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Number: 984
Name: Musical instruments >
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Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
984/250

Aids for music (metronomes g04f 5/02; teaching music g09b 15/00) {g10g}

0
984/251

Means for the representation of music {g10g 1/00}

6
984/252

Chord or note indicators, fixed or adjustable, for keyboard or fingerboards {g10g 1/02}

13
984/253

Transposing, transcribing {g10g 1/04}

3
984/258

Other auxillary devices, e.g., separate holders for resin, strings, conductor`s batons, etc. {g10g 7/00}

15
984/259

Carrying cases for musical instruments {interior fittings for trunks a45c 5/12} {g10g 7/00b}

13
984/260

Tuning forks or like devices {g10g 7/02}

67
984/254

Recording music in notation form, e.g., recording the mechanical operation of a musical instrument {performing, per se, b26f} {g10g 3/00}

2
984/256

Using electrical means {g10g 3/04}

25
984/255

Using mechanical means only {g10g 3/02}

1
984/257

Supports for musical instruments {cellopins and components therefor subclass 111} {g10g 5/00}

105
984/200

Automatic musical instruments nonmusical aspects of toy instruments a63 5/00; sound recording and reproducing g11b; associated working with recording or reproducing apparatus g11b 31/02 {g10f}

1
984/201

Automatic musical instruments {g10f 1/00}

1
984/212

Combinations of two or more instruments {g10f 1/22}

1
984/204

Musical boxes with plucked teeth, blades, or the like {combinations with other articles, see the relevant classes for the articles} {g10f 1/06}

28
984/205

Percussive musical instruments {g10f 1/08}

0
984/206

Carillons {g10f 1/10}

0
984/203

Pianofortes which have no keyboard {g10f 1/04}

0
984/202

Pianofortes with keyboard {g10f 1/02}

19
984/209

Stringed musical instruments {pianofortes subclass 202 and 203} {g10f 1/16}

0
984/210

To be played by a bow {g10f 1/18}

0
984/211

To be plucked {g10f 1/20}

0
984/207

Wind-actuated instruments {g10f 1/12}

2
984/208

Barrel-organs {g10f 1/14}

0
984/214

Details of, or accesories for, automatic musical instruments {g10f 5/00}

1
984/215

Actions {g10f 5/02}

4
984/216

Tune barrels, sheets, rollers, spools, or the like {g10f 5/04}

5
984/217

Driving or setting of tune barrels, discs, or the like; winding, rewinding, or guiding of tune sheets or the like {handling webs or sheets in general b65h} {g10f 5/06}

1
984/213

Independent players for keyboard instruments {g10f 3/00}

4
984/300

Electronic musical instruments {structural combinations of microphones, pick-ups, or amplifiers with musical instruments subclasses 1+, 50+, and 100+; instruments in which each note is generated by a different individually-actuated mechanical resonating structure and is amplified electrically subclasses 50+; instruments in which each note is produced by a different electrically-vibrated sounding element subclasses 100+; electronic circuits in general h03. {g10h}

0
984/301

Details of electrophonic musical instruments {keyboards applicable also to other musical instruments subclasses 1+ and 50+} {g10h 1/00}

23
984/347

Accompaniment arrangements {g10h 1/36}

84
984/348

Chord {g10h 1/38}

75
984/349

Chord detection and/or recognition, e.g., for correction, etc., or automatic bass generation {g10h 1/38b}

28
984/350

One-finger or one-key chord systems {g10h 1/38c}

14
984/351

Rhythm {metronomes g04f 5/02} {g10h 1/40}

58
984/352

Comprising tone forming circuits {g10h 1/42}

39
984/302

Associated control or indicating means {teaching of music, per se, {g09b 15/00} {g10h 1/00m}

35
984/344

Constructional details {g10h 1/32}

51
984/345

Switch arrangements, e.g., keyboards or mechanical swicthes peculiar to electrophonic musical instruments, etc. {keyboards applicable also to other musical instruments subclasses 1+ and 50+} subclasses 316+ takes precedence} {g10h 1/34}

83
984/346

For guitar-like instruments with or without strings and with a neck on which switches or string-fret contacts are used to detect the notes being played {electric guitars in which the tones are generated by the vibration of strings subclasses 368+} {g10h 1/34b}

26
984/309

Means for controlling the tone frequencies, e.g., attack, decay, etc.; means for producing special musical effects, e.g., vibrato, glissado {for instruments using voltage controlled oscillators and amplifiers or voltage controlled oscillations and filters, etc., see subclass 381} {g10h 1/02}

60
984/310

By additional modulation {g10h 1/04}

10
984/311

Continuous modulation {g10h 1/043}

43
984/313

By acousto-mechanical means, e.g., rotating speakers or sound deflectors, etc. {g10h 1/047}

6
984/312

By electromechanical means {g10h 1/045}

1
984/314

During execution only {voice controlled instruments subclass 388} {g10h 1/053}

35
984/322

By envelope-forming circuits {g10h 1/057}

99
984/323

Using a data store from which the envelope is synthesized (tones synthesized from a data store subclasses 375+) {g10h 1/057b}

47
984/315

By switches incorporating a mechanical vibrator, the envelope of the mechanical vibration being used as modulating signal {g10h 1/053b}

0
984/316

By switches with variable impedance elements {g10h 1/055}

22
984/317

Using variable capacitors {g10h 1/055c}

13
984/318

Using optical or light-responsive means {g10h 1/055l}

9
984/319

Using magnetic or electromagnetic means {g10h 1/055m}

6
984/320

Using piezo-electric means {g10h 1/055p}

10
984/321

Using variable resistors {g10h 1/055r}

19
984/324

Circuits for establishing the harmonic content of tones; other arrangements for changing the tone color {g10h 1/06}

48
984/325

By combining tones {subclasses 325 and 326 take precedence} {chord subclass 347; analysis or synthesis of sound waves, per se, g10l} {g10h 1/08}

51
984/326

For obtaining chorus, celeste or ensemble effects {continuous modulation subclass 311} {g10h 1/10}

40
984/327

By filtering complex wave forms {g10h 1/12}

36
984/329

By nonliner elements (generation of nonsinusosidal basic tones subclass 394) {g10h 1/16}

9
984/328

During execution {modulation during execution {subclass 315; voice controlled instruments subclass 388} {g10h 1/14}

30
984/308

Means for obtaining special acoustic effects {combined with modulation subclasses 311+} {g10h 1/00s}

36
984/303

Recording/reproducing or transmission of music for electrophonic musical instruments {g10h 1/00r}

21
984/304

In coded form {see also subclasses 375+} {g10h 1/00r2}

36
984/305

On magnetic tape {g10h 1/00r2b}

0
984/306

Transmission between separate instruments or between individual components of a musical system {g10h 1/00r2c}

4
984/307

Using a midi interface {g10h 1/00r2co}

0
984/330

Selecting circuits {g10h 1/18}

52
984/333

Channel-assigning means for polyphonic instruments {g10h 1/18d}

16
984/334

Associated with key multiplexing {g10h 1/18d2}

22
984/335

Microprocessor-controlled keyboard and assigning means {g10h 1/18d2b}

7
984/336

Using multiplexed channel processors {subclass 334 takes precedence} {g10h 1/18d3}

22
984/337

With means to assign more than one channel to any single key {g10h 1/18d4}

11
984/341

For automatically producing a series of tones {g10h 1/26}

82
984/342

To produce arpeggios {g10h 1/28}

26
984/343

To reiteratively sound two tones {g10h 1/30}

7
984/340

For selecting plural preset register stops {g10h 1/24}

50
984/339

For suppressing tones; preference networks {g10h 1/22}

24
984/338

For transposition {g10h 1/20}

30
984/332

Key multiplexing {subclass 333 takes precedence} {g10h 1/18c}

65
984/331

Suppresion of switching-noise {g10h 1/18b}

12
984/353

Tuning means {g10h 1/44}

15
984/354

Volume control {g10h 1/46}

22
984/355

Instruments in which the tones are generated by electromechanical means {g10h 3/00}

10
984/356

Using mechanical interrupters {g10h 3/02}

0
984/362

Using mechanical resonant generators, e.g., strings or percussive instruments, the tones of which are picked up by electromechanical transducers, the electrical signals being further manipulated or amplified and subsequently converted to sound by a loudspeaker or equivalent instrument {g10h 3/12}

0
984/374

Incorporating feed-back means, e.g., acoustic, etc. {g10h 3/24}

3
984/375

Using electric feed-back {g10h 3/26}

8
984/373

Using electromechanically actuated vibrators with pick-up means {subclass 374 takes precedence} {g10h 3/22}

2
984/363

Using mechanically actuated vibrators with pick-up means {g10h 3/14}

5
984/364

Characterized by the use of a piezo-electric or magneto-strictive transducer {piezo- electric or magneto-strictive transducers in general, e.g., microphones h04r 15/00, 17/00, etc.} {g10h 3/14b}

6
984/365

Using a membrane, e.g., a drum, etc.; pick-up means for vibrating surfaces, e.g, housing of an instrument, etc. {g10h 3/14d}

32
984/366

Using a reed {g10h 3/16}

3
984/367

Using a string, e.g., electric guitar, etc. {mechanical features subclass 107} {g10h 3/18}

55
984/368

Details of pick-up assemblies {g10h 3/18b}

34
984/370

In which the postions of the pick-up means is adjustable {g10h 3/18d}

17
984/371

In which the tones are picked up through the bridge structure {g10h 3/18e}

36
984/369

Using two or more pick-up means for each string {g10h 3/18c}

34
984/372

Using a tuning fork, rod, or tube {g10h 3/20}

10
984/357

Using pick-up means for reading recorded waves, e.g., on rotating discs, drums, tapes, or wires, etc. {g10h 3/03}

0
984/361

Using capacitative pick-up means {g10h 3/10}

0
984/359

Using inductive pick-up means {g10h 3/08}

3
984/360

Using tapes or wires {g10h 3/09}

4
984/358

Using photoelectric pick-up means {g10h 3/06}

6
984/376

Instruments in which the tones are generated by means of electronic generators {subclass 388 takes precedence} {g10h 5/00}

14
984/377

Instruments using voltage controlled oscillators and amplifiers or voltage controlled oscillators or filters, e.g., synthesizers, etc. {g10h 5/00b}

93
984/387

Using cathode ray tube {g10h 5/16}

3
984/386

Using electromechanical resonator, e.g., quartz crystal, as frequency determining element {subclasses 379 and 383 take precedence} {g10h 5/14}

0
984/379

Using generation of basic tones {g10h 5/02}

0
984/381

Tones generated by frequency multiplication or division of a basic tone {g10h 5/06}

55
984/382

Resulting in complex waveforms {g10h 5/07}

1
984/383

Tones generated by heterodyning {g10h 5/08}

2
984/380

With semiconductor devices as active elements {subclasses 384 and 385 take precedence} {g10h 5/04}

8
984/384

Using generation of nonsinusoidal basic tones, e.g., saw-tooth, etc. {subclass 381 takes precedence} {g10h 5/10}

5
984/385

Using semiconductor devices as active elements {g10h 5/12}

2
984/378

Voice controlled instruments {g10h 5/00c}

22
984/388

Instruments in which the tones are synthesized from a data store, e.g., computer organs,etc. {synthesis of acoustic waves not specific to musical instruments g10k 15/02, g10l} {g10h 7/00}

66
984/395

By calculating functions or polynomial approximations to evaluate amplitudes at sucessive sample points of a tone waveform {g10h 7/08}

31
984/398

By means of a recursive algorithm using one or more sets of parameters stored in a memory and the calculated amplitudes of one or more preceding sample points {g10h 7/12}

0
984/396

Using coefficients or parameters stored in a memory, e.g., fourier coefficients, etc. {subclass 398 takes precedence} {g10h 7/10}

22
984/397

Using fourier coefficients {g10h 7/10b}

65
984/391

In which amplitudes at sucessive sample points of a tone waveform are stored in one or more memories {g10h 7/02}

37
984/394

In which amplitudes are read at a fixed rate, the read-out address varying stepwise by a given value, e.g., acoording to pitch, etc. {g10h 7/06}

72
984/392

In which amplitudes are read at varying rates, e.g., according to pitch, etc. {g10h 7/04}

55
984/393

Using an auxillary register or set of registers, e.g., a shift-register, etc., in which the amplitudes are transferred before being read, etc. {g10h 7/04b}

14
984/390

Means for controlling the transition from one tone waveform to another {glissando or legato, per se, subclasses 309+} {g10h 7/00t}

22
984/389

Using a common processing for different operations or calculations, and a set of micro-instructions {programs} to control the sequence thereof {g10h 7/00c}

83
984/100

Musical instruments not otherwise provided for {aspects of automatic actuation subclasses 200+; combinations of microphones, pick-ups or amplifiers with musical instruments subclasses 300+; sound-producing devices not regarded as musical instruments or parts thereof g10k} {g10d}

0
984/148

Accordions, concertinas, or the like; keyboards therefor (keyboards for musical instruments in general subclass 61) {g10d 11/00}

3
984/149

Actions {g10d 11/02}

3
984/157

Combinations of different musical instruments {combinations with pianos subclasses 50+} {g10d 15/00}

2
984/110

Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments {g10d 3/00}

31
984/118

Anchoring devices for strings, e.g., tail piece, hitchpin, etc. {g10d 3/12}

36
984/122

Bows; guides for bows; plectra and like playing means {g10d 3/16}

15
984/123

Plectra and like playing means {g10d 3/16b}

37
984/113

Bridges, mutes, or capo-tastos {g10d 3/04}

60
984/114

Capo-tastos {g10d 3/04b}

32
984/111

Cellopins and accessories therefore {g10d 3/00b}

6
984/124

Chin-rests, hand-rests or guards as part of the instruments {separate auxillary devices or supports subclasses 250+} {g10d 3/18}

19
984/115

Fingerboards {g10d 3/06}

73
984/116

In the form of keyboards {keyboards for musical instruments in general subclass 61} {g10d 3/08}

17
984/112

Resonating means, horns, or diaphragms {g10d 3/02}

43
984/117

String {g10d 3/10}

25
984/119

Tuning devices, e.g., pegs, pins, friction discs, etc. {g10d 3/14}

60
984/120

Devices for altering the string tension during playing {g10d 3/14b}

21
984/121

Tremolo devices {g10d 3/14b2}

43
984/139

Details of, or accessories for, wind-actuated musical instruments {g10d 9/00}

34
984/141

Mouthpieces; reeds {g10d 9/02}

27
984/143

Cupped mouthpieces {g10d 9/02c}

5
984/142

Reeds {g10d 9/02b}

23
984/147

Mutes {g10d 9/06}

6
984/140

Tuning devices {g10d 9/00b}

6
984/144

Valves; valve controls {g10d 9/04}

24
984/145

For woodwind instruments {g10d 9/04b}

27
984/146

With continuous change of tonal pitch {g10d 9/04b2}

3
984/101

General design of stringed musical instruments {pianos or similar instruments with keyboard subclasses 50+} {g10d 1/00}

20
984/102

Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of stringed instruments {g10d 1/00b}

21
984/108

Of banjos {g10d 1/10}

9
984/106

Of guitars {g10d 1/08}

29
984/107

Mechanical design of electric-guitars {electrical or electromechanical features subclasses 368+} {g10d 1/08b}

50
984/104

Of harps, lyres {g10d 1/04}

7
984/105

Of mandolins {g10d 1/06}

0
984/103

Of violins, violas, violoncellos, basses {g10d 1/02}

14
984/109

Of zithers, e.g., autoharp, etc. {g10d 1/12}

4
984/125

General design of wind-actuated musical instruments {accordions subclass 148; organs, harmoniums subclasses 1+; whistles g10k} {g10d 7/00}

4
984/126

Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of wind-actuated instruments {g10d 7/00b}

2
984/127

Of the type wherein an air current is directed against a ramp edge, e.g., flute, recorder, etc. {g10d 7/02}

5
984/129

Flutes, piccolos, fifes {g10d 7/02c}

11
984/130

Ocarinas {g10d 7/04}

1
984/128

Recorders {g10d 7/02b}

8
984/131

Of the type with a beating reed {rohrblatt) or reeds, e.g., oboe, clarinet, bassoon, bagpipe, etc. {g10d 7/06}

2
984/133

Clarinets {g10d 7/06c}

6
984/132

Oboes; bassoons; bagpipes {g10d 7/06b}

1
984/134

Saxophones {g10d 7/08}

2
984/135

Of the type with a cupped mouthpiece, e.g., cornet, orchestral trumpet, trombone, etc. {g10d 7/10}

16
984/136

Of the type with free reeds (zunge), e.g., trumpet for children, etc. {g10d 7/12}

6
984/137

Mouth organs {g10d 7/12b}

15
984/138

With movable mouthpiece {g10d 7/12b2}

2
984/158

Musical instruments not provided for in any of the preceding groups, e.g., aeolian harp, singing-flame musical instrument, etc. {g10d 17/00}

4
984/150

Percussive musical instruments {g10d 13/00}

61
984/154

Castanets, cymbals, triangles, or other single-toned percussive musical instruments {bells g10k} {g10d 13/06}

54
984/151

Drums, tambourines {g10d 13/02}

139
984/152

Pedal operated bass-drum beaters {g10d 13/02b}

33
984/155

Multitoned musical instruments, with sonorous bars, blocks, forks, gongs, plates, rods, or teeth {g10d 13/08}

33
984/156

Keyboard operated {keyboards for pianos or the like subclasses 50+} {g10d 13/08b}

0
984/153

Timpani {g10d 13/04}

10
984/1

Organs; harmoniums {mouth organs or accordions subclasses 100+; aspects of automatic actuation subclasses 200+; combinations of microphones, pick-ups or amplifiers with musical instruments, electric organs subclasses 300+} {g10b}

0
984/7

Details of, accessories for, organs, harmoniums, or the like {g10b 3/00}

2
984/12

Actions, e.g., coupler, etc. {g10b 3/10}

8
984/8

Blowers {g10b 3/02}

1
984/18

Details peculiar to electrically-operated organs, e.g., contacts therefor, etc. {g10b 3/22}

6
984/13

Keys or keyboards; manuals {keyboards for musical instruments in general subclass 60} {g10b 3/12}

4
984/14

Pedals or pedal boards {g10b 3/14}

1
984/11

Pipes, e.g., open end, reed pipe, etc. {g10b 3/08}

0
984/9

Reservoirs {g10b 3/04}

0
984/15

Swell chambers; accentuating means {g10b 3/16}

2
984/17

Transposing devices {g10b 3/20}

0
984/16

Tremolo-producing devices {g10b 3/18}

2
984/10

Valves; sleeves {g10b 3/06}

4
984/2

General design of organs, harmoniums, or like wind-actuated musical instruments {g10b 1/00}

0
984/6

Of harmoniums {g10b 1/08}

1
984/3

Of organs {g10b 1/02}

0
984/4

Electrically operated {g10b 1/04}

2
984/5

Fluid operated {g10b 1/06}

0
984/DIG.1

Paper copies in numerical order of all u.s. patents in subclasses 1-398

1017
984/50

Pianos {nonmusical aspects of toy pianos a63h 5/00; aspects of automatic actuation subclasses 200+; combinations of microphones, pick-ups or amplifiers with musical instruments subclasses 300+} {g10c}

0
984/71

Combinations of pianos with other musical instruments, e.g., with bells, with xylophone, etc. {g10c 5/00}

4
984/55

Details of, accesories for, pianos or the like {g10c 3/00}

2
984/63

Actions {g10c 3/16}

32
984/66

For grand pianofortes {g10c 3/22}

8
984/67

For reciprocating of tremolo {g10c 3/24}

1
984/64

Hammers {g10c 3/18}

3
984/65

Involving the use of hydraulic, pneumatic, or electromagnetic means {g10c 3/20}

11
984/59

Arrangements of strings {g10c 3/08}

0
984/56

Cases {g10c 3/02}

15
984/70

Couplers, e.g., for playing octaves, etc. {g10c 3/30}

0
984/57

Frames; bridges; bars {g10c 3/04}

16
984/61

Keyboards; keys {g10c 3/12}

49
984/62

For actuation by the feet {g10c 3/14}

5
984/68

Pedals or pedal mechanisms for half-blow or similar sound modifying {g10c 3/26}

11
984/58

Resonating means, e.g., resonant strings, soundboards, etc.; fastening of the resonating strings {g10c 3/06}

8
984/69

Transposing devices {g10c 3/28}

1
984/60

Tuning pins or straining devices {g10c 3/10}

6
984/51

General design of pianos or like stringed musical instruments with keyboards {g10c 1/00}

3
984/54

Of cembaloes, spinets, or similar stringed instruments {g10c 1/06}

5
984/53

Of grand pianofortes {g10c 1/04}

1
984/52

Of upright pianos {g10c 1/02}

3
984/72

Special tools or methods for the manufacture and maintenance of pianos {g10c 9/00}

15
 
 
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