[PlanetCCRMA] JAMin in pure data

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Mar 7 04:13:01 2005

On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 04:43:55 -0500, patrick wrote:
> > Maybe I'm missing something - Why would one use a limiter straight
> > after a compressor? A limiter is a compressor...
> i'm not sure anymore! what i know is SC4 (compressor) have no option for 
>  setting limitation (dB) of incoming sound. so it peaks sometimes if i 
> use only SC4. but if i add a limiter just after and set limit (dB) to 0 
> it will never peak.

A limiter is a compressor, as in "Limiter subClassOf Compressor", but they
dont do the same thing, and for the commonly desired effect you wont both
of them. The order depends on wactly what you're doing and the limitations
of your dynamic range.
> * it would be nice to have meterbridge show above 0 dB so we can see 
> when we peak (like timemachine).

Some meter types do.

- Steve