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so I just bought a Behringer 2496...

Discussion in 'Configuration & Setup' started by GreatDane, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

    Will the RTA thingie fix my Bose speakers??

    :teasing-tease:

    I need to buy a better mic and yes I did just buy the 2496. :text-nocomment: on the Bose.
     
  2. PaulyT

    PaulyT Behind the Curtain Staff Member Administrator Moderator Superstar

    Cool, Dane. So what did you really get the 2496 for?
     
  3. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

    I'm selling my MF V-DAC which i used for USB input from laptop, coax digital from a Blu-ray player and optical from Airport Express. I still have a Little Dot_DAC II which has all 3 digital inputs and will be connected to one of the inputs on the DEQ 2496.

    I'll use the digital input on the 2496 for a CDP and use the LD DAC for what I mention above...lots of gear connected in my chain.

    I do want to experiment with the RTA function but my only mic is an Alesis and I don't know if it will do the job, as far as being accurate/flat. I haven't tried it yet.

    I also like having the PEQ and GEQ for tweaking the sound of each CD on the fly, for HP and speakers. I use my Woo 3 tube amp as preamp for speakers which adds a nice flavor to my B&Ws.
     
  4. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Behringer makes several products with the"2496" in the name. Which you buy? The DSP2496? The DCX2496?

    Either way, those are great tools for the money.
     
  5. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

    Officially called:

    Behringer ULTRACURVE PRO DEQ2496 - Stereo 24-Bit/96kHz Digital EQ/RTA Mastering Processor
     
  6. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Ahhhh... the eq!

    That's a great unit. I'm sure you'll love it.

    There are mods out there to improve the performance of the analog sections and digital clock. I modded my main stereo unit and the improvement was audible though not life changing.
     
  7. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

  8. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    That's the best measurement mic for the money.
     
  9. Zing

    Zing Retired Admin Famous

    I might be willing to trade you my ECM8000 for those JVC cans. :music-listening:
     
  10. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the rec. I'll probably order one from B&H Photo soon.
     
  11. GreatDane

    GreatDane Well-Known Member

    You mean as rental fee on the JVC for 2 weeks...and you break 'em, you bought 'em.
     

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