Ace Electronic Industries Inc., or Ace Tone was a manufacturer of musical instruments, including electronic organs and analogue drum machines, and effects pedals. Founded in 1960 by Ikutaro Kakehashi with an investment by Sakata Shokai, Ace Tone can be considered an early incarnation of the Roland Corporation, which was also founded by Kakehashi. Ace Tone began manufacturing amplifiers in 1963.
... Ace Tone (1964-1967) In 1964, Ace Electronics (later Ace Tone founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi, who would later found the Roland Corporation) developed a prototype of a "fully transistorised rhythm machine ... The Ace Tone later developed the preset rhythm-pattern generator using diode matrix circuits similar to the prior patent by Seeburg, and commercialized their first preset rhythm machine ... On the later models of Rhythm Ace, also the individual volumes of each instrument could be adjusted with the small knobs or faders) The FR-1 was adopted by the Hammond Organ Company for incorporation within ...
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