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UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION #2519975
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[video:youtube]-H9_BR9QXqs[/video]

Patent law protects this invention after public disclosure while I pursue patent(s). Here is my new invention: my nickname for it is Optimus because it reminds me of the Transformers, but more officially I call it the Electric Double Virginal after the Flemish instruments which were composed of two separate virginals functioning as one instrument together.

Inspired by the accordion, the EDV has no chord buttons so it's much easier for keyboard players to learn. The two 25-note keyboards are midi controllers, so the tones that are available are infinite. Through use of octave buttons, the span from lowest to highest notes is wider than a piano.

Last edited by charleslang; 03/11/16 07:39 PM. Reason: Switch sentence location.

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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2519986
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An accordian ... electronic ... and without the bellows! smile

Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520104
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Are you high?


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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520108
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Very cool, when will you post a demo?


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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520114
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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520160
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Cant wait to see the 176 key version.


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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: Doug M.] #2520164
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Originally Posted by Doug M.
Very cool, when will you post a demo?


[video:youtube]BYLPiZNEhmM[/video]


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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520166
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That is a very interesting arrangement of Autumn Leaves.
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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520169
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Lol. I wish I had a day off to spend on something as ridiculous and somehow fulfilling.

Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: Marko in Boston] #2520176
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Originally Posted by Marko in Boston
Cant wait to see the 176 key version.


This one has three keyboards for a total of 111 keys. I'm planning to busk with this in Old Sacramento, hence the attire.

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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520179
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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520185
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Originally Posted by charleslang
Originally Posted by Marko in Boston
Cant wait to see the 176 key version.


This one has three keyboards for a total of 111 keys. I'm planning to busk with this in Old Sacramento, hence the attire.

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Re: UNVEILING OF NEW INVENTION [Re: charleslang] #2520606
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Originally Posted by charleslang
Originally Posted by Doug M.
Very cool, when will you post a demo?


[video:youtube]BYLPiZNEhmM[/video]


Love it!!!
We need more people inventing electronic instruments: fab!


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