Global Patent Index - EP 1005014 A2

EP 1005014 A2 2000-05-31 - Electronic keyboard instrument with halved key travel

Title (en)

Electronic keyboard instrument with halved key travel

Title (de)

Elektronisches Tastaturinstrument mit halben Tastenweg

Title (fr)

Instrument électronique à clavier avec demie course de touche

Publication

EP 1005014 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99811012 A

Priority

CH 234898 A

Abstract (en)

An electronic instrument (1) with a keyboard (8), characterized in that it comprises a minimum of 46 to a maximum of 160 white keys (2) and black keys (3), and in that the distance travelled (5) by each white key (2) and each black key (3) from the point (4) at which it is struck and the point (5) at which it stops is equal to approximately half that of a piano keyboard, and the dimensions of each of the said white keys (2) and black keys (3) are identical to those of the corresponding white and black keys of a piano accordion. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G10C 3/12; G10H 1/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G10C 3/12 (2006.01); G10H 1/34 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G10H 1/34 (2013.01); G10C 3/12 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 1005014 A2 20000531; EP 1005014 A3 20010307

INPADOC legal status


2003-12-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030602

2001-11-28 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-08-08 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010601

2001-03-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

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2001-03-07 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-05-31 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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