4172edo

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← 4171edo4172edo4173edo →
Prime factorization 22 × 7 × 149
Step size 0.287632¢
Fifth 2440\4172 (701.822¢) (→610\1043)
Semitones (A1:m2) 392:316 (112.8¢ : 90.89¢)
Dual sharp fifth 2441\4172 (702.109¢)
Dual flat fifth 2440\4172 (701.822¢) (→610\1043)
Dual major 2nd 709\4172 (203.931¢)
Consistency limit 7
Distinct consistency limit 7

4172 equal divisions of the octave (abbreviated 4172edo), or 4172-tone equal temperament (4172tet), 4172 equal temperament (4172et) when viewed under a regular temperament perspective, is the tuning system that divides the octave into 4172 equal parts of about 0.288 ¢ each. Each step of 4172edo represents a frequency ratio of 21/4172, or the 4172nd root of 2.

Theory

The first 8 prime harmonics below 25% in 4172edo are 2, 5, 13, 17, 31, 37, 53, 61. Therefore, 4172edo can be thought of as a 2.5.13.17.31.37.53.61 subgroup temperament.

Subsets and supersets

4172's divisors are 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, 28, 149, 298, 596, 1043, 2086. Notable member of the group is 149edo, which is the smallest edo uniquely consistent in the 17-odd limit, although its approximations have long been diluted by edo of this size.

Odd harmonics

Approximation of odd harmonics in 4172edo
Harmonic 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23
Error absolute (¢) -0.133 -0.024 -0.082 +0.021 +0.072 -0.067 +0.130 +0.030 -0.102 +0.072 -0.086
relative (%) -46 -8 -28 +7 +25 -23 +45 +11 -35 +25 -30
Steps
(reduced)
6612
(2440)
9687
(1343)
11712
(3368)
13225
(709)
14433
(1917)
15438
(2922)
16300
(3784)
17053
(365)
17722
(1034)
18325
(1637)
18872
(2184)