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      10-07-2012, 06:05 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Haarschmerzen View Post
Can anyone comment about the difference between the "Bass" knob and the 100 hrz equalizer knob? Are these the same?
I neglected to test these, but in general eq controls affect narrower bands of notes than a bass or table control will. In filter terms the tone controls are low-Q and the eq controls are higher-Q. I know from my listening that the bass control in these systems affects lower bass notes than the 100 slider does, that's why I turned the bass up and then the 100 slider down to tame the midbass some.

High q can be thought of as having a higher aspect ratio and lower q can be thought of as having a lower aspect ratio, like a tire.
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