Jump to content

Multimeter- how it works? on output question


sayenex

Recommended Posts

Hey everyone,

 

I have a question about the multimeter.

 

I put the multimeter on my output. what is it actually showing me? when I have the output level at 0.0 the output is clipping and it looks like the multimeter is clipping.

 

when I turn the output down to about -8.0 it doesn't clip anymore, but the multimeter still looks like it's clipping.

 

when I turn "pre-fader" monitoring on the output and all of my tracks are NOT clipping, but the multimeter is still clipping.

 

so I finally lowered all my tracks to get the multimeter not to clip, but now my tracks look like they are really low volume. like peaking at -8 even lower for some.

 

is this what I'm supposed to be doing? I usually got my tracks as hot as possible without clipping post fader monitor and pre-fader monitor. same with the output level, I would just make sure it didn't clip.

 

so....anyway, wondering if someone could explain if I need to use this. or HOW I need to use this.

 

Evan

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...