Electron EQ Free Tube Equalizer

Electron EQ Free Tube Equalizer

Electron EQ is a free equalizer plugin inspired by popular tube EQs that have been in top studios for decades.

This eq plugin is full of features, like 4x oversampling, mid/side processing, and tube-overdrive circuit emulation.

Features

  • Low Boost – Low shelf filter of original design controlled by the “freq” dial near it from 22 Hz to 300 Hz by 0 dB to +10 dB.
  • Low Atten – Low cut filter just above the Low Boost filter. It helps define and fatten the low-end, by 0 dB to -10 dB.
  • High Boost – High shelf filter of original design controlled by the “freq” dial near it from 1000 Hz to 16000 Hz by 0 dB to +10 dB.
  • High Atten – High cut filter just above the High Boost filter. It helps define and round off the high-end, by 0 dB to -10 dB.
  • Bandwidth – Controls the “Q” factor or bandwidth of the low and high filters, 0 being the most narrow and +10 being the widest.
  • LP – Low-pass filter from 20000 Hz to 3000 Hz.
  • Drive – Controls the drive parameter for a meticulously modeled tube circuit with parallel processing to subtly dial in tube saturation. When the drive slider is at 0 dB, the processing turns off to save CPU usage when the effect is not desired.
  • Trim – Output volume control.
  • EQ In/Out – Toggles the EQ processing on or off without resetting the current state of the filter’s boost and atten settings.
  • OS – Toggles 4x oversampling on or off. Toggling oversampling on will set the LP filter to 19000 Hz if it is currently set to 20000 Hz. This takes care of some sampling rate math and lets you hear the high-end difference. It would be best to leave the LP filter lower than 19000 while oversampling is on.
  • Stereo Mode – This allows you to choose between mid/side/left/right/stereo processing. Use this to remove low end from the sides or add brightness to the sides, whatever cool mid/side/left/right/stereo processing you like to do! This effect will of course perform the best on a stereo source.
  • Setting a filter to 0 dB will turn off processing to save the CPU for unused filters.
  • The plugin will save its window size when you hit save in your DAW and it will recall the size on the next startup.

Electron EQ is a VST3 & AU plugin for DAWs on Windows and macOS.

Supported platforms & download

Windows | macOS
VST | AU

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