The Bizarre Physics of Electric Guitars

From “Minute Physics”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

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I was sent a magnetic guitar pick to review, so I reviewed it. Does it work? How? Why? What’s the physics of electric guitar strings and pickups? Are magnets useful? Do they affect the strings? The pickups?

Thanks to Pete B. for loaning me the guitar.

Here are links to the youtube channel for the people who make the magnetic pick:

And the videos critiquing it
Samurai Guitarist:
Forlorn Hope:

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