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UAPP Toneboosters PEQ setting

Logan2

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Hi everyone!

I am a newbie when comes to equalization, I hope someone can help me out here...

I have purchased UAPP (I am using G5 connected to Android smartphone via USB) just recently.

Up to now I have been using fixed band graphic EQs only.

I would like to set up my Toneboosters PEQ in UAPP according to Jaakko Pasanen's recommendations.

There are several different types of filters available in UAPP:

Low shelf, Low cut, Digital bell, Analog bell, High shelf, High cut, Low cut+gain, High cut+gain, Bandpass+gain, Notch+gain, Low shelf 2, Digital bell 2, High shelf 2, Low cut 1, High cut 1.

In Jaako's settings I can only see: Low shelf, High shelf and Peaking.

So my question is, which of the filter types above is equivalent of Jaakko's "Peaking"?

Also Jaako recommends to use either filters 1-5 or 1-10, based on number of filters available in PEQ.
What should I do if I have 6 filters available in UAPP?
Should I use 1-6? (please see Jaakko's PEQ settings attached).

Thank you so much for your help and advice.
 

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staticV3

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"Analog bell" is regular Peaking.

You can switch Toneboosters to 10 bands:
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If there are only 6 bands available, then I believe you should only use AutoEQ's first 5 bands.
 

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Does inputing the values automatically set you a filter? In my case I need to mess with 30hz, 50hz, 4000 hz and 8000 hz freq so I keep analog bell for all of them ?
 

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Also: don't forget to add an overall level cut to avoid clipping.
I've found that the 6-band version of PEQ in ToneBoosters in UAPP is buggy. The 10-band version is more reliable, so that's what I use.
 

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Also: don't forget to add an overall level cut to avoid clipping.
I've found that the 6-band version of PEQ in ToneBoosters in UAPP is buggy. The 10-band version is more reliable, so that's what I use.
what you mean by adding an overall level cut ?
 

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what you mean by adding an overall level cut ?
At the top of the 10-band PEQ form is a field called "Output Level". Set this to offset the maximum gain across all your PEQ settings.
For example, if your strongest PEQ band is +6 dB, then set output level to -6 dB.
PEQ bands that overlap will require a greater cut.
 

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Also: don't forget to add an overall level cut to avoid clipping.
I've found that the 6-band version of PEQ in ToneBoosters in UAPP is buggy. The 10-band version is more reliable, so that's what I use.
Buggy how? I use 6 band because I like the graph. I've noticed sometimes I can't change the preamp on 6 band but that's all.
 

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Actually there are 10. Go to the three dots, and look at the pull down menu.
Wdym? I'm aware that Toneboosters can be set to 10-band. I show how in the post you quoted.
 
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MRC01

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Buggy how? I use 6 band because I like the graph. I've noticed sometimes I can't change the preamp on 6 band but that's all.
Buggy in all kinds of ways. Some of the bands stop working. Sometimes the PEQ doesn't actually apply when it's turned on. I got tired of dealing with it so I switched to 10-band mode years ago and it's never had a problem.
 

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@Logan2 thanks for asking the questions - I had last night arrived at the same.
Incredibly helpful answrs by @staticV3 and others. You have answered all my questions too.

Hi everyone!

I am a newbie when comes to equalization, I hope someone can help me out here...

I have purchased UAPP (I am using G5 connected to Android smartphone via USB) just recently.

Up to now I have been using fixed band graphic EQs only.

I would like to set up my Toneboosters PEQ in UAPP according to Jaakko Pasanen's recommendations.

There are several different types of filters available in UAPP:

Low shelf, Low cut, Digital bell, Analog bell, High shelf, High cut, Low cut+gain, High cut+gain, Bandpass+gain, Notch+gain, Low shelf 2, Digital bell 2, High shelf 2, Low cut 1, High cut 1.

In Jaako's settings I can only see: Low shelf, High shelf and Peaking.

So my question is, which of the filter types above is equivalent of Jaakko's "Peaking"?

Also Jaako recommends to use either filters 1-5 or 1-10, based on number of filters available in PEQ.
What should I do if I have 6 filters available in UAPP?
Should I use 1-6? (please see Jaakko's PEQ settings attached).

Thank you so much for your help and advice.
 
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