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Publication numberUS3700784 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 24, 1972
Filing dateOct 9, 1970
Priority dateOct 9, 1970
Publication numberUS 3700784 A, US 3700784A, US-A-3700784, US3700784 A, US3700784A
InventorsLaszlo A Molnar
Original AssigneeNorth American Rockwell
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Capture combination system
US 3700784 A
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United States Patent Molnar 1 Oct. 24, 1972 [54] CAPTURE COMBINATION SYSTEM [72] inventor: Lasrlo A. Molnar, Tustin, Calif.

[73] Assignee: North American Rockwell Corporation, Anaheim, Calif.

[22] Filed: Oct. 9, 1970 [21] Appl. No.: 79,612

[52] US. Cl ..84/345, 84/370 [51] Int. Cl ..G 10h 3/10 [58] Field of Search ..84/345, 337, 370, 341, 343, 84/344 [56] References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS 3,213,179 10/1965 Clauson ..84/345 X 3,449,995 6/ 1969 Sepp ..84/345 3,498,168 3/1970 Cunningham ..84/345 3,548,064 12/ 1970 Oncley ..84/345 UX Primary ExaminerRichard B. Wilkinson Assistant Examinerlohn F. Gonzales Attorney-L. Lee Humphries and H. Fredrick l-lamann [57] ABSTRACT A capture combination system for use in an electronic organ provides rapid reprogramming of the entire combination memory while permitting manual selection of desired stop combinations at any time. Desired stop combinations are selected for each piston and set into the working memory of the system. These combinations, upon command, are transferred from the working memory to a storage or external memory. A full combination of stop settings may be stored on the external memory by transfer from the internal memory, and a number of such external memories corresponding to a number of different full combinations of stop settings thus may be prepared and, subsequently, selectively presented to the system as desired. The combination settings from the external memory are transferred upon command into the internal working memory for establishing the desired combination of stop settings therein. Transfer into or out of the external memory requires but a few seconds. Whenever desired, the working memory may be altered to modify one or more stop combinations, whether set manually, or entered therein from the external memory and, in the latter case, while retaining the combinations recorded in the external memory.

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Referenced by
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US3733593 *May 16, 1972May 15, 1973Rockwell International CorpCapture combination system
US4006658 *Jan 26, 1976Feb 8, 1977D. H. Baldwin CompanyOrgan capture action
US4078465 *Oct 8, 1976Mar 14, 1978The Wurlitzer CompanyProgrammable memory system for electronic musical instrument
US4178828 *Jul 29, 1977Dec 18, 1979Henschen Lawrence JComputerized unit organ relay
US4250788 *Feb 13, 1979Feb 17, 1981Wersi-Electronic Gmbh & Co. KgRegister arrangement for electronic musical instruments
US4300436 *Feb 14, 1980Nov 17, 1981Kimball International, Inc.Blind capture system
US4403537 *Aug 14, 1981Sep 13, 1983Kimball International, Inc.Blind capture system including crescendo control
US5052268 *Jul 9, 1990Oct 1, 1991Clark Jr MelvillePreselector
DE2807873C2 *Feb 24, 1978Oct 1, 1981Franz, Reinhard, 5401 Emmelshausen, DeTitle not available
EP0017298A1 *Mar 28, 1980Oct 15, 1980Wilhelmus Anthonius Joseph BerkersChord performing apparatus for an electronic organ
Classifications
U.S. Classification84/345, 984/340, 84/370
International ClassificationG10H1/24
Cooperative ClassificationG10H2220/215, G10H1/24
European ClassificationG10H1/24