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Behringer DEQ2496 Ultra-High Precision 24-Bit/96 kHz Equalizer with analyzer, feedback destroyer and mastering processor

system multi-processor with EQ, compressor, limiter & RTA

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Multi-function PA system control in a single rack space.

The DEQ2496 is a high-precision digital 24-bit/ 96 kHz EQ/RTA mastering processor, ideal for sophisticated live sound trouble-shooting or audiophile mastering. Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on recorded material, or creating optimal live sound for a multi-way PA, the DEQ2496 is built to provide meticulous control. Includes automatic FFT analysis with Auto EQ, a FBQ Feedback Detection System and phase-neutral digital graphic EQ.


  • Ultra-high resolution 24-bit/96 kHz mastering processor featuring 32/40-bit floating-point DSP technology
  • Audiophile 24-bit/96 kHz A/D, and D/A converters offering 113 dB dynamic range
  • 4 concurrently selectable EQ modules (31-band graphic EQ, 10-band parametric EQ, Feedback Destroyer plus 3 Dynamic EQs per stereo channel)
  • Ultra-high resolution 61-band real-time FFT analyzer with additional auto EQ function for room and loudspeaker equalization
  • Unique VPQ (Virtual Paragraphic EQ) option allows parametric control of graphic EQs
  • State-of-the-art compressor/expander with peak limiter per stereo channel, additional stereo imager and stereo delay for delay line applications
  • Multi-functional level meters (peak/RMS, VU and SPL meter with dBA/dBC weighting via RTA/Mic input)
  • 64 user memories for complete setups and/or individual module configurations
  • Separate mic/line input with phantom power for RTA and Auto-EQ applications
  • Balanced inputs and servo-balanced outputs with gold-plated XLR connectors, stereo aux output, AES/EBU and S/PDIF inputs and outputs (XLR and optical)
  • Professional Wordclock input and MIDI connections for full remote control, preset dumps and system updates
  • Open architecture allowing future software updates via MIDI
  • "Planet Earth" switching power supply for maximum flexibility (100 - 240 V~), noise-free audio, superior transient response plus low power consumption for energy saving
  • 3-year warranty program through Behringer

Specifications for the Behringer DEQ2496 Ultra-High Precision 24-Bit/96 kHz Equalizer

{ "Filter Type" : "31-band graphic EQ, 10-band parametric EQ and 3 dynamic EQs per channel (all available simultaneously)", "Number of Channels" : "2", "Inputs" : [ "2 x XLR (audio)", "1 x XLR AES/EBU", "1 x TOSLink optical S/PDIF", "1 x XLR microphone" ], "Outputs" : [ "2 x XLR (audio)", "1 x XLR AES/EBU", "1 x TOSLink optical S/PDIF", "2 x 1/4" TRS phone" ], "Maximum Input Level" : "+12dBu or +22dBu, switchable", "Frequency Bands" : { "Graphic EQ" : "31", "Parametric EQ" : "10", "Dynamic EQ" : "3" }, "Bandwidth" : { "Graphic EQ" : "1/3 octave", "Parametric EQ" : "1/10 to 10 octaves", "Dynamic EQ" : "1/10 to 10 octaves" }, "Range (Boost/Cut)" : "+/-15dB", "Maximum Output Level" : "+12dBu", "Frequency Response" : "10Hz to35kHz, -1dB", "Dynamic Range" : "113dB", "Noise" : { "SNR" : "", "Main input/output" : ">113dB", "Auxiliary output" : ">107dB" }, "Dimensions (WxDxH)" : "19" x 8 1/2" x 1 3/4",", "Weight" : "4.5 lbs", "Specialties" : [ "Compressor/expander with controls for threshold, attack, release and ratio", "Limiter with controls for threshold, hold and release" ] }