Much that is essential for the function of the electric guitar remains invisible to begin with:
- The movement of strings and loudspeaker-membranes is too quick to be perceived in detail with the eye.
- Electric and magnetic fields are from a different, somewhat mysterious realm altogether and remain hidden.
- Wave propagation is known to us from the waves on water – but there it is often complex and confusing.
- Electrons buzzing about within a tube stay – irrespective of the "hot" sound they may generate – as atomic particles outside our daily reality.
Many of us would like to "get a picture" of what really is going on in the invisible domain.
This picture can aid our understanding considerably!
For this reason, GITEC has put together a collection of animations that render visible what happens. We have just reissued the animations on our website, and have complemented them with explanations.
Here they are:
Also, there is further knowledge in the scientific articles the translations of which we hope to continue soon: