[linux-audio-user] in tune - stupid thread [WAS: Tuning Program or wav files?]

John Check j4strngs at bitless.net
Wed Dec 22 16:34:34 EST 2004

On Tuesday 21 December 2004 06:52 am, tim hall wrote:
> Last Tuesday 21 December 2004 07:50, John Check was like:
> > Having frets that shift is an interesting engineering problem.
> > One could have a hydraulic insert of some sort or possibly a servo
> > controlled wedge system incorporated in the fingerboard. Tricking out the
> > actual fret wire might get you enough tolerance not to have
> > visible/tactilely nasty seams Somebody somewhere had to have tried
> > conceptualizing it.
> Yes, I came across a Viola da Gamba designed to play Persian scales.
> Moveable gut frets. Possibly a little simpler than you had in mind.

Ah, thats a strategy I didn't consider. One could have sort of a traverse rod
dealie with cams to lock 'em down.

> cheers
> tim hall
> http://glastonburymusic.org.uk

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