Old 11-28-2007, 01:00 PM   #1
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Default Better Metering in ReaXcomp

ATM iīm setting up som presets for some broadcast stuff, and iīm using ReaXcomp as mastercompressor.
But itīs hard to tell how much it compresses. So i was thinking if it would be possible to show the Peak Gainreduction as a tool tip when you bring the mousecursor over a band, or some other way to show the gainreduction as a value.

It would help me alot, when setting exact levels. There are some very strict rules i have to follow.
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Old 11-28-2007, 01:29 PM   #2
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I could be wrong here... but in your preferences you can adjust the VU scale. perhaps you can adjust that to show a smaller scale (more detail?) while setting up your presets, and then set it back after. IIRC ReaPlugs use the same meters as the tcp/mcp - part of Reaper's api (or something like that...)

that might help. but it may not

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agree - good tool with too little real control!
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:39 AM   #4
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I could be wrong here... but in your preferences you can adjust the VU scale. perhaps you can adjust that to show a smaller scale (more detail?) while setting up your presets, and then set it back after. IIRC ReaPlugs use the same meters as the tcp/mcp - part of Reaper's api (or something like that...)

that might help. but it may not

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Itīs not the VU meter, itīs the gainreduction, showed as a number. The problem is that i have to know excatly how many dB i compress the signal in a band.
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oh, ok sorry... my bad



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agree - good tool with too little real control!
(Hmmmm... I wonder... are you that "martin" I think you are — from good ol' audioforums?)
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Old 11-29-2007, 02:11 PM   #7
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Are there other compressors you've used that give you more control than threshold, ratio, knee size, attack, release, RMS size, and gain, with options for auto makeup gain and program dependent release? Not sure what more you'd want in a compressor.

If you identify some the "strict rules", maybe someone would have a suggestion of how to accomplish what you need.
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Or are you simply asking for a numerical readout of what is currently shown as a yellow bar denoting the amount of compression being applied per band?
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Or are you simply asking for a numerical readout of what is currently shown as a yellow bar denoting the amount of compression being applied per band?
Exactly, itīs about metering as indicated in the threadname.
When i compress music, i mainly use my ears, but in this case i have to count on the values too.
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(Hmmmm... I wonder... are you that "martin" I think you are — from good ol' audioforums?)
Yes - how did you guess? ..... I wonder if you are the Valle who made this:
http://www.photosyndikat.de/samskins/audiot/ ??

If so - greetings sir - I just got your Reaper skin too - very nice!

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Yes - how did you guess? ..... I wonder if you are the Valle who made this:
http://www.photosyndikat.de/samskins/audiot/ ??

If so - greetings sir - I just got your Reaper skin too - very nice!

Yes, that was my "skin" back in the days

I "guessed" by reading this thread. Long time…

My deepest apologies to Olzzon for completely slipping off the topic...
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Olzzon, ask and ye shall receive -- see 2.015.
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