Harmonics question

dean stiglitz deknow at tiac.net
Wed May 20 16:42:31 CEST 1998


with a square wave, you get almost exclusively odd harmonics (fund, 3rd, 5th, 7th,
etc...those are harmonic #'s, not scale tones)....they are not just in octaves,
more like root, 5th, 3rd, etc.

deknow

Chris Prine wrote:

> I understand that a square wave is made up of sine waves, but what are the
> exact frequencies that the harmonics oscillate at?  For example, if you
> have a square wave at 130Hz are all the harmonics octaves up and down from it?
>
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