Description:I have an Idea for a product which teaches beginning students to correctly insert the sax mouthpiece while playing and maintain proper breathing technique. The basis for this device is an incentive spirometer, which is already often used by wind instrument players.
This company has the same concept as me. I would like to take that concept and put it in a more compact and aesthetically pleasing device. The device will be made of hard plastic. Anything instrument related incorporated into the desighn will be nice.
I will provide pictures of my BASIC desighn idea. I would like for the desighner to play around with the shape and form. But the elevated angle where the mouthpiece is inserted MUST be incorporated to allow the user to be able to blow and also view the ball. Also, the tiny built in ledge on the top front of the mouthpiece must also be incorporated as it will force the student to put the correct amount of mouthpiece in his or her mouth.
Wants:The device must allow the user to see the ball while also blowing
Play around with the forms but the general shape of the mouthpiece should stay the same. As long as the body of the device incorporates the concept shown in the link
provided , I am fine with different shapes.
I would also like to incorporate an airflow change switch somewhere on the device which would allow the student to decrease or increase the air allowed through.
Don't Wants:I will accept any idea that I like, as long as it incorporates the two ideas.
Ask for Sample:Yes
- One that would allow me eventually 3D print.
#16 spiral_spiro by vrobotics
This has almost accurate dimensions as required for pipe, mouthpiece and contains a flow control knob and fulfills requirements. The user can easily see the ball and can have better ball control and precision because of reference set by spiral. This is modification of previously posted design. It can be easily 3d printed and is easy to assemble and disassemble.
#15 spiral_spiro by vrobotics
#8 Spiro2 by Mecanikad
#4 breathing_aid_saxaphone_concept-3.stp by Karthikeyan Arumugam
#2 breathing_aid_saxaphone_concept-2.stp by Karthikeyan Arumugam
#1 breathing_aid_saxaphone_concept-1.stp by Karthikeyan Arumugam
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