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date: 11 December 2019

Minitroniclocked

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Seven-octave upright electric piano produced by the English company W.G. Eavestaff & Sons Ltd, based on the patent for Benjamin F. Miessner’s Electronic Piano. It has no soundboard. Hammers strike the short, horizontal strings (one per note) and the vibrations are converted by electrostatic pickups, amplified and played over a loudspeaker or through headphones. The Minitronic was introduced at the ...

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