|Dimensions||5.5 × 19 × 1.75 in|
The BBE Sonic Maximizer is actually already a classic, it is a studio effect, which is mostly used to “refresh” the stereo sum. This makes sense for live PA as well as studio applications.
Technically this is done by a kind of multi-band compression, in which the phase shifts of the different frequency ranges are adjusted so that extinctions that occur in speakers and hearing, are largely eliminated. The signal becomes more powerful, fresher and subjectively louder.
Use the Process knob to adjust the height effect; The Lo-Contour knob adds tight bass. Simply put, you can imagine this as a (but very musical) loudness switch on the stereo system.
The device is addictive, and you should basically arrange it so that you can find the place where you can hear the effect clearly, and then simply screw down a bit – according to the principle: less is often more! The 482i is designed to be used both stereo and 2 x mono.
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