Category Archives: Mastering

The legendary Fairchild 670

The legendary Fairchild 670 can be found as a software plugin http://www.uaudio.com/store/compressors-limiters/fairchild-670.html http://www.historyofrecording.com/fairchild670.html   http://www.attackmagazine.com/features/top-20-best-hardware-compressors-ever-made/18/  

Sound Meters

In sound engineering we use different kinds of meters that visually gives us the different measurements of sound. The first and the most known is the level meters. Simple as it sounds, it gives us the visual of the level of our sound source. These are measured in DBFS (Decibel before full scale) where 0 DB is the maximum amplitude. Above 0 clipping will occur. Level meters will also usually display Peak level and RMS (Root means square) level. The peak level is the highest voltage of a waveform, its peak. This is an…