BBE Maximizer Owners-How much of the process do you use?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Stinsok, May 7, 2004.

  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Or, how much is too much?
  2. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo gone to Longstanton Spice Museum

    Feb 8, 2003
    about 3/4 on the process, 3/4 on the bass.. this is a 362SW

    any more on the process and the sound becomes a bit too 'brittle' sounding for my tastes
  3. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    I recently recieved a used 411 and like it better than the Aphex Bass X-citer I owned for a short period. The Aphex generated a ton of hiss, where the BBE is very quiet. I didn't want to subscribe to "Moore's Law" on this (if some is good, more must be better!)
  4. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I thought Moore's Law was something along the lines of computer processors doubling in capacity every 18 months. I do like More's Law, though!
  5. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    BBE 362 NR

    BBE Process
    Lo Contour at 12:00
    Process at 12:00

    Noise Reduction
    Threshold at 12:00
    Release at 12:00
  6. andrewd


    Sep 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    on my bmax i generally have both at noon. i like lots of treble but that process knob can get crazy.
  7. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    362, both knobs at noon
  8. ingmar


    Oct 14, 2002
    Normandy, France
    I use a 482, lo contour around noon, process 11 o'clock