EQ for Analog Inputs

EQ for Analog Inputs

Question: I like using the automated EQ setup on my receivers. I also enjoy using the multi-channel audio outputs on my blu-ray player to take advantage of its DAC. But I’ve never found a receiver where the EQ will work with analog inputs. Why is that? - John K Portland, Oregon

Bel Canto S500 Stereo Power Amplifier

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