VCX. Equalizer

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Describes how to implement equalizer in your application using Visual Studio (C# or Visual Basic .NET).

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Select a sound card. Press the Start/Stop buttons to start/stop playback. Use a slider to adjust the corresponding frequency band volume.

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Programming background

In this demo the Equalizer component is placed in the way of WaveIn > WaveOut.

1) Configure frequency bands.

Equalizer.NumBands property indicates the number of frequency bands. The exact frequency range for each band is calculated either automatically:

Equalizer.FreqAssignMode = unafam_powerOf2

...or manually:

Equalizer.FreqAssignMode = unafam_manual, call the Equalizer.SetFrequency method to define the frequency bands.

2) Change volume.

Every time you change a slider position, call the Equalizer.SetGain method to change the volume of the corresponding frequency band.

Gain values should be in the range: -10 dB... +10 dB

Equalizer component reference

Physics background

The equalizer comprises a sequence of bell-shaped 2nd-order filters. Each of them is used to amplify or attennuate the signal in the respective frequency range:

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The following graph represents the frequency response of one band (3 kHz) for different gains:

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