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Overview

The Mäag EQ4 is one of Plugin Alliance’s most popular plugins. International pros rely on its tremendous musicality to enhance their tracks. Now Mäag has released their TEC Award nominated EQ2 in a plugin version, bringing that Air Band® magic to a lower price point and creating the perfect compliment to the EQ4. While the Mäag EQ2 provides some of the same audio magic of its bigger brother, it also adds features which make it the perfect companion to the EQ4. While the EQ4’s wide, musical control over 4 frequency bands make it the best EQ on the market for sweetening your tracks, the EQ2’s second band offers greater control over center frequencies and bandwidth selections, making it a great tool for fixing problems or creating more radical changes.

The EQ2 also has the legendary Air Band like the EQ4, but offers a 15khz band not found on the EQ4. The EQ2’s 11 LMF bell selections on its LMF band: 6 wide and 5 tight, broaden its frequency selections compared to the EQ4, which has only wide bell selections. This allows the EQ2 to zoom in on problem areas in a manner that EQ can’t. The EQ2 also features an Input Attenuator not found on the EQ4 to help normalize the signal before applying EQ.

You’ve heard the Mäag Audio EQ sound on the vocals of artists ranging from Madonna to Celine Dion, and from the Black Eyed Peas to Snoop Dogg. Now you can have this legendary sound right inside your DAW.

Mäag Audio’s EQ design allows for exceptionally low phase shift across all EQ adjustments, which helps maintain the integrity of your mix’s original sound while enhancing the “Airy” frequencies. The Air Band interacts with the other bands to tonally sculpt your tracks from top to bottom with unrivaled transparency and top-end presence.

Download the full function 14-day demo (no dongle required!) today and hear for yourself how adding a little “Air” to your tracks can bring your mixes to the next level.

Features

  • INPUT ATTN
    Input attenuator (0 – (-12.5 dB))
  • LMF SWITCH
    Low-Mid Frequency selector. Switch in the ‘up’ position selects a tight bell curve (red band), switch in the ‘down’ position selects a wide bell curve (white band).
  • LMF SELECTOR
    Bell curve boost at Sub, 40 Hz, 57 Hz, 65 Hz, 88 Hz, 150Hz, 220 Hz, 250 Hz, 400 Hz, 1 kHz, or 1.4 kHz.
  • LMF GAIN
    Gain control for the LMF: +12 dB (tight bell) to +15 dB (wide bell)
  • AIR BAND®
    Boost only shelf at 2.5 kHz, 5 kHz, 10 kHz, 15 kHz, 20 kHz, or 40 kHz. Frequencies below the shelf peaks are also affected due to the transitional slope.
  • AIR BAND GAIN
    Gain control for the AIR BAND +12 dB (40 kHz) to +17 dB (2.5 kHz)
  • BAND IN/OUT
    Selects whether or not the corresponding band is in-circuit or out of circuit.

Audio Examples

Industry Reviews

  • ill.GATES
    ill.GATES

    Maag EQ2 is a great EQ when you want to boost warmly. I NEVER boost without analog modeling. Maag EQ2 has that sauce. Get some!

Customer Reviews

  • ★★★★★
    Maag eq 2
    by spiderman
    A fantastic eq. Thought I would need the eq4, but this ticks all the boxes and has plenty of frequency options. Also, you can always add another instance if you feel you need more options. Very… Read More
  • ★★★★★
    EQ2 and EQ4
    by Jandrum
    I owned EQ4 for a couple of years already but was amazed about the different settings you can actually get into with the brother. It is totally worth every penny of it. If you love the EQ4 go an buy… Read More
  • ★★★★★
    EQ2
    by Secret Motion
    Pairing the EQ2 and the EQ4 on drums is a match made in heaven. I can't say enough about the air band. On vocals it's otherworldly.
  • ★★★★★
    EQ2 - the wait is over
    by kppoykko
    This is the "little brother or sister" of the Maag EQ4. The EQ2 covers frequencies that compliment EQ4. It has great eq curves in the sub (20-80hz), low-mid and mid. You can boost or cut.… Read More
  • ★★★★★
    Magic eq!
    by mmusic
    Add only 2 or 3 dB with the Air band on a track or your mix, and you switch from shadow to light!
    Just magic!

Specification

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

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.8 through 10.12
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or any VST/VST3/AU-compatible host running on a supported operating system

Mac
Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

PC
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

Downloads

With the Installation Manager, you can select, download and install just the Plugin Alliance products and formats you need for your system. During this initial release, we at Plugin Alliance look forward to hearing the feedback of our valued customers, as your input will help shape future versions of this utility.