Adim Guitar Chord Diagrams | A Diminished

A dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth

This chord is also spelled in the following ways:

  • A Diminished
  • A Dim
  • A Diminished Triad
  • A Ø
  • Adim

The A Diminished chord is made up of the notes A, C, and Eb

This chord is the simplest kind of diminished chord, having only three tones.

Notes in the A dim chord:

ACEb

Tones in the Diminished chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Position 1
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A dim position 24 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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A dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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A dim position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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A dim position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

A dim guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
b3
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
1
b5
1
b3
b5
b3
1
b3
b5
b5
1

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

  • Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
  • Improvise targeting the right notes
  • Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.

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