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TOPIC: SHD balance control

SHD balance control 5 months 2 weeks ago #41583

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I’m thinking of getting an SHD - analogue in, analogue out, not the studio - to use as a system preamp. Does it have a balance control?

Thanks in advance for your answer.
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SHD balance control 5 months 1 week ago #41585

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Dirac Live will correct gain imbalance at the first measurement position, and you can change output levels in the plugin. But not a realtime knob.
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SHD balance control 5 months 1 week ago #41589

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Thanks for the reply. Not having an L/R balance control makes it less family friendly.

So long as overall gain for L and R can be adjusted independently, the SHD will do nicely

BTW, am I the only one here who finds small channel imbalances in commercial CDs annoying?
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SHD balance control 5 months 5 days ago #41695

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@ aaa
Thanks for your interest in the SHD.
Unfortunately no channel balance control. As mentioned by Speakee, Dirac live will tune your room for you to "sound" balanced.
You can always use the output DSP section of the plugin to manually edit that balance if somehow you want to offset your sound..

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SHD balance control 5 months 5 days ago #41710

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Thank devteam.

To be clear, the balance control would be used to compensate for L- R imbalance in program material, just as in a traditional preamp.

Can you confirm that manually changing L or R gain will not affect the Dirac filters?

Thanks.
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SHD balance control 4 months 2 weeks ago #42054

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@aaa

Dirac live filters are not affected by the output gain indeed.. Completely different controls.

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