DSP Engine: Parametric Equalizer

DSP Engine: Parametric Equalizer

Introduction

The Parametric Equalizer is part of the DSP Engine. For more information on accessing the DSP Engine, see here.

Each DSP Engine configuration comes with a Parametric Equalizer by default. You can configure multiple equalizers if desired using the "Add Filter" button. You can also use the Parametric EQ from inside of the Procedural Equalizer

if you only want to apply it to a subset of the channels. When using the Parametric EQ, be sure to keep an eye on Headroom Management to avoid clipping.

Using the Parametric Equalizer 

This is one of the most beautiful audio-related features in Roon. It's worth playing with once, even if you don't end up using it.



What to do with it?

Find an EQ curve for your favorite headphones

Lots of headphones can benefit from a little bit of EQ . The above screenshot is an EQ curve for Sennheiser HD650s that we found here

Turn up the bass and have some fun

Everyone does it once! Give yourself a little bit of extra bass. We won't tell.



Work out a killer house curve


 Have some fun learning about digital filters

Roon's parametric EQ supports many of the most commonly discussed filter types. It's a great playground for learning about this stuff and experimenting with their effects on your favorite music.



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