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Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Ciaran, Apr 19, 2001.

  1. Ciaran


    Apr 4, 2001
    I don't know if this thread should be in the "effects" forum, but does anybody here know what an e-bow does?
    I saw it at steve lawsons site.
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    an ebow is an electro magnet that vibrates the string really fast. They kind of sound like your using a bow if you do it right, hence "electric bow" = "ebow". It's much harder to use on a bass than a guitar because of string mass, though I hear some people are great at it. Hope that helps. They have a website http://www.ebow.com