The design breaks down into three main parts and is currently U.S. Patent Pending.

The Tailpiece  is made of a composite material in order to keep weight to a minimum. In the future, it will be possible to manufacture the tailpieces out of a variety of different materials including exotic woods like ebony.  The striking difference with this tailpiece is that every string has its own! There are a number of important reasons for incorporating this into the design.  The first reason is to insure the strings maintain their pitch.  As most string players will attest, changing the pitch of one string will modify the pitch of the other strings. The individual tailpieces eliminate this factor by removing the string compensation that occurs when all the strings share a tailpiece. Secondly, the individual tailpieces allow the strings to run directly over the bridge in a straight line which reduces a substantial amount of friction that occurs while retuning.  In addition, it seems that the individual tailpieces allow the instrument to vibrate more freely which has enhanced the sound! 

On the backside of the tailpiece is the Tuning Block.  This component allows for a string's pitch to be modified manually by moving the lever to a new location.  Three different pitches are possible for for each Tuning Block and can be chosen by the player.  These pitches can be fine tuned to ensure precision tuning.  When developing this part of the design, a number of factors were taken into account.   One of the most important factors was the size and weight of the device.  The decision to use aluminium resulted in a very lightweight and sturdy product.  The estimated weight projection for a Tuning Block comes in at just 50 grams!  The size was also an extremely important aspect of the design.  The current dimensions make the Tuning Block a mere 2 cm wide and 4.5 cm long.  The Tuning Block is also placed on the back side of the tailpiece to make it inconspicuous. It should also be mentioned that a tailpiece can also be used without a tuning block allowing a player to utilise this system to suit their needs.
The final aspect of the design is the Scordatura Pedal.  This pedal seems to be an interesting mix between a timpani pedal, bass drum pedal and a harp pedal. It will be made out of aluminium to insure its portability and durability.  A special mechanical cable (think bicycle cable) can be attach from the pedal to the tuning block which allows the pedals to function with the double bass. The pedal's foot platform has beed designed so that it can move up and down as well as side to side. at the end of the pedal there are a series of levers that a pedal can be secured under in order to modify the pitch of a string. Six different levers all with fine tuning capabilities allow for a plethora of tuning options.  The levers are removable if a player prefers fewer and they can be tuned to an pitch the player prefers (even microtones).  To ensure the pedal can be comfortably pressed without the need to overcome the string tension, a pulley mechanism is incorporated into the end of the pedal so the ratio of pressure needed for the foot to change the pitch of the string is substantially reduced. Also, a player can utilise any number of pedals they choose with corresponding tuning blocks.  
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