Re: Feedback Eaters

Hello Robb,

My experience (FWIW) is that only parametric EQ's offer the most
tone-neutral feedback cancellation given that the frequency they
can be set to notch out is _very_ narrow. Mind you--my experience with
the Shark was frustrating--I found it hard to use/understand.


Monday, February 23, 2004, 2:06:56 PM, you wrote:

RB> How about ~Feedback Eaters~. 

RB> I've been living under the assumption that it's better
RB> to get to know your amp/mic/venue dynamics [learning
RB> your ~soundman chops~, if you will], rather than
RB> depend on one. Also I've seen people use them with the
RB> re-issue Bassman, and get so frustrated [between no
RB> volume and screeching]- at the changing song-to-song
RB> sound levels, that they kicked their amp over and
RB> played through the PA mic for the last 3 songs.

RB> On the other hand, I know Steve Baker has one in/on
RB> his modified re-issue BM and he swears he can stand in
RB> front of it at 8 [Does he ever really play at 8?].

RB> Question: Can a guy who can barely transfer data from
RB> his computer to his palm pilot use a feedback eater?
RB> And, is there one that will work just as well on
RB> several different sized tube amps? And do they REALLY
RB> work; that is, can they radically boost your volume
RB> while allowing compressed distortion- - - or do they
RB> just clip out the violating frequencies and, in
RB> essence, turn down ~for you~ [I mean, my Vibrochamp
RB> would sound GREAT if I could turn it up to 6, but
RB> would the FE be cutting out the stuff I want to hear]?

RB> Thanks,
RB> Robb

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