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Old 02-14-2018, 05:54 AM
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Default Metering Issue: -23dB tone reading as-3LU in Insight

I noticed my levels weren't matching up so I've been investigating.
I set up a -23dB sine wave with Avid's Signal Gen on a mono audio track. I have Izotope Insight set up on my master fader and it's reading -3LU/-26LUFS (Momentary Max). PT metering set to 'Linear'.

It's my understanding that -23dB is equal to 0LU/-23LUFS and I can't work out where I'm getting the -3dB drop.

I've tried having Insight on the track insert instead of the master and have the same issue.
I have recorded a clip of the -23dB generated tone and imported the file in to Izotope RX and it's giving a similar reading.

What am I missing...?
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Old 02-14-2018, 08:48 AM
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Default Re: Metering Issue: -23dB tone reading as-3LU in Insight

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I noticed my levels weren't matching up so I've been investigating.
I set up a -23dB sine wave with Avid's Signal Gen on a mono audio track. I have Izotope Insight set up on my master fader and it's reading -3LU/-26LUFS (Momentary Max). PT metering set to 'Linear'.

It's my understanding that -23dB is equal to 0LU/-23LUFS and I can't work out where I'm getting the -3dB drop.

I've tried having Insight on the track insert instead of the master and have the same issue.
I have recorded a clip of the -23dB generated tone and imported the file in to Izotope RX and it's giving a similar reading.

What am I missing...?
See screenshots attached
Hi,

Route the mono track to a mono master and see if its the same! if mono routed to stereo master then you have the -3db pan law

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Default Re: Metering Issue: -23dB tone reading as-3LU in Insight

Thanks, just tried that. Doesn't seem to make a difference though..
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