Enter the scale length (in) into the Fret Distance Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Fret Distance.

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## Fret Distance Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Fret Distance.

**Dfret = SL / 17.817**

- Where Dfret is the Fret Distance (in)
- SL is the scale length (in)

## How to Calculate Fret Distance?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Fret Distance.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the scale length (in).
- The scale length (in) is given as: 30.5.

- Finally, calculate the Fret Distance using the equation above:

Dfret = SL / 17.817

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

Dfret = 30.5 / 17.817 = 1.712 (in)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

scale length (in) = 70.2

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer.

Dfret = SL / 17.817** = ?**