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$229.00

A transparent, breathy EQ
that brings your tracks to life.

In a self-professed quest for “audio perfection,” Cliff Maag designed the EQ4 to provide unparalleled transparency and top-end presence while maintaining a true, natural sound. Designed in conjunction with Brainworx, the Maag EQ4 plug-in for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces is an expertly rendered emulation of this classic EQ.

Based on his legendary — and long-discontinued — NTI EQ3 from the ’80s, the EQ4 plug-in features Maag’s legendary "Air" Band control, a major component to the vocal mix chain on Madonna’s Ray of Light as well as Celine Dion’s Taking Chances.

Add natural, musical presence to vocals, acoustic guitars, and overheads

Easily elevate top-end without harshness or hiss

Use five-position Air Band control to quickly inject life into dull tracks

Make musical broad stroke EQ moves while preserving original source material

Key Features

Exacting emulation of the Maag EQ4®
Six bands of equalization, including the famous AIR BAND®
Provides unparalleled transparency and top end presence while maintaining the true natural sound of the original signal
The vocal sound of Madonna, Celine Dion, Snoop Dogg, and the Black Eyed Peas
Endorsing producers include David Reitzas, Dave Pensado, and Dylan Dresdow
EQ adjustments are obtained with minimal phase shift
Additional Trim Control (not found on the hardware), for easier level control
Constructed for demanding professional applications
The interaction of the band passes of the hardware has been fully captured in the plug-in version

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Maag EQ4® EQ

R. HERNÁNDEZ

2022年9月19日

Simplemente Maravilloso

Con una personalidad única este pequeño Eq se ha convertido un imprescindible en mis mezclas. En Voces y guitarras acústicas nunca puede faltar.

O. Levi

2022年9月18日

Air bender

40hzk is the real deal, this adds so much openness to my songs.
I love it!

M. Ramos Jiménez

2022年7月19日

The best Air Eq.

I love the Maag EQ Air. I use in the vocals.

A. Keuter

2022年7月7日

Top !!!

Imlike the sound of the Maag EQ4, verry nice

R. Bouma

2022年7月3日

Special tool

With some gear you use it for a special purpose. I’ve been using the MAAGEQ4 from plug-in alliance since day one. Primary for the ultraband only. I thought the algorithm was the same as the UAD version but apparently not. I use this pi every session almost. Vocals or strings it just does the job in 20/40khz version. A standard tool in the box

f. ricky

2022年5月24日

A wonderful tool I use everyday!

Love it immediately when the first time I heard it!! And now I can't leave it~ It's interface,control,quality,and sound are so nice~ Give me some air! And it becomes real~ wonderful~

T. Gardner

2022年4月20日

I love it!!!

I use the maag on every vocal chain to add air to my signal, it's so clean and adds a bit of sonic clarity.

A. Sviridov

2022年3月30日

Nice!

This is a very nice sounding EQ!

E. Blake

2022年1月21日

Maag is musically lovely

Sure I have the MAAG stereo rack EQ but I use them both.I just love a newer EQ has become a classic.EQs are the most important cog in any mix and this plugin is spot on.Thx UAD Cheers

W. Schurat

2022年1月10日

Amazing Hi End

This EQ looks cheap and sounds expensive. Like it’s original small equivalent. Especially the hi end of the frequency spectrum is unparalleled in any other EQ. The smoothness of the air band is just tasty.

E. Jegu

2022年1月6日

Very Good EQ !

Very good EQ for guitar and vocal.

r. rodriguez martinez

2021年11月29日

excente pluings

una herramienta muy útil para la mezcla

C. Greim

2021年11月13日

The Air Band

I Love it

P. Wright

2021年10月8日

Superb EQ!

Such a beautifully transparent equaliser, with just enough control to make quick tonal adjustments on the fly. One of my go-to EQ's...

E. Hasselberg

2021年7月23日

Great for vocals

This one is always the last plugin on my vocal stip and the best EQ for vocals, hands down. This one adds clarity without adding harshness.

h. mat talip

2021年7月3日

Added air to shinning your music

This plugin is good solution to add air on your master track & on anything this is last weapon.Thanks

E. Takamiya

2021年6月29日

This EQ is

Very Useful.

R. Gonzalez

2021年6月25日

Great

The quality and brightness that this plug-in provides to the vocals is incredible. I recommend it.

J. Stewart

2021年6月23日

Blew me away!!

First and foremost, I cried in real life having to send back the Apollo Solo. It was just a blow you out of your socks awesome. The Unison preamp was a thing of absolute beauty. The zero latency just added the sweet cherry on top.

Sadly, my setup could not handle the hardware. The drivers did not like my PC, and it kept freezing, crashing, to the point I was restarting several times a day. I really, really wanted it to work. The only other thing was to reinstall Windows. Which I did not want to do. UA, I am so sad I cannot use the Maag or the other plugs I purchased. Rest assured, once I get a motherboard with a Thunderbolt 3 header, I am getting a higher end interface. Yep.

As for the Maag. This added the sparkle I was looking for on my SM7B. I heard of the the legend of this EQ, and while it is different from other EQs on the market, that's what makes it stand out. I am really sad I cannot use this any longer. I would strongly recommend this to anybody.

K. Mcclam

2021年5月18日

Universal audio is great

I also have this plugin on brainworks plugin alliance , after about an hour comparing these side by side I came to the conclusion even though brain works made this plugin emulation Universal audio's version sound a little richer less brassy and more warm like the hardware amazing !!!!