Optimal Recording Levels

#26431
Laszlo .Laszlo
Keymaster

Hi quark,

The level meters shows 3 steps on the display.
PAD OFF:
[] -20dBu
[][] -5,1dBu
[][][] +6,9dBu

PAD ON:
[] -8,5dBu
[][] +7,1dBu
[][][] +18,7dBu

About the recorded signal:
If you using the maximum input level before the clip the recorded signal should be 0dB. The optimal level allways the possible higher value where you 100% sure, you’ll have no clip during the recording.