A nice Behringer parametric EQ for subs...

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  1. chris hunigan

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    I just spotted this Behringer Ultra-Q Pro PEQ2200 5-band parametric EQ at Musician's Friend. Take a look:
    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/ex/sh...319?pid=182441
    They are asking $119 for it, which seems like an awesome piece for the money. Now the drawback. It only has 2-bands which are only good for sub use. Although what are the chances of having multiple nulls/suckouts within the same band? For example, within the 20-400kHz, is it common that some subs will have more than one null?
    To me the PEQ2200 seems much easier to operate. Just twist the knob and that is it. However, the BFD seems much more complicated and more sophisticated to work with. Although the BFD seems to have a much better and flexible way of applying boost/cut at all freq. levels. So is the PEQ2200 @ $119 a better buy than the BFD @ $159?
    Still trying to find that right EQ. I just want to make sure of my decision. I am looking for simplicity and with boosting/cutting my subs frequency levels.
    Also this EQ is very, very similar to the Rane PE15 for less cost. Take a look:
    http://www.rane.com/pe15.html
    Tell me what you guys think? I am getting serious about this Parametric EQ stuff...!
    cree
     
  2. Gregg Loewen

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    If you're going to spend $120 for 2 bands, why not pony up another $40 and get some real usable PEQ with the BDF?
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  4. Rich Kraus

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    two bands may not be enough. if you have a 15 db spike and each band can only attinuate 6 db, youll need um both for that one spike. that leaves nothing for any little spikes.
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