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Maag eq4 on masterbus.. or ? 500 Series EQ\'s
Old 14th September 2018
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Maag eq4 on masterbus.. or ?

Hi guys !

I have a pair of Maag Eq4’s strapped to the masterbus, and i love it !! But, i really miss having the Maag on my vocal bus (magic there as well).
What stereo eq do you use on your masterbus ? I really notice how the Maags make the mix take a step forward, and looking for something similar.
Old 14th September 2018
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Originally Posted by lionheart View Post
Hi guys !

I have a pair of Maag Eq4’s strapped to the masterbus, and i love it !! But, i really miss having the Maag on my vocal bus (magic there as well).
What stereo eq do you use on your masterbus ? I really notice how the Maags make the mix take a step forward, and looking for something similar.
I've used a Manley Massive Passive, a Custom Audio Germany HDE-250 (and a solid state Pultec, although the pultec was used then on the drum bus).. All 3 are stellar, different and great on their own way..

If I were you I'd consider also a Gyraf G23-S, being able to switch between solid state operation and tube gives you a wider range of uses..
there's no plugin that comes closes to these eq's imho.

If on the 500 series, I'd look at the Pulse Techniques, the Crane Song Insignia or the incredible Avedis E27.

I hope this helps,



Cheu
Old 13th March 2019
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Hi guys !

I have a pair of Maag Eq4’s strapped to the masterbus, and i love it !! But, i really miss having the Maag on my vocal bus (magic there as well).
What stereo eq do you use on your masterbus ? I really notice how the Maags make the mix take a step forward, and looking for something similar.
Hey do yo use the middle bands of the EQ4? I've tried this EQ and I loved it but I'm thinking on getting the EQ2 because I mainly use the two lowest bands and the airband from the EQ4.
Old 13th March 2019
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Hey do yo use the middle bands of the EQ4? I've tried this EQ and I loved it but I'm thinking on getting the EQ2 because I mainly use the two lowest bands and the airband from the EQ4.
The Eq4 is fantastic on vocals. And i use the mids to shape the vocals. But i mostly use the airband and the lowend eq on masterbus. Plus the 2,5k is super on opening up a mix, or tame it a tad if the mix needs it. I would have no problem owning the eq2, but the mids are absolutely nice to have.
Old 13th March 2019
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You have to try this: Split the Mixbuss into Mid/Side and in the Mid put a
Pultec EQP-500X Boost the 40hz and the 10k shelf just a tiny bit and BOOM!
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