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I wasn't aware that there was an option of using a DM BAX EQ with Audirvana Plus. I have both the DM Source and use Audirvana Plus, but didn't really bother much with EQ. Because it's so neutral and natural, you hear everything in the mix with proper kick. The kick lasts for perfect time. Not too short so it's unsatisfying and not too long that it kills the attack of the next note. Dangerous got me sold on their hardware, not to mention they are supreme with HD800.

 

As far as basshead goes: DM Source + HD800 by a decent margin > something like LCD-3 + BHA-1

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I wasn't aware that there was an option of using a DM BAX EQ with Audirvana Plus. I have both the DM Source and use Audirvana Plus, but didn't really bother much with EQ. Because it's so neutral and natural, you hear everything in the mix with proper kick. The kick lasts for perfect time. Not too short so it's unsatisfying and not too long that it kills the attack of the next note. Dangerous got me sold on their hardware, not to mention they are supreme with HD800.

 

As far as basshead goes: DM Source + HD800 by a decent margin > something like LCD-3 + BHA-1

 

I probably wasn't clear, about the BAX EQ I'm using, it's a DPS plugin, A+ has the ability to use various plugin formats, VST/UAD2 etc. The UAD2 stuff is practically the same as the hardware.

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Yeah I figured it out on the DM site. Gonna explore it more. Thanks for the find.

 

Officially peaked my interest. I might just have to get this. It looks sweet.


Edited by Zoom25 - 6/29/14 at 2:23am
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Yeah I figured it out on the DM site. Gonna explore it more. Thanks for the find.

 

Officially peaked my interest. I might just have to get this. It looks sweet.

 

Honoured to scratch your OCD itch!

 

Sometimes I wonder if we're all mad :D

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Honoured to scratch your OCD itch!

 

Sometimes I wonder if we're all mad :D

lol yeah I might get it for Audirvana Plus. Nowadays I'm not into mixing or doing projects, so I just use my more casual Macbook Pro and iMacs which have Audirvana Plus and other casual apps. No need to bring out the powerhouse towers with Ableton, Logic, Maschine and Reason. Back then I used to run a lot of my music through plugins stored on those DAWs.

 

I was pleasantly surprised to find the new Audirvana Plus could utilize these audio units.

 

I always hear people suggest using EQs to make the sound fit more of your needs, but I nearly always suggest avoiding EQs because not all EQs are made equally. Different curves and timing errors. 9/10 it will fix one problem and create another, even if it's subtle. A lot of people make music and at the end run them through console boards just to get that polished sound because of their vintage circuitry house sound.

 

Dangerous has really impressed me, so I might have to try their EQ, otherwise I'd usually just try to fix the problems with other macro hardware like amps.

 

If you don't mind me asking, where did you get your BAX eq?

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lol yeah I might get it for Audirvana Plus. Nowadays I'm not into mixing or doing projects, so I just use my more casual Macbook Pro and iMacs which have Audirvana Plus and other casual apps. No need to bring out the powerhouse towers with Ableton, Logic, Maschine and Reason. Back then I used to run a lot of my music through plugins stored on those DAWs.

I was pleasantly surprised to find the new Audirvana Plus could utilize these audio units.

I always hear people suggest using EQs to make the sound fit more of your needs, but I nearly always suggest avoiding EQs because not all EQs are made equally. Different curves and timing errors. 9/10 it will fix one problem and create another, even if it's subtle. A lot of people make music and at the end run them through console boards just to get that polished sound because of their vintage circuitry house sound.

Dangerous has really impressed me, so I might have to try their EQ, otherwise I'd usually just try to fix the problems with other macro hardware like amps.

If you don't mind me asking, where did you get your BAX eq?

Hey sorry about the delayed response. UAd2 plugins are exclusive to universal audio apollo series audio interfaces. You get a lot of tone shaping plugins there. Lately I've been enjoying the Mannley EQ. Folks who've A/B'd the hardware and plugin claim them to be identical tonally. Hope that answers your question. I don't have any DM hardware.

I don't know what it is exactly but my apollo twin & HD800 combo just keeps getting better, I'm using the plugins less and less. I'm getting tons of bass that is very detailed. I can't imagine the lehmann improving things much. I'll have to wait and see.
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Nothing here.


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