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El Fortinero
post May 31 2012, 01:20 AM
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Hola hola mis amigos, since a few months i was wondering about the string vibration in different tunnigs.

So, in the standard tunnig, if you play an open A in the 5th string the string vibrates 440 times per second, but what happens in the drop D and C tunnigs? does anybody knows? huh.gif

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Mudbone
post May 31 2012, 08:30 AM
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It just vibrates at a lower frequency. According to this chart, if the Low E string was tuned to D, it would vibrate at 293.66 Hz, and if it was tuned to C it would vibrate at 261.63 Hz.


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Cosmin Lupu
post May 31 2012, 09:32 AM
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Haha smile.gif acoustics, eh? I never asked myself this question to be honest, so until further investigation, I'll just take Mudbone's answer biggrin.gif


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