revolead Posted September 30, 2003 Share Posted September 30, 2003 We have a test in Sound and Music tomorrow, and while stuying I came across this interesting fact. It's long been known that Fender amps all have a misnomered channel called vibrato which is actually a form of tremolo. But I'm not sure if anyone has ever addressed why. I think you guys might find this interesting: "The vibrato is a family of tonal effects in music that depend on periodic variations of one or more characteristics in the sound wave. When the particular characteristics are known, the term 'vibrato' should be modified accordingly: e.g., frequency vibrato, amplitude vibrato, phase vibrato, etc." For those of you who may not know, the amplitude of a wave also determines its volume. Apparently Fender either got lazy or ran out of space on their early amplifiers to put "Amplitude vibrato." Seems to me that this could very well be the case. Any thoughts? Shut up and play. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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