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An audiophile quality 3-band parametric equalizer preamp ideal for studio and live use.
The Equinox from D-TAR, is an audiophile-quality 3-band parametric equalizer preamp with low noise components and circuit design that makes it ideal for studio and live use. The Equinox preamp's frequency sweep control, bandwidth control, and boost/cut control corrects or enhances very specific tonal problem areas. Dual notch filters control or eliminate acoustic feedback. D-TAR Equinox is an ideal preamp for musicians who require precise control of their EQ in any environment.
D-TAR - Duncan/Turner Acoustic Research
Seymour Duncan and Rick Turner are two legends who spent years working with musicians, perfecting their tone. Seymour founded his self-named company in 1978 which has become well-known for its wide variety of guitar and bass pickups used by just about every name player from Billie Joe Armstrong to Angus Young. Rick co-founded Alembic, was president of Gibson Labs West Coast R&D Division, co-founded Highlander Musical Audio making piezo acoustic guitar pickups for Lindsay Buckingham, Ry Cooder, David Lindley, and Andy Summers, and runs his own Renaissance Guitars. Now Seymour and Rick are working together to create innovative products for acoustic musicians. Their D-TAR motto: "With respect to acoustic tone."
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Comments about Dtar Equinox Parametric Equalizer Preamp:
I've used numerous acoustic preamps, and did a side-by-side comparison with this particular preamp and many other well-known models and DIs (Taylor K4, Radial Tonebone, LR Baggs Para Acoustic DI, LR Baggs Venue DI, DTAR Solstice, Radial active and passive DIs, Fishman Aura). Without even touching the EQ (all zeroed out) on this thing, it immediately sounded clearer and better than all the others. We double-checked and switched back and forth between direct signal and the Equinox, and the difference was incredible. Whatever electronics they have inside this preamp are incredible. I barely have to adjust it to get an amazing sound out of it.
If you're looking for the best live tone possible, with all the control you could ask for, this is the preamp for you. Fantastic electronics and control, solid build, and incredible tone. I found the live tone I wanted with this preamp.
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