hosted on condor3913
 Mechanical Music Digest  Archives
You Are Not Logged In Login/Get New Account
Please Log In. Accounts are free!
Logged In users are granted additional features including a more current version of the Archives and a simplified process for submitting articles.
Home Archives Calendar Gallery Store Links Info
MMD > Archives > August 2011 > 2011.08.18 > 04Prev  Next


VirtualRoll Player System
By John A. Tuttle

Hi All,  Craig Brougher has written a comprehensive review about Bob
Hunt's VirtualRoll (http://www.virtualroll.com/) MIDI e-valve system.
The article is located at

  http://www.player-care.com/virtual-roll-player.html 

In the article, Craig addresses quite a number of technical aspects of
the system which separate it from previous e-valve interfaces.  He has
also supplied a few pictures of completed installations, including an
Ampico upright and grand and a Duo-Art grand.  As Craig puts it,
VirtualRoll "is the quintessential Cadillac of electronic
interfaces..."

For those who are not aware, the system works in conjunction with all
regular and reproducing player mechanisms, and allows the user to play
their pneumatic unit via MIDI files on a computer.  As most of you are
probably aware, thousands upon thousands of hours have been spent
scanning multiple thousands of music rolls and a huge number of them
are available in the MIDI format.

I think you will find this article interesting and informative.

Musically,
John A Tuttle
Player-Care.com
Brick, New Jersey, USA


(Message sent Thu 18 Aug 2011, 04:20:54 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Player, System, VirtualRoll

Home    Archives    Calendar    Gallery    Store    Links    Info   


Enter text below to search the MMD Website with Google



CONTACT FORM: Click HERE to write to the editor, or to post a message about Mechanical Musical Instruments to the MMD

Unless otherwise noted, all opinions are those of the individual authors and may not represent those of the editors. Compilation copyright 1995-2022 by Jody Kravitz.

Please read our Republication Policy before copying information from or creating links to this web site.

Click HERE to contact the webmaster regarding problems with the website.

Please support publication of the MMD by donating online

Pay via PayPal

No PayPal account required

                                     
Translate This Page