BONO ELECTRONIC
ACCORDION MIDI MODELS

AM-3

This is the major model of Bonotron accordion MIDIs. An accordion equipped with a Bonotron AM-3 MIDI-controller can control any musical instrument with a MIDI-input feature.
Bonotron AM-3 consists of a MIDI-controller to be installed on the deck on the righthand side of the accordion, and contact springs for the left- and righthand keys.

The AM-3 controlbox is equipped with 16 click-type membrane switches that control the functions of the AM-3 as well as those of the connected MIDI-instrument. A LED on every switch indicates the selected function. When turning off the AM-3, the last used functions will be "remembered" until the next time in use.

Features

  • Small easy-to-use control unit to be installed on the deck of the accordion.
  • Works with all musical instruments with a MIDI-input feature.
  • Four simultaneous MIDI-channels, one of which is the solo-channel on the righthand side.
  • Individual selection of MIDI-channel 1 through 16 on each of the four channels.
  • Up to 99 sound programs can be selected on each channel.
  • Transpose on each channel with up to 99 halftones makes playing in all keys possible without change of finger settings.
  • Touch response on the righthand side.
  • Optional foot controller for octave shift in the basses.
  • The basses and chords can be moved within two octaves in order to achieve a change in the deepest tone.
  • Measures L 180mm, W45mm, H 15mm, Weight about 300 grams including assembly material.
  • Power supply 230V AC to 6V DC adaptor included.
MIDI-implementation table

Frequently Asked Questions

The AM-3 control unit

AM-2

This is a smaller and less advanced MIDI-unit than the AM-3. It is perfect for those who does not have a need for the advanced functionality of the bigger model.
The AM-2 consists of a printed circuit board for installation completely inside the accordion. The card is 65mm x 36mm and the only thing that shows on the outside of the accordion is the MIDI-outlet on the righthand deck.
The AM-2 comes in three models:

AM-2

AM-2HC

AM-2FC

The MIDI-unit is powered with a 230V AC to 6V DC adapter that is included.

MIDI-implementation table

Frequently Asked Questions

NEW!!!

AM-2-B/BC - MIDI SYSTEM FOR ACCORDION BASSES (B)
OR BASSES AND CHORDS (BC)

ACCORDIONISTS!
Now it is possible for you who don't need MIDI on your right hand side, to get a MIDI system for accordion basses only at a reasonable price.
AM-2-B/BC are simple to use since there are no controls or no adjustments that need to be done.
You only have to connect the cables and play.
Other tone levels and MIDI-channels than mentioned below, can be delivered, at a small extra cost.

POWER SUPPLY The AM-2-B/BC are supplied with 6V from the enclosed power supply 230 VAC/6VDC.
Current consumption aprox. 200 mA.
WEIGHT Circuit board and assembly material approx. 100 g. Power Supply aprox. 450 g

NEW!!!

AM-4-D - MIDI SYSTEM FOR DIATONIC ACCORDIONS

Our new system for diatonic accordions is easy to install and causes no major changes in the accordion, which easily can be restored to it's original state.
The AM-4-D is very easy to use. In it's simplest version it totally lacks controls and buttons, you just plug it in and play.
A three button control panel is possible to buy as an option. The control box has Program Change up/down and the treble side can be switched off.

POWER SUPPLY The AM-4-D is supplied with 6V from the enclosed power supply 230 VAC/6VDC.
VIKT Circuit board and assembly material approx. 100 g. Power Supply aprox. 450 g


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