Eq3 to be fixed please...

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Eq3 to be fixed please...

Post by iknowuknow » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:22 pm

I'd really like eq3 to work more like a dj eq,

Firstly I never use it as it dulls the sound and I think it should be transparent when everything is at '0'

I don't use it because of this and it would be nice to have an in house djeq as I would of thought this is what eq3 is aimed at.

I'd love to use the kills instead of having to set up filters but can't as I don't want to use it because of the above reason.

'0' to be at 12 O'clock would be a bonus too.

But most importantly I'd like an in house dj eq that I can use that does not colour at '0'

Loving live 6 btw, good job!

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Post by alexhard » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:28 pm

I second that :)
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Post by vinkalmann » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:39 pm

Agreed! 0 dB should definitely be at 12:00. I heard lots of people that really want to use Eq3 because of it's simplicity that don't because of the 0db postion.
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Post by iknowuknow » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:39 pm

I'd also like to add.

The great thing about ab' is the different way in which people use it. Alot of djs are seeing the beauty of this program and having a better dj eq would really plus that transition I would of thought.


It could only attract more djs and help wash away those stupid preconceived ideas that some djs have of a program like this.

There is so much going on in this program for djs it is such a plus and a eq that djs would find themselves at home with would be perfect addition.

Can I just say DJ one more time :lol:

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Post by djbrandao » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:46 pm

Definetely agreed. using itg only for cuting, by now.

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Post by stealth1 » Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:33 am

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Post by kineticUk » Sat Dec 09, 2006 4:11 am

+1
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Post by marsh240sx » Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:21 pm

+1
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Post by rarous » Sat Feb 03, 2007 5:56 pm

+1

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Post by posssu » Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:41 pm

Yep this is very weird. When you apply it, it changes the sounds even though everything is zeroed.
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Post by bagginz » Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:12 pm

+1

I don't have any use for an eq that colours the sound when it's flat.

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Post by doc_sample » Tue Feb 20, 2007 5:03 pm

+1

has anyone tried this out?

http://www.kvraudio.com/get/2347.html

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Post by hoffman2k » Tue Feb 20, 2007 5:25 pm

From http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic. ... 674#395674
hoffman2k wrote:Dj EQ

Some people don't seem to be happy with EQ3 for Dj'ing and find EQ4/8 too complex to set up.

So here's my attempt at a DJ EQ.
The requests were only as specific as: "It should not color the sound" and "0dB should be in the middle".

With those 2 features in mind, I built the rack.

You have 8 parameters available.

- 3 gains knobs with 0dB in the middle (Low, Mid and High)
- 1 scale knob to control the amount of effect your gain parameters have
- 3 Freq knobs so that you can fine tune the gain frequencies (Low, Mid and High)
- 1 Dry/Wet knob so that you can crossfade in/out of your EQ.

- Click here to download the EQ

It is far from perfect and doesn't kill the frequencies totally.
But it is a start..
Any suggestions or modifications are welcome.

Enjoy! :D

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Post by posssu » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:05 pm

+ to eq3 becoming neutral at '0'
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Post by womoma » Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:19 am

EQ 3 to be transparent.

Actually, everything that should be transparent to be 100% transparent, including IMPULSE, aswell as the dedicated Limiter that will be part of the mastering suete that Ableton promised for Live 7.

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