QW5 Five Band Equalizer


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The QW5 is a 5-band equalizer and compressor with an adjustable low noise microphone preamplifier. It will let you customise the frequency response of your microphone audio and the built in compressor adds loudness and readability by increasing the average “talk power” of your transmission.


  • USD: 159 $
  • SEK: 1,657 kr.

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Thanks to its flexible input, compression and output level controls the QW5 equalizer works with any type of transceiver and it is specifically designed for SSB audio with a bandwidth of of 3-4 kHz. Create that full range HiFi sound with emphasis on the low end, or bust pileups with a higher pitched sound and more compression, with the QW5 Equalizer the choice is yours.
In addition to most microphones with built in equaliser, the QW5 comes with and 80z filter adjustment to add the sweet deep base for HiFi microphone audio.
The QW5 comes in different versions for all models of Icom and Kenwood radios with 8 pin microphone connector, and also in version for most Yeasu radios with 8 pole microphone connector. It can be custom ordered for any other radio or configuration, please state your transceiver make and model at order.
No extra vires are needed to power the QW5 Equaliser, it simply takes its power from your transceivers microphone jack. The from panel also features a 3.5 mm stereo jack for a ModMic, computer headsets or Heil headset microphone. No need for extra adapters.
The equaliser is housed in a good looking matte black metal casing with silk screened scales that doesn’t rub off. At the bottom of the housing rubber feet.

  • 80/250/550/1000/3000 Hz EQ adjustments
  • Microphone level
  • Compression level
  • Output level

Technical Data

  • Weight: 0.375 kg
  • Length of cable: 30cm
  • Supply voltage: 8-16V DC
  • Current consumption: 8mA
  • Dimensions: 110x85x45mm
  • EQ frequencies: 80/250/550/1000/3000 Hz
  • Compression level indicator: LED