I got an Ibanez amplifier for my keyboard and there is a dial called 'presence'. What does it do?

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A presence control boosts the upper mid-range frequencies. Thus by increasing the presence with the presence control, the sounds of voices and such instruments seem more "present".


Presence boosts high frequencies. I believe the idea behind it is that you will be more 'present' whilst soloing.

  • Can you explain more exactly? – Dan the Man May 6 '11 at 20:47
  • I was just about to link to that wiki article. I think that explains it pretty well. – boehj May 6 '11 at 21:07
  • Yeah it says basically the same thing you said thanks. – Dan the Man May 6 '11 at 21:18

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