Does iPod Touch have 3D stereo EQ?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Artmuzz, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. Artmuzz macrumors 6502

    Jun 17, 2008

    I have been thinking about buying an Apple iTouch but I need to know if it has a 3D (stereo widening) effect on the EQ?

    The reason I ask is because currently I own an iAudio X5 and I really love the 3D jeteffect stereo effect as it widens the stereo effect and adds gloss to vocals. Also, I have Rockbox installed and the stereo widening is superb.

    I also need to know if the EQ is 5 band or 10 band.

    Please advise?

  2. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    No 3D EQ on mine... I'd just listen to music without effects, it covers the original audio. It's not natural imho.
  3. japanime macrumors 68000


    Feb 27, 2006
    Same here. I have my iPod touch EQ set to "off." To my ears, it sounds best that way.
  4. biikman macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2008
    It has preset jazz, rock, piano can't custonize it yourself.
  5. Artmuzz thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 17, 2008
    Hmm, thanks for the replies anyway.

    I was going to buy the iPod Touch for to play mp3s, watch videos and browse the net but the lack of customising the EQ and the lack of the stereo widening effect has put me off buying it.:(

    I think my best bet is to buy the Cowon Q5 which has internet, movies and the ability to customise the EQ aswell as a 3D stereo option (stereo widening).

    IMHO the stereo widening improves the sound.


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