parts of the guitar: volume/tone controls

An electric guitar`s volume/tone controlsThe volume/tone controls on the body control the pickups, and are therefore found only on electric guitars. Many guitars have just two knobs: one for volume and one for tone.

The Les Paul, and some of its derivatives, will have four: a volume knob and tone control for each pickup. Most guitars with more than one pickup will have a switch. For example, the three-way switch, found on the Les Paul and many two-pickup guitars, selects between either of the two pickups, or both simultaneously.

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