Confusion about exciters/harmonic exciters...

Discussion in 'Production' started by MHC, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. MHC

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    ive looked about on the internet but not found anything really that actually helps
    if anyone could explain that'd be great
    cheers :)
     
  2. moriaty

    moriaty Active Member

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    between a low hum and a high whine
    exciters use distortion to add frequency content. by utilising different types of distortion, valve, transistors, etc, they bring out (excite) the higher harmonics of the given signal. you may find ones that mention odd or even harmonics. read up on it, and it'll all make more sense.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic