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Old 02-15-2013, 07:49 PM
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Default Why does EQ3 beat everything else in this respect?

I've demo'ed equality, oxford, some waves EQs and a couple others, but no other EQ can pull out as open a sound from the 2-8k range of dialog like EQ3. There's something about it. From a pillowy sounding lav or off mic or whatever... Somehow EQ3 pulls out an... openness... a clarity. for lack of another word. Its not always pretty sounding, like if the mic itself isnt pretty sounding, its not going to make it pretty, just harsh. Its easy to go for too much of it. But its unique.

I really wanted to put money down. But doing the side by side tests made me realize that I already had an amazing tool. I was shocked. But no other EQ comes close. I think what came the closest was waves Ren EQ. Ugh.

Am I the only one who feels this way? Does anyone know an EQ that also does this well?
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:59 PM
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I've demo'ed equality, oxford, some waves EQs and a couple others, but no other EQ can pull out as open a sound from the 2-8k range of dialog like EQ3. There's something about it. From a pillowy sounding lav or off mic or whatever... Somehow EQ3 pulls out an... openness... a clarity. for lack of another word. Its not always pretty sounding, like if the mic itself isnt pretty sounding, its not going to make it pretty, just harsh. Its easy to go for too much of it. But its unique.

I really wanted to put money down. But doing the side by side tests made me realize that I already had an amazing tool. I was shocked. But no other EQ comes close. I think what came the closest was waves Ren EQ. Ugh.

Am I the only one who feels this way? Does anyone know an EQ that also does this well?
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:03 PM
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:50 PM
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"Am I the only one who feels this way? Does anyone know an EQ that also does this well?"

Equality beats it. Sorry, but it's not even close. I use it every day
and it works wonders on dialog. Nothing is even in the same league.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:51 PM
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"Am I the only one who feels this way? Does anyone know an EQ that also does this well?

Equality beats it. Sorry, but it's not even close. I use it every day
and it works wonders on dialog. Nothing is even in the same league.
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:53 PM
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If the Digi works for ya cool. From my experience EQuality is one of those tools that shows off what you can do with digital.

EQ3 7 whatever...Shreds my ears.
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:16 PM
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Don't like eq 3 either. Equality as well. Far smoother
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EQ3 is my default dialog correcting EQ.
NF575 is my go to Notch EQ.
Have MDW EQ, Sonnox, McDSP, Brainworx. They all have very nice graphic interface.
Equality is nice as well and has very convenient UI. It's also blue - means serious.
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Going back to EQ3 from equality is like travelling back in time. Its due an overhaul in terms of sound and user interface. Equality is the best money I've ever spent on a plug in. EQ3 is harsh to my ears by comparison.

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What they said.
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