This item is no longer available for sale
The Meyer Sound CP-10 complementary phase parametric equalizer is a two-channel unit, each channel comprising five bands of fully parametric equalization and individual highand low-cut shelving filters.
The CP-10 is designed for precision room equalization in sound reinforcement or studio monitoring, and features Meyer Sound's exclusive complementary phase circuitry. Capable of matching exactly the properties of typical acoustic resonances and reflections, this unique circuitry makes possible simultaneous improvements to an installed system's amplitude and phase response.
The CP-10 equalizer is an integral component of Meyer Sound's proprietary SIM audio analzyer system. Coupling high-resolution, in-concert, multiple-point measurement with complementary phase equalization, this revolutionary technology assures unprecedented sound system performance even in the most difficult acoustical environments.
The CP-10 also serves as a very effective, high-quality outboard equalizer for music Recording. Its graceful, symmetrical parametric filters and natural phase characteristics ensure maximum flexibility with minimum sonic perturbation. Coupled with very low harmonic distortion and a 110 dB dynamic range, these attributes place the CP-10 in a class with the finest outboard Equalizers available. With specifications to meet the most demanding professional requirements, the Meyer Sound CP-10 offers uncompromised performance in Recording and reinforcement applications. Individually socketed, field-replaceable circuit cards and automatic bypass switching ensure maximum reliability with extended use.
The clearly marked front panel includes individual in/out switches for each equalization band, with separate, calibrated frequency, bandwidth and boost/cut controls. LEDs indicate power status and signal clipping. Signal flow through the device is controlled by a delayed relay which allows the CP-10 circuitry to stabilize before it is engaged. When power to the CP-10 is interrupted, input signals are bypassed directly to the corresponding outputs. The front panel may be removed without affecting control settings, and each equalization stage resides on a separate, gold-socketed circuit card for ease of service. An optional smoked plastic security cover discourages tampering in fixed installations.
Established by John and Helen Meyer in 1979, Meyer Sound has been at the forefront of innovation in audio engineering for over two decades. From the outset, Meyer Sound looked beyond loudspeaker cabinet design to create totally integrated, systems-comprehensive solutions that encompass transducer design, signal processing, power amplification and even electroacoustic measurement systems. As a result, Meyer Sound's engineering teams have earned an enviable reputation for developing unique, innovative solutions to some of the most difficult problems confronting audio professionals. In fact, it is fundamental to John Meyer's philosophy that no component of a system should be compromised in order to compensate for variables "upstream" or "downstream." Instead, the entire system should be conceived, designed, tested, confirmed and manufactured as a whole to provide the optimum blend of audio fidelity, utility and long-term reliability.
Equalizers are used in sound recording to equalize the balance between an electronic signalâ??s frequency components, by boosting or cutting the energy of specified frequency bands. Audio equalization is most widely used in sound recording, although it has many other applications beside that of the recording studio. There are a number of different types of Equalizers used in music recording. For example, a simple bass control (or low shelf), is able to adjust the gain of low frequency audio signals, without impacting on other frequencies. High self Equalizers (like a treble) on the other hand, are used to adjust high frequency audio signals only. Parametric Equalizers offers a far greater range of audio equalization functions however. These types of Equalizers are able to make three specific adjustments, something that makes them incredibly versatile. They can be used first of all to adjust the center frequency, and then they can be used to adjust the Q Factor in order to determine how sharp the bandwidth is. Finally, they can also be used to adjust the gain control in order to determine how much a frequency is boosted or cut in relation to frequencies above or below the selected center frequency range. A Graphic Dynamic Equalizer is similar to a Parametric Equalizer, except that these Equalizers are designed to be much more user-friendly. However, they are also less flexible than Parametric Equalizers. Graphic Equalizers employ a bank of filters to cover as many as 30 different frequency bands in the audio spectrum, depending on the model. The center frequency and Q Factor on Graphic Equalizers is fixed, but the level of these can be adjusted.
CP-10 - Used on a theater installation. 230V / 50 Hz. Can be changed to 110 V / 60 Hz.