I'm with Tom on this one. Analogue Eq every time. I've got a WBE Diamond 36
and I wouldn't trust anything else.
Tom Fine wrote:
> DC6 and DC7 have a variety of phono-EQ built in as pre-sets for the DSP EQ.
> I'm a very big fan of doing phono EQ in the analog domain. Sorry, I just
> don't trust DSP enough. I can say for sure that I much prefer my phono
> preamp (made by Audio Design Associates, and I also prefer my homebrew
> Marantz 7 phono stage) to the DC6 DSP and also a hand-made EQ curve in
> SoundForge. Given all the talk we've had about bit-mangling in just the
> recording phase, do you really trust most DSP for a radical EQ like a
> compensation curve? If you're getting good results with digital, bully
> for you, but I recommend you try a good preamplifier matched properly to
> your cartridge and then LISTEN to the two versions and see which you
> really like better.
> One man's opinions, etc.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Olhsson" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 1:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] RIAA EQ software
>> I know of nothing free however the de-emphasis presets that Michael
>> created as part of the WAVES Q-10 equalizer plug-in are extremely
>> Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
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>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Scott Phillips
>> Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2008 10:56 PM
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>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] RIAA EQ software
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for software to apply the RIAA EQ curve
>> to a file from a disk transfer ? I have Soundforge 9, and figure I could
>> dial up the approximate curve, but is there anything specific out there
>> ? Free is always nice, but not a requirement.
>> Scott Phillips
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