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Subject: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Posted by: geekazine
Date: 8/12/2014 10:00:12 PM

I had this problem in the past. I tried to look for my post on it but didn't have the answer.

If I create a new track, it starts the volume at -6 db. I need it to start at 0. I remember something about changing in the mixing console, however it doesn't default to 0 when I delete and create a new track.

I have been clicking on that mixing console for over an hour and can't seem to set the default to 0.0 db.

What am I doing wrong?

Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: pwppch
Date: 8/13/2014 8:27:25 AM

Adding media uses the Preview bus volume as the default track volume when creating a new track.

Set the Preview bus to 0 db.

You can also over ride this by setting the default track properties to what a current track is. Right click on an audio track that is set to 0 db and select "Set default track Properties...".


Peter

Message last edited on 8/13/2014 8:30:41 AM by pwppch.
Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: guitacid
Date: 8/13/2014 8:45:38 PM


0 db is a bit high. Especially when you do some post production like adding compression and such. It's best to leave a bit of room to move gain wise.

Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: Geoff_Wood
Date: 8/13/2014 11:01:07 PM

... or any EQ. In fact -6 is a pretty good default IMO.

geoff

Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: geekazine
Date: 8/21/2014 3:44:49 PM

That is what I remembered. I have been setting the preview to 0, but every time I bring in a .wav file or hit the record button, the next track is at -6.0 db

Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: TMT
Date: 9/13/2014 1:45:56 PM

Just see peter's response to your inquiry. I see people answer your question but throw around their personal opinions and clutter things up.

Subject: RE: New Track -6 db volume. Need it to default to 0
Reply by: Geoff_Wood
Date: 9/14/2014 10:43:03 PM

Or 'unclutter' things.

Adding tracks at 0dB can be a great way to clutter things up, unless a one-track project. But that's just my personal opinion .... ;-)

geoff

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