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Old 4th April 2012, 01:53 AM   #1
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Default Should I equalize before amplify?

I dont know where else to post this. I want to build a mixer, amp, EQ.. I would like to have everything in one case. Should I equalize my signal, then amplify.. or equalize my amps output?
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Old 4th April 2012, 02:02 PM   #2
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Old 4th April 2012, 02:17 PM   #3
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Definitely EQ before amp.
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Old 5th April 2012, 02:54 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. I got to thinking today at work.. Amplification should be the last stage.

I am a self taught electronics geek.. What i have learned either has came from books or the internet.
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Many of us here are self-taught. When I was learning in the 1950s, well, we didn;t have an internet. But I did learn one thing I can pass along: if you sit there in your underwear building amplifiers, you WILL get solder burns on your thighs.
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Many of us here are self-taught. When I was learning in the 1950s, well, we didn;t have an internet. But I did learn one thing I can pass along: if you sit there in your underwear building amplifiers, you WILL get solder burns on your thighs.


You should definitly perform any form of EQ before the amps, take a look at DSP's (like the ones from Hypex or MiniDSP), could be interesting for you.

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