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Old 06-22-2017, 09:34 PM
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Default Re: Gain Staging - Meter Setup

Originally Posted by Prog Musike Productions View Post
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Old 06-23-2017, 06:16 AM
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Default Re: Gain Staging - Meter Setup

Originally Posted by Prog Musike Productions View Post
I recently bought a very good and inexpensive plug-in you might want to take a look at, VUMT Deluxe from Klanghelm, have it on ALL my tracks now. works perfectly and has a wide variety of metering scale options, I'm using K-20 and RMS -3db.
I have VUMT Duo, but I usually opt for bx-meter. It's got a cool dynamics meter, as well as, peak and RMS with multiple options.. a few different K-Meters and a bunch of other helpful ones. Like I was saying earlier, I need to read the manual and learn how to take advantage of those options. I'm familiar with the broad strokes, but need a deeper understanding.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:32 PM
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Default Re: Gain Staging - Meter Setup

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My reasoning is that the levels increase with every added plugin.
What meter settings do you all use? Thanks.
Playing it safe with your metering isn't a bad idea, but levels don't have to increase with plugins that have an output control. You can gain-stage each plugin's input and output one by one through the chain so you don't get unwanted level boosts.
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