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morgan_moore
07-22-2011, 02:23 PM
Another newb question no doubt

This is a grab from the FCP timeline

Im using the Sanken Cs2 shotgun into the camera

Here we see the sound has clipped at -6DB

This causes distortion in the sound even though the onscreen meters were never hitting the red

any-idea-whats-going-on :)
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DM_rider
07-22-2011, 07:37 PM
What were you shooting?

Kraut69
07-22-2011, 07:54 PM
Did you have the limiter enabled?

morgan_moore
07-22-2011, 11:16 PM
-an interview

-not to my knowledge !

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morgan_moore
07-23-2011, 12:43 AM
More testing

I think I did clip the original recording - but somewhere in the post workflow a 0db level shows up/gets converted to -6db in the FCP TL

Adding 6DB gain in FCP of puts my camera meters in line with the FCP meter -which I dont get but there we go

I turned the limiter on now which seems safe

(and the original interview had a lav too so is fine because that was at a lower level)

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Kraut69
07-23-2011, 09:23 AM
The limiter only has an effect when you are working in the manual audio mode.

morgan_moore
07-23-2011, 09:56 AM
yep I dont AGC :)

The limiter seems to work well

recorded my self making some strange sound this morning - loud and I quiet - I wont put up a link!

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