In 2007, she and engineer/friend Graham Guthrie created the Harp Pedal Display Unit which tracks and displays the harp's pedal movements on a small screen by means of LED lights. They patented this product, sold three to local harpists, and are now busy tackling the world-wide marketing.
Availability, Purchase and Installation Information for the Harp Pedal Unit
The Harp Pedal Display Unit is available and can be sent from South Africa immediately. It costs R3000 (ZAR=South African Rands). Depending on the exchange rate, this is about $428, but your payment must equal R3000.
Installation requires drilling a 2mm. hole though the top of the harpís base through which three ultra-thin wires pass to the display unit on top and to the little operating system on the inside of the base. The pedal sensors are attached by magnets. If after installation you need to remove the harpís base, you need only unplug a little computer plug that is clearly visible. The unit is attached to the base of the harp using removable adhesive putty (Press-Tik/Blu-Tak/Poster Putty).
Who can install it? Any harp regulator or repairer, instrument maker or repairer as at a guitar store, or handy person who will respect expensive equipment.
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