KEYBOARD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP3456216
PURPOSE: To provide the keyboard musical instrument capable of switching between non-string playing which does not emit stringed sounds and normal playing which does not hinder the touch of a key by changing the value of proximity.
CONSTITUTION: This instrument is provided with a stretched string 11, a hammer assembly 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, and 19 which is turned to hit the string 11, a jack 33 which pushes up this hammer assembly to turn it, a key which transmits a force to the jack 33, a regulating rail 100 which sets the value of proximity to a value wider than that for normal playing or restores the value of proximity to the value for normal playing, a hammer stopper 120 which stops the hammer assembly from hitting the stringe or permits it to hit the string, and a center pedal 110 which switches the regulating rail 100 and the hammer stopper 120 in accordance with each other.
August 01, 2003
June 26, 1992
G10C3/16; G10C3/00; (IPC1-7): G10C3/16