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what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby andyath » Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:57 pm

Title says it all.

I'm using psp xenon sometimes I use elephant
Just curious what everyone else uses?
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby JMCecil » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:09 pm

none.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby andyath » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:11 pm

Good answer!!
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby JMCecil » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:23 pm

lol, and I wasn't even trying to be a smart ass. I see using a limiter, especially brick wall style, as a fail. But I'm not a pop, hip hop, rap, dance etc... guy. So getting things to .5 db isn't my goal.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Mr M » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:51 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby swamptone » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:27 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby foolomon » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:32 pm

What's this Limiter thing I keep hearing about? :D :D :D

In all seriousness, I use the stock plug in and only with the Light Peak Limiting preset.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby swamptone » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:53 pm

No discussion on the subject of limiters is complete without a thorough study of this entire thread (all 49 pages):

http://recording.org/hybrid-recording-forums/21776-expert-sugguestions-advanced-guitar-recording-setup.html

It is essential reading.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Split » Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:22 pm

swamptone wrote:No discussion on the subject of limiters is complete without a thorough study of this entire thread (all 49 pages):

http://recording.org/hybrid-recording-forums/21776-expert-sugguestions-advanced-guitar-recording-setup.html

It is essential reading.


Absolutely essential reading, singularly the best guitar recording thread ever...
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby eddiemacarthur » Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:39 pm

ozone 5. try the demo.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Strophoid » Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:59 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby curteye » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:00 am

andyath wrote:Just curious what everyone else uses?


Aloha a,

To my ears each limiter (like all gear) has its own 'colour'.

With some limiters the colour is no color at all. (or as lil colour as possible)

I pick the colour that complements and is appropriate on the sound canvas at the time.

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Not the best but very fast to get to and then
'swap them out' later if necessary.

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Mauri » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:55 pm

Sonnox Oxford Limiter for me, I think it's great for what I do, very clean.

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Woodcrest Studio » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:51 pm

Mauri wrote:Sonnox Oxford Limiter for me, I think it's great for what I do, very clean.

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby shadowfax » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:53 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby ThePresent » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:21 pm

Stock Cubase Limiter
VarietyOfSound Thrillseeker VBL (free)

Will try Melda's MLimiter (free) soon
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Makumbaria » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:52 pm

My favorite is PSP Xenon, but sometimes I also use Slate Digital FG-X.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby BriHar » Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:10 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby andyath » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:32 am

Anyone like to do a little soft clipping before limiting..I done this now and again with the t-racks soft clipper with good results.doesn't always get the desired results but when it works it works.

So many limiters to choose from I'm very happy with the psp xenon really suits what I do.I have a couple of others but always find myself going for that.not to fussed about how loud my mixes are just to clear that one up! Nothing worse than a squashed mix distorting away.

Recently been learning about proper gain staging before applying plugins made a big difference too.
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby curteye » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:42 pm

andyath wrote:I done this now and again with the t-racks soft clipper with good results.


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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby shorty » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:24 pm

Waves L1-
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby HornForHire » Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:56 pm

BriHar wrote:Image

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby beatpete » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:42 pm

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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby Oedipus Driftpunch » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:15 pm

Mr M wrote:Waves L2 Ultramaximiser



Urrrggggghhhhhh
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Re: what's your plug-in limiter of choice

Postby folkfreak » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:21 pm

bx_Limiter.

Low latency, great sound.

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