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Jens-Droessler
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First of all, I’ll say again: I have no use for four bands of DynEQ on the same channel. One would be sufficient, two would be nice in very very few situations. More channels to apply the DynEQ would be much more useful (read: More simultaneuous inputs/outputs or as said before, make the limiter/deesser optionally switchable to DynEQ).

So what to use ’em for:
Basically the DynEQ can be used for every signal containing a frequency range that gets “strong” when the level rises. Like said singer, but also a guitar with unbalanced sound chanels. If the lead sound is too much of a saw, yet the clean chanel is rather muffled, you turn up the highs in the EQ and set the DynEQ to get active on those highs. It’ll catch them only when there is too much of them.
You could use them on the vocals subgroup where the lowmids can get heavy when four or five singers are singing, but are just fine when only one of them is singing. So set the DynEQ for catching the too much lowmids only.
The multiband compressor can be used to circumvent some of the problems of regular compressors, like the need for a deesser on higher compression. Specialised presets for vocals can work wonders on them.
Also, you can get out a lot of energy out of single chanels or groups. Or you can use it to keep a certain level on a channel/group without getting that process noticeable.