[LAU] Wah update
mantaraya36 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 09:07:03 EDT 2009
Wouldn't it be better to do these kind of measurements in JAAA?
On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 10:10 PM, Ken Restivo<ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> Just a quick update on the wah research.
> A friend owns a Dunlop "Jimi Hendrix Wah", which says it is the "Original Thomas Design", by which I assume they mean to claim it's the same design as the Thomas Organ Wah, formerly Vox.
> This website's describes the frequency response as a lowpass with a resonant peak:
> So here is what JAPA says it does (and I believe JAPA more than some random website):
> When fully closed, it's a bandpass, with a VERY high Q!
> But, wait, when I open it up, suddenly it becomes more like a highpass, but with a lot of resonance:
> When it's fully opened, it's definitely a highpass, but with a helluva peak:
> So, not only is the opposite of what that article says, but it's also kind of non-linear. I'll poke around the various LADSPA plugins and see if I can find something nearly like this.
> Another guitar-player friend has a different wah (IIRC, either a "Cry Baby", or a Morley), and I'll see if I can run his through this and see what it comes up looking like.
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