4to5to6 Posted July 20, 2016 Share Posted July 20, 2016 (edited) I understand that the pitch of the 3rd and 5th overtones can be adjusted to match correctly to the fundamental when tuning a reed (the inharmonicity). This is achieved by adjusting the profile of the reed rather than just filing the base or the tip to lower or raise the overall pitch. The reed tongue vibrates in a figure 8 pattern if not filed flat. All this shows up in the overtones. Problem is... there are plenty of tuners that show the root frequency and some that have built in spectrum analyzers like TonalEnergy and others that show multiple notes at once like Dirks but what about the actual frequency of the 3rd and 5th overtones! Does anyone know of a tuner that show the frequencies of the fundamental, 3rd and 5th? Amplitude of the overtones would be nice as well. I was once told that 6 out of 10 concertina suffer from reed vandalism! I want to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Thanks, John Edited July 20, 2016 by 4to5to6 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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