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Don R Auten, Richard T Akers, Richard Gembar: System and method for generating and controlling a simulated musical concert experience. Gibson Guitar, Waddey & Patterson, November 23, 1999: US05990405 (84 worldwide citation)

A musician can simulate participation in a concert by playing a musical instrument and wearing a head-mounted 3D display that includes stereo speakers. Audio and video portions of a musical concert are pre-recorded, along with a separate sound track corresponding to the musical instrument played by ...


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Henry E Juszkiewicz, Thomas L Sherman, Richard A Frantz, Jason S Flaks: Universal audio communications and control system and method. Gibson Guitar, Lucian Wayne Beavers, Waddey & Patterson, March 5, 2002: US06353169 (78 worldwide citation)

An audio communications and control system includes a plurality of audio devices each of which includes a device interface module for communication of digital audio data and control data from at least one of the devices to at least one other of the devices. A universal data link is operatively conne ...


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Richard M Bowden: Detachable string bender. Gibson Guitar, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, August 25, 1992: US05140884 (46 worldwide citation)

A string bender apparatus is provided for a guitar. The guitar has a guitar body with a plurality of guitar strings mounted thereon, and also includes a protruding structure such as a bridge or tail piece defined on the guitar body and operably associated with the guitar strings. The string bender a ...


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Henry E Juszkiewicz, Nathan W Yeakel, Shri Amit, Richard A Frantz, Jason S Flaks, Thomas L Sherman: Universal digital media communications and control system and method. Gibson Guitar, Mark J Patterson, Lucian Wayne Beavers, Waddey & Patterson, February 3, 2004: US06686530 (40 worldwide citation)

A digital media communications and control system includes a plurality of audio devices each of which includes a device interface module for communication of digital media data and control data from at least one of the devices to at least one other of the devices. A universal data link is operativel ...


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John T Riboloff: Guitar pickup switching system for selecting between and within two standard tonalities. Gibson Guitar, August 11, 1992: US05136918 (39 worldwide citation)

A switching system for an electric guitar using bridge and fingerboard humbucker pickups and a single coil intermediate pickup wherein distinct groups of GIBSON tonality and FENDER tonality can be readily selected. The system uses a two-gang, five position switch for tone selection, the switch emplo ...


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Nathan Yeakel, Jeffrey Vallier: Live performance audio mixing system with simplified user interface. Gibson Guitar, Bates & Bates, June 22, 2010: US07742609 (34 worldwide citation)

A digital audio mixing system for live performance venues includes a software user interface and system host PC with an internal digital signal processor to perform digital mixing functions. The system includes a console having an array of multiple touch screen displays with corresponding fader boar ...


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John T Riboloff: Guitar pickup system for selecting from multiple tonalities. Gibson Guitar, Dougherty Hessin Beavers & Gilbert, May 17, 1994: US05311806 (31 worldwide citation)

A switching system for an electric guitar using bridge and fingerboard humbucker pickups and an intermediate pickup provides for ready selection of distinct groups of Gibson tonalities and Fender tonalities. A four pole, five position switch for tone selection provides one-of-ten tonality selection ...


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Warwick A Turner: Neck structure for stringed instruments. Gibson Guitar, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, July 11, 1989: US04846038 (25 worldwide citation)

Improved neck structure for a stringed instrument which utilizes fiber-oriented graphite composite for formation of an elongated T-bar element that serves as the rigidifier and primary part connected between the instrument body and the peghead. The neck structure further utilizes a plurality of pin- ...


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Jim Burke, William K Flint: Digitally controlled analog electric stringed musical instrument and apparatus. Gibson Guitar, McAfee & Taft, February 2, 1999: US05866834 (25 worldwide citation)

An electric stringed musical instrument that produces and processes electric signals through an analog circuit has the analog circuit digitally controlled. The digital control is preferably such that it enables desired preset conditions for the analog circuit to be stored and later recalled in a sim ...


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Osman K Isvan: Polyphonic guitar pickup for sensing string vibrations in two mutually perpendicular planes. Gibson Guitar, Lucian Wayne Beavers, Waddy & Patterson, May 21, 2002: US06392137 (25 worldwide citation)

A transducer for detecting vibrations in an object. Multiple pickup coils are utilized which are sensitive to both the vibrations in the string plane and the vibrations perpendicular to the string plane. This system subtracts the signals from the first and second pickups to create a signal represent ...



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