Inspired by the¬†DAV Electronics BG3 mastering EQ, and true to its Decca heritage this single-slot module is a high-quality three-band EQ with gentle and wonderful tonal shaping capabilities.
Both Low and High Frequency bands use a Shelf curve with +/- 8 dB of gain and stepped frequencies ranging from 12.5Hz to 400Hz for the LF band and from 2k Hz to an impressive 32k Hz for the HF band. The Mid band uses a resonant design with its bandwidth narrowing when reaching the extremes of its +/-12dB of gain. Stepped frequencies are also used and range from 240Hz to 5k Hz offering useful overlapping of frequencies between bands.
Surprisingly affordable, the¬†DAV Electronics BG503 is nonetheless a superb EQ built to high standards with electronically balanced input and output and click detente frequency switches. With +27dBu of available headroom before clipping, it will work flawlessly in modern studio setups.