Guitar chord Edim7 - diagrams and theory

E dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The E Diminished Seventh chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Diminished Seventh

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • E Diminished Seventh
  • E Dim
  • E Diminished 7
  • E O7
  • Edim7

The Edim7 chord is made up of the notes E, G, Bb, and Db

You can play all the inversions of a Diminished 7th chord by shifting the same shape up or down the neck a minor third (3 frets) , because this kind of chord is symmetrical.

Notes in the E dim7 chord:

EGBbDb

Chord formula for the Diminished Seventh chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
bb7
b7
7

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Edim7 Guitar Chord Shapes

Chord boxes are sorted from the easiest to the hardest. Learn how to read chord diagrams.

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Position 1
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E dim7 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E dim7 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

E dim7 position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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E dim7 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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E dim7 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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E dim7 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
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E dim7 position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Open

E dim7 position 8 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Create your E dim7 chord shapes

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

1
b3
1
b5
bb7
1
b3
b5
b3
bb7
1
b3
b5
bb7
b5
1
b3
b5
bb7
1
bb7
b3
b5
bb7
1
b3
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.

In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: