• Fix spectral problems such as rumble, hum & buzz, pops & wind, proximity, and hiss.
  • Fit things into the mix by leveraging of any spectral openings available and through complementary cuts and boosts on spectrally competitive tracks.
  • Feature those aspects of each instrument that players and music fans like most.


  • Master the user controls for parametric, semi-parametric, program, graphic, shelving, high-pass and low pass filters.
  • Choose the equalizer with the capabilities you need, focusing particularly on the parameters, slopes, and number of bands available.

from MIX SMART QUICK START: Equalization {pp. 35}