good eq plug ins ?

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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by Manik » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:47 am

APeq :!:

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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by Tarekith » Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:51 pm

Another eQuality vote.

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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by alvarog » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:30 pm

What's about the Ableton EQ8 device?? for me it shapes the sound very nicely...
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by 3phase » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:47 pm

ok..thats quite a few allready.. but ok.. i will give them a shot.. also to see where the Melda really stands..its quite intriguing allready..and its allmost a free plug... As i understood the terms you have a high quality mode when you do the 30 europ upgrade..for a whole bundle that contains some other goodies too.. cant do much wrong there anyway...


but lets see.. i will let some of them run against each other....
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by garyboozy » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:58 pm

mdk wrote:Equality
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by mdk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:58 pm

for the EQuality users (and triallers) dont miss this really handy tip :
Control linking
Use Alt+Apple / Alt+Ctrl -click on a control to add it to the control-link-group. Use Shift+Alt+Apple / Shift+Alt+Ctrl -click on a control to add it to the anti-control-link-group.
Adjusting any control in the group will move all the controls that are in the group by the same amount, whilst adjusting any control in the anti-group by the opposite amount.
To take a control out of the group, Alt+Apple/Alt+Ctrl-click again.
A typical usage is for spectrum tilt:
Alt+Ctrl -click on Low-shelf gain
Shift+Alt+Ctrl -click on High-shelf gain
Now, turning up the high-shelf will turn down the low-shelf and vice-versa.
from here : http://dmgaudio.com/wiki/index.php?titl ... and_tricks
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by 3phase » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:08 pm

alvarog wrote:What's about the Ableton EQ8 device?? for me it shapes the sound very nicely...
the competion against eq 8 is allready won for me by the free melda productions one.. i was suprised about the drastical outcome myself.. so i got currious where we stand with affordable external plugs wright now.


as far as i know eq 8 dont has internal oversampling or? at least it changes it sound quality on higher samplerates..so i guess its just 1:1 rate..or?
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by mdk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:13 pm

i think eq8 uses oversampling of you put it in HQ mode (right click the title bar of the plug)
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by raw » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:14 pm

Hi,

Epure 2 >> http://www.fluxhome.com/products/plug_ins/epure2

Really great Eq, but expensive..

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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by 3phase » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:22 pm

mdk wrote:i think eq8 uses oversampling of you put it in HQ mode (right click the title bar of the plug)
ok.. but it defnetly dont trys to emulate analog filter behaviour..and thats beneficial for a stage eq as we all know.. especially when you run a whole drumset thru just one channel..

i had some rather nasty revelations when i lately tried to mix my 808 thru live in realtime.. the fx work nicely..no question about that.. but for the general equing my ibanez live mixer does a much better job.. and when carry the mixer with you anyway..you need the hardware fx too..and than it gets heavy again..

so i am defently for dirty tricks in filter algos..
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by 3phase » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:31 pm

raw wrote:Hi,

Epure 2 >> http://www.fluxhome.com/products/plug_ins/epure2

Really great Eq, but expensive..

wow thats a hefty pricetag for an eq plug in... but ok..lets see if expensiv equals better
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by lunabass » Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:38 am

i haven't done an eq shoot-out for quite a few years and am probably overdue. i just use waves renaissance eq, it's currently on sale for $38
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by 3phase » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:41 am

lunabass wrote:i haven't done an eq shoot-out for quite a few years and am probably overdue. i just use waves renaissance eq, it's currently on sale for $38
when i last really mixed in the box around 2002 this was my favorite too...

and renisance vox as sum compressor ;-).. but never had own waves plugs because they was to expensiv.so i went hardware again and got a neumann mixing desk

38.-is in a comprehensiv range here so it should be in the test field... but its still thos ilok shit they are using?

i dont use dongled software on stage..and especialle i wont include a dongle just for an eq plug in
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by necho » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:44 am

+ 1 for Pro-Q, especially with the new update.

Perfect balance of quality, flexibility and usability.
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Re: good eq plug ins ?

Post by anybody human » Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:51 pm

necho wrote:+ 1 for Pro-Q, especially with the new update.

Perfect balance of quality, flexibility and usability.
+1 Fabfilter Pro Q. Plugin I use most by far. The new update is excellent. Notch filter, pre & post visualizer at the same time and a surprisingly useful solo option.

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