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For you EQ Freaks

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by TaySte_2000, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Yours, for the low, low price of ~$365!
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Hell, if it's a good-sounding EQ I would pay that for it in a second if I needed five bands of parametric! If I could get a two or three band version for less, I would absolutely jump on it. Five bands parametric is total overkill IMO for anything other than maybe mastering a CD.
  4. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Yeah; good point. Three bands for three-fifths the price would be more tempting.

    Also - I wish it didn't have the 'graphic' sliders; that bugs me. The main reason that sliders are on a graphic is so that it IS "graphic"; it's wierd to put sliders on a parametric. There's also the matter of robustness and dirt getting into the sliders and stuff.

  5. anyonefortennis

    anyonefortennis Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Lincoln, NE

    Just what I was looking for but a little bit of of my range at the moment.

    Availability on the US?
  6. Tedintheshed

    Tedintheshed Inactive

    Oct 8, 2004
    Columbus, Ohio
    For a good parametric, that is pretty low.
  7. The Raven True Blue EQ shows up ued pretty often (also discontinued) and I haven't heard a better unit for the money. All of the controls are gain-balanced so you don't get any dropoff in output as you tweak.
  8. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    noob question:
    erm...what does parametric mean?
  9. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Parametric is as-in "parameters" - like in this case it's cut/boost, center frequency and 'Q' (or 'width' of the area being cut or boosted). So in other words "how much boost? Where do I want it to boost most? How wide of a band of freqs do I want it to affect?"

    This is as-opposed-to a "graphic" EQ, where you set it by making the 'shape' of the slider-knobs "look like" what it'd look like on a "graph" - hence "graphic".


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