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compression....mdx 2200

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by dbgor2308, Nov 19, 2002.


  1. dbgor2308

    dbgor2308

    Nov 18, 2002
    Just bought a behringer mdx 2200 to try and even out some bad dynamics in my bass rig such as too many highs and muddy lows....i was just wondering what would be the appropriate settings on this unit for the expander, compressor and limiter. I dont know much about effects for bass and I know this type of unit can actually sound bad if not set correctly. I run a G-K 400RBIII through an old peavey 4-10 cab if this helps. any input would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. After many hours of research and experiementation, these are the settings that I use with my Behringer MDX 2200.

    Daisy Chain both halves of the Stereo Compressor by patching channel one output into channel two input.

    Bass>Preamp>Channel 1 Input>Channel 1 Output>Channel 2 Input>Channel 2 Output>Amp

    Channel 1:

    Expander Gate: set both threshold and ratio to 9:00

    Expander Release: SLOW

    Interactive: ON (Soft Knee)

    SC Filter: ON

    Auto: OFF

    I/O Meters set to: OUTPUT

    Threshold 12:00

    Ratio: 12:00

    Attack: 12:00

    Release: 12:00

    Output: 1:30

    Peak Limiter 2:00

    -------------------------------------------------

    Channel 2:

    Expander Gate: set both threshold and ratio to 9:00

    Expander Release: SLOW

    Interactive: OFF (Hard Knee)

    SC Filter: ON

    Auto: OFF

    I/O Meters set to: OUTPUT

    Threshold: 2:00

    Ratio: 2:00

    Attack: 8:00

    Release: 10:00

    Output: 1:30

    Peak Limiter: 2:00
     
  3. dbgor2308

    dbgor2308

    Nov 18, 2002
    O MAN I JUST E-MAILED......THANKS !!!!.......BY PRE-AMP DO YOU PLUGGING MY BASS INTO THE MDX 2200??..i DONT MEANT TO SOUND IGNORANT.....BUT I KINDA AM ON THIS!!!
     
  4. dbgor2308

    dbgor2308

    Nov 18, 2002
    Ok....I have figured it out!!..........with the help of a friend I have figured out what exactly a "pre-amp" is!!! Thanks for your help dude!!


    Dave
     
  5. dbgor2308

    dbgor2308

    Nov 18, 2002
    ok......one more question, just out curiosity....what is the purpose (or advantage) of daisy chaining the two sides of the mdx 2200 together?......just wondering..

    dave