Electric guitar is a kind of guitar, namely also belong to the acoustic guitar, just inside the box and pick-up, will connect speakers, can make the sound of a guitar body itself. Ordinary acoustic guitar echo chamber is hollow, the electric guitar is solid, electricity box guitar string vibration resonance of space, so there is no connection box, the guitar itself is also can make a sound, then expand sound box device.
Guitars can be thought of as electronic instruments, although is evolved acoustic guitar, but since there is no sound box, itself does not make a sound, must rely on connect speakers. Also, the electric guitar can effect instrument manufacturing a variety of sound; Electric box guitar although also have the effect, but it is based on the acoustic guitar origin, on the basis of the produce different styles, to match the atmosphere of music.
Simple to understand: electric box timbre or enlarge the timbre to beautify the acoustic guitar itself, and electric guitar tone is mainly rely on electronic equipment. Both can imitate each other, but cannot replace each other. Electrical box is mainly used for guitar singer bards, flick playing, etc., the electric guitar is mainly used in to different requirements of big pop and rock music. Both have in common is can be directly through the wire link recording, production equipment such as mixer, not affected by the interference of environment.
Arrange the same both in addition to the fingerboard scales, touch tone difference is bigger, playing skill is also completely different.