Buying your first Electric GuitarPresentation Transcript
By Scott Leonard
• An electric guitar can costfrom £80 to £4000.• There are many differencesbetween guitars from shapeto brand.• To play an electric guitar youwill need a guitar, an ampand a cable to connect themboth together.
1. Gibson2. Fender3. Ibanez4. Epiphone5. Jackson6. Yamaha7. Paul Reed Smith8. Mosrite of California9. B.C. Rich10. RickenbackerThe-top-tens.com rates the following as the top 10 guitar brands:
Brand PriceGibson £800Fender £700Ibanez £470Epiphone £550Jackson £600Yamaha £500Paul Reed Smith £550Mosrite of California £500B.C. Rich £400Rickenbacker £450
• An electric guitar is a guitar that converts thevibration of its strings into electrical impulses.• The signal from an electric guitar is too weak fora loudspeaker, so it is amplified and then sent tothe loudspeaker.• The signal is often modified using effects suchas reverb and distortion.
• Numerous people were experimenting withelectrical instruments in the 1920s and early1930s.• Many people have claimed to invent the firstelectric guitar.• Electric guitars were originally designed byguitar makers and instrument manufacturers.• The first electrically amplified guitar wasdesigned in 1931 by George Beauchamp.