single-channel EQ with unique de-esser function
Lil FrEQ. Instead of daisy chaining EQ's and frequency processors, we tried to
cram most of what an Engineer needs into one single-height box, while offering
the highest performance of any design we know of.
Empirical Labs Lil FrEQ delivers complete, precise, professional EQ control in
a compact, 1U rack box. The Lil FrEQ offers "colored" low frequency
shaping, smooth shelving, and four bands of the surgical Parametric EQ that
engineers depend on time after time. All of this power comes with nothng but
the absolute highest performance.
HP – The High Pass
section is a sharp filter that cuts all content below one of eight pre-selected
frequencies. We call this particular filter a “colored” filter since it is very
steep and has a special shape that prevents thinning out frequencies just above
the “cutoff” frequency. The corner frequency is indicated by LEDs that glow
softly when the section is bypassed, and brightly when the section is engaged.
As with all the EQ sections in the Lil FrEQ, there is a dedicated bypass
Low Shelving – These are very similar to your standard “Tone Controls”, but
extremely high performance, providing exceptionally smooth boost and cut on the
“bass” and “treble” frequencies.
EQ Sections – There are four sections of fully parametric EQ… possibly the
cleanest parametric EQ section ever produced- operating below .0007% THD (Total
Harmonic Distortion) at extremely high audio levels. Try finding those specs
Section – The DS section combines filters with a compressor-like circuit that
can help contain and control excessive high frequency content such as
sibilants, especially in the absence of other lower frequency content. There
are two modes of operation, with threshold control as well as a frequency
select control. There are four LEDs that indicate the amount of Gain Reduction:
-1.5dB, -8dB, -14dB, -24dB. The DS section provides the highest performance,
easiest to use, and most natural De-esser ever built, as well as a one of a
kind, soft knee High Frequency Limiter. You will love it!