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Better Midrange Definition via High Pass Filter?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Zooberwerx, Dec 3, 2005.


  1. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I recently read somewhere that one can enhance low midrange presence by adding some type of high pass filter. I've found that certain patches on my Boss SE-50 have that capability, selectable at 30, 45, 60, 100 hz. The concept makes sense as lower frequencies add mud and boom, soak up a lot of power, while providing no real sonic benefit.

    Anybody have any experience with this? If so, what cut-off point are you using?

    Riis
     
  2. Steve

    Steve

    Aug 10, 2001
    A bunch.

    I like 50hz. with about 12db's per octave slope
     
  3. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    The filter point is adjustable....but not the slope. Guess I'll have to live with it. I'm a firm believer in cutting undesirable frequencies; I rarely boost anything.

    Thanks for the tip!

    Riis