Large PPM plug-in?
Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:03 am
I need to see levels on my Mac, recording in the same room, anyone know of a good BIG PPM plug-in? I'm using Reaper, I found one for Protools, but nothing else.
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Wonks wrote:I know Zukan uses and recommends the resizeable Klanghelm VU meter. https://klanghelm.com/contents/products/VUMT/VUMT.php
Arpangel wrote:I need to see levels on my Mac, recording in the same room, anyone know of a good BIG PPM plug-in? I'm using Reaper, I found one for Protools, but nothing else.
James Perrett wrote:In Reaper's mixer you can stretch the meter up to nearly the full height of the screen if you want. If you use the standard theme just drag the handle above the routing section up to expand the meter.
Martin Walker wrote:Wonks wrote:I know Zukan uses and recommends the resizeable Klanghelm VU meter. https://klanghelm.com/contents/products/VUMT/VUMT.php
Yep, I use the Klanghelm VU meter too - works beautifully, and has plenty of options for those who need to tweak their metering for specific purposes or plug-in gain staging.
Arpangel wrote:I recorded a session at our place about a month ago, set the levels at -12db, and all hell let loose, the result was a take that was unusable, squared...
Hugh Robjohns wrote:Generous headroom is your friend
Hugh Robjohns wrote:Sadly, most default digital meters are set up with the red bit right at the top, so you get no useful warning of impending doom at all, and precious little guidance as to the optimum average level or how far you're eating into the headroom margin. Bloomin' useless!
OlinOvid wrote:Hi...What are the ballistics of PPM/BBC and PPM/EBU?
10ms rise/2,8s fall to -24dB?
And why is it that the reference is 7?
Unless -18dBFS = 4 (BBC) and/or TEST (EBU). Then that's still a 18dB jump from 4 to 7 (3dB) - something can't be right.
What is the measurement window for the RMS meter? 300ms? 400ms (ITU-R MLk)? 600ms?
And why do you write "standard K-Meter modes, based on ITU 1770"
[/quote]...then it's basically a "K-weighted meter" (aka ITU-R BS.1770-0 or even 1), and not a default RMS realtime meter. Meaning, we have the same +3dB compensation/offset topic we had with dpMeter, no?