I'm glad I wasn't the only one that wanted to ask this. It'd be great if there were more notes for everyone to play with.
I'm not a specialist on product design but i have the feeling that the resulting music box would be a lot bigger and complex (the paper pulling system having enough grip and force, the plucking tips that may or may not vary in strength for the lower notes and precision for the higher notes than those already available on the 30 note models, more gears so you may be able to handle such increased force by handcranking, more durable materials because of that, etc.) .Because of this it would have a way higher production and transportation cost (surely over 150 dollars) which on it's own wouldn't sell nearly as well as the smaller, lightweight and less complex 30 note models.
If you would really like to have such an intricate device you must probably make it yourself. Making a perfectly tuned steel comb is far from easy, but the mechanism for the movement as strong and stable for such a large machine (maybe like the pulling system from wintergatan's 'small' music box but not as loud and maybe hand-cranked ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=mFfe4ZRQOH8 )) might pose an ever greater challenge.
Hold my beer, humanity created music disk boxes over a century ago, and their inner mechanism will meet our technical requirements and then some:
The one shown here has combs with 76 teeth, but if its reduced to the contents of the bed plate and modified to be even smaller, it should work with stiff paper. Sure, the hole puncher would need to be longer to span across the paper rolls, but still it's worth noting.
I love disk music boxes ;) and I think I can understand the notes thanks to musicboxmaniacs.com :) but I a mean a 60 notes mechanism for paper strips :)
I am pretty sure Paulmaglev was meaning that you could create a wide paper music box using the innards of the disk machines.
Which would be AWESOME.
Yeah, what Firefairy said.
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