-axis position sensors  
An electric instrument music control device is provided having at least two multi-axis position sensors. One sensor is a reference multi-axis position sensor having at least one axis held in a...
8324494 Synthesized percussion pedal  
A MIDI signal generator adapted for foot pedal operated percussion synthesis having, inter alia, independent volume, reverb, loop, fill, tempo and style controls. An important feature is the...
8319089 Oscillatory, magnetically activated position sensor  
This invention provides an oscillatory, magnetically-activated position sensor. Magnetic flux linkages between a magnet and an inductor having a magnetic core modulate the core permeability, and...
8288643 Pedal control apparatus of electronic keyboard musical instrument  
Different kinds of control tables in which action of a pedal 4 is associated with reaction force exerted on the pedal 4 by an actuator 7 are stored in a memory of an electronic keyboard musical...
8242347 Pedal output conversion apparatus and method  
Detection outputs value based on outputs of a sensor for detecting a depressed position of a pedal are input via the input section; meanwhile, a detection output value corresponding to a...
8222509 Pedal device of electronic keyboard musical instrument  
A pedal device of an electronic keyboard musical instrument comprises a pedal lever swingable according to a depressing manipulation and a reaction force exerting unit for exerting on the pedal...
8106288 Methods and apparatus for transmitting finger positions to stringed instruments having a light-system  
The invention provides systems and methods of for displaying on a second instrument finger positions that were played on a first instrument. A teacher, for example, can play notes and/or chords on...
8106287 Tone control apparatus and method using virtual damper position  
Virtual damper position data, simulatively representing a position of a damper member provided for suppressing vibration of a string in a physical tone generating mechanism of the acoustic piano,...
8084681 Distortion pedal  
A combination distortion pedal and amplifier includes a foot pedal controls the distortion and the amplification of audio signals. The level of distortion and amplification are determined by the...
7919708 Electronic musical instrument  
A computer portion 70 determines main reaction force RF0 by use of a main reaction force table storing main reaction forces which vary according to the velocity and the depth of a depression of...
7863514 Methods and apparatus for transmitting finger positions to stringed instruments having a light-system  
The invention provides systems and methods of for displaying on a second instrument finger positions that were played on a first instrument. A teacher, for example, can play notes and/or chords on...
7820904 Phantom powered pedals  
Musical instrument effects pedals are powered from adjacent pedals by providing electrical connectors between adjacent pedals and by providing tip-ring-sleeve jacks in the pedals and three wire...
7745719 Electronic keyboard musical instrument  
An electronic keyboard musical instrument which can realize natural sounds with favorable sound quality as an acoustic piano. A sound board (33) made of a plate member is vibrated so as to...
7709726 Foot controlled effects knob and related methods  
A foot controlled effects knob controls a variable electronic component. A receptacle couples with a spindle of the variable electronic component. One or more wings extend from the receptacle to...
7608776 Modular structures facilitating field-customized floor controllers  
The invention allows for easy field-customization of floor controllers using techniques that are similar to those applicable to the easy creation of aggregated instruments. The invention further...
7525039 Electronic bass drum  
An Electronic Bass Drum includes one or more loudspeakers, an internal amplifier system, an optional electronic drum module and control panel, an impact sensitive electronic kick pad, an...
7498506 Foot volume pedal systems and methods  
A pedal system and method for a musical instrument includes a supporting pedestal operatively connected to a foot pedal such that the foot pedal is pivotal to allow a user to control a musical...
7476799 Sound-effect foot pedal for electric/electronic musical instruments  
The CHOPPER has a unique treadle design which allows a better utilization of space in order to accommodate the control functions in a compact foot-pedal sound effect. In the case of the CHOPPER,...
7468483 Electronic percussion instrument and displacement detection apparatus  
An electronic percussion instrument with a single cymbal and a displacement detection apparatus that detects the displacement of an electronic cymbal. The electronic percussion instrument is...
7408104 Pedal device for drum  
A pedal device for a drum includes a base plate, a pedal, a chain, a pivot shaft, a beater, and an extension coil spring. When the pedal is freed from a depressed state, the urging force of the...
7396994 Electronic keyboard instrument  
An electronic keyboard instrument includes a keyboard attachment frame section having a keyboard section; a rear frame section joined to a rear portion of the lower surface of the keyboard...
7361829 Keyboard musical instrument displaying depression values of pedals and keys  
A keyboard musical instrument supports lessons in practicing musical performance on a keyboard to allow users to learn musical performance expressions. In accordance with a teacher's model...
7345235 Keyboard musical instrument having keys equipped with balancers biting into keys and method for securing balancers to keys  
Keys of an acoustic piano require balancers for cancellation of a part of self weight of the action units/hammers; however, the balancers are liable to be dropped off due to the aged deterioration...

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