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Old 12-16-2008, 09:28 PM
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Default Calibrate console w/PT meters

This is, at the least, a technical inquiry. I am running a stereo test tone (1kHz osc) from the L,R buss of my outboard console to any given pair of inputs (1-18) on my 002 rack. I calibrated the console so the tone = 0db on the VU meters. Dead on. The resulting peak level in PT reads around -18db. Can someone please educate me? What's happening here?
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:41 PM
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Default Re: Calibrate console w/PT meters

For a start, VU meters don't show dB they show VU and next, it depends on what the meters are calibrated to.
have a look at this picture, maybe it will help.

http://www.audiogeekzine.com/wp-cont...ital-scale.JPG

I'm sure someone will stop by with a technical explanation soon.
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Default Re: Calibrate console w/PT meters

Inputs 5-8 on the 002 is factory set to 0vu == -14dBfs

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