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Number: 84/115
Name: Music > Instruments > Automatic > Selectors
Description: The means for determining which notes of the piano, organ, etc., shall be sounded.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
84/117 Mechanical fingers 1
84/161 Note sheets 1
84/118 Plurality of sheets 0
84/121 Sheet not rolled 1
84/116 Tracker-box location 0
84/146 Trackers and sheets 0
84/151 Trackers 2
84/122 Winding and rewinding 0

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6992241 Automatic player musical instrument for exactly reproducing performance and automatic player incorporated therein Jan. 31, 2006
6051762 Data converter for producing individual music data from standard music data on the basis of the individuality of an automatic player piano learned before conversion Apr. 18, 2000
5731530 Automatic player piano exactly reproducing special touches Mar. 24, 1998
5691489 Automatic player piano exactly reproducing half stroke in playback Nov. 25, 1997
5565635 Automatic playing apparatus with pedal actuators supported by bracket independent of case of acoustic piano Oct. 15, 1996
5523522 Keyboard musical instrument equipped with pedal sensor for discriminating half pedal at high resolution Jun. 4, 1996
5451708 Automatic player piano equipped with monitoring system on key action for improving fidelity of reproduced music Sep. 19, 1995
5335574 Self playing piano and an apparatus for automatic playing of a piano Aug. 9, 1994
5276270 Solenoid drive system for an automatic performing apparatus Jan. 4, 1994
4970928 Hammering operation control unit of piano accompanied with automatic performance function Nov. 20, 1990
4913026 Automatic player piano with touch strength estimator Apr. 3, 1990
4696215 Manually controlled performance apparatus for electronic musical instrument Sep. 29, 1987
4649786 Electronic musical instrument Mar. 17, 1987
4644840 Electronic keyboard musical instrument and a method of operating the same Feb. 24, 1987
4592262 Remote control system for a musical instrument or instruments Jun. 3, 1986
4587878 Automatic performing apparatus and data recording medium therefor May. 13, 1986
4573390 Play data detecting system for electronic musical instruments Mar. 4, 1986
4567804 Automatic playing musical instrument Feb. 4, 1986
4535356 Music information transmission system Aug. 13, 1985
4480521 System and method for instruction in the operation of a keyboard musical instrument Nov. 6, 1984
4476767 Keyboard input coding device and musical note displaying device Oct. 16, 1984
4469000 Solenoid driving apparatus for actuating key of player piano Sep. 4, 1984
4419920 Apparatus for recording and reproducing musical performance Dec. 13, 1983
4416177 Data input for computer organ Nov. 22, 1983
4412470 System for communicating data among microcomputers in an electronic musical instrument Nov. 1, 1983
4406203 Automatic performance device utilizing data having various word lengths Sep. 27, 1983
4363255 Piano action magnetic tape recording process and apparatus for player piano playback Dec. 14, 1982
4361065 Integrated central processor for electronic organ Nov. 30, 1982
4343216 Serial interface circuit for an electronic musical instrument Aug. 10, 1982
4341143 Remote-controlled key-depressing device Jul. 27, 1982
4336737 Relay valve assembly for player pianos Jun. 29, 1982
4320683 Asynchronous interface for keying electronic musical instruments using multiplexed note selection Mar. 23, 1982
4215619 System for recording and automatic playback of a musical performance Aug. 5, 1980
4176578 System for encoding of bass and treble expression effects while recording from the keyboard of an electronic player piano Dec. 4, 1979
4169401 Circuit for reducing solenoid hold-in power in electronic player pianos and similar keyboard operated instruments Oct. 2, 1979
4161901 Dynamically adaptive player piano roll to magnetic tape formating system and playback Jul. 24, 1979
4135428 Circuit for controlling the expression of an electronically controlled keyboard instrument Jan. 23, 1979
4132141 Solenoid-hammer control system for the re-creation of expression effects from a recorded musical presentation Jan. 2, 1979
4132142 Method and apparatus for reproducing a musical presentation Jan. 2, 1979
4104950 Demultiplex and storage system for time division multiplexed frames of musical data Aug. 8, 1978
4080867 Electronic display system for musical instruments Mar. 28, 1978
4046047 Note selector circuit for electronic musical instrument Sep. 6, 1977
4023456 Music encoding and decoding apparatus May. 17, 1977
3955460 Electronic musical instrument employing digital multiplexed signals May. 11, 1976
3955459 Electronic musical instrument May. 11, 1976
3951028 Electronic organ and method of operation Apr. 20, 1976

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