[linux-audio-user] tuning

Brett W. McCoy idragosani at chapelperilous.net
Mon Feb 14 13:28:08 EST 2005

Steve D wrote:

> Guitar frets are positioned to produce an equal-tempered chromatic 
> scale, aren't they? (I play piano, not guitar.) So if one tunes a guitar 
> using harmonics, couldn't one check the result by comparing the same 
> note produced by fret?

Yes, and in fact one should.  A guitar that does have the intonation set 
properly can produce harmonics that are not in tune with fretted notes.

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