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From: "Phil Allison"
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Acoustic Feedback reduction
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Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 07:57:45 +1100
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"Kevin Aylward" wrote in message
> Phil Allison wrote:
> > "Kevin Aylward" wrote in message
> > news:Q5bV9.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> >> One of my pet peeves is where those sad misguided soles try and tune
> >> by using the string harmonic at the fifth fret with the next higher
> >> string harmonic on the 7th fret. They like to think that they are
> >> clever with this "advanced" technique, by assuming that these
> >> harmonics are the same, but they aren't. The standard flattened
> >> fifth tuning makes these harmonics slightly off by design. I
> >> certainly notice the difference once the punter strums his chord,
> >> but they are usually blissfully unaware.
> > ** Big Kev can obviously hear tiny pitch errors that go unnoticed
> > by mere mortals.
> Try it.
** Non answer.
> > Must be torture to have super hearing like that.
> > Nothing EVER sounds in tune porperly - yuck !!
> Get real. Its well known how sensitive the ear is to frequency shifts.
** False claim and false logic.
> If you can here the beat, you heard the difference. So, anything over
> about 1Hz is going to be audible.
** Harmonic tuning of a bass guitar does NOT produce errors of the order
of 1 Hz.
In fact, the error is smaller than that caused by the fret board,
strings and finger pressure.
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