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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

More info needed in this as I am curious how others like it . But big red view ways heavy on mine
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

I'm getting results that I'm very pleased with, beyond what I was ever able to do before. Once you get past the learning curve of the parametric and how it affects response, its butter.


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I'm getting results that I'm very pleased with, beyond what I was ever able to do before. Once you get past the learning curve of the parametric and how it affects response, its butter.
The parametric on this is what sold me most! Glad to hear its working out....I will likely order mine in the next few weeks!
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How's the new Z-8 Remote working out?
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The remote is great. It's nothing fancy. I don't think it was designed to awe the crowd with looks but it is very functional. 4 presets and the ability to switch sources It takes about 3 seconds between presets to change. I have still not tried the optical input yet


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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

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You probably figured this out already, but in case you were still wondering. You can choose any EQ value. I'm using the DC reference amps and I had this issue too. It's kind of like the "auto correct" function when you're typing on your iPhone. If you type in 160hz or 1600hz etc. it will automatically fill in 16000hz. All you need to do is hit back space and hit enter and that should fix it. Sometimes you have to do it twice. If you want to avoid it altogether you can just type in non-round numbers like 1601hz or 1599hz.
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

Is this the DSP to buy? For the price it seems like a no brainer.
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Is this the DSP to buy? For the price it seems like a no brainer.
Truly is the unit to purchase. Bourne Supremacy Value per Dollar.
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Will let you know next week
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

I can't find it for sale anywhere.
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

Which state do you reside?
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I live in the Chicagoland area of Illinois
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

My local dealer in Seattle looked into it and said the next run would be available in April and he could put me on the list. you know what that means ha ha). He wouldn't commit to a price but after I mentioned mid $400's he indicated he would be somewhere in that range. I ended up going a different direction but I thought I would throw that info out there for you. I could not find any for sale either except by calling up an authorized dealer.
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You guys missed one not too long ago:
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

10 band parametric eq of the DSP Z8 or the 31 graphic of the other guys. Go
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

DONT FLAME ME but is this unit based on the minidsp?
Just curious.
Someone told me they thought it might be.
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I chose the z8
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I chose the z8
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10 band parametric eq of the DSP Z8 or the 31 graphic of the other guys. Go
If you have 10 bands of Parametric EQ available on each output channel, and independent Left & Right, then Parametric is preferred over a 31-band Graphic all day, every day!
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If you have 10 bands of Parametric EQ available on each output channel, and independent Left & Right, then Parametric is preferred over a 31-band Graphic all day, every day!
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Default Re: For those who own a Zapco DSP Z8, thoughts ?

i will get a good evaluation of the system today i hope.

as for parametric vs graphic, oh yeah parametric every day. i am used to the 31 band parametric nowadays, but not too long ago, i was using the 10 band parametric on the zapco dsps all day long, so it should be like going back home

though i would say, on something that is an ultrawidebander, having 31 bands of parametric is nice...last time i tuned a XR duo with zapco, i ran out of bands on that channel hehe

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U can stack channels on the z8 for the widebander and get 20 channels. Lol


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i will get a good evaluation of the system today i hope.

as for parametric vs graphic, oh yeah parametric every day. i am used to the 31 band parametric nowadays, but not too long ago, i was using the 10 band parametric on the zapco dsps all day long, so it should be like going back home

though i would say, on something that is an ultrawidebander, having 31 bands of parametric is nice...last time i tuned a XR duo with zapco, i ran out of bands on that channel hehe
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Anyone have a link to the manual for this unit?
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