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Consumer Electronics by S. P. Bali

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ELECTRIC WIND INSTRUMENTS

The treatment discussed above can also be given to the tones of the other stringed instruments including pianos, and to wind instruments also.

In wind instruments only one pick-up is generally used, a sound-pressure microphone placed in the mouthpiece or in some other part of the instruments. The electrical signals from the pick-up micrphone can be treated in ways similar to those illustrated in Fig. 26.2 or 26.3.

The block diagram in Fig. 26.4 indicates a simplified composite of functions offered on different commercial products to be used to either amplify or modify, or both amplify and modify the tones of individual wind instruments.

 

 

Fig. 26.3 Modified electronic system for an electric guitar

 

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