EQ Camilo Silva

"The IQ-EQ is my main weapon of choice! The only EQ powerful enough to solve even the most troubled tracks I get for mastering. If you combine its already impressive capabilities with external control signal sidechaining, both corrective and enhancement possibilities are just endless." Camilo Silva F. Mastering Engineer Chia, Colombia  

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EQ Buenas Ideas

The HOFA IQ-Series EQ is one of the plugins that you do not want to lose if you had it in use once before. The concept is ingenious ... The dynamic function saved us a lot of work and allows completely new possibilities. The equalizer is designed for the use on individual...

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EQ Beat Magazine

Because of its excellent sound quality, its clear interface and its low resource requirements the IQ-Series EQ was satisfying in our test across-the-board. In particular the Dynamic Gain function makes this flexible equalizer an effective troubleshooter, which even enables drastic corrections, which are only implemented when necessary. Rating 6 out of...

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EQ Everything Recording

There’s just so much this single plugin can do. Apart from needing reverbs (which they make and I will write a review for soon) and delays (maybe we can convince them to make an IQ-Series Delay) you could mix and master entire projects with this single plugin and want...

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EQ Eric Valentine

I cannot say enough how excited I am about the HOFA IQ-Series EQ plugin.  I have been mixing and recording out of the box for decades and it has been challenging for me to make the transition to ITB mixing.  Mostly because there are a few indispensable tools that...

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EQ Olaf Hemker

The HOFA IQ-Series EQ really deserves the name "IQ". Its handling is absolutely intuive; by sweeping in the display you can quickly find the desired frequencies and the appropriate parameters and control them. I got along with it as fast as with no other EQ. The sound of the HOFA IQ-Series...

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EQ Michael Watzal

I was almost dumbstruck ... Ingenious !!! A big plus, of course, is the variable window size. The integrated analyser is marvelous! It is very useful even for inexperienced users, because you can see exactly where you need to use it. Especially for De-Essing and sibilance control this is...

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EQ Bob Davodian

IQ-Series EQ is SO transparent and most importantly, extremely flexible. You guys nailed the sound and the interface as far as its intuitiveness and useability! Well done again... Bob Davodian Taurean Mixing | Mixing/Mastering taureanonlinemixing.com Garnerville, New York

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Why can’t I see a sidechain input in Cubase/Nuendo?

External sidechain is only available in VST3 plugins in Cubase/Nuendo. If you have tooltips enabled ("Settings" menu), you can see the plugin format by hovering the mouse cursor over the plugin/license info at the bottom of the plugin. The plugin name in Cubase/Nuendo omits "HOFA" in the VST3 format...

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