Quality Comparison of Upcycled Guitars and Standard Guitars using Fourier Transforms and Phyphox Tools

International Journal of Applied Physics
© 2023 by SSRG - IJAP Journal
Volume 10 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Ainesh Basu

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Ainesh Basu, "Quality Comparison of Upcycled Guitars and Standard Guitars using Fourier Transforms and Phyphox Tools," SSRG International Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 10,  no. 3, pp. 1-7, 2023. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23500301/IJAP-V10I3P101


Guitars have been a significant and expensive musical instrument that is not accessible to many people in our society. A comparison of the tone produced by different guitars made of different materials has been conducted. The tone produced by the guitar depends on many factors, such as the material used, string gauge, string type, etc. The influence of the material used to create the body and other parts is crucial in an acoustic guitar. Changing the body material or shape or even the design of a guitar may influence its tone in various ways. Two guitars have been created using recycled material and compared with a standard guitar. Phyphox has been used in this research study to record and compare the tone produced by low-cost, upcycled musical instruments made of recycled material and a standard acoustic guitar - Yamaha F280. Fourier transforms have been used to convert the recorded waves from the time domain to the frequency domain.


Acoustic guitar, Fouriertransforms, Phyphox, Recycled and upcycled, Time domain and frequency domain, Tone.


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