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The Guitarist's Guide to Multiband Distortion

Tech Tip: The Guitarist's Guide to Multiband Distortion

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Don't Miss Out On The Next Big Thing In Guitar Distortion

Tech Tip: Audio Gear Specifications—What They Do and Don’t Tell You

Tech Tip: Audio Gear Specifications—What They Do and Don’t Tell You

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Specs can play an important role in shopping for mic and guitar preamps, PA power amps, monitor speakers, and audio recording and mixing equipment. But they must be viewed with caution and often with a grain of salt. In many cases, different manufacturers will present the same specs in different forms, which makes it very difficult to compare similar gear from different brands. You’ll also find specs that lack the proper qualifying information in order for them to have meaning. Read on to learn more about how to interpret and compare specs.

Tech Tip: Basic Guitar Maintenance Tips

Tech Tip: Basic Guitar Maintenance Tips

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Keep your guitar looking and sounding its best by following these simple steps and observing a few common-sense precautions.

Tech Tip: So High It Hertz

Tech Tip: So High It Hertz!

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The question: Why do preamps have frequency response levels way above the range of human hearing?

Tech Tip: What is a Chorus Effect?

Tech Tip: What is a Chorus Effect?

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Chorus effects can make a single instrument sound like two instruments being played simultaneously. They add a rich, lush, shimmering quality to your sound.

How to Get Rid of Annoying Fret Buzz

Tech Tip: How to Get Rid of Annoying Fret Buzz

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Simple steps to find and eliminate the rattles and buzzes that wreck your sound

Tech Tip: What Do Direct Boxes Do?

Tech Tip: What Do Direct Boxes Do?

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Learn what direct boxes boxes do and why you might need a DI box onstage or in the studio.

Tech Tip: What is an Equalizer?

Tech Tip: What is an Equalizer?

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Learn how audio equalizers work and the differences between graphic and parametric equalization.

Tech Tip: Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps

Tech Tip: What's the Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps?

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Guitar Amps: Learn about the differences between tube, solid-state and hybrid amplifiers.

Tech Tip: How to Get Rid of Single-Coil Hum

Tech Tip: How to Get Rid of Single-Coil Hum Without Getting Rid of Single-Coil Tone

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Learn about pickup options that retain classic single-coil sound while eliminating hum.

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