The A-Designs EM-EQ2 is a dual mono equalizer that is inspired by the classic Pultec EQP-1A equalizer. It faithfully replicates the EQ section design, control layout, and beautifully smooth musicality of the original unit, with all the benefits of a modern design and its reliability.
It also has the same frequency settings and inductors that made the Pultec a must-have for accurately capturing and shaping the sound spectrum, especially the bottom end. The high band is attenuated at 5k, 10k, 20kHz; bandwidth and boost can be varied mid to high band at 3k, 4k, 5k, 6k, 10k, 12k, 16kHz; and, of course, the low band can be boosted and/or attenuated at 20Hz, 30Hz, 60Hz, or 100Hz. Boost and attenuation can be adjusted from 0dB to ±10dB.
Eminently suited for tracking, mixing, or mastering, the two-channel EM-EQ2 is housed in a rugged, metal 2U chassis. It shares the same custom-milled faceplate, brushed-aluminum control knobs, big jewel power indicator lamp, and heavy-duty Carling toggle switch as the A Designs Hammer (which compliments the EM-EQ2 perfectly). Additional features include a proprietary nickel-core Cinemag output transformer, Wima capacitors, and true hard bypass. Instead of using common off-the-shelf chokes, A-Designs Audio employs a Cinemag custom wound tapped inductor.
Along with the classic EQ circuitry, layout, and exceptionally musical tone of the original Pultec, the EM-EQ2 offers fully balanced, noise-free performance and modern impedance specs, making it easy to integrate it into any environment.