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simple crossover question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassotus, Mar 4, 2003.


  1. bassotus

    bassotus

    Nov 24, 2002
    Finland
    Since I now have a preamp with built-in crossover, I was wondering how to best utilize the separate low/high pass filters (I'm having my 4x10" replaced and now only playing through a single 15" so I can't test this, hence the theoretical question..)

    All questionable volume/clarity/etc. benefits of bi-amping aside, suppose I set the lowpass at about 500Hz (with 12dB slope) and highpass at 150Hz (24dB slope), will this automatically create a low-mid hump in my sound (more so than when running both cabs full range) ?

    Thanks,
    --
    Mikko
     
  2. bassotus

    bassotus

    Nov 24, 2002
    Finland
    BUMP it up

    anyone?
     
  3. Yep. In the overlap area you'll get an increase in the sound.

    Chris
     
  4. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    Yup. By 3-6dB, which isn't really a heck of a lot in the bass amp world, EQ is typically more drastic than that. It might sound good, it might not.
     
  5. ESP-LTD

    ESP-LTD

    Sep 9, 2001
    Idaho
    My preamp is the same; I find I very much like having 2 seperate filters instead of a single one. You gets lots of flexibility that way.