State-of-the-Art Mixing & Mastering EQs

Using heralded filter-designs from Brainworx, the bx_hybrid V2 was re-designed from the ground up to deliver the sound of analog filters combined with awesome digital features and workflow.

bx_hybrid also maps to all the features of the AVID ICON center section EQ, including its Surround Joysticks, which can be used to control the Bass- and Presence-Shifters!

There is nothing like the Bass Shift for tweaking bass drums, and try the Presence Shift for acoustic guitars or female voices.

A sophisticated Auto Solo Mode solos single frequency bands. You can also tweak Q controls with a mouse click or via your physical controller’s touch sensitive EQ knobs.

Using the latest Brainworx filter design, these EQs allow for digital EQ-ing up to 26kHz, even in low-res sessions (44.1 and 48kHz), without any of the high frequency artifacts a lot of digital EQs are facing.

There is a dedicated Mono version for mixing, in addition to the Stereo version, which offers M/S Stereo Width and Mono Maker for the authentic Brainworx tight low-end tone, while offering an unrivaled overall width.


  • Brainworx critically acclaimed filters
  • Artifact free EQ-ing up to 26kHz, even in 44k sessions!
  • 11 EQ bands including Shelving Filters, Hi- & Low-Pass, Notch Filters & Peak Bands
  • 64-Bit & AAX (DSP & Native) Support
  • Auto Solo Mode for soloing single frequency bands
  • Notch filters with adjustable Q, and Shifter EQs that can be controlled with the ICON’s Surround Joysticks or your mouse.
  • Direct access: just type in any valid number into the text fields for direct access to the exact value
  • Switchable EQ graphic panel

Industry Reviews

  • Tony Maserati

    Tony Maserati

    Lady Gaga, Puff Daddy, Black Eyed Peas

    bx_hybrid is all over my recent sessions.

  • Tim Nielsen

    Tim Nielsen

    Skywalker Sound (Lord Of The Rings, Pirates Of The Carribean, Indiana Jones 4)

    bx_hybrid and bx_digital have quickly become the only EQs I use in mastering sound effects. The presence and bass shifters are some of the most useful tools I've ever seen in any plugin, and I… Read More

  • Dylan “3-D” Dresdow

    Dylan “3-D” Dresdow

    Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Usher, David Guetta, FloRida

    From the get go, one of my favorite features of this eq is the auto listen function. This makes equalization much more efficient when pinpoint offending frequencies. The meters are great, and the… Read More

Customer Reviews

  • Hybrid V2

    by MrB
    Its such a great and precise Eq,yes I have a many others but with this one relay can on practical and easy way focusing on some frequency problem
  • hybrid V2

    by noizboy
    With the one caveat of not having used this a lot, I will say that it's pretty awesome. On the master bus it gives you a chance to really fine tune the character of the mix. On a track, it gives you… Read More
  • Presets

    by Razorap
    Great addition - Another outstanding easy to use pluigin with some great presets to get started
  • bx_hybrid V2

    by Tibetworld Music
    I already knew this plugin ... it's fantastic!!!..eq precise and very versatile both for the mix and for the mastering!!! Thanks Plugin Alliance!!!
  • Amazing eq for classical guitar

    by Bx console SSL 400 G
    Am a Flamenco Brazilian guitarist composer engineer I use SSL 400 G on all my rhythm guitar nylon strings it gives it the perfect brightness check my music at http://nocymusic.com/


Supported Plugin Formats
AAX DSP, AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, VST2, VST3

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 through 10.13
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system

Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM


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