How do pick-ups on an electric guitar work?

Answer A pickup, or transducer, is commonly fitted to a solid body and hollow body guitar to produce an electric signal that can be amplified to increase an instrument's projection. There are several form... Read More »

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Can you use an electric guitar amp for an acoustic guitar with a pick up?

Both acoustic-electric and semi-acoustic guitars can connect to any guitar amplifier using a 1/4-inch instrument cable. Examine the body of your guitar and see if a jack or volume knobs are present... Read More »

Can i take a electric guitar pick up and put it on my acoustic guitar.?

Not without ruining your guitar in the process. There are lots of pickups made specifically for acoustic guitars by companies like Fishman, LR Baggs, B-Band, and Schertler.

How to Pick an Electric Guitar?

Picking an electric guitar is very easy. All you need is a pick and and electric guitar and to read these easy steps.

How to Tremolo Pick on Your Electric Guitar?

You know when you hear the pros shredding on a guitar, and all you think is, "I'll never be able to do that..." Well, it's a lot easier than it sounds and looks.