Metering - VU LUFS LU K-Ref....

How to read and Calibrate all the various Meters within your DAW.

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Confused about all the various meters and what they display? Let me make life easier for you with this detailed video tutorial on the major formats and standards we use for DAW metering.

Topics covered in this video are:

  • What are Loudness Meters
  • What are Standards
  • Reading Meters
  • Setting Dynamic Range and Headroom
  • Working with Formats
  • Working with Streaming Standards
  • Using Loudness Meters
  • What are VU, LUFS, LU, K-Ref etc
  • Momentary and Range
  • Exercises