I’ve been seeing the BBE Sonic Stomp on a few Pedal Line Friday submissions. I know the guys that have them… swear by them. Because of that, I would really like to try one and experience the sonic maximizer. It’s basically the rack 482i Sonic Maximizer as a foot pedal. I went over to BBE’s site to see what the 482i was all about, and here is their description of what it does:
The 482i Sonic Maximizer restores natural brilliance and clarity to an audio signal by the use of two integrated functions. First, it adjusts the phase relationships between the low, mid and high frequencies through adding progressively longer delay times to lower frequencies, creating a kind of mirror curve to neutralize the effect of loudspeaker phase distortion. Second, the Sonic Maximizer augments higher and lower frequencies as loudspeakers tend to be less efficient in their extreme treble and bass ranges. The end result is a dynamic, program-driven restoration which reveals more of the natural texture and detail in the sound without causing fatigue that is often associated with exciter effects, psychoacoustic processors or excessive use of equalizers.