Good cheap equalizer

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Schwinn, Aug 20, 2003.

  1. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    What would you pick for an easy-to-use (maybe graphic over parametric), rackmountable, affordable (less than $200) eq for a bass rig?

    Would be used with a Sansamp RBI. My objective is to have better control over frequencies, especially mid range, for cutting through the mix.
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Behringer do them new for $100 or less.

    I like the Rane PE 15 (that's parametric, mind) which you can pick up used for $100-$120
  3. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    Whitmoretucky MI
    What about a Fishman Pro Eq, it's not rackmount but is it simular to what these would do?
  4. Wes Whitmore

    Wes Whitmore Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2003
    Columbus, OH
    I was thinking that it only had 5 channels? I would probably want one or two bands to boost below 50 Hz as well. I guess everyone wants more than they have.
  5. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    Thanks guys...I'm taking a closer look at those models. That Behringer Ultra-Q looks good for the price.
  6. It is good for the price (my brother has one), except the low and highpass filters seem a bit weak
  7. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    I must've missed that sale. I talked to GC and the best they can do is $200. But that's still a good price.

    Now I'm leaning more toward either the Aphex or a Rane.