[ubuntu-studio-devel] Audio plugins

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Wed May 4 21:26:36 UTC 2016


On Wed, 4 May 2016, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

>>> Perhaps I should write a Wiki about the "Q" parameter of a parametric
>>> EQ ;). SICR.
>>
>> There isn't one? Q is for adding a sine wave generator to your board
>> in case it doesn't have one...
>
> For a parametric EO, the Q parameter determines how much frequencies
> are affected around the selected centre frequency. You might want to
> read the thread at LAU about the "Tilt EQ" too.

It was a joke. One of things most filter designers try to avoid is 
oscilation from too high of a Q. However Q in a filter is the same term as 
that used in a transmitter tank circuit. (I was talking about the analog 
world of course, digital EQ can do unrealistic high Q)

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Len Ovens
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