The unique feature of Passive Equalizer is the ability to Cut and Boost at the same time.
The EQ550P can create sophisticated EQ curves which cannot be achieved by the active shelf equalizers.
The ability to select three different frequencies independently for Cut and Boost provides countless possibilities in creating custom EQ curves.
The plots below show a few examples of such EQ curves.
Like any other equalizer, the EQ550P can be used to cut or boost the shelf frequencies.
The plots below show the maximum cut and boost for each band and frequency settings.
Bart Hrk developed the propitiatory design of an Active Transformer to solve the problems of the common passive transformers.
Passive transformers are susceptible to electromagnetic interferences (50Hz Hum, RF Smog) and the frequency response dependents on load and source impedance, negatively influencing the overall performance of analogue studio equipment.
The HRK Active Transformer delivers the sound that we love, including the harmonics content and the tonal response, and removes all the hassles associated with passive transformers.
The Active Transformer produces a subtle “Air” effect and provides extended LF performance.
The Active Transfomer saturation depends on the output level. Higher output signal levels will saturate the Active Transfomer more, like in the classic studio equipment.
The demo video presenting the older version of the EQ550P with a Silver front panels.
The current Black front panel version is delivers the same performance as the units presented in the video.
All videos are server hosted to insure the best quality of sound without the YouTube compression or normalization.
|Input Type / Input Impedance||Balanced Electronic||20k|
|Output Type / Output Impedance||Balanced HRK Active Transformer||Less than 10R|
|Initial Gain||0dB||All controls set to flat response|
|Max Output Level||+25dBu@1%THD||Balanced Signal|
|Power Consumption||180mA max.|
|Format||API 500 Format|
|Phase Reverse||No||0 deg.|
|Static Noise||-89dBu@10Hz-22kHz||All controls set to flat response|
|Thermionic Valve||NOS Dual Triode||High Quality NOS Selected Tube|
All HRK Products are tested with the industry best audio measuring equipment
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