It smooths the top end which gives the highs a silky sheen. As well the 1073 compresses transients a little bit.
It is a smooth, fat, larger than life sound. E 1073 equalizer is very broad-banded and musical. It has a hi-pass filter with four frequencies- 50 Hz, 80 Hz, 160 Hz and 300 Hz. The low frequency band is shelving and has four frequencies - 35 Hz, 60 Hz, 110 Hz and 220 Hz. The low end of this equalizer is so tight that you can boost 220 Hz and not muddy up the sound.
The mid band has six frequencies - 360 Hz, 720 Hz, 1.6 kHz, 3.2 kHz, 4.8 kHz and 7.2 kHz. The bandwidth is broad so you can boost or cut a lot without making things sound processed or unnatural. The hi band is shelving and is fixed at 12 kHz. It is smooth and silky and a little goes a long way.The item "BAE Neve 1073 MIC PRE/EQ Vertical Module (#3) Brent Averill Preamp Equalizer" is in sale since Sunday, October 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pro Audio Equipment\Preamps & Channel Strips". The seller is "gnomemusicshop" and is located in Nashville, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.