Standard Electric Guitar Strings

Note Frequency
(Hz.)
Diameter,
Inches
Diameter,
Millimeters
Tension,
Pounds
Tension,
Kilograms
1st E 329.6 .011 0.28 19.9 9.02
2nd B 246.9 .015 0.38 20.7 9.37
3rd G 196.0 .024 0.61 29.5 13.37
4th D 146.8 .032 0.81 28.8 13.07
5th A 110.0 .042 1.07 28.5 12.91
6th E 82.4 .052 1.32 24.6 11.15

Bass Guitar String Frequency Chart

String Note Frequency
(Hz)
1 G2 97.999
2 D2 73.416
3 A1 55
4 E1 41.204

Guitar Note Chart

Note Frequency
(Hz.)
Comment
E 82.4 Open 6th string
F 87.3
F# 92.5
G 98.0
G# 103.8
A 110.0 Open 5th string
A# 116.5
B 123.5
C 130.8
C# 138.6
D 146.8 Open 4th string
D# 155.6
E 164.8
F 174.6
F# 185.0
G 196.0 Open 3rd string
G# 207.6
A 220.0
A# 233.1
B 246.9 Open 2nd string
C 261.6 Middle C
C# 277.2
D 293.6
D# 311.1
E 329.6 Open 1st string
F 349.2
F# 370.0
G 392.0
G# 415.3
A 440.0 5th fret on 1st string
Reference A
A# 466.1
B 493.8
C 523.2
C# 554.3
D 587.3
D# 622.2
E 659.2 12th fret on 1st string

Frequencies listed assume equal tempered tuning where A = 440 Hz.