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Unformatted text preview: Once the strings are adjusted, they are ready to be plucked. When they are, they rapidly vibrate, giving off their own frequency and disturbing any electrical fields within the range of their influence. The field most extensively affected is usually the magnetic flux created by the pickups or humbuckers (located between the neck and bridge). Pickups and humbuckers consist of tiny copper wire wrapped repeatedly around a magnet. When the magnetic field created by a pickup is disturbed, a voltage is produced and is able to be controlled by the volume reducers or the tone adjusters. The resulting signal is sent to an amplifier which can further distort, intensify, or otherwise change the sound....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1105 taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Spring '11 term at Harrison College.
- Spring '11