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Old 05-16-2011, 06:13 AM
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Default Basic Gain Structure Fader/Master Fader Question

So PTHD...

Say all my tracks in a session are kinda low, say -20db at the peaks. If I raise Individual Faders and or the Master Fader above what Pro Tools calls 0db on the Mixer...am I doing something undesirable in terms of Pro Tools Gain Structure efficiency? I mean it's all relative to each other somehow. If it's not clipping it's not clipping right, regardless of what the numbers say on the Pro Tools Mixer?
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:36 AM
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Default Re: Basic Gain Structure Fader/Master Fader Question

Right. Don't worry about the value of the fader. Raise those individual tracks as high as you want, but watch the bus or master fader to see if the sum of all those tracks are clipping there. And... use your ears!
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