31 band eqs/micing.

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by diminishedlogic, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. Recently, I posted my Idea about micing a iso cab into a 31 band eq. I do this in order too cut and boost any annoying spikes or sweet spots, however Rumor has it that by running a 31 band EQ, and then to Pa will kill all of the magic. Or suck tone. Perhaps running a buffer before the EQ might help this?
  2. dave s

    dave s Member

    Apr 24, 2003
    NE Ohio
    Back in the 80s, it was the 'cool' thing for most of the metal guitarists to run their marshall rigs through a 31-band EQ.

    Frankly, I never heard a rig running through a 31-band EQ that didn't sound like a swarm of bees or a transistor radio.

  3. maybe because the tone was really "scooped" i would only be using the EQ for tweaks. Nothing radically different. Just getting rid of that obnoxious "honk" in the speaker
  4. MichaelK

    MichaelK Member

    Jan 7, 2002
    Fort Mudge
    If it's a good piece of audio hardware it should not suck the tone out. I use a Rane stereo graphic EQ for my live keyboards. One set of faders, but stereo I/O. At the time it was the only good stereo graphic EQ that didn't have 2 sets of faders; that might still be the case. Great brand! They also make 1-channel, of course.
  5. thanks! any other suggestions? How about behringer?
  6. loudboy

    loudboy Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Sedona, AZ
    Is that you, Walters?


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