EP2959472A4 - A detecting system for a string instrument - Google Patents

A detecting system for a string instrument

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Publication number
EP2959472A4
EP2959472A4 EP15765489.8A EP15765489A EP2959472A4 EP 2959472 A4 EP2959472 A4 EP 2959472A4 EP 15765489 A EP15765489 A EP 15765489A EP 2959472 A4 EP2959472 A4 EP 2959472A4
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Prior art keywords
detecting system
string instrument
string
instrument
detecting
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EP15765489.8A
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP2959472A1 (en
EP2959472B1 (en
Inventor
Shimon Mizrahi
Ben Zion Thee
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Omb Guitars Ltd
O M B GUITARS Ltd
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Omb Guitars Ltd
O M B GUITARS Ltd
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Priority to US201461954937P priority Critical
Application filed by Omb Guitars Ltd, O M B GUITARS Ltd filed Critical Omb Guitars Ltd
Priority to PCT/IL2015/050244 priority patent/WO2015140783A1/en
Publication of EP2959472A1 publication Critical patent/EP2959472A1/en
Publication of EP2959472A4 publication Critical patent/EP2959472A4/en
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G10MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
    • G10HELECTROPHONIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
    • G10H1/00Details of electrophonic musical instruments
    • G10H1/32Constructional details
    • G10H1/34Switch arrangements, e.g. keyboards or mechanical switches peculiar to electrophonic musical instruments
    • G10H1/342Switch arrangements, e.g. keyboards or mechanical switches peculiar to electrophonic musical instruments 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
    • GPHYSICS
    • G10MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
    • G10HELECTROPHONIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
    • G10H2220/00Input/output interfacing specifically adapted for electrophonic musical tools or instruments
    • G10H2220/155User input interfaces for electrophonic musical instruments
    • G10H2220/165User input interfaces for electrophonic musical instruments for string input, i.e. special characteristics in string composition or use for sensing purposes, e.g. causing the string to become its own sensor
    • G10H2220/171User input interfaces for electrophonic musical instruments for string input, i.e. special characteristics in string composition or use for sensing purposes, e.g. causing the string to become its own sensor using electrified strings, e.g. strings carrying coded or AC signals for transducing, sustain, fret length or fingering detection
    • GPHYSICS
    • G10MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
    • G10HELECTROPHONIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
    • G10H2220/00Input/output interfacing specifically adapted for electrophonic musical tools or instruments
    • G10H2220/155User input interfaces for electrophonic musical instruments
    • G10H2220/265Key design details; Special characteristics of individual keys of a keyboard; Key-like musical input devices, e.g. finger sensors, pedals, potentiometers, selectors
    • G10H2220/275Switching mechanism or sensor details of individual keys, e.g. details of key contacts, hall effect or piezoelectric sensors used for key position or movement sensing purposes; Mounting thereof
    • G10H2220/295Switch matrix, e.g. contact array common to several keys, the actuated keys being identified by the rows and columns in contact
    • G10H2220/301Fret-like switch array arrangements for guitar necks
EP15765489.8A 2014-03-18 2015-03-09 Musical note detecting system for a string instrument Active EP2959472B1 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US201461954937P true 2014-03-18 2014-03-18
PCT/IL2015/050244 WO2015140783A1 (en) 2014-03-18 2015-03-09 A detecting system for a string instrument

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

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PL15765489T PL2959472T3 (en) 2014-03-18 2015-03-09 Musical note detecting system for a string instrument

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EP2959472A1 EP2959472A1 (en) 2015-12-30
EP2959472A4 true EP2959472A4 (en) 2016-08-03
EP2959472B1 EP2959472B1 (en) 2017-05-17

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EP (1) EP2959472B1 (en)
JP (1) JP6338313B2 (en)
CN (1) CN106104671B (en)
AU (1) AU2015232959B2 (en)
CA (1) CA2945916A1 (en)
ES (1) ES2637856T3 (en)
PL (1) PL2959472T3 (en)
WO (1) WO2015140783A1 (en)

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US9858909B2 (en) * 2014-03-18 2018-01-02 O.M.B. Guitars Ltd Detecting system for a string instrument

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Non-Patent Citations (2)

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Title
M K MANDAL ET AL: "Ring oscillators: Characteristics and applications", INDIAN JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED PHYSICS, 28 February 2010 (2010-02-28), pages 136 - 145, XP055282128, Retrieved from the Internet <URL:http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/7244/1/IJPAP%2048%282%29%20136-145.pdf> [retrieved on 20160620] *
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JP2017509032A (en) 2017-03-30
CN106104671A (en) 2016-11-09
EP2959472A1 (en) 2015-12-30
CA2945916A1 (en) 2015-09-24
CN106104671B (en) 2018-03-16
PL2959472T3 (en) 2017-11-30
JP6338313B2 (en) 2018-06-06
AU2015232959A1 (en) 2016-09-29
WO2015140783A1 (en) 2015-09-24
EP2959472B1 (en) 2017-05-17
AU2015232959B2 (en) 2020-03-19
ES2637856T3 (en) 2017-10-17

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