VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by bswylie » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:32 am

+1 for me too.

Pro Tools is so much better at this - I'm not a PT user but this is so frustrating not having peak and VU in the same way Pro Tools does - it's a no-brainer.

The other thing I'd like Steinberg to add at the same time is a gain reduction meter next to the Peak/VU meter - again - the same as Pro Tools has. So much more useful (practically, not just visually) than the Cubase metering.

The meters in Cubase look like kids' toys unfortunately - which is strange because I find most other parts of Cubase amazing.

And while I'm on about the topic of the mixer - I don't know if anyone else feels similarly - but I find it a little more difficult than I'd expect to "visually view / align" the inserts and sends down a channel and match to a fader and track name - i.e. visually view the channel from top to bottom. I love the dark look of Cubase but I don't think it would be too hard to add some more visual GUI cues to make it easier to view the entire channel stack. It used to be really easy in the Cubase SX3 era. Maybe there's an option I haven't seen in C9.5.

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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by alexis » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:55 pm

The only thing I know of to help with vertical viewing difficulties is to click once anywhere in the vertical channel. That makes it turn a shade of gray that is a *miniscule* bit different, making the vertical channel stand out from its neighbors a *minute* amount.

I'd love to read here about a better way!
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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by Panther » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:59 pm

ultradust wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:02 am
For some engineers, peak meters are of little to no use on channels. When using a console, they tend to look at calibrated VUs and would like to do the same in Cubase. These users would like the ability in Cubase to switch any audio meter between peak reading and VU, or to display multiple meters in thinner lines...
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Cubase users shouldn't have to buy third-party meters just to get per-channel averaging analysis. It's a fairly basic, fundamental requirement - almost as important as having faders in the mixer.
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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by avviano » Sat May 05, 2018 12:38 am

+1
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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by MaxNorman » Sat May 05, 2018 2:30 am

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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by okrocks » Mon May 14, 2018 4:35 pm

+1
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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by ctothel » Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:12 am

+1

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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by djw » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:30 pm

I would like this too.


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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by bswylie » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:40 am

Revisiting this again - as it has still been bugging me, especially how this should be standard for mixing. I know we mix with our ears - but all the great consoles also have loudness meters, and often peak reduction meters too.

The reason I’m visiting this again - saw the maintenance update recently released, and remembered that Steinberg usually releases their next gen updates annually around November / December (the steps to either point updates or next version - expecting 10 next this year).

To be honest - although I have no idea what will be in the new release, this is one of the few things right now that will make me update. I’m really hoping this will be included, along with some more flexibility in the inserts routing capability for each channel. It is 2018 after all.

Please Steinberg - I will always be a Cubase fan - but I’d really love some improvements in the Mixer department.

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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by Delapellecha » Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:40 pm

vu meter/peak meter
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Re: VU meter/Peak meter/both option for all audio channels

Post by n0xin » Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:44 pm

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