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Subject: Re: Automatic level control for recording

Re: Automatic level control for recording

From: Allen <>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 08:01:48 -0400

I can't speak for the developers, but as someone who uses the recording
in a semi-professional capacity, I wouldn't want automatic level control.
usually a poor compromise that leads to muddy sounding recordings.

With digital recording, you can set the gain so that the level stays
between -3db and -6db.
Then there's almost never a clipping problem and if you want to make it
hotter, add effects
to the recording later.

So if the developers did decide to implement it, I would need a way to
turn it off.

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 21:23:03 -0500, Lyndon Drescher <>

> No meaning it's too hard or is it something else?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <>
> Newsgroups:
> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 5:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Automatic level control for recording
>> Lyndon wrote:
>> > Has there been anything done for Automatic level control in record
>> mode?
>> No.
>> Linus
>> _______________________________________________
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