[LAD] GuitarSynth

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Tue Apr 28 09:21:28 UTC 2015

On Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:55:04 +0100, Harry van Haaren wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 12:57 AM, Tim E. Real <termtech at rogers.com>
>> The effect is striking. You can hear it without even plugging the
>> guitar in. As you adjust the pickup ever higher, and pluck the
>> strings, you can hear the horrible overtones from the frequency
>> splitting.
>Wow really? I didn't know that.. but I'll try it tomorrow!
>Thanks for the 'note' ;) -Harry

I adjust the highs of my single coils depending to what I do. I anyway
have to do this all the times, since they lower when playing. A while
back I sampled my guitar for the sound sampler of my tablet PC. Since I
needed a blues g hexatonic, I decided to sample the scale close
to the twelfth fret (IOW around the thirteenth and fifteens fret),
because a single coil close to the neck then produces an unique sound.
Indeed, when playing a guitar I seldom want the noise caused by to high
coils, but when recording it to make a sampler sound it's wanted for
one or he other tone, "dirt" makes a sound sample sound more natural.
The day before I adjusted action and intonation. Too funny, just one
day, perhaps caused by another temperature of the room and the
intonation that was nearly perfect the day before, wasn't perfect
anymore. I guess intonation of guitars could become a serious issue for
converters. I place value on a good intonation, but if the tuning is
perfect when playing open and for the twelfth fret, the tuning for the
frets between open and twelfth fret still could be disastrous. I only
can fit the intonation to the way I play my guitar, if somebody else
should prefer to play chords and scales in other positions, the
intonation likely is broken. However, the e guitar at least has a
relatively good intonation. My classical guitar has got a very
"unique", "odd" intonation ;) and there's no action to adjust it.


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