The equalizer is a very powerful tool in the home studio, but of you don’t know how to use it properly, you can do more harm that good to your sound. AudioTUTS has posted an excerpt from The Encyclopedia of Home Recording that shares information about how equalizers work, as well as some useful tips for getting great results from your equalizer. Check out the book excerpt here.

bell shelf and pass EQ filters in recording

high and low q filters on an equalizer

an eq curve of an audio equalizer

graphic equalizer and parametric equalizer for sound recording

graphic equalizer and eq curve

For more information about equalizers and just about everything else to do with recording in the home studio, check out The Encyclopedia of Home Recording, the ultimate reference for the home studio. Available in trade paperback and Kindle eBook.