Tag: VU meter

Reading Meters

Reading meters is essential because listening and looking at mixes has the same level of importance. Meters help understand clipping as well as other unwanted sound content that is too subtle to hear during music production, especially after compression. There are many types of meters within the audio universe. Peak and VU meters the most…
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VU Meters

VU stands for volume units—and VU meters are tools that display an average signal level, as they allow the user to perceive louder sounds. VU meters have a moving needle on a graduate scale. The upper part of the scale is calibrated in dB, and the lower one in percentages. Volume is quite subjective since…
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