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I'm with Tom on this one. Analogue Eq every time. I've got a WBE Diamond 36

http://www.wbe-audio.de/english/produkte/vorverst/diamond36.htm

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]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> 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 
>> Gerzon
>> created as part of the WAVES Q-10 equalizer plug-in are extremely 
>> accurate.
>>
>> Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
>> Mastering, Audio for Picture, Mix Evaluation and Quality Control
>> Over 40 years making people sound better than they ever imagined!
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>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Scott Phillips
>> Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2008 10:56 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> 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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