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When to change your Guitar Strings?

When to change your Guitar Strings?

access_time June 23, 2016

Do I Ever Have to Change My Guitar Strings?   If none of them break then no, you really don’t. I know

CHAPTER-13:ARPEGGIO FINGER EXERCISE-3 & 3/4 Time Signature

CHAPTER-13:ARPEGGIO FINGER EXERCISE-3 & 3/4 Time Signature

access_time January 3, 2017

3/4 Time Signature A time signature of 3/4 means count 3 quarter notes to each bar. This is an often-used

একটি জয় বাংলা কনসার্ট এবং ওয়ারফেইজ ২০১৭

একটি জয় বাংলা কনসার্ট এবং ওয়ারফেইজ ২০১৭

access_time March 8, 2017

আসেন বাংলাদেশের ব্যান্ড মিউজিক নিয়ে কিছু ব্যাপার বোঝার চেষ্টা করি ।আমরা জাতি হিসেবে আবেগপ্রবণ, এটা নতুন করে বলার কিছু নাই।

Analog & Digital Audio-Know the difference

Analog & Digital Audio-Know the difference

Analog & Digital Audio-Know the difference

access_time July 27, 2018

A very basic topic but we sometimes miss out what does it mean at all? There has been an ongoing debate on analog and digital gears over years or even centuries , but let us know what they are first,your long awaited and requested article.

DIGITAL

A digital signal means 1 0 1 0 1  0 1 0 – Binary codes/machine language , The codes that computers understand.

ANALOG

Analog is  all the natural things we hear by ear, nothing to do with machine language.


What does it have to do with instruments?

Well, when you plug your guitar into a multi fx , your original guitar signal/sound is converted by Analog to digital tech which is done by complicated computer chips and processed. In simple word, your guitar signal goes through a lot of changes and brought out to the output.A digital signal is not continued on a single flow. The below is a sample picture of a digital and analog audio signal paths:

As you see in the reference picture above, original sound wave stays as it is when it goes through a analog signal path, it is unchanged, uninterrupted and continues till the output. And digital signals are broken into small nodes and continued till the end of output.

In terms of guitar pedals, the analog pedals are made of analog circuits , which is made of capacitors and resistors that gives you the natural sound . The digital units convert the guitar signal in a set bit rate which might be closer to the original but never the 100% original sound.

Here is a more precise comparison of a same signal going through an analog and digital unit.


Verdict

It totally depends on the user what to go for, it is your preference if you want to stay bone original , or go on the flow of digital.

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Sazzad Arefeen

SAZZAD AREFEEN is the guitar player from the band De-illumination, guitar instructor at GuitarNeverLies -The School,official artist of Blackstar amps.

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