Question For Behringer BFD owners

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by David Bikeman, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. David Bikeman

    David Bikeman Stunt Coordinator

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    This is the new Behringer BFD.

    http://www.behringer.com/FBQ2496/index.cfm?lang=ENG

    Do you feel the extra features would be worthwhile to you? The current BFD is selling at a nice price with a $25. rebate but the new one looks promising. I'm definitely going to EQ my sub. It's just a matter of what I EQ it with.

    Thanks,
    David
     
  2. Ilkka R

    Ilkka R Second Unit

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    It looks like only advanced features are 20 filters instead of 12 (one channel) and 96kHz sampling frequency.
     
  3. FeisalK

    FeisalK Screenwriter

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    I think that if you are just EQ-ing your sub, the higher sampling rate isn't that big a benefit at the low frequencies you'll be working with. Not sure about the filters, though..
     
  4. Brian L

    Brian L Cinematographer

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    20 Filters would be overkill for most of us, methinks.

    My first pass with the BFD, I burned 11 filters...then I boned up on how to use this thing, and am getting +/- 2 dB from 80 Hz down with only 4 filters.

    I also agree that the 96K sampling is wasted on sub work, but it is possible that, if the overall SQ is improved, it may be useable for main channel work....but I have my doubts.

    BGL
     
  5. MingL

    MingL Stunt Coordinator

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    The only advantage I can see with this new BFD is the possibility of center channel EQ-ing.
     
  6. Scott Simonian

    Scott Simonian Screenwriter

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    Nothing special for sub EQ'ers except for some extra bands to do more EQing. Like the others said, more than twelve (like the current BFD) is more than enough.

    I used nine filters in my first go with the BFD. Now I use between six to eight. I have multiple presets.
     
  7. David Bikeman

    David Bikeman Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks to everyone. You just help save me $100. and three months wait.

    David
     

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