Theremin cello

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    • #7834
      John SpindlerJohn Spindler
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      I am trying to build a string-less midi violin with continuous pitch control. The Theremin cello fingerboard concept sounds interesting. Could someone help me to contact Floyd Engels or Olivia Mattis? They would be able to help me to define the nature of the cello “film” fingerboard. Thanks to all.

    • #7846
      Victor MartinezVictor Martinez
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      I am also trying (without) any luck to identify how the fingerboard works-> I built MIDI controllers as a hobby. I received and eMail from Albert Glinsky and he identify Mr. Floyd Engels email address as [email protected]. I try without luck to contact Mr. Engels. I will re-check with Mr Glinsky and let you know. Please keep us posted of anything you find.

    • #7860
      John SpindlerJohn Spindler
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      I am also trying (without) any luck to identify how the fingerboard works-> I built MIDI controllers as a hobby. I received and eMail from Albert Glinsky and he identify Mr. Floyd Engels email address as [email protected]. I try without luck to contact Mr. Engels. I will re-check with Mr Glinsky and let you know. Please keep us posted of anything you find.

      Dear Victor,
      Thanks for your reply, when I find Floyd´s address I certainly will share it with you. By the way I live in Sao Paulo, Brazil, I´m from NYC play violin for money (julliard school NYC grad) and before here lived a long time in Paris… so Espanhol is no problem for me..
      Abraço

    • #7865
      Victor MartinezVictor Martinez
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      Saludos,
      I have no information yet on Mr Engels. Doing researh on the web on how the fingerboard might work I found a product made by Doepfer . It is call the R2M -> Ribbon to Midi controller. They used an industrial “Position Sensor” for the controller. Check the web site for more details http://www.doepfer.de , it is very interesting. You can download the user guide for the product for more insight information.

    • #7880
      John SpindlerJohn Spindler
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      Saludos,
      I have no information yet on Mr Engels. Doing researh on the web on how the fingerboard might work I found a product made by Doepfer . It is call the R2M -> Ribbon to Midi controller. They used an industrial “Position Sensor” for the controller. Check the web site for more details http://www.doepfer.de , it is very interesting. You can download the user guide for the product for more insight information.

      Thanks Victor,
      I´ve seen the Doepfer products, they are interesting. When I get the time Ill send you all the internet addresses Ive found (there are many) dealing with ribbon controllers, linear potentiometers, conductive plastics etc. I have had some success in my kitchen myself, creating quite a few linear potentiometers using various strange mixtures of epoxy, paint, graphite powder, carbon powder etc.

      Ate logo

    • #7893
      John SpindlerJohn Spindler
      Participant

      Saludos,
      I have no information yet on Mr Engels. Doing researh on the web on how the fingerboard might work I found a product made by Doepfer . It is call the R2M -> Ribbon to Midi controller. They used an industrial “Position Sensor” for the controller. Check the web site for more details http://www.doepfer.de , it is very interesting. You can download the user guide for the product for more insight information.

      Dear Victor,
      I just put all my web-site research addresses into one archivo, but its late and i haven’t been able to put them into the forum context- drrrr– So if u wish, send me your real authentic e-mail address and i will send this wealth of info to u
      John Spindler [email protected]
      Abraços again

      Thanks Victor,
      I´ve seen the Doepfer products, they are interesting. When I get the time Ill send you all the internet addresses Ive found (there are many) dealing with ribbon controllers, linear potentiometers, conductive plastics etc. I have had some success in my kitchen myself, creating quite a few linear potentiometers using various strange mixtures of epoxy, paint, graphite powder, carbon powder etc.

      Ate logo

    • #7897
      John SpindlerJohn Spindler
      Participant

      Saludos,
      I have no information yet on Mr Engels. Doing researh on the web on how the fingerboard might work I found a product made by Doepfer . It is call the R2M -> Ribbon to Midi controller. They used an industrial “Position Sensor” for the controller. Check the web site for more details http://www.doepfer.de , it is very interesting. You can download the user guide for the product for more insight information.

      Oh yes and I almost forgot some of the most essential info— several synths in actual production have good ribbon controllers, check out Kurzweil sp 88, Roland Ax-7, korg triton extreme. I also saw and played with an old (70’s) big electronic church organ with a really long unknown ribbon controller. Electone model E-5AR.
      Try to find a synth-organ repair man to help explain how these controllers work (that’s my next step here in SP , I already found the offical jap repair places, just need the time to go see these electronic wizard repairmen—
      tchau

      Dear Victor,
      I just put all my web-site research addresses into one archivo, but its late and i haven’t been able to put them into the forum context- drrrr– So if u wish, send me your real authentic e-mail address and i will send this wealth of info to u John Spindler [email protected]
      Abraços again

      Thanks Victor,
      I´ve seen the Doepfer products, they are interesting. When I get the time Ill send you all the internet
      > addresses Ive found (there are many) dealing with ribbon controllers, linear potentiometers, conductive plastics etc. I have had some success in my kitchen myself, creating quite a few linear potentiometers using various strange mixtures of epoxy, paint, graphite powder, carbon powder etc.

      Ate logo

    • #7899
      Victor MartinezVictor Martinez
      Participant

      You can send me the document at [email protected]

      Muchas gracias,

    • #7902
      termen labtermen lab
      Participant

      hello john
      you wish … you get

      visit our thélino page

      utenti.lycos.it/termenlab

      midi is not (yet) provided… an interesting
      deevlopment

      feel free to contribute

      marc t.lab

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