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What is the frequency of the lowest and highest E (empty first and last string) note on the standard tuning on a guitar?

gman89

The lowest is about 83 Hz. The highest is about 440 Hz.
http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/guitar/intro_engl.html

 Feb 18 07, 6:07 PM
mctavish99

The lowest is about 83 Hz
The highest is 4 times that, or around 330 Hz

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/guitar/intro_engl.html

 Feb 19 07, 1:35 AM
Arpeggionist

A above middle C (the A string of a violin) is usually tuned to 440 Hertz (vps). Therefore, the top open string of a guitar, being a perfect fourth below that, would be tuned to 3/4 of that frequency, or 330 Hertz. With each octave below one has to simply divide the frequency by two - so the lowest string of a guitar, being two octaves below the high E, would be one quarter of the frequency, or 83.5 Hertz (usually rounded down to 83).

 Feb 19 07, 2:26 AM

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