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ART HQ-231 Reviews

5.0 stars based on 4 customer reviews
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  • from Seattle, WA May 19, 2016Music Background:
    None

    Extremely Fine Precision

    I am just an amateur listener of music with an entry level audiophile setup. This was a replacement for a low end dual 14-band BSR programmable unit. I thought it worked fine over the years and really enjoyed the programmable aspect (which I still miss) but the ART is on a completely different level. There is detail coming through that I had never heard in some recordings. I find it somewhat annoying because I now feel a need to re-listen to my entire music collection, which is substantial. The detail has some to do with the increase in bands but I think it is more the accuracy and clarity of the device. The precision of each band is impressive, especially for the price. I am overjoyed with this purchase.

    I would also like to point out the service of Sweetwater. I have worked in customer service for 12 years and Sweetwater is easily the finest group I have dealt with in the last 20. The packaging was impressive and their follow-up for such a small purchase was unmatched.

  • from coivngton wa December 7, 2011

    Dual 31-Band Equalizer with Feedback Detection Circuit

    thanks guys its awesome

  • from London, OH September 30, 2011Music Background:
    Live Sound Engineer

    Art HQ-231

    Great looking and easy to use especially in the dark. It has been a great addition to my rack. Great bang for the buck and I woould recommend it.

  • from Hilo, Hawaii March 31, 2011Music Background:
    Gigging musician and sound engineer.

    A great EQ!

    After using this, I'm not sure how or why I ever got along without it.
    I can find the resonant frequencies in the room before starting the music, and feedback problems are eliminated without discoloring the sound. Easy and powerful. Visual info is always welcome to me, and I can easily see the hottest frequency.
    The only thing I would change is the 'Low pass/Hi cut' filter, which is counter-intuitive at first glance. Turning it clockwise turns it off, while other knobs go the usual way.

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