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Old 12-20-2018, 10:11 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by karbomusic View Post
Neither do I but if you have it up near zero, you are by definition running the preamp pretty hot by the difference of the level you are using minus the sound card's reference. Nothing wrong with that, I do it all the time, just a technical aside.
Yeah, I don't record that hot, I always want to leave a healthy amount of headroom to avoid surprises. Drummers can always surprise you though!

I'm only worried about peaks during tracking though, not RMS.
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