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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Bassbin, Jul 11, 2003.

  1. Bassbin

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    After all the informative posts I've read about these I think I'm going to get one to try on my main hifi system to try and get some better control over the bass drivers in my 4' tall Infinity Kappas. Has anyone tried other products from the same range notably the Behringer Ultra-Curve Pro DSP8024 or the Behringer Ultra-Q Pro PEQ2200 I might see if I can pop in to Digital Village and have a look but just wanted to see if anyone else has already tried them.

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    So far as I can tell from browsing the specifications on Behringer's website, the Ultracurve Pro looks like a rather nice piece of kit, but unfortunately it doesn't have quite enough parametric filters available - only 3 per channel (where the BFD has 12). The Ultra-Q can set up to 5 filters, but only 2 of them in the frequency range used by subwoofers.

    However, I could have misread that.

    It's a pity about ultracurve, as it not only does graphical EQ and parametric EQ, but (by adding a condenser mic) you can also use it to generate the room response graph all by itself. But I don't think 3 filters is going to be enough. It's possible that the newer version of the UltraCurve (DEQ2496) would work nicely, but that's really quite expensive.
     
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    Thanks for that. I probably would have gone with the Ultra-Q if all 5 filters could be used. The Ultracurve does look like great fun but I think I'll stick with the Feedback Destroyer.

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    Looks great but the price and the balanced inputs probably rule it out for me. The worst that can happen with the BFD is if it doesn't work you lose £30 on it as a second hand sale.

    For people with highend kit it would be worth a look though as I'm sure hooking up a £90 piece of kit seems a bit out of place - they probably spend more on cable to hook the thing up.
     
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    Thats one of the biggest redherrings in AV, I'm sure alot of high-end kit users would think that because it's cheap it's got no place in their setup.
     
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    Of course none on this forum though ;)
     
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    I only wish I had this problem;) Behringer should produce a surround decoder they'd put Tag et al out of business:D
     
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    In fairness, I don't think I would want to put a BFD in between processor/pre-amp and main front speakers. But for the subwoofer output, sure.
     

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