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    8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    there is a meter I cn change 8 bands from postive to negative but i have no idea what each one does cause they dont say.







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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    What HU is it that you have?




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    basically adjusts amplitude at the frequency that the band is centered on, but you should read through your owners manual.




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    Quote Originally Posted by smgreen20 View Post
    What HU is it that you have?
    Pioneer avh4400bh

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    Quote Originally Posted by kramer_212 View Post
    basically adjusts amplitude at the frequency that the band is centered on, but you should read through your owners manual.
    Read the whole thing it dosnt say. So im lost its a pioneer avh 4400bh




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    Do you know how to use bass and trebble controls on a stereo? That would be a 2 band equalizer. Add a midrange control and that's 3 bands. Your HU breaks that into 8 different frequencies that you can adjust up or down to dial in the frequency response to your liking.

    That unit also has the ability to connect a microphone and let the HU set your eq automatically.



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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    got mine today, tis the shiz nit.




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    Quote Originally Posted by maylar View Post
    Do you know how to use bass and trebble controls on a stereo? That would be a 2 band equalizer. Add a midrange control and that's 3 bands. Your HU breaks that into 8 different frequencies that you can adjust up or down to dial in the frequency response to your liking.

    That unit also has the ability to connect a microphone and let the HU set your eq automatically.
    yea i have seen a 3 band but 8 how many are highs, mids and lows




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    It doesn't tell you the frequencies you're adjusting? Here's a cool site to reference for adjusting EQ's. Interactive Frequency Chart - Independent Recording Network




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    Quote Originally Posted by thehardknoxlife View Post
    It doesn't tell you the frequencies you're adjusting? Here's a cool site to reference for adjusting EQ's. Interactive Frequency Chart - Independent Recording Network
    it has hz ratings, is that what u mean




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    Re: 8 band equalizer on head unit what does each band do

    Without looking at what frequencies each band is centered on, here's a breakdown of what you'll most likely affect with the bands:

    1st band - sub bass(the kind that shakes your mirrors, etc.)
    2nd band - upper bass/midbass, things like kick drums, lower bass guitar notes, tom drums
    3rd-5th bands - midrange, male vocals, up into female vocals, guitar, lots of music information here
    6th band - this is likely going to change the harshness of cymbals quite a bit.
    7th-8th bands - sibilance(the sss sound sometimes heard from vocals), harmonics of many instruments




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